Summer beverages for soothing and cooling

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Summer bed-time tea

1 tsp peppermint or spearmint

1 tsp Lemon balm

1 tsp catnip

One cup water

Steep for 10 minutes in boiling water or brew as sun tea for 12 hours. This soothing, refreshing tea can be made with fresh herbs from your garden, in which case increase the quantity of each herb to a tablespoon per cup.

Rehydration tea:

1 quart of filtered or spring water,

1/4 cup Mint,

1/6 cup Gotu Kola/ Brahmi,

1/4 tsp salt,

1 small squeeze lime

Summer Cooler

1 quart spring water

One quarter cup hibiscus

One eighth cup organic rose petals

Brew as a sun tea, add one tablespoon of Aloe Vera juice to each cup.

Gypsy Tea

1 quart spring water

One quarter cup hibiscus

One quarter cup chamomile

Steep for 10 minutes in boiling water or brew as sun tea for 12 hours.

Ultimate Pitta Soothing Milk

1 cup milk

1 tsp cardamom powder

2tsp Rose petal jam.

Simmer the cardamom powder in the milk for 5 minutes. Pout into a cup, (preferably a white cup or a silver one), add the rose petal jam and stir. Drink and relax!

Cooling Juice

One half cup concord grape juice

One half cup water

Two tablespoons Aloe Vera juice

A few drops rose water.

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