This super easy recipe makes a tea with a bold flavor and a fragrantly sweet kick of pear! Boost your day with this lavender-infused Chaga tea! Scroll down for the Quick Recipe Card, or keep reading for a more detailed instruction and the health benefits!
Chaga - Antioxidants (ORAC 146,700), polysaccharides, melanin, potassium and much more! Chaga's beneficial compounds work to improve your overall health, skin, mood, and energy levels
Lavender - Calming, anti-depressive, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and anti-septic. Lavender can promote hair growth and healthy skin, as well as relieve restlessness and provide a calming feeling.
Pear - Antioxidants (ORAC 2,201), vitamin C, vitamin K, anti-inflammatory, and more. Pears are great for augmenting bone/skeletal health as well as being an excellent source of fiber.
Ginger - Stomach soother, combats nausea and gastrointestinal issues, warming, anti-inflammatory, vitamin C, potassium, and more! Ginger is great for any sort of stomach issue and general health.
What You Need
For this recipe you'll need some tools...
- Strainer, Mesh Sieve, or Coffee Filter
... and a few ingredients
- 2-4 tsp Birch Boys Loose Chaga Tea (or 2-3 tea bags)
- 1 very ripe or overripe pear
- 2 tsp lavender
- 1 tsp ginger
- 3-4 cups water
- sugar (optional)
Let's Get Started!
To start, just slice up your pear (reserve one slice if you'd like a garnish) and toss it into your pan. Add the lavender, ginger, water and Chaga.
Bring your concoction to a boil...
Let it steep for 5 minutes, then strain out the herbs and fruit.
Add sugar if you're so inclined, and then enjoy your quick, easy, and healthful treat!