In depression, it is important to take time for self care. Take a moment to make a healing, herbal tea at least once a day to help lift the spirits.
2 ounces dried rose
2 ounces dried skullcap
2 ounces dried St John’s wort
2 ounces dried vervain
Pour all the herbs into a sterilized jar and shake to mix them together. Seal, label and date.
Make an infusion with 1–2 teaspoons of the dried herb in a cup of boiling water, cover and steep for 15 minutes. Strain and drink.
Drink up to three times per day.
Shelf Life Keep the dried herb mix in a cool, dark place for up to 1 year.
Caution Check with a herbalist before taking St John’s wort with other medications.