Benefits Of Turmeric Tea

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Turmeric Tea

Turmeric is a popular spice in Asian countries, including India, where it is used as a coloring agent in a variety of curries and soups. It is also a common ingredient in the Western world and large amounts of it can be found in mustard, though not many people realize it. Turmeric has far-reaching health benefits; unfortunately, they are often outweighed by the toxic ingredients with which the spice is usually mixed. If you want to get the health benefits of turmeric without having to fill your body with takeout curry or street hotdogs, turmeric tea is a good way to go.

Origin and Evolution -

The use of turmeric in food goes back literally thousands of years and can be traced to Southeast Asia, where it was first used as a
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All you need to make a good cup of turmeric tea is a pot, a cooktop, and, of course, some high-quality turmeric.

There is more room for inaccuracy in your measurements when brewing turmeric tea than there is with some of the other teas we have looked at, but it is commonly suggested you use four cups of water for every one teaspoon of turmeric.

The water should be left to boil before the turmeric is added. After the introduction of the spice, reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for ten minutes or so, stirring occasionally. When the time comes to transfer your tea from the pot to your cup, be sure to use a sieve to remove any undissolved pieces of turmeric because you really don’t want to get them stuck between your teeth or in the back of your throat.

In the brewing of turmeric tea, there are no essential ingredients beyond water and turmeric itself, but some devotees like to experiment with different ingredients to enhance the taste. Lemon is a common addition to turmeric tea, as are ginger and cinnamon.

Further Benefits of Turmeric Tea
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The ceremonial brewing of oolong tea is referred to as “gongfucha” and can be quite a tedious affair, seeing the leaves steeped multiple times before consumption is permitted.

Thankfully, you don’t have to worry about following the exhausting rules of gongfucha at seven in the morning, when you're bleary eyed and struggling to remain upright.

Oolong tea can be easily brewed by adding two teaspoons of tea for every 200 milliliters of water. The water should not have reached boiling point, but should be a good 200 degrees Fahrenheit before the leaves are added. The leaves should be steeped for ten minutes before drinking (maybe a little less, depending on personal preference).

Acquiring teas from foreign countries can often prove a little pricy, but oolong tea is uniquely economical. High-quality oolong tea leaves can be used and reused, surviving multiple brewings without any loss of flavor. In fact, the taste of oolong leaves is said to improve as more brewings occur, allowing you to use one collection of leaves four or five times before moving

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