The time of scorching summer is over and winter is almost here. And when we think about winter the first thing that comes to our mind is- 'Santa Claus is coming to town.' On one hand, winter brings Christmas, which is a festival of joy and happiness. On the other hand, this season change brings cold and cough. Thankfully, you can buy tea online and enjoy its medicinal properties.
When we talk about tea as a medicinal beverage, one of such amazing beverage is lemon tea. Tea itself is very beneficial for health; a blend with lemon makes it even better. It is a rich source of Vitamin C and more than 80% nutrients of ascorbic acid is found in a single lemon. Lemon juice acts as an excellent detoxifying agent. It strengthens the immunity of WBC (White Blood Cells). It also soothes the pain associated with fever and cold. Upon mixing with ginger, it also soothes irritation and congestion of throat and nasal.
So how can you make one such medicinal potion? Here is the recipe to make a delicious cup of lemon ginger tea.
1. ¼ Cup of tea leaves or 6 tea bags (taste best with Darjeeling tea)
2. 6 Cups water
3. ¼ Cup of natural sweetener (honey)
4. A small piece of peeled ginger
5. One lemon
6. 2 tbsp of black salt
Step 1. Pour the entire amount of water in a kettle/saucepan and bring it to boil.
Step 2. Chop the ginger and add on the water. Keep the slices very thin so that they release their flavour completely.
Step 3. Add the tea leaves in the kettle, turn off the ignition and remove from the flame.
Step 4. Put on a lid and let the tea steep properly for about 5-7 minutes.
Step 5. In the cup, add a pinch of salt and pour the tea through strainer.
Step 6. Add honey as per taste and stir thoroughly.
Step 7. Cut thin slices of lemon and pour 4-5 drops on each cup.
Step 7. Stir it properly and serve it hot.
Your perfect cup of lemon ginger cup is all set to go. You can also make lemon ginger ice tea that compliments summer, but during winter the hot version seems more appealing. If you are a bit new to this proper measurement thing, then you can skip all these steps and go for lemon tea bags from Goodwyn Tea, a leading tea supplier in India. Sip 'taste and health' to stay 'fit and healthy'.