What does elder flower tea do for you?
Elder flower tea is relaxing and helps in asthma, sore throat, nasal congestion, allergies, bronchial problems, cough, cystitis and kidney conditions. Taking elder flower tea 3 times a day can really help people who suffer from seasonal allergies. It may relieve runny nose and irritated eyes. You can prepare elder flower tea and let it cool down, then use it for a soothing eye compress with cotton pads. It helps to lower fever and is diuretic.
What does elder flower tea taste like?
This herb has a mild taste and it is naturally sweet and a little musky. It compliments many other flowery herbs including chamomile, lemon verbena, lemon balm and lavender.
Suggested preparation: Use one teaspoon per cup. Let it brew for 4-5 minutes.
Approximate weight: 15g. The weight varies depending on the density of the herb. Use one teaspoon of herbs per cup.