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How do I make angel trumpet tea?

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Keep in mind that making tea out of natural substances like angel trumpet is not always safe. Steeping the flowers and leaves of the angel trumpet plant in water is the best method of making tea, but take caution when handling the plant, as the seeds are toxic. Note that this plant can cause hallucinations and feelings of euphoria.

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  1. Gather all of your ingredients

    You will need water, the leaves of the angel trumpet plant and a few flowers from the plant. You will also need one small pot with a lid for steeping and sugar or honey if desired. Use approximately three tablespoons of fresh angel trumpet flowers and leaves per two cups of water.

  2. Prepare the water for the tea

    Pour the water into a pot and place on the stove. Add the leaves and flowers of the angel trumpet plant and turn the burner to medium-high heat. Bring the water to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer.

  3. Steep the tea and enjoy

    Once the tea has simmered for approximately one hour, strain the tea into a mug and dispose of the leaves and flowers. Sweeten your tea with sugar or honey, or add milk for a creamier texture.

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