Monday, June 28, 2010

Nan's Herbal Tea Recipe




Here is an original recipe by Nan. This herbal tea is good to promote digestion, balance your blood pressure and cholesterol, and many more benefits.

It is easy to prepare at home. It makes a wonderful drink hot or cold. All natural ingredients are available in your nearby Chinese grocery store.

Recipe:
- 1 Cinnamon Stick (5g) (卷玉桂)
- 2 handful of Dried Hawthorn Fruit (20g) (山楂干)
- 2 pieces of Dried Chinese Prune (话梅)

Put ingredients in a coffee-maker cup (4-cup size), add 4 cups of water in coffee maker. Turn power on and leave it on for 45 minutes.

If you use a larger size coffee-maker, add more ingredients with more water, and leave the power on for longer time. Adjust the amount of water for the best taste to yourself.

To serve:

Hot drink:
- Serve with honey

Cold drink:
- Keep cool
- Serve with honey and ice

To your health!

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