Smooth and lemony, Ginger Lemongrass may be our most soothing blend. With the natural sweetness of Lemongrass further sweetening is not necessary for most people, though honey works very well.
Ginger and lemongrass are legacy herbs often combined to brew tea for their possible health benefits and anti-inflammatory properties. Considered by holistic practitioners to be Medicinal Food, many tout the benefits of lemongrass for its antioxidants. Antioxidants work by eliminating free radicals in the body, and consuming antioxidant-rich foods and herbs regularly is believed to lower the risk of developing several chronic diseases. Studies have also found that ginger has a very high antioxidant content compared with other plants and may benefit the body with flu-fighting health benefits - proven in both Western and Chinese medicine.
1. Heat water to 97 degrees Celsius
2. Place tea in cup and pour water over the leaves
3. Steep for 5-7 minutes
For loose leaf iced teas, use 3 tsp per 237ml glass and double the steep time.
Flavour: warm and aromatic with bright citrus overtones
Aroma: exhilarating aromatic spice with a refreshing citrus edge
Infusion: glowing reed-yellow