breast tea


Definition of breast tea

: a tea prepared from cut and bruised althaea, coltsfoot, licorice root, anise, mullein flowers, and orrisroot and formerly used as a household remedy for respiratory disorders

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History and Etymology for breast tea

so called from its use as a pectoral

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“Breast tea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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