Healing Aloe Vera Green Tea Recipe

Healing Aloe Vera Green Tea Recipe
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Fresh aloe vera helps the body repair cell damage, and green tea is a stomach soother that aids in healthy digestion. Choose decaffeinated green tea, as caffeine can be a trigger for heartburn.

Ingredients

  • 1-2 cups water
  • 1 decaffeinated green tea bag
  • 1 large aloe vera leaf

Directions

Boil the water, steep tea in cup. Cut edges from aloe leaf. Cut the leave in half, scrape out the clear jelly in the center, and stir into cup of tea. Serve.

Green Tea Shopping Tip

Look for high-quality green teas in Asian markets or specialty tea stores. Loose-leaf blends tend to be higher quality than grocery store brands.

Green Tea Cooking Tip

Most green teas require a lower temperature water than black teas, which typically require boiling water. Invest in a thermometer to ensure that the water you use on delicate green tea is the right temperature.