How to Make Tea From Dandelion Root Powder


Some people enjoy dandelion tea for its medicinal qualities and other people just enjoy the natural goodness of this home-brewed tea. Whether you roast and grind your own dandelion root powder from dandelions you harvest yourself or you purchase the root powder, you can make a delicious tea to enjoy at any time of day. Steep the tea for several minutes and then experiment with sweeteners to turn this tea into a calming warm beverage.

Step 1

Place approximately 1 cup of water into the saucepan. Add 1 to 2 tsp. of dandelion root powder to the water. Add a small pinch of ground cinnamon if you wish.

Step 2

Bring the water to a boil and simmer the ingredients for approximately 30 seconds. Remove the saucepan from the heat and cover it.

Step 3

Steep the tea for five minutes.

Step 4

Remove the saucepan cover and stir the tea.

Step 5

Pour the tea into the teacup and add whatever additional ingredients you wish (sweetener and milk or cream).

Step 6

Drink the tea immediately.

Things You'll Need

  • 1-quart saucepan (with lid)
  • Ground cinnamon (optional)
  • Spoon
  • Teacup
  • Sweetener (honey, stevia or sugar)
  • Milk or cream


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