Good-Digestion Tea

A flavorful after-meal tea to aid and stimulate digestion.

Source: Body+Soul, April/May 2005


  • 3 1/2 oz. peppermint
  • 3 1/2 oz. chamomile
  • 1 oz. licorice
  • 1 oz. orange peel
  • 1/2 oz. ginger
  • 1/2 oz. cinnamon


  1. To make blend: Combine dried herbs; mix well. Store in tightly sealed glass jar. (Dried blend will keep for up to a year.)

  2. To make 1 quart tea: Pour 1 quart boiling water over 8 teaspoons blend in teapot or mason jar; cover. Steep for 15 to 20 minutes. Strain and discard herbs. Sweeten with honey if desired. Drink 1 cup as needed.

Cook's Notes

Buying Dried Herbs: High-quality dried herbs are just as potent as fresh herbs, and are generally available in bulk at natural-foods stores and in specialty herb stores.

This recipe calls for dried herbs (not powdered dried herbs), and requires these basic tools of the trade: a kitchen scale; a fine mesh strainer; large glass jars with an airtight seal; a teapot with lid, or mason jar.


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