SCD Beverage: Iced Chamomile Tea

You might not think of chamomile when you think of iced tea, but it is actually very good!

NOTE – Apparently chamomile may not be SCD legal. I personally have been drinking it for the entire time I have been on SCD. Here is some info on it – Chamomile Tea  – please feel free to share your thoughts and experiences.

I know a lot of people on SCD are frustrated with the lack of beverage options, especially those new to the diet.

Chamomile is known as a stomach soothing tea, and I have always been able to drink it. Until recently I had always had it hot, but I decided to give it a try as an ice tea. I turned out to be a nice mild refreshing drink.

It is also perfect for anyone following a low acid diet (meaning no peppermint tea!).

To make a big batch:

8 cups of water
9 chamomile tea bags
2 tsp honey (or to taste)

Boil water. Steep tea bags for 6 minutes. Remove tea bags. Stir in honey. Pour into a pitcher filled with ice. Serve very cold.

Sherry Lipp

Sherry Lipp

Sherry is a writer/blogger specializing in entertainment and food writing. She has been following a gluten, grain, and sugar-free diet for over 15 years and is the author of Don't Skip Dessert: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free & Sugar-Free Sweet Treats. She also enjoys writing about movies and television. You can find her entertainment articles at
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