Lovage Tea

5 mins (prep 5)
2 ingredients
1 servings
An aromatic, vigorous and stimulating beverage! Serve hot or iced.The rhizome and roots - contain therapeutic properties. The roots of lovage has been a distinguished folk medicine, especially for their diuretic (causing increased flow of urine) and carminative (relieving flatulence or colic by expelling gas) properties. Also lovage was considered to be of substantial significance for treating kidney stones, jaundice, malaria, pleurisy, boils and aching throats. Lovage roots can be used for self-healing of ailments like stomach upsets, bladder and kidney problems, menstrual disorders, and gout, rheumatism as well as migraine headaches. Interestingly, the name of the herb ‘lovage’ often deceives some people to believe that it is an important ingredient of love tonics.

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  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded fresh lovage, roots
  • 1 cup boiling water


Serving Size (2.0 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 0.0 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0 0.0%
Sodium 0.0 0.0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0 0.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 %
Protein 0.0 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0% Vitamin C 0.0%
Calcium 0.0% Iron 0.0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh, boiling water