Project Description

AYURVEDIC NUTRITIONAL FACTS OF LEMON

Rasa
Sour

Guna
Light

Virya
Hot

Vipaka
Sour

Lemon is rich in Vitamin C, which helps against the common cold. It also aids digestion and prevents digestive issues. On the other hand, black pepper also improves digestion, prevents constipation, promotes weight loss, and treats respiratory problems.

Benefits of Lemon black pepper tea:

  • Promotes weight loss
  • Improves digestion
  • Clears chest congestion
  • Cures cough & cold

Full Recipe in Details

You can enjoy “Lemon black pepper tea” anytime in the day. But, it is best to drink when you eat something heavy to digest, like cholla bhatura or paratha. It helps to digest the food easily and makes you feel light. It is easy and quick to prepare and has a sweet & sour taste.

STARTING GUIDE
  • Cuisine: Indian

  • Prep Time: 05 mins

  • Cooking Time: 05 mins

  • Total Time: 05 mins

  • Rasa (taste): Sour

  • Guna (property): Light

  • Virya (potency): