Lemon tea is nothing but the uniquely flavored form of black or green tea to which lemon juice added. Lemon tea is extremely easy to make and just requires few ingredients like tea, lemon juice, and sugar. Lemon tea can be consumed both hot or iced. Both hot and iced tea is a great source of hydration. A squirt of lemon juice in regular black or green tea not just improves the taste but can also provide multiple benefits to the body.
Some of the amazing health benefits are listed below:
Reduce the risk of diabetes
Sugary unhealthy beverages increase the risk imbalance of sugar in the body while the presence of Hesperidin in lemon can help in lowering down the high blood sugar. It also increases insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity thus decreasing the overall risk of Type 2 diabetes.
Lemon tea also acts as a great detoxifier and helps in cleansing the body by excreting harmful toxins out of it.
Makes skin healthy
The presence of vitamin C in lemon attributes for its astringent properties that help in getting rid of acne and various other skin problems.
Help in fighting cancer
Lemon is known to contain quercetin named flavonoid which is a powerful antioxidant. The powerful antioxidant can help in the suppression of cancer cell growth. Lemon’s anti-inflammatory properties also contribute to its anticancer property.
Good for heart
Lemon tea provides protection against cardiovascular diseases to some extent. The presence of flavonoids in it helps in reduction of lipids and prevent the formation of clots in arteries.
Easy Recipe To Prepare Tasty Lemon Tea
Iced Baking Soda – Lemon Tea
- Water – 1.5 glass
- Sugar – 3 teaspoon (according to taste)
- Baking soda – ¼ teaspoon
- Tea bag – 2
- Lemon juice – 1.5 tablespoon
- Take a mixing bowl and add sugar, lemon juice and baking soda to it.
- Mix all the ingredients well.
- Take a pot and boil water in it.
- Now steep the tea bags in the boiling water for 5 minutes.
- Remove the pot from the flame and pour it into the mixing bowl containing the sugar and lemon juice mixture.
- Stir to mix well.
- Pour it into a glass and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- Serve with ice cubes.
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