Lemon and mint tea is a naturally caffeine free tea, has a strong aroma and flavor of mint because of its menthol content. This is an excellent herb tea that detoxifies, rejuvenates and soothes your body.
Mint leaves also known as pudina or mint derived from the Greek word Mintha is a genus of flowering plants from the Lamiaceae family. Mint leaves are a leaf most well-known for the fragrance and cool refreshing taste. Mint can be either used as fresh leaves or dried and is best source of mint in cooking. Mint leaves are used in teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies, raita and ice creams. Fresh mint is also used as part of an ingredient for the excellent aromatic rice based dish the Biryani. It is also used in preparing the delicious and mouthwatering mint chutney served along with various kebabs and snacks and appetizers. Some of delicious recipes prepared using this aromatic herbs are Mint paratha, Mint leaves & lemon dal, Coriander & mint rice, Hot lemon tea with mint and many more...
Lemons are packed with numerous health benefiting nutrients. From digestion aid to fatigue buster, lemons are a great natural remedy. Lemons are a favorite all over the world and an essential food in kitchens everywhere. They are acidic to the taste, but are alkaline-forming in the body. In fact, they are one of the most alkaline-forming foods; this makes them great for balancing a highly acidic condition in the body. You can try Lemonade Indian Style drink.
Overall any tea made with fresh herbs is much better and healthier drink than sugary juices, cream loaded coffees, sodas, artificially flavored beverages etc. Fresh herb teas have amazing nutritional values, are fresh and natural in taste and provides some excellent health benefits like:
Drinking herbal tea such as Lemon and mint tea can be a great source in incorporating good source of vitamins and minerals. Do try this and enjoy healthy beverage.