Detox tea using ginger, peppermint, lime

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! 

Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime

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. 

Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime

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.

Detox 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.

Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime

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.

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!! 

Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime

Sit close to each other, pick up your cups and simply have some tea.. talking about happy things will automatically follow. 

Xo,

S.

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!
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detox tea using ginger, peppermint, and lime
A delicious and super beneficial detox tea that is essential 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.
Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime
Prep Time 0
Cook Time 5 mins
Passive Time 5 mins
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Prep Time 0
Cook Time 5 mins
Passive Time 5 mins
Servings
people
Ingredients
Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime
Instructions
  1. Add the water to a saucepan and put it on heat. Add the crushed ginger, spearmint leaves, black pepper and let it come to a boil, simmer for 3 mins till fragrant. Add the tea dust and bring to a boil. Turn off heat and let it steep for 5 mins. Strain, add sweetener (honey) and lime juice as per taste, serve immediately!
    Detox tea using ginger, peppermint,lime
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    1. Great.. I know u love tea :) I haven’t been able to get too fond of green tea yet..as you know, i live on coffee. But I must try green tea once more. Need it for the health benefits. Thanks so much dear

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