5 Refreshing Ice Tea Recipes For That Instant Boost Of Energy
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Herbal teas are very popular because of their high antioxidant content and the ability to infuse the body with a different type of energy instantly. The substantial antioxidant properties also help in alleviating metabolic rates and improving the quality of skin and hair. Many people like to start their day by drinking warm herbal tea first thing in the morning. While it is extremely healthy and good for the gut, one can also not deny the urge to drink something cold and rejuvenate the first thing in the morning during the summer especially. 

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Iced tea is the perfect balance of health and freshness. Ice teas are pretty much made from the same ingredients that herbal teas are made from. It's just that they're cold and consist of some additional refreshing ingredients, like mint leaves and a bit of spice. To make everyone's mornings more revitalising, here are some delicious iced tea recipes.

* Bael Ice Tea

Bael iced tea is extremely rejuvenating and also a very exotic drink. It is made from bael fruit, which is essential in India during the summer. This quick and easy-to-make ice tea is made by using some bael powder, brown sugar, ice cubes and water. The bael powder has to be added to the water and mixed well so that there are no clumps. Then, into the tea, one can add some brown sugar and dissolve it properly. The final step is to add a lot of ice cubes to make it chilled before serving it. This is such a delicious iced tea that one will love to make it again and again. 

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* Cherry And Ginger Ice Tea

Cherry is such a delicious and sweet fruit that it can be incorporated into a lot of different desserts. However, one can also make different types of refreshing drinks with the help of a cherry, such as cherry iced tea. The sweetness of cherries complements the robust and intense flavours of ginger. Some other condiments that can be added to this tea include jasmine juice, ginger, lime juice, grapefruit juice, and other healthy juices to incorporate even better flavour. Remember to put a lot of ice cubes in for that extra chilled drink.

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* Apple And Mint Tea

Apple and mint iced tea is a delicious drink that is also very famous for its numerous health benefits. Apple is considered one of the most healthy fruits, and when combined with condiments like mint, lemon, jasmine, and a bit of kala namak, it makes the perfect libation for summer. This is a flavourful drink that is also very healthy and can be consumed by kids as well as adults. One can also add a little bit of chamomile tea, as it is a great fortifying ingredient for the immune system and can elevate the taste of the iced tea even more.

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* Mango And Peach Iced Tea

Summer is the season of mangoes and it would be apt to make a drink that plays with the delicious flavours of mangoes. A fruit that goes well with mangoes is peach. One can make this refreshing citrusy iced tea by taking out the flesh from the mangoes and peaches. This fruit flesh has to be mixed with a little bit of water and blended in a mixer. With the help of a sieve, one can strain the liquid to be used in the iced tea. In this liquid, one can incorporate the flavour of some white tea as well as honey for a subtler and more natural sweet flavour. By putting a lot of ice cubes in the drink, one can enjoy it on a sunny day.

* Earl Grey And Fruit Iced Tea

Earl Grey is a dark-coloured tea that is famous for its soothing effects on the body. It is one of the most popular teas in the world and has a black tea base with citrusy notes. The citrusy flavours can range somewhere between a lemon and an orange. This tea can be combined with any seasonal fruit of a person's choice. This may include pineapple, apples, oranges or anything else. One has to carefully extract the juice out of these fruits and mix them with Earl Grey tea. This flavourful tea is not just going to uplift you on a hot day but also has a calming effect on the body.