We all are very well aware of the benefits of tea. It has different varieties and they all have their distinct tastes. Apart from our regular ‘masala tea’ and the latest craze ‘green tea’ lemon tea is also making its mark among tea lovers.
Before going ahead and counting some of its benefits let us first know how it is prepared.
Lemon tea recipe
• 4 tea bags
• 2 tsp of grated lemon peel
• 1 tsp lemon juice
• 4 cups water
• Boil water in a saucepan.
• Add tea bags, lemon peel and lemon juice in the boiling water.
• Allow it to simmer for 10 minutes on lowest heat.
• Serve hot.
If you want you can also add sugar according to your taste. Lemon tea blends well with honey than sugar.
In place of lemon juice, grated ginger can also be used.
Lemon Ice tea recipe
• 8 Tea Bags
• Ice Cubes
• Lemon Slices
• Sugar (optional)
• Boil 4 cups of cold water in a large saucepan.
• Once boiled, remove water from heat and add tea bags. Cover the saucepan for 5 minutes.
• Now, remove tea bags from the water and pour the water into a pitcher.
• Add 4 cups of cold water to the pitcher and stir.
• Now its time to add sugar and lemon according to taste. Add ice cubes as well. Stir for a minute and serve.
Benefits of lemon tea:
Besides being a caffeine-free drink, lemon tea has various health benefits such as:
• It enhances the immune system of the body. People who drink lemon tea are less likely to catch cold and flu.
• Lemon tea cent may have a stimulating effect on mind. It improves the concentration power of a person.
• Lemon tea contains Vitamin C, an antioxidant, which protect our bodies from the negative effects of pollution.
• Lemon tea also relives a person from gastric problems.
• Lemon and ginger tea aids in the detoxification of the body.
• Apart from giving lemon and ginger tea its soothing flavor honey boost the body’s immune system.
Which tea do you prefer?
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