Summer Breeze Sun Tea
Summer Breeze Sun Tea
Blending tea recipe by Sarah Farr from the book "Healing Herbal Teas"


  • 1 handful of fresh mint chopped
  • 1.2 lemon sliced
  • 1/4 ounce hibiscus
  • 1 piece fresh ginger grated, 1 spring fresh rosemary
  • 1 spring fresh rosemary


Combine all ingredients with 4 cups water in a lidded jar. 

Place it in the sun for about 4 hours.

Shake the mixture, from time to time.


Add a tablespoon of honey, if desired.

Enjoy refrigerate or with ice.


By infusing ingredients like fresh mint, hibiscus, lemon, fresh ginger, and fresh rosemary, you can create a deliciously spicy tea with a sweet and fruity taste.

One of the great advantages of making sun tea is that you can customize it to suit your taste preferences and reap the benefits of using fresh herbs from your own garden. 


The addition of fresh mint adds a cool and uplifting element to the tea, while hibiscus gives it a vibrant red color and a delightful tartness. The zingy flavor of lemon enhances the overall taste, while fresh ginger adds warmth and depth.

Health Benefits
  • helps the cardiovascular system
  • digestive
  • uplifting
  • refreshing

  • sweet floral
  • minty

When consumed in moderation, sun tea can have positive effects on various body systems.

  • The cardiovascular system may benefit from certain compounds found in ingredients like hibiscus which may help support healthy blood pressure levels. 
  • Additionally, digestive health can be supported by the natural properties found in ingredients such as ginger. However, it's important to note that individual responses may vary.

Overall, enjoying a glass of sun tea not only offers a refreshing experience but also allows you to enjoy the advantages of using fresh herbs from your garden while tantalizing your taste buds with its unique sweet-spicy fruity flavor combination.