A gentle blend of herbs that can be sipped all day long to calm nerves and ease anxiety.

Body+Soul, April/May 2005


Credit: Sang An


Ingredient Checklist


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

  • To make 1 quart tea: Pour 1 quart boiling water over 8 teaspoons blend in teapot or mason jar. Cover and steep for 15 to 20 minutes; strain and discard herbs. Drink 3 to 4 cups daily.

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.