Crucian Herb Tea

Here’s a pair of energizing, detoxifying, and relaxing fresh herb teas that Ridge 2 Reef Farm shared with us in St. Croix.

Crucian Herb Tea

This tea incorporates turmeric, bay rum, and citrus leaves. Shelly Olive from Ridge 2 Reef Farm informed us that the turmeric boosts your immune system, bay rum wakes up the senses, and the citrus is great for easing your stomach.

Wake Up Tea
 
A beautiful combination of strong aromas and flavors that will get you pumped for the day ahead.
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Recipe Type: Tea
Serves: 1-2 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 sour orange leaves
  • 1 lime leaf
  • 1 bay rum leaf
  • half turmeric root
Instructions
  1. boil water.
  2. tear up all leaves and put in loose leaf tea infuser.
  3. grate turmeric into tea infuser.
  4. steep for as long as desired.
  5. enjoy!
Crucian Herb Tea

In this recipe, you’ll find that the lemongrass is detoxifying, the Moringa leaves are immune boosting, and the ylang ylang calms the nervous system.

Slow Down Tea
 
Ease your mind and body with this calming mix of soft herbs. Detox at the same time with healing Moringa leaves.
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Recipe Type: Tea
Serves: 1-2 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 lemongrass leaves
  • a handful of Moringa leaves
  • 1 ylang ylang flower
Instructions
  1. boil water.
  2. shred up leaves and put in tea infuser.
  3. steep for as long as desired.
  4. enjoy!
To learn more about cuisine from St. Croix, click here to read about Honest Cooking’s Crucian experience.

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