Native Americans made a tea from Hops leaves to treat anxiety, insomnia, nervous indigestion, ulcers, and premenstrual cramps. It can also be used as an herb and infused in vinegar or mixed in with butter to make a fresh flavor to top bread.
Net Wt. 1 oz (28 gms).
Hops Infused Vinegar - Macerate (soak, infuse) whole hops in some cider vinegar for a week. Use as you would any other infused vinegar.
Bruschetta with Hops - 1/2 small garlic clove, Kosher salt, 1 large tomato, chopped, 1/2 small onion, sliced, 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, 2-3 fresh hop flowers, 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, 6-8 pieces toasted country bread.