On a warm summer day, iced honeysuckle tea is perfect. So what exactly is honeysuckle? Well, it is a bell-shaped shrub that has numerous health benefits and flavor.
It is used by people to help them get rid of headaches. It also has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving qualities. It can also support the immune system and treat high fevers. The Chinese have been using this shrub medicinally for all sorts of health issues. The most important attribute of this herb is that it may help to regulate blood sugar levels within the normal range.
Many people are fond of drinking honeysuckle tea. However, there are people who are not fully aware of the method that should be used to make this tea. One of the best and quick iced honeysuckle tea recipe is mentioned below.
Get two bunches of honeysuckle blossoms and a few fresh mint sprigs to garnish at the end.
- Pluck the freshest looking honeysuckle blossoms and store them inside a mason jar.
- Now boil 2-½ cups of water and pour it over the honeysuckle blossom that is stored inside the mason jar. Let it sit in the water overnight. Once the water cools, pour it into the jar and place it inside the refrigerator.
- The next day, strain the tea with the help of a strainer. If you want crystal clear results, then a coffee filter can be used to catch the larger particles.
- Now pour the iced tea back in the mason jar and add ice cubes and a lot of fresh mint sprigs. The drink can be garnished with fresh honeysuckle blossoms as well to give it a different look altogether. Serve the drink chilled and feel refreshed on a warm summer day.
If you prefer your tea hot, then no problem! Simple heat up the tea the next day. Serving it hot is great in winter or on a cooler evening. It is one of the best ways to keep seasonal cough, flu, or other sorts of challenges at bay.
If you want a little more sweetness, consider a sweetener alternative!
Try out this drink and feel refreshed, active, and energized. The scent of the drink and the flavor is an experience for the people who have not tasted this drink before. This is a drink that people are likely to fall in love with.