Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime is one of those essential drinks one needs to sip on, especially during the monsoons and winters. Not only does it protect you from a host of viral infections, this detox tea also helps you boost immunity, soothe scratchy throat,relieves headaches and nausea and even clears out chest congestion. Need more reason to drink tea? Well, how about the fact that it is super tasty too!
Happiness is a cup of coffee, dark and hot, bitter yet sweet. Well to me at least. When usually someone asks me how do you take your coffee, my usual repartee is “seriously, very seriously”. Being the coffeeholic that I am, I guess you must be as surprised as I was at this Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime post! But then life throws many a curve ball at us, and we must dodge or get hit by it.
So this new Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime happened the other day. Remember when I shared the super good for you turmeric latte / golden milk/ haldi doodh? Well, I was sick then. Sadly and shockingly I am still sick. Totally annoyed with this horrid scratchy throat and congested nose and chest. Oh and I so hate the way i sound right now! Can’t even make a video..sorry! But the good part? I finally gave in and decided to switch things up. I made tea!! and whats even more shocking, I loved thisDetox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime.
The thing with a simple thing like tea is its universal. love for tea is pretty universal too. We can see people having their own tea culture and typical brews in various countries. Starting from good old England to Australia, Southern America to China, the famous Japanese tea or even its cousin Burmese, everyone has their own tea culture. In India, tea is a way of life. Its a ritual that is passed on from one generation to the next without a second thought. The first things moms teach their kids is how to make
tea. Good tea.
Often friendships begin over cups of gently steaming tea, glistening in the afternoon light. And monsoons bring in the fragrance of ginger tea entwined with the effervescent petrichor. Winter mornings simply don’t begin without that luxurious tea in bed for most and even in summers, you cant separate tea aficionados from this steaming concoction. There is something to be said about a simple thing as tea that ties people of all age, gender irrespective of their religion, nationality or even economic status. Such a powerful thing should be paid homage to and here after witnessing the true power of this Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime I finally decided to give up my coffee crazed mind a break, and relax in the soothing dulcet tones of this golden beauty that is the Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime.
Taking just a few minutes to make, this Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime uses good old black tea. Water is first boiled with crushed ginger, peppermint/spearmint leaves, black pepper. By the time everything simmers, your kitchen will be smelling like the coziest place ever. Then, add some tea leaves, let it steep for 5 mins, strain, add lime juice and honey to taste and done!!
Sit close to each other, pick up your cups and simply have some tea.. talking about happy things will automatically follow.
Disclosure: The measurements given in this recipe are as per my personal taste. Every individual has a distinct taste when it comes to tea. Alter the amount of tea dust/leaves and honey/lime depending on your personal taste. No where am I suggesting that this is the only way to make this tea. Please no pointless debates on this!