Strawberry leaf is astringent, tonic and diuretic. The tannins in strawberry leaves make it a gentle remedy for diarrhea. King’s American Dispensatory, a textbook of herbal remedies used by physicians in the early 20th century recommends strawberry for treating dysentery, sexually transmitted diseases, and urinary problems. It is high in vitamin C and has antimicrobial and antifungal properties that make it useful in treating yeast infections.
Strawberry leaf tea is similar to black tea, but with a brighter, less bitter finish.
To brew loose tea, place a measuring teaspoon of tea in a tea strainer or loose in an eight-ounce cup. Add boiling water and steep for at least 10 minutes. Each 8oz recycled aluminum tin of tea (1oz net weight) brews approximately 20 cups.
To brew iced tea, place the natural abaca fiber 5"X3.5" brew bag in a 64oz container. Add about a quart and a half of boiling water. Steep for one hour. Chill. Add more water to taste. Each .2 oz brew bag will brew at least a half-gallon of tea. Remove bag within 24 hours. Keep refrigerated for five days. Plants love used tea leaves!
Herbal data is provided for educational purposes only and has not been approved by the FDA.