Tea Time: Brain Elixir from Yaxche Tea Room

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.

Yaxche Tea Room - Recipe for Brain Elixir

Brain Elixir


  • 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.

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