Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink for The Common Cold

Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink for The Common Cold

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Indian herbal tea is a natural drink with umpteen health benefits. Together, it is a compendium of ideal ingredients to rejuvenate a tired body battered by fever, cold and cough.Learn how to make kadha at home.

This fresh herbal tea packed and honey combed hot drink is just perfect to perk up your spirits when you are down with fever and cold. Tulsi, the Queen of herbs, is best when chewed. However, you can also consume it by boiling it in water like done in this tea. The phytonutrients eugenol and cineole work their magic by acting as anti-inflammatory agents.

Ginger tulsi tea for cold is quite soothing to the throat. While the benefits of tulsi and ginger in relieving congestion and soothing the respiratory system are well known, few know that vitamin C rich mint also helps in relieving cold and cough.

To make homemade herbal tea, combine the tulsi leaves mint and ginger in a mixer and blend to a coarse paste using very little water. Transfer the paste into a non-stick saucepan, add 1½ cups of water, mix well and boil for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Strain the mixture using a strainer, add the honey and mix well. Serve immediately.

Moreover, gingerol is the main bioactive compound in ginger used in immune boosting tea which is responsible for much of its medicinal properties. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. This healthy Indian hot drink is one of the best home remedies to build your immunity against various diseases.

You can sip on this kadha made at home 2 to 3 times a day. We have added honey to it as honey also has anti-microbial benefits which helps to ward off bacteria. If you wish you can adjust the quantity of the honey as per your choice.

Tips for homemade herbal tea. 1. Blend the ingredients to a coarse paste only so they can boil well in water and release their beneficial compounds. 2. Serve the kadha hot or warm, but not cold.

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Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink for The Common Cold recipe - How to make Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink for The Common Cold

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 cups
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Ingredients


For Fresh Herbal Tea
1/2 cup basil leaves
1/4 cup mint leaves (pudina)
1 tbsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)
2 tbsp honey

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the tulsi leaves mint and ginger in a mixer and blend to a coarse paste using very little water.
  2. Transfer the paste into a non-stick saucepan, add 1½ cups of water, mix well and boil for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Strain the mixture using a strainer, add the honey and mix well.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy61 cal
Protein0.1 g
Carbohydrates16.5 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.8 mg
Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi Mint and Ginger Drink for Cold Video byTarla Dalal

Reviews

Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink For The Common Cold
 on 24 Jul 20 09:22 PM
5

Tarla Dalal
25 Jul 20 09:49 AM
   Paul thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink For The Common Cold
 on 03 Apr 20 08:26 PM
5

Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink For The Common Cold
 on 25 Nov 17 08:27 PM
5

I think it is a very good recipe for herbal tea and can definitely soothe your throat.
Tarla Dalal
27 Nov 17 08:37 AM
   Hi, Thank you for your kind words... Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them..happy cooking !!
Fresh Herbal Cup
 on 08 Nov 14 10:06 AM
5

Perfect drink during cold and cough..I tried this when I was badly down with fever...and YUP!...it just worked for me....must try!!
Fresh Herbal Cup
 on 09 Apr 13 09:55 AM
5