A tea which you need the most – Holy Basil Tea

You might have heard a lot about the different varities of tea available in the world wide. From Hearbal, lemon, ginger, rosemary, chamomile to milk tea, everyone have something to get delighted.

And we as an Indian, have uncountable varieties and tastes of tea here. Even, we have different teas from different region. Like Asssam Tea, Darjeeling Tea, Sikkim Tea, Kahwa, Kangra Tea etc.

But there are curtain ingredients which have certain kind of medicinal properties and empact that when they all come together, they become so effective that people use to have it as a medicine.

Here, I am going to share a very old and traditional recipe of tea. This is a irrepeasable home remedy for fever, nose blocking, cough, cold, body pain, headache, flu, sore throat and many more.

So, without any further delay, let’s get straight into the recipe.

Take 1 and half cup of water in a saucepan on flame.

Add 1 and half tbsp of Sugar (Cheeni), 2 pinch of Black Salt (kala namak), 2 pinch of Carrom Saads (ajwain) in to it.

Now, crush half inch of Fresh Ginger (adrak), 4-5 Black pepper (kaali mirch), 2 Cloves (laung) and a hand ful of Holy Basil Leaves (tulsi ke patte). And add it too into the saucepan.

Cover the saucepan with a lid and let it boil for good 7-8 minutes.

After 7-8 mins. turn off the flame. Now, open the lid and squeeze half of a lemon into it.

Stir and strain the tea in a cup and enjoy it hot.

Holy basil tea
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NOTE – You can also replace sugar with honey. Just skip sugar at the beginning, and add honey at the time of adding lemon into the tea.

Now, let’s know more about the benefit of this tea by knowing the properties of the ingredients that goes in to it.

1. Ginger


As we all know, ginger is anti-inflammatory. It also acts against the RSV virus reduce blood sugar too as well as works excellent for bloating, gas, nausea, various types of infection, stomach pain, cold and cough.

2.Black peeper

black pepper
Black Pepper

It’s good for relive in constipation. Also helps in treating respiratory diseases. Very good for digestion, as well as helps to build as robust immune system against many viral inflaction.

3. Cloves


It helps in reducing acidity and constipation. It’s also a great cough suppresant. It have great anti-bacterial properties and anti-inflammatory properties.

4. Holy Basil (Tulsi)

Holy Basil

This miraculous plant contains antioxidants that help neutralise harmful free radicals and support the body’s natural detoxification processer.

5. Carrom Seeds (Ajwain)

Carrom Seeds

It combats infection, promotes digestion, relieves arthrities, enhances skin health, regulates blood pressure, treats common cold and cough and promotes digestion too.

These seeds contain Thymol, which have antimicrobial properties and may help relive respiratory issues. It not only can be helpful in caugh and cold, but also for congestion and asthma symptoms.

6. Black Salt

Black Salt

Helps in weight loss, cures acidity, decrease heartburn and bloating. It has antioxidant affects too.

7. Lemon


It boost immunity as well as support heart health. Hence, improves digestion too. It’s an execellent source of antioxidants.

Now, you know why this tea is so beneficial.

Do give it a try atleast for once. And let me know what you have experienced after trying this tea, in the comment section.

Also, have you heard about one more Indian Miraculous Drink-Golden Milk-A drink that can Heal Body Along with soul .

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