Organic Lemongrass Tea with Turmeric
This tea with turmeric blend also incorporates lemongrass, ginger, and fennel seeds; all of which are tonics and friends of the stomach and digestive systems. This cup is a wonderful after- meal tea as it will assist the digestive process at optimal levels and prevent negative symptoms of indigestion. It is soothing to the body’s overall countenance and to the mood, making this caffeine-free concoction an ideal evening cup.
The people of the island of Okinawa have the world’s longest average lifespan which is 81.2 years. Their secret? Turmeric tea! Okinawans are said to drink copious amounts of tea containing this legendary superfood. But what does turmeric root contain that is so beneficial to one’s health? To begin, turmeric possesses incredible anti-inflammatory characteristics which reduce swelling in the body on all levels. Turmeric also contains curcumin which acts as an antioxidant that fights cancer and boosts the immune system. Turmeric’s plentiful antioxidants also prevent Alzheimer development by reducing the accumulation of amyloids. The people of India have the lowest instances of Alzheimer’s in the world due to the frequent consumption of turmeric.
This lemongrass tea with turmeric is the perfect blend of calming herbs. The lemongrass in this tea is rich in anti-oxidants and calms the body. This tea also contains ginger which is good for boosting the immune system and helps to fight cold and flu. The good news is that that is not the only perk to drinking this lovely tea. The fennel in this tea is rich in Vitamin C and is known to help with cholesterol. Finally, the black peppercorns in this tea are good for stamina and also aid in digestion.
How to Steep it
To make it hot, add two teaspoons of loose leaf tea for every 12 oz (350 ml) of water into your infuser of choice. Let it steep for 2-4 minutes using 100 degrees Celsius water. Once steeping has completed, remove the infuser and enjoy!
To make this as an iced tea, add two teaspoons of loose leaf tea for every 90 oz. (263 ml) of water. Let it steep for 3-4 minutes using 100 degrees Celsius water. Once steeping has completed, remove the infuser, pour over ice and enjoy.
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