Fennel, Fresh Mint, Lavender, and Rose Herbal Tea

By Kristy Mucci

Published on March 15, 2017

Leftover fresh and dried herbs make an aromatic and naturally sweet caffeine-free tea to drink any time of day.

Caffeine-free, no-waste, and way better than a tea bag

Featured in: Turn Kitchen Scraps and Leftover Spices Into Delicious Herbal Tea


  • 5 small sprigs fresh mint
  • 3-5 dried rosebuds
  • 1 tsp. fennel seeds
  • 12 tsp. dried culinary lavender
  • 2 cups boiling water


Step 1

In a teapot, liquid measuring cup, or any other vessel that pours neatly, add the fresh and dried ingredients, then the boiling water. Let steep for 3-5 minutes, then strain into individual mugs. Repeat up to 3 times with the same aromatics to intensify the flavors.

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