How To Make Blue Lotus Tea
Blue Lotus tea is an ancient recipe made from the petals of the blue lotus flower, provding an enjoyable and healing drink. Making blue lotus tea is easy and can be done in the comfort of your own home. Here is how to do it:
Step One: Gather The Ingredients
To make blue lotus tea, you will need the following ingredients:
- 2 tablespoons of blue lotus petals
- 1 pint of water
- A heat source (stove or tea kettle)
- A teapot
- A strainer (optional)
Step Two: Preparing The Petals
Before making your tea, inspect the petals for any debris and rinse them with cold water. Then, finely grind the petals and set aside. This will help to release the compounds from the petals and provide a better-tasting tea.
Step Three: Boil The Water
Bring the pint of water to a boil in your teapot or tea kettle. Once the water has reached a rolling boil, turn off the heat source and let it sit for 15 minutes. This will allow the boiled water to cool slightly.
Step Four: Steeping The Petals
Once the water has cooled, add the ground petals to the water. Put the lid on the teapot and let the petals steep for 10-15 minutes. Longer steeping times will produce a stronger tasting tea but can make it slightly bitter.
Step Five: Strain The Petals
When the steeping time is up, remove the lid from the teapot and tilter it over a cup. Use a strainer to ensure that all of the petals are removed from the tea.
Step Six: Enjoy Your Blue Lotus Tea!
Your blue lotus tea is now ready to enjoy! Feel free to add honey or milk to the tea for additional flavor. The tea can be served hot or cold, depending on your preference. This tea may have calming and healing properties, so drink up and enjoy the benefits!