Monday, March 4, 2013

herbal lozenges

Herbal teas are called decoctions or infusions. Decoctions are made from the bark, root, rhizome or woody parts of herbs. Infusions are generally made from the areal parts of herbs, including the leaves, flowers and stems.

Prepare a 1/2 cup of herbal tea from any herb of your choice. You can also use a store bought herbal tea. Place it in a glass bowl.

Add to the bowl, 1 cup of marshmallow root powder. Stir into a paste.

Add 1 ounce of herbal tincture of your choice.

Add 3 drops of food grade peppermint oil from the health food store. This is to add flavor to the lozenges. Or peppermint Essential oil

Shape them into the desired size on waxed paper.

Label the lozenges and store in the refrigerator for up to 6 weeks.

Borrowed from facebook

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