Red Raspberry Leaf Tea

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If you talk to virtually any midwife or doula, you're practically guaranteed to hear about the miracles of red raspberry leaf tea, an herbal tea that's been used for thousands of years to support respiratory and digestive health AND- here's where things get really interesting- to ease and shorten labor!⠀
It is suggested to start drinking red raspberry leaf tea during your second trimester.⠀
How to SPICE it up!⠀
Raspberry leaf tea tastes great on it's own, but it can get a bit boring day in, and day out. Here are two easy ways to jazz it up!⠀
For a warm, creamy treat: steep 1 tea bag in boiling water for 10-15 min. Then add 1/4 cup coconut milk and 1 tablespoon raw honey or another natural sweetener. ⠀
For a refreshing red raspberry orange cooler: steep 4 tea bags in boiling water, add 2 tablespoons raw honey, then chill in fridge. Once cooled, add a bit of fresh-squeezed orange juice (1/4 cu per serving) and garnish with an orange slice!⠀