This wonderful tea contains a few ingredients with powerful therapeutic properties: ginger, cayenne pepper, anise, lemon and honey. The recipe presented below comes from the Tibetan medicine and has been conceived to combat stress, promote health and increase life span. Shortly, it is considered and elixir for longevity and immunity.
Tibetan Tea – Recipe
– 5 grams of grated ginger
– 1 pinch of cayenne pepper or a few pieces of dried cayenne pepper
– 1 pinch of anise powder
– 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
– 2 tablespoons of honey
– 2 liters of water
Let the water boil for 5 minutes, then let it cool down. Add the grated ginger, the lemon juice, the cayenne pepper, the anise and the honey. This tea is extremely flavored and you must sip it throughout the day. Or you can follow this schedule: 1 cup of tea before mealtime. This quantity in enough for more than one person.
Another spicy tea recipe created in India more than 5000 years ago contains ginger, anise and cinnamon. This is a miraculous remedy to decrease the high blood sugar levels.
This tea is perfect for the winter time, when you have a cold or when you feel the first signs of a flu. It has an immediate and powerful warming effect. Thanks to the combination of lemon, ginger and cayenne pepper, this tea stimulates the immunity and the blood circulation. Lemons contain at least 200 enzymes that help restore the liver, the largest detoxifying organ. The tea helps eliminate the toxins and burn the harmful bacteria.
Ginger contains numerous active compounds that help treat numerous health problems: nausea, motion sickness or indigestion. Ginger is also a natural anti-inflammatory agent that protects the brain and nervous cells and reduces the aging effects on the brain. Moreover, when consumed regularly, ginger stimulates immunity, circulation and the detoxification of the body through sweating.
Anise has antispasmodic, decongestant, diuretic and carminative properties. It helps eliminate the gas, stimulates lactation in nursing women, soothes cough and abdominal pain. The anise essential oils help liquefy the mucus and speed up the healing of the bronchial infections. When it comes to the digestive system, the anise relaxes the intestinal tract muscles and eases indigestion. Some studies have shown that anise is a safe natural remedy for constipation. The babies who suffer from cramps can be given an infusion prepared from 3 anise fruits and 1 cup of boiling water. The anise tea also helps eliminate the helminths, stimulates the pancreatic function and eases the menstrual pains.
The spicy drinks and foods are not recommended for the persons who suffer from heart diseases, insomnia, heart attack, gastritis or ulcer.