What plants can you make tea from?

What plants can you make tea from?

Each plant offers its own flavor, so mix and match to find a blend that’s perfect for you.

By: Ali Berman


A variety of leaves and herbs can be used in teas, and you can even grow them yourself. (Photo: patpitchaya/Shutterstock)

Teas and tisanes can be made at home using herbs, roots, seeds and leaves you can grow yourself or buy at the market. Look beyond Camellia sinensis, the evergreen plant that makes up so much of our tea, and see which plants can be harvested for a perfect cup. Read more.