Tea consumption has its legendary origins in China of more than 4,000 years ago. Green tea originates from China and has become associated with many cultures in Asia.Green tea has been used as both a beverage and a method of traditional medicine in most of Asia, including China, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Korea and Thailand, to help everything from controlling bleeding and helping heal wounds to regulating body temperature, blood sugar and promoting digestion.
Iced Green Tea Recipe
Prep Time: 20 mins ♥ Cook Time: 20 mins ♥ Total Time: 40 mins ♥ Yield: 4 servings
2 cups boiling water
4 green tea bags
3 inch ginger
1 cup cold water
1 cup grape juice
2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp lime juice
Recipe Method1. In a saucepan, combine water, sugar, and ginger. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer for 5 minutes and remove from heat. Then add the tea bags, let stand covered for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags, strain and discard the ginger.
2. Stir in 2 cups cold water, grape juice, lime juice, stirring until it dissolves.
3. Let tea come to room temperature then serve over ice. Add some lime wedges to your drink.