Blackberry Leaf Tea
Move over fruits and berries, because the leaves have major benefits too! Although many people focus on the berry itself, the leaves of a blackberry shrub can be made into a tea for medicinal use. Unique in taste and in healthful benefits, leaf teas are a way to take your health to the next level.
Blackberry Leaf Tea, is mild in its flavor and can boast a slight fruity yet bitter profile. Adding honey to this tea will take away bitterness. The blackberry plant is a good source of antioxidants, vitamin C, tannins and iron which makes for a great immune boosting drink.
Traditionally this herbal tea is used to soothe sore gums and throat as well as mouth ulcers. It's astringent properties can also aid in the production of mucus linings in the system resulting in reduced gastrointestinal inflammation.