Ever wish you could drink a cup of magic potion to alleviate a headache or soothe your frazzled nerves after a long and exhausting day? Herb teas, called tisanes, may be as near a potion as you’ll ever find—offering relief and healing.
In simpler times, many folks relied on blending a variety of herbs, fruits and spices to create a tea that has marvelous healing properties. These “elixir” teas were the foundation of holistic, natural remedies for coughs, colds, fever, indigestion and a myriad of other ailments.
Types of Tisanes
Tisanes are usually categorized by what part of the plant they come from. Here are some examples of each of the major categories of tisanes:
Leaf tisanes: lemon balm, mint, lemongrass and French verbena
Flower tisanes: rose, chamomile, hibiscus and lavender
Bark tisanes: cinnamon, slippery elm, and black cherry bark
Root tisanes: ginger, echinacea, and chicory
Fruit/Berry tisane: raspberry, blueberry, peach, and apple
Seed/Spice tisanes: cardamom, caraway, and fennel
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