Upset stomach? Try out this zesty lemon tea recipe

Upset stomach? Try out this zesty lemon tea recipe
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Most people love to begin their day with a refreshing cup of tea. It gives a boost of energy and helps you shake away sleepiness. If the regular milk tea is popular in Kerala, North Indians like to add ginger in their tea. In Kerala, water and milk are added in equal proportions while Tamilians prefer lighter tea with more milk. Meanwhile, in Karnataka, milk powder is mostly used. Moreover, they like to have just half glass of tea.

Masala tea, cardamom tea, ginger tea, pepper tea, cinnamon tea, vanilla tea, chocolate tea, sulaimani tea and lemon grass tea are some of popular tea varieties. True lovers of tea says that one should consume black tea in order to enjoy the real flavour and aroma of tea.

A healthier alternative, lemon tea is an excellent drink to keep away gastric problems, ease indigestion and ensures gut health. The lemon helps in flushing out the toxins. Lemon tea is a favourite drink of those who are trying to shed some extra flab. Here is how to make the perfect lemon tea.

1 tsp tea powder
1 tsp lemon juice
10 mint leaves
1 tsp sugar

Add tea powder and mint leaves in 1 cup hot water
Allow these to get infused nicely
Strain the tea before adding lemon juice and sugar
You can swap sugar with honey to make it even healthier

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