List Of Herbal Tea or Tisanes
Herbal Tea or tisanes can be made with fresh or dried flowers, leaves, seeds or roots, generally by pouring boiling water over the plant parts and letting them steep for a few minutes.
Seeds and roots can also be boiled on a stove. The tisane is then strained, sweetened if so desired, and served. Many companies produce herbal tea bags for such infusions.
While varieties of herbal tea or herbal tea or tisanes are defined as any plant material for infusion, below is a list of common herbs:
* Anise tea, made from either the seeds or the leaves.
* Asiatic penny-wort leaf, in Southeast Asia
* Artichoke tea.
* Bee Balm
* Boldo, used in South America
* Cannabis tea, used in the preparation of Bhang
* Caraway tea, made from the seeds
* Catnip tea is used as a relaxant, sedative, and to calm
* Chamomile tea is used as a sedative
* Che Dang, very bitter tea made from Ilex causue leaves
* Chinese knot-weed tea
* Chrysanthemum tea, made from dried flowers
* Coca tea, infusion made from coca leaves.
* Coffee tea leaves and coffee cherry tea
* Cerasse, a bitter Jamaican herb
* Citrus peel, including bergamot, lemon and orange peel
* Dandelion coffee
* Dill tea, often consumed to ease upset stomach
* Echinacea tea
* European Mistletoe (Viscum album)
* Essiac tea, a blended tisane
* Ginger root
* Ginseng, a popular tea in China and Korea
* Goji, a popular and very simple to prepare tea
* Hydrangea tea
* Kapor tea, dried leaves of fireweed
* Kava root, is popular for its effects in promoting talkativeness and relaxation
* Kratom, dried leaves of the Kratom tree, drank for its medicinal and stimulant effects
* Kuzuyu, is a thick white Japanese tea made by adding arrowroot powder to hot water
* Lemon Balm
* Lemon and ginger tea
* Lemon grass
* Luo han guo
* Licorice root
* Lime blossom, dried flowers of lime tree
* Mint and peppermint
* Pennyroyal leaf, an abortifacient
* Pine tea, or tallstrunt, made from needles of pine trees is high in vitamins A and C
* Qishr, Yemeni drink with coffee husks and ginger.
* Red raspberry leaf
* Roasted barley tea
* Roasted wheat
* Sassafras roots
* Scorched rice
* Tulsi, or Holy Basil, in English
* Valerian Sedative.
* Verbena (Vervains)
* Wong Lo Kat, a tisane recipe from Canton, China since Ching