What if you like the health benefits but you don’t like the taste of green tea?
Here is an easy solution, using natural ingredients you can add to your green tea to make it taste a whole lot better.
The double bonus is these ingredients often enhance the healing powers of green tea.
- Ginger - A healthy dose of fresh ginger slices added to your green tea will significantly increase its antioxidant content and help fight off any colds or seasonal maladies.
- Basil - (see image) Simply add a few basil to the brew. Basil has been used for years as a natural anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and diuretic by Asian cultures. Basil also contains plenty of vitamin A, an essential component of cardiovascular health.
- Mint - Add the fresh mint leaves to the brew. Mint leaves have a strong antimicrobial and antiviral properties, powerful antioxidant properties, and even significant anti-allergenic powers.
- Honey - When your green tea has cooled for a few minutes, adding honey will make your green tea taste sweeter and richer, it’s also loaded with anti-allergenic properties and respiratory soothing qualities, making it an excellent go-to during those cold winter months.
- Lemon - Adding a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice to green tea adds citrus flavour to offset the bitterness. Lemons contain plenty of immune-supporting vitamin C.
- Cinnamon - Sprinkle a small amount in with your green tea and mix well, or add a cinnamon stick to the brew; wonderful earthy flavors. Cinnamon is another therapeutic natural ingredient and provides the sensation of sweetness without any of the health-harming glucose and fructose that you’ll find in conventional sugars and sweeteners.