Hi friends! This recipe goes out to my fellow stressed out peeps looking for natural relaxation and anti-inflammatory solutions by way of delicious recipes. Today I’m sharing a naturally relaxing drink – this Tulsi Tea CBD Latte Recipe. Does this sound complicated? Don’t worry! Because this is super easy and can be whipped up in a few short minutes.
Note #1: As you guys know, I’m not an RD or nutritionist. But even if I was, it’s important to speak to your personal health care provider(s) to ensure trying new foods or potential health solutions will be safe and beneficial for you before trying them out.
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Tulsi Tea CBD Latte Recipe Ingredients
Here’s what you’ll need for this super easy Tulsi Tea CBD Latte Recipe:
- Tulsi tea
- Milk of choice (I used soy milk)
- Honey (or maple syrup if you want to keep this vegan)
- CBD oil
So as you can see, the ingredient list is nice and short. I do try to keep my recipes simple for you guys. Also, you know I like to make clean eating recipes to keep things healthy and close to the source.
For this Tulsi Tea CBD Latte recipe, I went with as simple a preparation as possible. This only takes me about 6 or 7 minutes to (literally) whip up!
No Refined Sugars
One thing I’ve been moving towards more strongly recently is avoiding refined sugars because they’re more processed than other sweetener options. For that reason, I’m only suggesting honey and maple syrup as sweeteners for this CBD drink recipe.
CBD Health Benefits
So what’s up with CBD? You may have noticed “CBD” popping up in conversations you hear, things you’re reading, and places you visit. One of the first places I found CBD oil was at my local yoga studio in NYC.
At the time, I was desperate for all things anti-inflammatory as I looked for natural ways to speed up the healing process for my back injury so that I could get back to dance classes and yoga.
Furthermore, when I learned that CBD oil can also help with sleep, I was sold.
But are all the wild health claims true? Since CBD is so new, it’s hard to tell with 100% certainty. But we’ve argued about whether eggs are healthy for like…what? At least 50 years now? So…
I did find this article about CBD (and from August 2018) over at Harvard by Peter Grinspoon, MD that says:
CBD is commonly used to address anxiety, and for patients who suffer through the misery of insomnia, studies suggest that CBD may help with both falling asleep and staying asleep.
CBD may offer an option for treating different types of chronic pain. A study from the European Journal of Pain showed, using an animal model, CBD applied on the skin could help lower pain and inflammation due to arthritis. Another study demonstrated the mechanism by which CBD inhibits inflammatory and neuropathic pain, two of the most difficult types of chronic pain to treat. More study in humans is needed in this area to substantiate the claims of CBD proponents about pain control.
Check out the article for more details.
The CBD Oil I Use
When getting CBD, you want to make sure that the company is sourcing high quality ingredients.
According to this article on Consumer Reports, the two most important things to look for when shopping for CBD are:
One is making sure that plants don’t absorb any of the potentially harmful chemicals that might be in the soil. The other is how much of the plant’s two key compounds they contain: THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which gets users high, and CBD (cannabidiol), which is gaining increasing attention for its potential health benefits.
After a lot of research, I decided to purchase my CBD from Medterra. And here’s why. According to Medterra’s web site:
Medterra provides customers with true seed to sale purchases. Our industrial hemp is grown and extracted in accordance within the strict guidelines of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Each and every product that leaves the facility must be third-party tested to ensure consistency and quality.
Medterra’s CBD is also non-GMO and THC free.
Which Type of CBD to Use?
There are surprisingly many options when it comes to CBD. For this recipe, I used this 3000mg CBD Tincture.
Now about that latte…
Tulsi Tea – A Stress-Relieving Adaptogen
Ever since discovering it at a health food store, I’ve been drinking tulsi tea to help me with everyday de-stressing. Tulsi is a holy basil plant that I recently learned is also an adaptogen. And adaptogens help our bodies adapt to stress.
For my everyday tulsi drinking, I usually just stick with the normal brewing sans sweetener. But this latte is a little something special.
So now you have two powerhouses in one drink: CBD + Tulsi tea. Woop!
Edible Rose Garnish
And aren’t the roses on top just so beautiful!?
Even if you’re not entertaining, I definitely recommend adding some edible flowers on top. Because – treat yo self!
These culinary-grade edible roses are by Rose Dose, and I got them on Amazon. They make this drink soooo pretty!
This naturally relaxing Tulsi Tea CBD Latte recipe may help you with anxiety, insomnia, and chronic pain. Plus it’s delicious! *Vegetarian, Vegan*
- 1 Tulsi tea bag
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 cup milk of choice (I used organic soy milk)
- 1/2 teaspoon honey (or sub maple syrup as a vegan option)
- 1 serving CBD
- edible rose buds, optional
- Prepare tea with 1 cup of water according to package directions (I steeped mine for about 5 minutes before removing the tea bag).
- Next, place milk into a milk frother and prepare frothed milk according to product instructions.
- Meanwhile, stir honey into the tea until dissolved. Then, stir in CBD.
- When frothed milk is ready, pour into tea and stir gently to combine.
- Top with edible flowers. Serve and enjoy!
- Adjust the sweetener amount to your personal taste. 1/2 teaspoon will yield a very lightly sweetened drink.
- Tailor the CBD amount to what works best for you and your health care professional.
Keywords: Adaptogen, Holistic Health, Clean Eating, CBD
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Milk frother used
Edible rose buds used
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