Jasmine and lemongrass tea, renowned for being an Asian love potion, is combines well with Asian foods. Jasmine flowers as well as lemongrass help to calm the mind, ease anxiety, enhance communication, and stimulate passion. The best flavor comes from fresh lemongrass, so it’s best to buy it from your local specialty foods store or a supermarket.
- 1 stem lemongrass, chopped,
- 1 tbsp jasmine flowers,
- a dash of lime juice.
Makes 2 servings
- Put the chopped lemongrass in a teapot and add the jasmine flowers.
- Dilute 3⁄4 cup of boiled water with 1⁄2 cup of cold water so that the temperature of the hot water is about 158°F (70°C).
- Pour the water into the teapot, leave a few minutes so that the aroma develops, then serve. In hot weather, you can serve this tea chilled.