Top ways to brew our NIH homegrown herbal teas - for maximum taste and health boost

Updated: Sep 4



Multiple ways. No answer is right or wrong- if you enjoy the end result!


Hmmm.. I must mention though, a certain extraction method may extract more flavour, nutrients and active herbal constituents over another, it depends... so how do you know?


See the answers come with intuition and experience and obviously learning some knowledge about herbalism, so here are some tidbits I have learned along the way...



Top ways to brew our NIH homegrown herbal teas - for maximum taste and health boost.





To start.


I like my tea (and coffee, and drinks in general) STRONG, with a kick!


I am mentioning this because some people like light tea, so in that case, adjust these tips to to your preferences once you get going.






Favourite tools:

  • French Press- great for quick & overnight steeps.

  • Mesh strainer (ball or scoop).

  • Tea pot with fitted strainer.

  • Favourite mugs that fit with strainers.

  • Cast iron tea pot that you can put right on the stove for low and slow brewing.