how to make tea from echinacea

How to Make Tea from Echinacea

Echinaceais a herbaceous flowering plant used in Native American medicine for centuries. It is widely known for its natural healing and immune-boosting properties, as well as its mild flavor. Making a tea from Echinacea is a simple way to enjoy the health benefits and soothing flavor of this lovely herbal.


  • 2-3 tablespoons of dried Echinacea flowers, leaves and/or roots
  • 1 ½ cups of boiling water
  • Optional: honey, lemon, or other sweeteners to taste


  • Gather your ingredients. Collect 2-3 tablespoons of dried Echinacea flowers, leaves and/or roots. If you cannot find any of these ingredients in dried form, you can purchase Echinacea tea bags from a health food store, or grow your own.
  • Place the Echinacea into a teapot or other container. Put 2-3 tablespoons of the dried Echinacea flowers, leaves and/or roots into a teapot.
  • Pour the boiling water over the Echinacea. Boil 1 ½ cups of water and pour it over the dried Echinacea. Make sure to use boiling water, as Echinacea is best when brewed with hot water. Allow the tea to steep for 10-15 minutes.
  • Strain and drink. After the tea has finished steeping, strain it through a fine mesh strainer into a cup or mug. Add any sweetener you like, such as honey, lemon, or other natural sweeteners. Enjoy your tea!

Echinacea tea is a wonderful way to enjoy the healing benefits of the herb. With just a few simple steps, you can be sipping and enjoying the pleasant taste of Echinacea tea.


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