Lemongrass is packed with goodness of nutrients. In its purest and natural form, it is a rich source of minerals and vitamins:
Minerals: Minerals are essential for building strong bones and teeth, blood, skin, hair, nerve function, muscle and for metabolic processes that turn the food into energy. Lemongrass is a rich source of:
The soothing Lemongrass Tea is said to have numerous benefits. Combining with other ingredients, the Tea can be consumed in various forms and flavors.
Lemongrass tea recipe: with Dried Lemongrass
You can either sun dry the lemongrass for storage or dry them in the oven. They are done when they crumble at your touch.
Dried lemongrass can also be procured from the market if and when fresh ones are not available.
Recipe: To prepare the tea, keep 1-2 leaves in a tea cup, infuser or tea pot. Pour boiled water over it, and let it steep for 2-4 minutes..
Add a choice of sweetener, if required.
Strain and serve
Lemongrass Tea Recipe : with fresh Lemongrass
Recipe 1: Take the required quantity of the lemongrass blades and tie tight knots through its length.
This method is advised, as opposed to chopping, as it enables the natural lemongrass oils to ooze out. Place this in a tea cup, tea pot or vessel. Add crushed ginger. Pour boiled water over it. Steep for 2 minutes, stain and serve.
This can also be used in Thai soup preparation.
Recipe 2: Add chopped lemongrass, crushed mint leaves, tulsi leaves and jaggery to boiling water. Boil for 2 minutes, strain and serve.
Lemongrass Tea Recipe : With Lemongrass powder
Recipe 1: widely available in markets, this Lemongrass powder can simply be boiled in water as per portion sizes and served.
Recipe 2: combine lemongrass powder with Tea powder in boiling water. Boil for 2 minutes. Add sugar, strain and serve.
Recipe 3: Boil water, add ? tsp lemongrass powder, half inch freshly crushed ginger, 1 clove. Boil for 1 minute, strain and serve
This is available in concentrated form or oils in pharmaceuticals and supermarkets. A couple of drops can be added to prepare hot teas, soups and Asian culinary preparations.
Lemongrass Tea Bags:
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Lemongrass is unique?because it has antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties. Just like its distant cousin, lemons, it’s a natural astringent with some serious antiseptic properties. A grass native to South East Asia, and widely used in Asian Cuisine, Lemongrass doubles as a wondrous Tea.
Beauty benefits of Lemongrass Tea :
For Hairloss: High percentage of Iron and Magnesium in Lemongrass Tea invariably leads to strengthening of hair follicles.
Skin: Lemongrass Tea improves collagen built up, this reduces fine lines and wrinkles naturally.
Toner: Just wash your face, pour the left over tea in a spray bottle and use it to calm your skin and even-tone it. It has astringent properties that reduce oil built up.
Deodorant: use of Lemongrass water also helps keep summer odors at bay naturally!
Steam: Boil lemongrass tea, let your face absorb the steam. This will calm your nerves and sterilize your facial pores to prevent acne.
Weightloss: The polyphenols in the tea raises metabolism and burns fat. It is low in calories and keeps you from over eating.
Benefits of Lemongrass Tea to the Colon : when combined with Ginger
Lemongrass Ginger Tea is an alternative medicine to stomach cramps, stomach upset and digestive problems
The tea has diuretic properties that cure bloating and stomach gas.
It soothes stomach lining and relieves constipation
When consumed after dinner, it improves general digestive health
Lemongrass Tea as a Relaxant:
Rich in potassium, lemongrass tea helps in taming high blood pressure.
It also helps regulate cholesterol levels.
It is an excellent sedative. A cup before bed will help one sleep and wake up fresh the next morning.
Natural relaxant for those suffering FOMO and addictions to social media.
Helps athletes relax body muscles and relieve physical stress
Other health benefits:
Improves kidney functioning, thus lemongrass tea is an excellent detox tea.
Eugenol found in Lemongrass Tea helps cure headaches very similar to aspirins effect !
Antibacterial and anti inflammatory property of the tea cures sore throats, cough, cold, allergies
Lemongrass is known to increase RBC levels. With its high iron content, it has proven to be a relief for menstrual cramps and hormonal imbalances in women.
Turmeric has proved to have numerous health benefits, from improving cognitive abilities to building good immunity to fighting infections. Not to forget turmeric assists in weight loss and beauty treatments. This superfood can be consumed in various different (and interesting ways). Lets look at some :
Turmeric Tea Recipe: As a Weight Loss potion:??
What you need: Turmeric paste, Ginger Paste, Water
Pour water in a vessel. Bring to boil.
Add ginger paste and turmeric pastes.
Boil for 2 minutes and turn off the heat. Let it cool at room temperature.
Your weight loss Turmeric drink is ready.
Combine this with exercise and balanced diet and you are good to go !
Turmeric Infusion Recipe: For Pain and Inflammation
What you need : ?1 tsp Cinnamon, 2-3 Cloves, 1 Nutmeg, Ginger, pinch of freshly ground pepper, 2 tsp Turmeric Powder, water.
Simmer all the spices and water for 10 minutes.
Let it cool.
Add honey and serve !
This warm tea can be consumed before going to bed to ease pain and body inflammations.
Turmeric Tea Recipe : Elixir for Immune Health
What you need: 1 inch Turmeric root (peeled and chopped), a pinch of Cloves, Cardamom and Black Pepper, Ghee or Coconut oil, Water.
Heat water to a warm temperature. Do not boil.
Add water and all the spices into a blender.
Blend until smooth.
Strain through a fine mesh.
A delicious elixir is ready for daily consumption for improved good health and immunity !
Turmeric Drink: For a glowing skin from inside-out !
What you need: Turmeric Powder, Water
Boil 2 cups of water. Add 1 Tsp Turmeric powder
Simmer for 10 miutes
Strain and enjoy !
Turmeric Tea Bags : Combined benefits of all ingredients
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Now experience the combined benefits with simply boiling 1 cup of water and adding TE-A-ME Turmeric Tea Bag. Just steep for:
1-3 minutes: for mild flavor
3-5 minutes: for strong flavor
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