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Sorrel and Mint Tea Recipe

This Sorrel and Mint Tea Recipe uses wild edible sorrel to create this satisfying tea.

| May/June 1971

  • This Sorrel and Mint Tea Recipe is made using edible food from the wild.
    This Sorrel and Mint Tea Recipe is made using edible food from the wild.
    Photo by Fotolia/kostrez

  • This Sorrel and Mint Tea Recipe is made using edible food from the wild.

Learn about this Sorrel and Mint Tea Recipe and how you can use this free wild food in a soothing natural tea.

Sorrel and Mint Tea Recipe

Pick Sorrel, sheep sorrel, sour grass or red sorrel (Rumex Acetosella) for this recipe.

To brew some sorrel and mint tea, place a double handful of sorrel leaves and a teaspoon of dried mint leaves in a tea pot. Cover with boiling water and let it steep for ten minutes. Drink hot or cold. This tea contains vitamins which will combat intestinal worms, kidney stones and hepatitis. Besides that it's very good, especially if sweetened with one teaspoon of honey to each cup of tea.

Read more about finding wild edible foods: Foraging for Wild Edible Food.



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