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Jasmine flowers give off such an amazing scent when picked and put in a vase inside, but have you ever thought of harnessing that scent in your tea?
- Make sure jasmine flowers are dry. Add to the jar of tea. Close lid and shake a little.
- Leave 24 hours, so the jasmine scent infuses the leaves.
- Shake a few more times, if you remember.
- Remove jasmine. The tea should already be lightly scented.
- For a more strongly scented tea, repeat one, two or three times, removing the flowers after 24 hours and replacing with freshly picked ones.
Tip: Jasmine is banned as a noxious weed, but you can still find it growing wild.
Warning: Use only pink jasmine or poet’s jasmine. Star jasmine may be toxic.