how to make tai tea

how to make tai tea

The Art of Making Tae Tea

Tae Tea is a traditional herbal brew originating from Asia that not only offers a delicious flavor, but is also packed with many health benefits. Making this tea is an art, and one that can be mastered with a few tips and tricks.


To make Tae Tea you will need the following ingredients:

  • Chinese Black Tea – Preferred type of tea for making tae. It is dark and rich in flavor.
  • Chinese Herbal Tea – Most commonly used is ‘Tae’ tea, which is a mixture of herbs with a sweet and tangy flavor.
  • Honey – Adds a hint of sweetness to the tea.
  • Lemon – Adds a nice citrus flavor to the tea.


Follow these steps for making the perfect cup of Tae Tea:

  1. Start by bringing 3-4 cups of water to a boil.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of Chinese black tea to the boiling water.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of Chinese herbal tea, preferably ‘Tae’ tea.
  4. Simmer the tea for 15 minutes.
  5. Strain the tea into a cup and add 1 teaspoon of honey or to taste.
  6. Add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice to the cup.
  7. Enjoy your cup of Tae Tea.


Tae Tea is a popular medicinal herbal brew and can be enjoyed both hot or iced. Making Tae Tea is a true art but with these tips and tricks, it can easily be mastered. So let’s get brewing and enjoy a delightful cup of Tae Tea.


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