Lemongrass Tea Infusion

lemongrass infusion

Ingredients :

  • 2-3 stalks of fresh lemon grass or dried lemon grass
  • 2 to 3 Cloves
  • 3 to 4 Green Cardamom (Elaichi)
  • 1/4 tsp Black Peppercorns
  • 1/4 tsp Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 inch Ceylon Cinnamon (Dalchini)
  • Few strands of saffron and Oolong tea /green tea/black tea
  • 1/2 tsp fresh grated turmeric grated and fresh ginger grated optional as per seasonal availability
  • 1 star anise (Chinese star anise)

Method :

  1. Boil all of this in 4 cups of water. Reduce it to half, strain and serve.
  2. You can also add raw honey and a slice of lemon while serving.

Notes: 

  • Its an amazing immunity boosting and stress relieving concoction.
  • It acts as a powerful diuretic , stomach and gut cleanser and helps fight water retention.
  • Its abundantly used in Thai cuisines because of its medicinal properties.
  • One can grow lemongrass at home or buy dried lemon grass leaves and stalks.
  • It has blood sugar managing properties because of the presence of chlorogenic acid.

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