How to Brew Sarsaparilla Tea

Sarsaparilla is an herbal miracle as it has ruled the globe as medical herb for so many years. It is also known as salsaparilha, sarsa, Jamaican sarsaparilla and Indian sarsaparilla. The interesting history behind this botanical gem shows that it has wide range of health benefits. For example, Sarsaparilla Tea is a perfect skin cleanser, toxin remover, cough soother, sexual diseases’ mediator and a best home remedy against the external sores and burns. So, do not take time in introducing this amazing herb to your kitchen items. Brewing Sarsaparilla Tea is a simple process of few minutes.

Things Needed:

– Sarsaparilla Roots – dried or fresh ones
– Half gallon of water
– Cooking pot
– Pitcher
– Strainer or Filterer
– Pure Honey – optional


  • 1

    Visit your nearest woodland or forest and dug up the roots of wild sarsaparilla. If you find this activity difficult or time consuming, simply buy the dried roots form your nearest herb store. Wash the roots thoroughly, drain with a colander and set aside to dry.

  • 2

    Pour half gallon of water into a cooking pot and place the rinsed sarsaparilla roots in it.

  • 3

    Cover the pot, set it on stove with medium heat range and bring it to boil. Once the water starts boiling, bring down the heat level of your stove to medium-low level and let it simmer for the next 15 to 20 minutes until the water change its color thoroughly.

  • 4

    Remove the cooking pot from stove and set aside to lightly warm to handle.

  • 5

    In the mean time, grab a pitcher or any other utensil and cover its mouth with a filter or thin piece of cloth. Otherwise you can use a strainer as well. Carefully pour the warm Sarsaparilla Tea into the pitcher.

  • 6

    Your Sarsaparilla Tea is all set to go; you can drink it as it is or add some pure honey for taste.

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