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Laura's Barley Tea (With Cardamom)

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“A Tea That Is Soothing, Warming, Bright Tasting, Healing, and Building. Simply Wonderful for Anyone with Weakness, Irritated Digestive Tract or Sore Throat.”
8 Cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil Water in Large Saucepan.
  2. Wash Barely in Cold Water and Drain it.
  3. Put it into the Boiling WATER, and Simmer Actively about Half an Hour, until Water is a Lovely Deep Pink, and Cloudy.
  4. Either Strain it, or Let it Stand, and Then Pour Off the Clear Liquid.
  5. IF DESIRED: you can add Another Quart of Water to the Barley, and boil again, Combining the Liquid from Both.
  6. You Should End up with about 8 cups of Barely Tea - but you can make it Stronger or more Dilute, as you Wish.
  7. With Mortar & Pestle, Grind Seeds from Cardamom Pods quite fine, and add to the Hot Tea.
  8. Serve Hot with Honey or sugar if wanted.
  9. Store the Extra in the Refrigerator to heat Whenever you need it over the Nest Couple of Days.

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