Imagine waking up to the sweet, rich smell of the jasmine blossom with its buds in bloom and its alluring fragrance surrounding you in a gentle haze. You get up, walk to your dining table and find out that the scent is emerging, not from the vase on your dresser, but a delicious cup of Jasmine Mandarin Tea that is waiting for you.
When you inhale the aroma of a warm cup of Jasmine Mandarin Tea, one of two things can happen to you. You may drift away on its cloud of beautiful mandarin and jasmine scents into a world of dreams or you might find yourself enveloped in a mantle of happy calm. Either way, it is the best way to begin your day.
Why is this tea so unique? Find out in this compilation of the best and most special aspects of this special beverage.
Origins of Jasmine Mandarin Tea
The jasmine plant is believed to have been introduced into China from eastern South Asia via India during the Han dynasty but it was only infused into tea around the fifth century. The tea is created these days through a labour intensive process which involves the release of the jasmine and mandarin fragrance and absorption of the fragrance by the tea. So, whenever you drink a cup of this tea, it is a unique experience, rich in history and complicated in its craftsmanship.
Benefits of this aromatic tea
One of the most important aspects of Jasmine Tea and why it is so loved across the world is due to its weight control properties. This is due to the antioxidants it contains which increase your metabolism and allows the absorption of nutrients which in turn, helps in weight loss.
The antioxidants also have other ways to help you. It boosts your immune system, thereby protecting you from diseases around you. Since it has anti-inflammatory properties, you are also protected from ailments and chronic diseases in the best way possible.
Studies show that this tea helps in preventing cancer and controlling diabetes. It can help you lead a less stressful life due to its fragrance which is almost like a tranquilliser.
The tea has anti-bacterial properties which provide a defence against bacterial infections. It can also provide relief from colds, coughs and throat infections.
This wonderful tea is full of polyphenolic compounds with catechins. These ingredients can improve gastric health, aid in better digestion and help prevent gastrointestinal forms of cancer.
Brewing the beverage
The important aspect of brewing Jasmine Mandarin tea is the time involved in steeping the tea.
If you steep the tea bags for too long, the tea can become very bitter. Boil the water in a kettle only for up to 80 degrees centigrade. In case the water heats to boiling point, let it cool till it is less warm as the aroma of the teabags is released best in water that is not too hot. Some people even use a thermometer to get the temperature just right. Pre-heat your teacup, so that the tea is still warm enough to drink. Steep the tea bags for about 30 seconds or a little longer. Your tea is now done.
Enjoy the goodness of a fine tea
Don’t miss the excellent flavours of Jasmine Mandarin Tea from the Sublime House of Tea. They have been made with premium green tea leaves and is a highly aromatic, beautiful beverage. It is the kind of tea that can warm the soul and calm your heart all year round.