Tea – Sarsaparilla

$10.47

Enjoy this botanical tea – native to North America and used for its flavor and ability to cleanse the blood and cure everything from colds to skin disease. For the Native Americans, it even served as an aphrodisiac. To make sarsaparilla tea, simply pour a cup of boiling water over a teaspoon or two of sarsaparilla and let sit for about 30 minutes. Then strain and enjoy. Comes in a handsome container with approximately 8 ounces of sarsaparilla.

A Bit of History

Native to southern North and Central America, sarsaparilla has long been used by Native Americans, enslaved African Americans, and European Americans for its flavor and ability to cleanse the blood and cure everything from colds to skin disease. For Native Americans, it even served as an aphrodisiac. To make sarsaparilla tea, simply pour a cup of boiling water over a teaspoon or two of sarsaparilla and let sit for about 30 minutes, then strain and enjoy. Sarsaparilla eventually played a leading role in one of the nation’s top soda flavors: root beer.

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