Sumac “SunTea” Lemonade

Pick 5-6 clusters of sumac berries (from trees that haven’t been sprayed) OR  Measure a few tablespoons of dried berries  Add the berries to a large glass jug, crush slightly to break down the fruit and cover with cool water. Using hot water will destroy some of the health benefits and leech bitterness from the tannins … Continued

Lexicon: Sumac

Common Name: Sumac Latin Name: Rhus glabra There are 35 species of the genus Rhus found throughout the world varying diversely in habitat, size and uses.  Sumac species glabra and typhina are shrubs grown in North America and found in fields, wastelands, grasslands and woodlands. Native Americans used the split bark of the sumac, and … Continued