how to make rue tea

how to make rue tea

How to Make Rue Tea

Rue tea is an herbal infusion made from the flowering herb of the same name. It’s a popular remedy for many digestive ailments, and is known for its calming, carminative properties. Here is an easy way to make your own rue tea at home.


  • 1 teaspoon of dried rue flowers
  • 1 cup of hot water


  • Put the dried rue flowers in a cup.
  • Pour hot water over the flowers.
  • Cover and steep for 10 minutes.
  • Strain and discard the flowers.
  • Enjoy your hot cup of rue tea.


  • The taste of rue tea can be quite pungent and bitter, so adding a teaspoon of honey can help make it more palatable.
  • If you don’t have access to the dried flowers, rue tea bags are also available from most health food stores.
  • Rue tea can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days.

Rue tea has a long history of being considered a medicinal tonic for many ailments. It’s easy and inexpensive to make your own at home, so why not give it a try?


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