Have you heard of cold brew coffee? Well, cold steeped tea is an equivalent that you can make easily customizable at home. Cold steeped tea (cold brew tea) is a method very similar to making a tradition cup of tea, but with the water heating process removed. Cold steeped tea is often confused with iced tea, but the two are different though equally refreshing.
Cold steeping tea gives a light-bodied flavor and is incredibly easy to make, with just about any variation of flavor a possibility. Cold steeped teas can be made in as little as two hours, or if you prefer a bolder flavor, up to 12. Read on for Dr. Igor’s Rosemary Clementine Peppermint Cold Steeped Tea!
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Rosemary Clementine Peppermint Cold Steeped Tea
- 3 clementines, peeled
- ½ cup of cotton candy / red grapes, halved
- 20-25 fresh mint leaves
- 1 sprig of rosemary
- 1-½ tablespoons of loose leaf lemon balm and/or peppermint based tea, in a tea bag
1.) Gather all the ingredients, place them in an 8 cup mason jar or pitcher, and top it off with cold filtered water. Store it in the refrigerator for 12 hours minimum and up to 24 hours for best results.
- Clementines are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. These easy to peel citrus fruit may help boost skin health by aiding the synthesis of collagen and prevent inflammation of the skin such as acne and redness.
- One cup of grapes has 28% of our daily vitamin K intake which helps the body to heal wounds and help blood clotting for excessive bleeding.
- Aside from having anti-inflammatory compounds, rosemary may also be good for your brain. It contains an ingredient called carnosic acid, which can fight off damage by free radicals in the brain. Related: Do you want to learn more about CBD’s beneficial therapeutic and anti-inflammatory properties? Click here for a comprehensive guide.
- All types of mints may ease digestive upsets. They are commonly used to relieve digestive symptoms, such as gas, bloating and indigestion.
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