What is in your commercial store bought tea bags?
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What's in your store bought commercial tea bags?
What is in tea bags? Go to your kitchen, grab one of your favorite teas and take the tea bag apart. Usually, commercial tea bags are not made of whole herbs, fruits or flowers; they are blended for everyone’s taste buds, standard. Now take a look at your tea bag, tea bags are commonly made of paper or food grade plastic. Make your own fresh tea; your teacup needs high quality fresh tea. Here are three fresh tea recipes below to make for your mind, body and soul.
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African Bush Tea Recipe recipe ingredientsThe continent of Africa has a wealth of indigenous herbs and plants such as African bush tea used for herbal treatments.
Papaya Seed Tea Recipe recipe ingredientsThe black seeds in the center of papayas are edible and have a peppery taste making a unique African Wedza Papaya Seed Tea recipe.
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Get Good Hot Spice Tea
2 cups water
½ teaspoon ground turmeric
½ teaspoon ground ginger
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon honey
Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan; add turmeric, ginger, and cinnamon. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain tea into a large glass; add honey and lemon wedge.