Tea time. 7 magic cups of health

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All! We are starting to say goodbye to the summer and have practically imposed a ban on ice cream and cold drinks. In autumn you need not to cool down and quench your thirst, but to warm yourself. For example – vitamin tea. Well, to be healthier. Well, cajole …

When it gets colder and colder outside, when rain pours outside the window, I want one thing – a cup of fragrant hot tea and that I don’t have to go to work. But what will it be – you choose. We will help you decide

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Fragrant Tea with Cinnamon and Orange
Sea buckthorn tea with orange and rosemary
Therapeutic ginger drink
Viburnum tea with dried fruits
Soothing Chamomile Tea with Cranberries and Elderberries
Moroccan tea
Herbal tea.

Fragrant Tea with Cinnamon and Orange

This is one of the most fragrant and pronounced teas. Yeah, these are all spices … With the advent of autumn, I want to add them everywhere and more. It seems that they saturate her, or something.

You need:

  • small orange
  • a pair of cinnamon sticks
  • Melissa
  • half a teaspoon of coriander seeds
  • water
  • honey, stevia syrup (to taste).

What to do:

  1. Cut a thin layer of peel from an orange.
  2. Boil cinnamon sticks for 2-3 minutes. Add orange peels and coriander seeds for a couple of minutes. If you like spices, you can conjure with them, adding, for example, more anise and clove buds. Properly selected composition will reveal the taste of the drink and warm you with cool autumn days..
  3. Throw the clean leaves of lemon balm into a cup and pour the resulting broth using a strainer. Let the drink brew for about five minutes. Sweeten it with honey or stevia. If you wish, you can pour a couple of spoons of orange juice.

Sea buckthorn tea with orange and rosemary

This is a vitamin warming drink that looks joyful in a transparent glass teapot. We will do it in it. It has a rather spicy taste with a bright citrus accent and coniferous and camphor notes..

You need:

  • 2 tbsp. l dry tea
  • half orange juice
  • 2 tbsp. l sea-buckthorn (can be frozen or in the form of jam)
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 750 ml of water
  • honey (to taste).

What to do:

  1. Crush sea buckthorn with a fork into the pulp and send together with tea and rosemary to a liter teapot. If it is not glass, it must be rinsed with hot water before brewing so that it “warms up”.
  2. Pour hot water * and leave for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Add orange juice and sweeten.

* It is important. Tea is not made with boiling water: tea leaves can be burnt. But fruits, berries and herbs are poured with boiling water.

A thermometer is not needed to determine the water temperature. As soon as you see the steam and the kettle begins to vibrate slightly, it will be 65–75 degrees, and when the water starts to bubble – 85–90 ° C.

Similarly, you can mix black, white, green or red tea with any berry..

Ideal – with fresh:

Tea, especially jasmine tea, is friendly with a pear (it is better to puree it with a blender).

Or with ginger and lemon.

Let’s arm ourselves with these ingredients to prevent colds and strengthen your immune system..

Therapeutic ginger drink

Ginger, lemon and honey – a real miracle cure for angina-scarlet fever and similar ailments. This combination, rich in taste, can be said to be a classic.

You need:

  • small ginger root
  • half a lemon
  • 250 ml boiling water
  • 1 tbsp. l honey.

What to do:

  1. Peel the ginger, grate it.
  2. Squeeze the juice from the lemon. Combine it in a cup with grated ginger. Pour boiling water over the mixture, cover. She should be infused for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Add honey to the drink.

Viburnum tea with dried fruits

Such tea has a pleasant acidity and velvety taste, presented to him by a decoction of dried fruits.

You need:

  • 1 bunch of viburnum
  • 100 grams of dried fruits (we have apple chips, raisins and dried apricots)
  • 1 tbsp. l of tea
  • liter of water
  • Stevia honey or syrup (to taste).

