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Dandelion Tea Herbal Recipe

Dandelion Tea

When life gives you lemons make lemonade. If you lawn gives you dandelions, make dandelion tea!

Ingredients and Directions

Pick your dandelion greens and wash them thoroughly to remove dirt particles. When clean, store them in a plastic bag which has holes punched for circulation, keeping them cold and humid. Use them as soon as possible, since greens are quite perishable.

Select young, tender leaves for the tastiest dandelion tea.

Make Your Dandelion Tea

Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 teaspoon dried dandelion leaves.

For a Pot of Dandelion Tea

Pour 1 cup boiling water for each person over 1 teaspoon dried dandelion leaves "for the Pot". Cover and let steep 3 minutes. Stir and let steep another minute.

Stir in options:

  • Lemon
  • Orange
  • Mint
  • Honey

Recipe Note

Use a metal pot if possible. Never boil tea.

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