Tastes something like the sassafras tea I used to get dosed with when I was a kid.
We tapped the maple tree for sugar, and drank our sassafras tea with relish.
Their coffee was generally roasted rye, or a mixture of rye and "Rio," and their evening drink was milk or sassafras tea.
sassafras tea, used as a substitute, sweetened with sorghum, was not generally relished.
Venison stew is served him out of the big pot, and a dish of sassafras tea is also set before him.
If something hot is desired, as a beverage, take a cup of sassafras tea with a little cream and sugar.
A cup of hot water, chocolate, cocoa, or sassafras tea may be taken after either one of these meals.
Of this nutritious dish our meals generally consist, with boiled or fried bear's bacon, and a decoction of sassafras tea.