The Yaxche Tea Room (561-865-7618) in Delray Beach has whipped up a flavorful, herb-infused brew that helps improve memory, focus, and stamina. To make Yaxche’s Brain Elixir, owner Alexandra Wayne steeps two aromatic tea blends: Heaven, composed of apples, almonds, and beet root, and Smarty Pants, made of gingko, sage, and gotu kola.
- 2 tsp. Heaven loose tea
- 2 tsp. Smarty Pants loose tea
- 12 oz. GoodWater or purest water available
- 1 shot ginseng
- Agave or raw honey to
- sweeten to taste
In a saucepan, boil water over high heat. Add Heaven and Smarty Pants teas and steep for 5 minutes. Add ginseng, and then sweeten with a spoonful of agave or raw honey. Pour into a tea or coffee cup and serve warm, or serve cold over ice.