Improve oxygenation and blood circulation to the brain and throughout the body.
1 part Ginkgo biloba leaf
Vascular Support Tea
Nourish, soothe, and uplift the nervous system.
Calm and boost the spirit with nervine herbs.
- Chop and mix herbs, and then pour 8 ounces of boiling water over 1 tablespoon of tea blend.
- Cover and let steep for 15 to 20 minutes, or up to 4 hours for a stronger infusion.
Read more about depression support here:
All About Herbs for Seasonal Depression
Licorice Bitters Recipe
Marlene Adelmann is an herbalist and the founder of The Herbal Academy, which is an international school of herbal arts and sciences that offers online training programs and serves as a meeting place for Boston-area herbalists.
Tea can be a gentle yet effective support for depression, and the act of preparing and sipping tea is therapeutic. In the recipes at right, which all call for dried herbs, “1 part” can be a teaspoon, tablespoon, cup, or more depending on how much of the tea blend you wish to make.