Dandelion Tea Recipe

1 cup
35 min

Learn how to make dandelion tea and the benefits of dandelion tea. You can make dandelion tea from the flowers, leaves, or roots of the dandelion.

Dandelions have several health benefits. They are naturally anti-inflammatory and act like a natural diuretic.

Dandelion tea doesn't taste bad, but it's not a great tea on its own. I add raw honey for a natural sweetener. You can also mix it with green tea or chamomile to mellow the flavor. I recommend using a tea ball to make it easy to strain.


This recipe is for dandelion flower tea. Be sure to click over to my dandelion tea recipe to learn how to make tea with the leaves or the roots.

You can also use dried dandelion leaves or root in your tea if dandelions aren't in season.

Recipe details

  • 1  cup
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 35 min
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Ingredients


  • 8 ounce water
  • 10 dandelion flowers

Instructions


Boil 8 ounces of water in a saucepan.  
While you wait for the water to boil, gather 10 dandelion flowers. Remove all of the green part of the plant. Place the yellow petals inside a tea ball and place in your tea cup. 
Pour boiling water over the petals and let steep for 20 minutes. Add honey if desired.  
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