Before bed, having a cup of tea can help you wind down.
Sleepy Time Tea
1⁄4 cup cut and sifted dried mint
1⁄4 tablespoon cut and sifted dried lemon balm
2 tablespoons cut and sifted dried passionflower
2 tablespoons cut and sifted dried California poppy
2 tablespoons dried rose petals
2 tablespoons fennel seeds
Prepare the dry tea:
Combine the mint, lemon balm, passionflower, California poppy,
rose, and fennel in a large bowl, and stir it together with a wooden
spoon to distribute the ingredients. Next, spoon the herbs into a mason jar, and then seal the jar tightly.
To brew the tea:
Boil a kettle of water. Spoon two tablespoons of the herbal tea mixture into a mason
jar, and then pour 12 ounces of boiling water over the herbs. Let the herbs steep for 5 minutes, and then strain and serve.