Cook Together #29 // Tea: Lemongrass and rose hips

Serves 2

Ingredients

1. 3 cups water

2. 1 Lemongrass stalk

3. ¼ tsp of Rose hip powder

Instructions

1. Cut off the end of the lemongrass stalk. Gently crushed the stalk.

2. Add rose hip, lemongrass in water in a pot.

3. Boil it for 1-2 minutes.

4. Turn off the heat.

5. Use a strainer to strain the tea.

6. Ready to serve now.

Benefits of tea herbs:

Rose hip:

The various acids within rose hips, as well as pectin, are known to induce urination and excretion. As a diuretic rose hips can help eliminate toxins from the body, as well as excess salts, liquids, and even fat. By stimulating bowel movements, rose hips can help a person avoid a number of unfortunate health conditions and discomforts. Rose hips have an impressive amount of vitamin C, which is one of the best components to boost the immune system. https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/rosehip-tea.html

Lemongrass:

Lemongrass helps in restoring the vital systems which are operational in the body, including digestion, respiration, excretion, and the nervous system. This assists in the better absorption of nutrients and strengthening of the immune defense mechanism of the body. Lemongrass extracts have a beneficial effect on the inflammatory actions of cytokines, which are the signaling molecules through which the cells communicate and respond to the body. Studies have shown that lemongrass exerts anti-inflammatory action and its constituent, citral, may be the cause of its inhibitory effect on cytokine production. https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/health-benefits-of-lemongrass.html

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