Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Tea Recipe

17 Oct 2019 5:30 PM | Michelle Deerheart (Administrator)

Pregnancy Tea and Breastfeeding Tea is a mixture of nourishing herbs that are packed with vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients.  Some herbs, like nettle and alfalfa, are good well-rounded herbs for general wellbeing, and other herbs, like red raspberry leaf, are particularly valuable for pregnant women. 

 

Pregnancy Tea

Ingredients:

  • 1 part nettle leaf

  • 1 part red raspberry leaf

  • 1 part oatstraw

  • 1 part spearmint

  • 1 part lemon balm

  • 1/2 part red clover leaf

  • 1/4 part alfalfa

  • 1/4 part anise seed

  • 1/4 part rose hips

  • 1/4 part dried orange peel

To make a nourishing tea infusion

Mix all herbs in a bowl so evenly distributed
To make the tea put 2 tablespoons into a one litre or quart glass jar
Pour hot water over and place lid on
Leave for 4-8 hours or overnight
Put through tea strainer and sweeten with raw honey if desired
Drink up to one quart/litre throughout the day.
Store the tea mix in a clean glass jar with lid and prepare as above when needed.

Breastfeeding Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 part nettle leaf

  • 1 part red raspberry leaf

  • 1 part lemon verbena

  • 1 part borage leaves

  • 1/2 part anise or fennel seed

  • 1/2 part fenugreek seed

  • 1 crushed cinnamon stick

Mix all herbs in a bowl so evenly distributed

To make the tea put 2 tablespoons into one litre or quart glass jar
Pour hot water over and place the lid on
Leave for 4-8 hours or overnight
Put through the tea strainer and sweeten with raw honey if desired
Drink up to one quart/litre throughout the day.
Store the tea mix in a clean glass jar with the lid and prepare as above when needed.

 

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