Spiked Holy Basil Tea

Holy basil is regarded as the queen of herbs in India. Feel free to use other species of basil in this recipe too.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup holy basil leaves
  • ½ tsp. grated fresh gingerroot


  • Bring the water to a boil. Add the basil and ginger to a teapot and pour the hot water over them.
  • Cover and let steep for 10 minutes. Remove the cover and strain out the basil and ginger. Enjoy!