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
166
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
4g
6%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Carbohydrate, by difference
22g
17%
Protein
10g
22%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Calcium, Ca
202mg
20%
Choline, total
23mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
154µg
39%
Iron, Fe
11mg
61%
Magnesium, Mg
21mg
7%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
135mg
19%
Selenium, Se
36µg
65%
Sodium, Na
53mg
4%
Water
193g
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.