We all love the fragrance of jasmine, don’t we? Apart from enhancing our mood, these tropical white flowers possess health benefits that most of us realize. Jasmine tea is one of such wonderful blend. Never heard much about it? Here is everything you need to know about these magical potion.
Jasmine Green tea comes with a unique combination of taste and aroma. The taste of tea satisfies your thirst and fragrance of jasmine grabs your senses. Jasmine tea is simple green tea that has been flavoured with fresh jasmine flower. So, it lies somewhat between traditional breakfast tea and herbal tea.
The history of Jasmine Tea traces back to Song Dynasty of China in 13th century A.D. It was reserved only for royalty at that time, but thankfully today everyone can have it. It is enriched with anti-oxidants, and provides several other health benefits such as:
- Recedes risk of heart attack
- Improves digestion
- Reduces stress
- Lowers cholesterol
- Fights cancer
- Prevents diabetes
- Helps to reduce weight
- Acts as anti-aging
- Regulates circulation
Overall it strengthens the immunity system of the body. To describe the goodness of Goodwyn’s Jasmine Green Tea is beyond words; if you’ve tried it, you can relate to it. For those who never had, it’s time to try the first cup of this magical potion and here is the recipe to make it.
Grab these following ingredients to make green jasmine iced tea with lemon
- 1/4 cup of loose green jasmine tea or 8 green jasmine tea bags
- 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
- 4 cups of simming water
- 4 cups of cold water
- 1/2 cup of lemon juice
- 1/3 cup of natural sweetener
Step 1- In a kettle or pot, pour 4 cups of water.
Step 2- Turn the stove off when it begins to simmer (not boil).
Step 3- Add the loose tea or tea bags along with mint leaves for 2-3 minutes.
Step 4- Strain the tea and transfer to a large pitcher.
Step 5- Stir the lemon juice and honey until it dissolves.
Step 6- Add 4 cups of cold water to it.
Step 7- Refrigerate about an hour or as per requirement.
Step 8- Serve with ice cubes and garnish with mint leaves.
Step 9- Your green jasmine iced tea is ready. Revive and enjoy.
You can refrigerate it up to 2 days and enjoy whenever desired.
In 1 Cup (200ml) of Goodwyn green jasmine iced tea, you get 45 calorific value with 0 fat and 0 cholesterol. Making it is a very healthy substitute of your regular cup of tea. Feel free to try this delicious iced tea while enjoying the breeze of monsoon in your backyard.