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Orange Blossom Tea

with Cinnamon and Lemon Balm
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Orange Blossom Tea

Orange Blossom Tea - An enchanting mix of fragrances and flavors

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Health Score:
5,6 / 10
Difficulty:
very easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
5 min.
Preparation
ready in 15 min.
Ready in
Calories:
5
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Orange blossom tea has a stimulating, antidepressant and aphrodisiac effect. In addition, orange blossom tea can relieve slight cramps and promote sleep.

According to studies, cinnamon has a positive influence on elevated blood lipid values - they can be reduced by up to 30 percent. In addition, cinnamon can reduce ravenous appetite attacks through its effect on the blood sugar level.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie5 kcal(0 %)
Protein0 g(0 %)
Fat0 g(0 %)
Carbohydrates1 g(1 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0 g(0 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₂0 mg(0 %)
Niacin0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₆0 mg(0 %)
Folate2 μg(1 %)
Pantothenic acid0 mg(0 %)
Biotin0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium28 mg(1 %)
Calcium17 mg(2 %)
Magnesium3 mg(1 %)
Iron0.6 mg(4 %)
Iodine12 μg(6 %)
Zinc0.1 mg(1 %)
Saturated fatty acids0 g
Uric acid0 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
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Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
2 sprigs Lemon balm
3 tablespoons dried Orange blossom
1 large Cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon Orange blossom water
liquid Sweetener (as desired)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Bowl (or glass measuring cup), 1 Teaspoon, 1 Sieve

Preparation steps

1.
Orange Blossom Tea preparation step 1

Rinse lemon balm, shake dry and remove leaves from stems. Set a few leaves aside for garnish and coarsely chop remaining leaves. Place in a bowl.

2.
Orange Blossom Tea preparation step 2

Add orange blossoms. Divide cinnamon stick into 3 pieces and add one piece to bowl. Pour in 2 cups boiling water. Cover and steep 6-8 minutes.

3.
Orange Blossom Tea preparation step 3

Stir the mixture once, then pour through a sieve into two cups. To each cup, add 1 piece cinnamon stick and ½ teaspoon orange blossom water. Stir in sweetener to taste. Serve tea garnished with reserved lemon balm leaves.