Raspberry Leaf Tea Recipe

Raspberry Leaf Tea Recipe
Raspberry Leaf Tea Recipe

Raspberry Leaf Tea Recipe

Recipe by Gennysser
5.0 from 1 vote

Raspberry Leaf Tea Recipe

Course: DrinksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Total time

15

minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup 1 raspberry leaves (washed and slightly crushed)

  • 2 cups 2 water (filtered or distilled)

  • 1 Tbsp 1 Agave nectar or any honey of your choice

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Heat water with the raspberry leaves either in a stovetop pot or in a kettle to a boil.
  • Once the water is boiling, turn the heat off and let it stand for 3-4 minutes.
  • Strain the tea from the pot to a cup using a tea or coffee strainer.
  • Add honey and stir.

Raspberry Leaf Tea Benefits

(Rubus Idaeus)

  • Pregnancy: Raspberry leaf tea has shown to aid women that are closer to their date in labor to promote a smoother and faster labor. It’s thought to act on the womb, relaxing the cervix and toning the muscles that contract during labor.
  • Menstrual Period: This tea specifically can help with heavy periods and period cramps caused by endometriosis. It is sometimes taken to relief premenstrual symptoms and period pains.

Benefits of Raspberry Leaf

  • Antioxidants found in raspberry leaf help neutralize free radicals in the body.
  • Raspberry leaf makes it a gentle acting and effective alternative medicine for diarrhea and loose vowel movement due to it’s astringent properties.
  • Tannins, which is found in raspberry leaf, is a property that helps with toning and tightening muscles.
  • Fragarine, a property found in raspberry leaf, aids uterus muscles, and this is the property that helps with heavy periods / cramps.
  • Raspberry leaf contains vitamins and nutrients such as iron, vitamin C & E.

If you liked this recipe, I’m sure you are going to like my Licorice Tea Recipe and Chamomile Tea Recipe.

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