Holiday Winter Tea Blend

a mother and child drinking tea by the fireplace
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Number of Servings: 
5 cups dried tea blend


  • 2 cups dried peppermint
  • 1 cup dried lemon balm
  • 1 cup cocoa nibs
  • 12 cup evergreen needles (pine, fir, spruce, or hemlock) or 14 cup dried rosemary
  • 14 cup dried rose petals
  • 18 cup dried vanilla bean, snipped into pieces



  1. Combine herbs thoroughly.
  2. Divide and store in little brown bags or glass jars with brewing directions.


  1. Steep 1 heaping teaspoon per 8 ounces of hot water for 20 minutes, then strain.


  • Use only food-grade, unsprayed, dried herbs.


Maria Noël Groves, RH (AHG)

Maria Noël Groves, RH (AHG), is the best-selling, award-winning author of Body into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self Care and Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies.

Maria’s a registered professional herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild and a graduate of the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine and Rosemary Gladstar’s Sage Mountain.

Learn more about Maria and herbs at Wintergreen Botanicals.