Hawthorn may be used for an aromatic herbal tea that may be enjoyed both hot and cold.
May be used as an aromatic herbal tea
Delicious as a cold iced tea with slices of lemon and sparkling water
Recommended use:. ½-1 tsp per cup of boiling water. Let brew for 5-10 minutes and strain before serving.
The leaves of the thorny hawthorn shrub with its graceful white flowers may be used as an aromatic herbal tea, perhaps with a bit of honey to enhance its flavour. Have a nice cup of hot tea - or add a few slices of lemon and some mineral water, let it cool off in your refrigerator and enjoy a delicious summer cocktail.
C. monogyna & C. laevigata
Cut hawthorn leaves and flowers (Crataegus monogyna and Crataegus laevigate)