If you’ve been feeling down in the dumps and have found yourself in need of a mood lift, the herbs that are used in this blend will likely provide you with some relief. Of course, it is important to note that this blend is under no circumstances meant to be used as a replacement for prescription medications. If you are on medications, you should check with your doctor before trying this blend to ensure that you do not have a negative reaction.
This mix calls upon uplifting herbs that have a solid history of lightening mood and lifting spirits. The best part about this tea is that it’s simple to brew. No decoction or infusion making necessary. You can make this one just as you would your standard cup of tea leaf tea.
It uses Damiana, which is a well-known euphoriant that is gentle enough for regular use. It also uses Rose petals and Lemongrass. Rose petals are soothing for the heart space and can help to ease emotional pain. Lemongrass is invigorating and uplifting. What that information in mind, it’s easy to see why this combination is so great for improving mood.
Damiana and Rose Herbal Tea Recipe
What You’ll Need
- 1 Part Damiana
- 1 Part Rose Petals
- ½ part Lemongrass
How to Make It
- Thoroughly mix all of your dried herbs
- Measure out one teaspoon of the blend
- Bring 1 cup of water to a boil
- Once heated, pour the water over the herbs
- Let steep for 5-10 minutes (the longer you steep, the stronger it will be)
- Strain, sweeten to your liking and drink
When working with mood-altering herbs like Damiana, it is important to start out lightly to see how you react. If you find that after experimenting with it that you would like to up the dosage, feel free to do so in small increments until you have found the amount that works best for you.