Basil Tea

Basil Tea

Good for nausea and flatulence.

1 tbsp fresh (or 1 tsp dried) basil
1 1/4 cup of water


  1. Chop the basil into small pieces.
  2. Bring the water to a boil and then turn off the heat.
  3. Put the basil into the water and let it steep for five minutes.
  4. Strain out the leaves.
  5. Enjoy.

Learn all about the health benefits of basil with fascinating trivia and our favorite basil recipes at :   7 Benefits of Basil – The Royal Herb

By | 2013-12-07T18:53:49+00:00 November 14th, 2013|Beverages, Recipes|1 Comment

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  1. Maggie Byrt November 18, 2013 at 10:22 am

    I love basil and did not know about its health properties. How much do you recommend a person eat daily or weekly to enjoy these benefits?

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