Horehound Tea Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published June 1, 2020
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If tried horehound tea? It may sound weird but it comprises of natural ingredients you can easily find. Although this horehound recipe can have a bitter taste, but, the honey and lemon balance it out. The anise is a nice licorice-like addition.

How To Make Horehound Tea

A simple tea recipe made from fresh horehound leaves.

  • 1 cup horehound leaves (fresh, or ¼ cups dried)
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 fresh lemon
  • 1 tsp anise seed (optional)
  1. Place the herbs into a pan, add water and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  2. Strain the tea, pressing the herbs as you strain.
  3. Add the honey and the juice of the lemon.
  4. You may add more honey if you wish.
  5. Sip it warm. 2-3 cups per day as needed.
  6. You can also add a little bit of fresh ginger in place of the anise seed.

How To Make Horehound Tea

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A simple tea recipe made from fresh horehound leaves.

Preparation Time: 25 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup horehound leaves, fresh, or ¼ cups dried
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 fresh lemon
  • 1 tsp anise seed, optional

Instructions

  1. Place the herbs into a pan, add water and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  2. Strain the tea, pressing the herbs as you strain.
  3. Add the honey and the juice of the lemon.
  4. You may add more honey if you wish.
  5. Sip it warm. 2-3 cups per day as needed.
  6. You can also add a little bit of fresh ginger in place of the anise seed.
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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 18mg
  • Calories: 42kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 37mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 13mg
  • Sugar: 9g
  • Vitamin C: 14mg
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