Herbal Stress Release

Photo: Yunhee Kim
1 quart

We cannot make stress disappear, but we can soothe some of the effects with help from a few of nature's simple remedies.


  • 2 teaspoons green milky oat tops

  • 2 teaspoons chamomile

  • 2 teaspoons lemon balm

  • 1 teaspoon lavender

  • 1 teaspoon rose petals

  • 1 teaspoon chrysanthemum


  1. Pour 1 quart boiling water over herbs. Cover and steep for at least 15 minutes. Strain and sweeten with stevia or a touch of honey.

Cook's Notes

The recipe below calls for dried herbs; if you're using any fresh ingredients, simply double the amount.

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