Steeping Mushroom Tea
Mushroom tea is a great way to get the minerals and vitamins of mushrooms in a flavorful tea. But it is important to know how long to steep mushroom tea.
Ingredients & Preparation
• Dried medicinal-grade mushrooms
• Hot water
• Honey (optional)
Start by adding one teaspoon of the dried mushrooms to a tea diffuser. Put the others in a glass jar and set aside. Fill a mug with hot water, leave a little room at the top. Put the tea diffuser with the mushrooms in the hot water and let it steep for 5-10 minutes.
Benefits of Mushroom Tea
• Boosts immunity
• Reduces cholesterol
• Packed with antioxidants
• Improves focus
• Reduces inflammation
• May have anti-cancer benefits
How Long to Steep Mushroom Tea
The optimal time to steep mushroom tea is between 5-10 minutes. This allows the mushrooms to infuse the water with the beneficial vitamins and minerals.
Serving Mushroom Tea
Once the mug is steeped for the optimal time, you can enjoy your mushroom tea. If desired you can add honey for a little sweetness.
Tips for Enjoying Mushroom Tea
• Store the remaining mushrooms in an airtight glass jar in a cool place.
• You can steep the mushrooms for up to 8 hours for a stronger flavor.
• Add other herbs or spices to the mushroom tea for a delicious twist.
Now that you know how long to steep mushroom tea, why not give it a try the next time you need an immunity boost. Enjoy!