Hunza tea is originated from Hunza valley which is located far from northern Pakistan.
When you visit Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan, one of the first things you’ll hear is about the amazing “Hunza Tea”.
Unfortunately, the tea is not available any place else in Pakistan.
Hunza people are the Indians living in the extreme northwest of India in the Hindu Kush range. They are known to be one of the world’s healthiest civilizations, often living up to the age of 110 years.
‘Hunza Tea” is the precious recipe in the world and is basically a super drink packed with ample benefits such as anti-aging, enhancing skincare, aiding weight loss, and managing diabetes.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2-3 minutes
Total Time 6-7 minutes
|Mint leaves||5-6 leaves|
|Basil leaves (Tulsi)||4-5 leaves|
|Jaggery (Optional)||10 gm|
|Lemon juice||1 tsp.|
- Take water in tea pan.
- Add all the ingredients to water and bring it to boil.
- Simmer it for 2-3 minutes, cover and let it sit for few minutes.
- Add lemon juice before serving.
- Your miracle Hunza Tea is ready! Enjoy!
Benefits of Hunza Tea
- Hunza tea has anti-aging properties.
- It may help in losing weight.
- It helps to boost the body’s immune system.
- It has antioxidant and diuretic properties.
- It helps to get relief from indigestion.
- It is low in calories.
- It helps in maintaining the hemoglobin level.
- It prevents chronic diseases.
- It is beneficial for diabetes as it controls blood sugar levels.
- It is also helpful for arthritis.
- Cinnamon possess traces of Vitamin B, K, and various antioxidants.
- Ginger is loaded with various antioxidant compounds such as vitamin C, E, beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein, etc.
- Basil leaves are jam-packed with the goodness of calcium, vitamin K, and a wide range of antioxidants.
- Jaggery is enriched with copper, iron, and magnesium.
- Lemon Juice is high in vitamin C, fiber, and various beneficial plant compounds.
- Cardamom is high in phytochemicals that show anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. It also contains essential vitamins and minerals including potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, and potassium.
- Mint leaves are packed with the goodness of antioxidants, phytonutrients, and essential vitamins and minerals including Vitamin A, C, B-complex, iron, potassium, and manganese.
Why Hunza Tea can’t be the only reason for the “Hunza” tribes health?
The people of Hunza valley are healthy not only due to Hunza tea, but many other factors as well:
- No use of fertilizers and pesticides, as the areas are naturally fertile.
- Clean environment.
- Use of fresh produce, fruits, and vegetables.
- Zero use of refined or processed foods.
- High level of physical activity in the fields or even in general.
No single recipe, food, or drink can make you healthy, it requires a combination of both diet and physical activity, that is the only truth. When it comes to maintaining and enhancing a healthy lifestyle, there are no shortcuts, just hard work, and consistency.
Undoubtedly this tea exhibits ample health benefits and is loaded with nutrients of all kinds, but to gather the utmost benefits from it, you also need to overlook your overall lifestyle and bring in moderations there as well.