Spring Tonic

There are lots of recipes for spring tonics and it is a good idea to take one every day, never mind just once in spring.  This is full of minerals and sure to give you a spring in your step! If you don’t have all of the herbs you can either use dried or substitute with what you have.  Try parsley, fennel, lime or lemon tree leaves, dandelion or chickweed

Spring Tonic

Herbal tonics are combinations of herbs, and can be taken in tincture, syrup, or wine form. Drinking them in a tea is an easy and very pleasant way to enjoy them every day. This one is for spring, but you can easily change the herbs for the season. Mother Nature is amazing - the herbs you need for each season are the ones that are thriving at that time.

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Tbsp Young nettle leaves
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh mint
  • 1 Tbsp Borage leaves
  • 1 Tbsp Raspberry or blackberry leaves
  • 2 cups Boiling water

Instructions
 

  • Roughly chop or tear up the leaves and put them into a pot or jug
  • Pour the boiling water over and leave for 15 minutes
  • Strain and drink throughout the day

 

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