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Tasty Green Tea

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Whenever it comes about healthy life or eating right, I would first recommend green tea to everyone.. It is easily available and has lots of health benefits.

Though we can get tea bags for green tea in market, I always prefer loose leaves, as it is more pure form and you can give the flavor of your choice.

The recipe I am writing can be used either with loose leaves or with tea bags.

Ingredients and benefits:

  1. Green tea leaves:
    1. Green Tea Contains Various Bio-active Compounds That Can Improve Health
    2. Compounds in Green Tea Can Improve Brain Function and Make You Smarter
    3. Green Tea Increases Fat Burning and Improves Physical Performance
    4. Antioxidants in Green Tea May Lower Your Risk of Various Types of Cancer
    5. Green Tea May Protect Your Brain in Old Age, Lowering Your Risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
    6. Green Tea Can Kill Bacteria, Which Improves Dental Health and Lowers Your Risk of Infection
    7. Green Tea May Lower Your Risk of Type II Diabetes
    8. Green Tea May Reduce Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
    9. Green Tea May Decrease Your Risk of Dying and Help You Live Longer…
    10. And many more…
  2. Jaggery:
    1. Purifies Blood
    2. Good for Digestion
    3. Cools your Stomach
    4. Prevents Anemia
    5. Good for Skin
    6. Cures Cough and Cold
    7. Provides Instant Energy
    8. Prevents Asthma
    9. Reduces Joint Pains
    10. Cures Menstrual Pain
  3. Lemon grass:
    1. Prevent cancer
    2. Drug indigestion
    3. Detoxification
    4. Benefits of the nervous system
    5. Lowering blood pressure (So people with low blood pressure problem, use with doctor’s advice)
    6. As an analgesic
    7. Beautiful Skin
    8. Help reduce menstrual pain and nausea
  4. Ginger:
    1. Helps in treating allergies
    2. Treating nausea and vomiting
    3. Preventing morning sickness
    4. Remedy for loss of appetite
    5. Aiding in digestion
    6. Reduce menstrual pain
    7. Relieve headache
    8. Reduce joint pain in Arthritis
    9. And many more…

You can add any other ingredients or remove some of these… it’s completely your choice.. (E.g. you can add mint leaves if you want)

Recipe:

  1. 1 cup water
  2. 1 teaspoon green tea leaves or 1 green tea bag (you can increase the amount if you want ltle more more stronger tea.)
  3. Jaggery as per taste
  4. lemon grass as per taste
  5. ginger as per taste

 

Add cup water to pot.

Add lemongrass,  jaggery, ginger to it.

Heat the water till jaggery is dissolved completely, I just love the aroma of lemongrass that comes at this time.

Switch off the burner and add  green tea and keep for 2-3 mins.

Filter and drink green tea.

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