Updated: Jul 23
Looking for something Unique & Fun to try this summer? IMPRESS your Friends with a couple of these recipes...
Enjoy this refreshing and relaxing HERBAL mocktail.
Damiana is a great alternative to alcohol because of its relaxing and mood-enhancing effects.
....also this plant is a powerful aphrodisiac! 😉
Ingredients (Serves 2)
2 tsp Damiana
2 tsp Honey
1 lime, juiced (save 2 slices for garnish)
4 springs of fresh mint
First, brew your Damiana tea by steeping 2 tsp of dried herb in 2 cups of hot water.
Cover & steep for 10 minutes, then strain and let cool.
Pour strained tea, honey, lime juice & fresh mint in a blender.
Blend on high until mint is nicely puréed. Add a couple handfuls of ice & blend some more.
Pour into glasses and serve with a lime slice on each glass. Add more ice into glass if desired! Double or triple the recipe for more!
NOW, the beauty here is, you can switch this up with many other herbs like....
The list is endless really, just think of the purpose....
You want to relax?
Thinking of some sexy time??!!
Pre-going out drinks-something to get you & friends amped up?
Use your imagination!
Then we have this energising & refreshing PARTY PUNCH
1 liter pineapple juice (or any other tropical juice you prefer)
Boil 1 litre of water
Add 3-4 Tablespoons of your tea blend & let steep covered for 15 mins.
Strain into punch bowl & let cool.
Add 1 litre of pineapple juice (or mango/passionfruit juice) and some ice.
You could also add soda water or kombucha if you want some fizz!
Add lemon juice and honey to taste.
If you want to make it stronger, add a couple more tbls, use another tea blend or other liquid herbal extracts.
Garnish with Lemon or Pineapple slices or fresh mint leaves to make it pretty. Makes about 8 cups.
And this one....a wonderful relaxing drink you can have with friends or on your own. BLUE DREAM
5-10 grams blue lotus
300 mls vodka
1 tbl honey
1. Pour a little of the vodka from the bottle to make room, then add the blue lotus into your bottle of vodka! (use a wide spouted funnel)
2. You could also try pouring all of the vodka and blue lotus into a decanter, just be sure to use one with a well sealed stopper.
Add other flavours such as blueberries, ginger or vanilla for different tastes.
PRO TIP: Try infusing your vodka for 2-4 weeks for a stronger brew.
Strain it into a jug or decanter and you can squeeze the liquid out of the herbs to get more bang for your buck!
HAD TO ADD THIS ONE--Other ways to use your HERBAL TINCTURES
Unwind at the end of a busy day with this fruity, refreshing herbal cooler!
Ashwagandha has a unique taste that’s bitter and slightly musky, which pairs well with rich, sweet apricot nectar.
• 1/4 cup organic apricot nectar • 0.7 ml Ashwanghanda Tincture • 1/2 cup sparkling water
Pro tip: Swap in peach nectar for the apricot, or use your favorite 100% fruit juice.
1. Fill a glass with ice. 2. Pour in the apricot nectar, then add the Ashwagandha liquid extract. 3. Top with the sparkling water. 4. Stir gently, if desired, and serve immediately.
CHEERS & HAVE SOME FUN-You Deserve It!!