Published on March 30, 2014 by Carol
Tribal Affiliation: Lower Brule Sioux, my Mom was Bernice Rencountre Swick
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Orgin of Recipe: Offered by Cheryl Joy Hill …who learned this from my Mom who used to make this when we got colds or upset stomachs
Type of Dish: Contemporary & Traditional
Boil about 3 or 4 cups of water.
Add the peppermint leaves and shut the heat off.
Let the tea steep for about 5 minutes.
Pour through a tea strainer.
Add the honey and pour into cups.
The tea can be made from fresh leaves or dryed leaves.
Note: My mom used to make this for us when we had colds or a upset stomach. We used to get it along the North Platte river in Wyoming. I found it along the Rapid Creek, so I know you can find it along any creek, river, or lake.