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Sweet Sleep Loose–Leaf Tea

By Karen Kliewer


  • 2 parts lemon balm
  • 2 parts chamomile blossoms
  • 1 part catnip
  • 1 part peppermint


  1. Blend dried herbs in a large bowl. Store in a stainless steel canister, glass jar or paper bag.
  2. Use 1 cup boiled water to 1 teaspoon tea blend. Steep 5-10 minutes.
  3. Serve small cups of this tea before bedtime to encourage dreaming and peaceful rest.

Optional: Add ½ part fennel seed or rose petals to herb blend.
Photo credit: Karen Kliewer