What to do:

  1. Wash viburnum clusters and dried fruits under running water.
  2. Boil water. Throw dried fruits into it, after 5 minutes – viburnum berries. After another 5 minutes, remove this vitamin-rich compote from the heat. Add the selected tea to it. Let it all infuse.
  3. Strain the liquid – very aromatic – through a sieve. Sweeten if desired (already in the cup).

Try the original drink. For example – in bowls of apples.

Soothing Chamomile Tea with Cranberries and Elderberries

You need:

  • 5 filter bags of chamomile tea
  • 50 grams of dried apples
  • 100 grams of cranberries
  • 25 ml elderberry syrup (if not, sold in pharmacies)
  • 750 ml of water
  • lemon slices (for decoration).

What to do:

  1. Cook dried apples in a saucepan, add cranberries, elderberry syrup to them, bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  2. Throw chamomile filter bags into the pan. Let them sleep there.
  3. After 10 minutes, strain the drink. Be sure to warm it before serving. So he can awaken the natural internal heat of your body. Serve with a slice of lemon.

Moroccan tea

In Morocco, tea is drunk everywhere and always: they love very much. We have it, Moroccan – no less. It is considered a drink of health and beauty. Such tea is safely served in beauty salons after SPA procedures, conspiratorially saying: “This is our signature”.

In the preparation of Moroccan tea, in the homeland of the beautifully called “those Moruno”, there is nothing complicated.

You need:

  • 1-2 tsp green tea (main ingredient)
  • 20 grams of fresh ginger
  • 2-3 cups of lemon or lime
  • 2 clove buds
  • sprig of mint
  • water
  • honey (to taste).

What to do:

  1. Peel the ginger root, cut into cubes and place in the kettle. By the way, in Morocco they use exclusively silver or tin teapots for this..

  1. Add tea, lemon or lime, cloves and mint. If there is no fresh mint, take dried. In Morocco, it is combined with wormwood, which is called chiba in the local dialect. Want a spicy bitterness, don’t ignore the wormwood.
  2. Pour boiling water over everything. It is boiling water. Yes, green tea does not like him, therefore in Africa they make tea separately and separately mint with spices (we are too lazy). And only boiling water will make mint, ginger and spices share their benefits. And if you want everything to be right, act like real Moroccans.

Take 5-10 minutes to start pouring the drink into glasses. Love sweets, throw and honey. Will not hurt.

And this is how this traditional drink is served in Morocco.

Pay attention to how it is poured. This is a characteristic brewing feature – the height at which the finished drink from the teapot is poured into glasses. Moroccans so enhance its taste – by aeration of peppermint essential oils with air. And this is also necessary so that foam forms on the surface of the tea.

Moroccan tea is usually served hot, directly burning, but Europeans love it more cold with ice.

Herbal tea

Herbal tea is very relaxing. Carefully select its composition, because medicinal herbs have contraindications.

Traditional teas, including hibiscus, are often added to herbal mixtures..

Ideal combinations:

– lemon balm + sage + allspice + cloves;

– strawberry leaves + cherry leaves + vanilla pod;

– raspberry leaves + orange slices + cinnamon;

– peppermint + lemon + anise;

– chamomile + thyme + oregano + zest of lemon and orange.

This time we tried the mixture of “Ivan-tea + lemongrass + dogrose”.

Each of the ingredients is just a godsend for those who monitor their health. And together they are an amazingly delicious drink. Ivan tea is neutral. At the same time, it remotely resembles a combination of pears and apples. Lemon grass, often brought by tourists from Thailand and used in Asian cuisine, supplements the drink with light ginger-citrus notes, and rosehip with sourness and an abundance of vitamin C.

Pour the mixture with boiling water and leave for ten minutes to half an hour. If there is a thermos, do not neglect it. Let the herbs in it steam up for at least a couple of hours. You can leave tea in it all night to enjoy it instead of coffee in the morning.

Drink such tea with a piece of sugar. And even if tea purists betray you an eternal anathema, it’s worth it. Very tasty!

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