Peppermint Sun Tea


    • dried or fresh peppermint leaves
    • clear glass jug of water
    • sliced lemon

    Place peppermint in water (if dried, use a tea ball or muslin bag), to your taste. Cover with a paper towel or lace covering. Place jug in direct sunlight for 1 hour. Add lemons, to taste. Do not take with ice.

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    Amanda McQuade Crawford, host of What a Relief!, is a medical herbalist consultant, improving quality control within the natural products industry. She is the author of two popular books on women’s health, “The Herbal Menopause Book” and “Herbal Remedies for Women” and a contributing author to two recent books on natural medicine: “The New Menopause Book” and the text “Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants.” She currently explores for urban weeds and grows an organic herb garden in the wilds of Los Angeles.