January 16th, 2019 | Posted By: Magdalena Wszelaki | Posted in Adrenals, Recipes, Teas, Drinks & Tonics

Tulsi Latte (Adaptogenic Tea)

This Tulsi Tea Adaptogen Latte is a bright cup of frothy happy when you need a pick-me-up.

Adaptogen herbs are wonderful to incorporate into your daily diet.  They support your adrenal system and help balance your hormones, so you can manage your stress response on a day to day basis. They adapt to what your body needs and have the ability to regulate your system up or down depending on the need at the moment.

The adaptogens used in this simple latte recipe are Tulsi and Rhodiola. Here’s a bit more about the benefits of each ingredient:

  • Tulsi has a bright, antidepressant quality. It’s the preeminent adaptogen, probably the number one herbal medicine in all of Ayurvedic medicine. Recommended that you eat it daily.  Tulsi has been shown to promote a positive mood, restore balance, and rejuvenate the body and mind.  
  • Rhodiola promotes a healthy response to stress and supports adrenal functioning.
  • Coconut butter adds a wonderful serving of healthy fats to your lattes and your adrenals love fats.
  • Collagen is excellent for lubricating joints, bones, and muscles.  If I forget to take my daily dose, I can definitely feel the difference in my knee joints.  It also gives this latte its wonderful frothy finish.
  • Raw honey improves allergies and digestion.
  • Cinnamon promotes healthy blood sugar levels.
  • Ginger is a warming digestive aid.

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Tulsi Tea Adaptogen Latte
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This adaptogen latte will support your adrenal system and help balance your hormones, so you can manage your stress response on a day to day basis.
Serves: 2
  • 1 ¾ cups water
  • 2 Tulsi tea bags (I use Organic India)
  • 1 dropper Rhodiola liquid extract (I use HerbPharm)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut butter (I use Artisana)
  • 1 scoop collagen (I use Wellena Collagen)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon
How To Make
  1. Boil water, steep tea bags in the water for 7 minutes
  2. Add tea and rest of ingredients to blender and process until frothy
  3. Pour into one large cup or two small cups to share
  4. Sprinkle with more cinnamon
Equipment: High-speed blender
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14 Comments to Tulsi Latte (Adaptogenic Tea)

  1. Yes! I’m going to make this now! Perfect for a rainy day like today. I don’t have all of these ingredients, but most. It’ll be great. Thank you Magdalena!

    • Great Jennifer! Please let us know what you think when you’ve made it. ~Deanna HB Team

  2. I use ashwaganda twice a day. Can I use both or should I do one or the other ? ThAnk you

    • Hi Sandra,

      It may be good to do one in the morning and the other later. Tuning into how your body is responding is what is key 🙂 ~Deanna HB Team

  3. Unfortunately, I can’t eat coconut products. Are there any other possibilities of healthy fats that could be added to this instead? Thanks.

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