Sage Tea Recipe

Sage Tea Recipe
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Sage tea has been shown to elevate mood, cognition, and mental performance.

Read more about 12 Teas That Boost Your Mood.

1
Servings
149
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of fresh sage or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried sage (fresh is preferred)
  • 1 cup of water

Directions

Bring water almost, but now quite, to a boil. Steep for 10-15 minutes for full effects of the sage, then strain.

If desired, add lemon, honey, or cinnamon. Pour over ice or drink hot.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Carbohydrate, by difference
7g
5%
Protein
9g
20%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
19µg
21%
Calcium, Ca
20mg
2%
Choline, total
33mg
8%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
3µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
11mg
3%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
90mg
13%
Selenium, Se
15µg
27%
Sodium, Na
697mg
46%
Water
202g
7%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Sage Shopping Tip

Keep both fresh herbs and dried herbs on hand. Dry herbs will last a long time, while fresh herbs have a short shelf-life.

Sage Cooking Tip

If you want the flavor of herbs in your food without the actual pieces, wrap them in cheese cloth and cook; discard before eating.