banana peel tea in a cup beside a bunch of bananas
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Banana Tea Recipe for Restful Sleep

This delicious, mildly sweet banana tea recipe contains magnesium & potassium, which help to relax muscles, plus an amino acid that helps make serotonin (a relaxing neurotransmitter) & melatonin (often called the sleep hormone).
Makes 6-8 ounces of tea.
Course Drinks
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Author Heather Dessinger

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Place peel, cinnamon stick (if using) and water in a small pot and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer on low for 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat and strain out the peel. Add vanilla extract (if using) and sweetener if desired before serving.

Nutrition

Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg