Calming Kids’ Tea Recipe

Hawthorn berries, leaves, and flowers all feature in this gentle tea blend.



Spring 2018

Yield: 4 cups

The herbs in this tea combine well with hawthorn for little ones who experience stress or upset. 

Ingredients:

• 4 teaspoons hawthorn berries

• 2 teaspoons hawthorn leaves and flowers

• 1 teaspoon linden

• 2 teaspoons lemon balm

• 1 teaspoon chamomile

• Honey, to taste

Instructions:

1. Mix together all ingredients except honey, add to a quart jar, and pour boiling water over to cover.

2. Cover jar with a lid and steep for 15 minutes.

3. Strain, and add a bit of honey if desired.

4. Drink as often as needed or enjoyed.

Learn more about the history and uses of hawthorn in Mythical, Heart-Healthy Hawthorn.