how to make mullein tea

how to make mullein tea

How to Make Mullein Tea

Mullein tea is a beverage made with the leaves of the mullein plant. The tea is known for its medicinal properties, providing relief for a number of health issues including upper respiratory complaints, asthma and bronchitis. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make your own mullein tea.

Step 1: Gathering the Essential Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of dried mullein leaves
  • 1 cup of water
  • Tea strainer
  • Honey (optional)

Step 2: Preparing the Mullein Leaves

Crush the dried mullein leaves into fine pieces. This will help the leaves to release its medicinal benefits.

Step 3: Boiling the Water

Bring the cup of water to a boil in a pot. Once it boils, reduce the heat to a low simmer.

Step 4: Infusing the Mullein Leaves

Add the crushed mullein leaves to the simmering water and infuse for 3 to 10 minutes.

Step 5: Strain and Serve

Strain the tea using the tea strainer into a mug. If desired, honey, lemon and/or other spices can be added for a bit of extra flavor. Enjoy your mullein tea!


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