Everything you need to know to begin blending and brewing herbal teas that are as pleasing to the palate as they are wholesome for the body. There are many herbs to choose from, and countless combinations to be made. With a little practice and a dash of daring you’ll be whipping up “witchy brews” as tasty as they are healthy. It’s easier than other kitchen crafts, like baking bread or canning jams, and far less messy. When the holidays roll around consider sharing your favorite blends with family and friends. “Handcrafted” teas make magical gifts. And remember that herbal tea isn’t just for drinking. For a soothing, aromatic experience, try an herbal bath. At the end of this guide you’ll find simple instructions for a bath teabag, plus lists of herbs for teapot and tub.