52 DIY Herbal Tea Recipes

Cap of herbal tea and candle flame on a wooden background

Tea is more than a beverage, it’s an herbal remedy.

This quote describes it well:

Tea began as a medicine and grew into a beverage. ~Okakura Kakuzō

Tea is a perfectly simple way to access the health benefits of herbs.

The quiet ritual of preparing and sipping a cup of tea is a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful practice.

Creating your own tea blends is easy and much less expensive than buying some of the pre-made bags at the store. Homemade tea also makes a delightful gift.

Here are a bunch of recipes you can make in your own kitchen:

Oh, and if you’re going to make your own tea, you might want one of these little beauties:

Stump tea pot

This ForLife Stump Tea Pot is usually used for loose tea, but also works with tea bags. It holds about 18 ounces and makes approximately two-three cups of tea. It’s perfect for one or two people. I love it. See my full tea collection here.

On to the tea recipes . . .

Especially for the immune system & treating illness

Ginger Tumeric Tea @ Home Grown and Healthy

ImmuniTea {Wellness Herbal Tea} @ Real Food Outlaws

Elderberry Tea @ Fresh Bites Daily

Power-packed Teas for Winter @ Studio Botanica

Sore Throat Herbal Remedy Tea @ Studio Botanica

Cold & Flu Fighting Apple Green Tea Tumeric Tonic @ A Harmony Healing


Approximate Indian Masala Chai Recipe @ Eco Karen

Winter Chai @ Real Food Outlaws

Homemade Chai Concentrate @ Nourishing Simplicity

Chai Tea Mix @ Economies of Kale

Infusion Chai Tea Caffeine Free + Immune Boosting @ Recipes to Nourish

Assorted Tea Blends

Apple Green Tea Turmeric Tonic @ Natural Herbal Living Magazine

Vitamin C Herbal Infusion @ Recipes to Nourish

Homemade Black Apple Tea Mix @ The Greenbacks Gal

After-Dinner Digestive Tea @ A Delightful Home

Peppermint Tea Recipe @ The Greenbacks Gal

Russian Tea (no powdered mix) @ The Greenbacks Gal

 Schisandra Five-Flavor Tea (adaptogen and stress) @ Divine Health from the Inside Out

Adaptogen Herbal Tea Blend for Stress and Adrenal Health @ Real Food Outlaws

Tummy Tamer Tea @ Natural Living Mama

Ginger Tummy Tamer Tea @ Girl Meets Nourishment

Lavender Tea @ Fresh Bites Daily

Autumn Tonic Tea @ Natural Herbal Living Magazine

Nettle Cinnamon Herbal Tea Infusion @ Recipes to Nourish

Jack Frost Tea @ Nourishing Simplicity

Rosy Black Tea @ Nourishing Simplicity

Make Your Own Tranquil Tea Blend @ Bulk Herb Store

 Soothing Lemon Tisane @ Nourishing Simplicity

{Better Than Starbucks} Chocolate Chai Tea Latte @ Home With Purpose

Especially for Women

Feminine Balance Tea @ Real Food Outlaws

Pregnancy Safe Headache Tea @ Real Food Outlaws

Herb Tea for Women @ Untrained Housewife

Mama’s Milk Tea @ Natural Living Mama

Pregnancy Nutrient Booster Tea @ Untrained Housewife

Crazy Pregnant Lady Tea @ Natural Living Mama

Beverages for Labor and Birth @ Authentic Parenting

Tumeric Tea for Menstrual Cramps and Heavy Bleeding @ Whole New Mom

Iced Tea Blends

Coconut Chai Spritzer @ A Girl Worth Saving

Nettle-Mint Iced Tea @ Real Food Outlaws

DIY Starbucks Passion Tea Lemonade @ Keeper of the Home

Serendipi Tea – Refreshing Herbal Tea @ Real Food Outlaws

Iced Hibiscus Raspberry Green Tea @ Divine Health from the Inside Out

Cranberry Nettles Tea @ Divine Health from the Inside Out

How to Make Sun Tea @ Girl Meets Nourishment

How to Brew Kombucha @ Real Food RN

Babies & Kids

Teething Tea @ Real Food Outlaws

After school tea @ Mama Rosemary

Herbal Infusions for Children @ Mama Rosemary

Calm Kid Tea @ Natural Living Mama

Food Recipes with Tea

Rose Tea Jam @ Untrained Housewife

Pumpkin Hazelnut Chai Soup @ A Harmony Healing

Acai Berry Cranberry Tea Sherbet @ A Harmony Healing

More About Tea

Benefits of 5 Herbal Teas @ Mindful Meals Blog

About Herbal Infusions @ Mama Rosemary

Brew Fresh Herbal Tea on Your Coffee Maker @ Fresh Eggs daily

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea @ A Delightful Home

Need More Tea Ideas?

Check out my tea collection:

tea collection

Or, go here to learn to make your own tea bags!


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What’s your favorite tea?

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Stacy Karen

Stacy is a DIY obsessed, healthy living advocate. A preacher's wife and mom of three, she loves to encourage others to live a natural lifestyle.

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  1. What a amazing collection of tea recipes! Thanks so much for including my recipes! I adore tea and I will be trying these recipes soon. The assorted tea blend recipe from natural herbal living magazine under has a different recipe name when you click on the link it says Autumn tea blend.