Winter Woodland Warmer Tea Recipe
This blend enriches the body with deeply nourishing benefits, warming spices to keep our internal fire 'Agni' (Ayurveda) burning, loaded with antioxidants + vitamins to feed and boost our immune system, with grounding elements too, to stabilise us during these cold times!
You will need:
8-10 dried Juniper Berries,
1 small bunch of White Pine (Scots Pine) Needles (fresh or dried),
1 Cinnamon Stick,
600ml of water.
Prepare a saucepan ready to use on a stove, roughly chop your Pine Needles with scissors, place your Juniper Berries, Cinnamon Stick and your slices of Birch Polypore Mushroom into your pan. Add 600ml of water and bring to a gentle simmer, cover with a lid for 20 mins. After simmering, prepare your favourite mug, strain and pour yourself a cup of this delicious Winter Woodland Warmer Tea! For a little sweetness you can always add a dash of local honey for added immune supporting benefits, enjoy the earthy aromas of these highly nutritious winter herbs!
A family of winter medicine that leaves you feeling grounded, held and enriched by the treasures of the forest!
- Blessings, Harriet - Medicinal Herbalist and Founder of West Apothecary.