This cleansing and refreshing horsetail and cornsilk tea is particularly beneficial for relieving occasional inflammatory conditions in the urinary system caused by non-specific micro-organisms, such as cystitis. These herbs increase urination, as well as relieve irritation and inflammation of the urinary system, and contain potassium.
- 2 tsp horsetail,
- 2 tsp corn silk,
- 2 tsp dandelion leaves,
- 2 tsp cleavers,
- 2 tsp ribwort plantain leaves.
Makes 5–6 servings
Put all the ingredients in a teapot, pour over 2 cups of boiling water. Leave to infuse for 10–15 minutes, and serve. Drink hot or cold throughout the day.