Infusions are very healthy drinks with a multitude of properties. And the best thing is that we can give them our touch by spicing them with the ingredients we prefer. As in this infusion of Chamomile lemon-lime. An ideal drink both to take hot and relieve cold symptoms, and to take cold and refresh us in summer.
Chamomile, or Chamaemelum nobile, is a plant to which a multitude of properties are attributed, such as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It also strengthens the immune system while relieving cold symptoms, among others.
All this, combined with lemon, which also has antibacterial properties and strengthens the immune system.
Also, as we said, lemon-lime chamomile tea is great both hot and cold. Take it very hot on cold days, to tone the body and prevent or improve the symptoms of colds. Or let it cool for a few hours in the fridge and serve it chilled on hotter days. You will have a delicious and healthy refreshment of the most natural.
Lemon-Lime Chamomile Infusion Recipe
You will see that preparing this chamomile infusion with lemon-lime flavor is very simple. Remember that it is always better to buy infusions as natural as possible. You can go to any herbalist and get the dried chamomile flowers to prepare this infusion. It is always better than buying the classic tea bags.
In addition, the great advantage is that we can give them a multitude of different flavors depending on what ingredients we add. As we do in this case with lime and lemon. And, if what you want is to make a very healthy soft drink, increase the amount of lime and lemon juice and reduce the whole mixture with more water. You will see how you get a very healthy soft drink that everyone will like.
And, without further ado, let’s see how to make this lemon-lime chamomile infusion step by step. You will see how easy it is!
Homemade Lemon-Lime Chamomile Infusion
- 8 g Chamomile flowers
- 400 ml Water
- 1/2 Lemon
- 1/2 Lime
- 1 Tbsp Honey (optional)
- Put the water in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
- Add the flowers in an infuser when the water begins to boil. Lower the heat to the minimum and cover the saucepan. Cook for 3 minutes.
- After that time, remove from the fire and let it infuse for about 5 minutes. Remove the chamomile flowers and add a teaspoon of honey. Mix with the lemon and lime juice and serve.
- If you prefer to serve it cold, allow it to cool and then put it in the refrigerator, serve it with some mint or mint leaves and that's it!
This drink is ideal to drink after meals. You can perfectly replace the dessert with an infusion. The combination of ingredients used here has a relaxing and digestive effect. Chamomile is a great ally of the stomach.
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