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Cinnamon Anise Tea


Anise tea is very popular in the Middle East. It sometimes used medicinally to sooth a stomachache or to relieve gas. It is even given to children. This version includes cinnamon and honey.


  • 3 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons anise seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 black tea bags


In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients, except tea bags, and bring to a boil. Allow to simmer for three minutes. Strain.

Pour liquid into serving cups with one tea bag and allow to steep for three minutes. Serve hot.

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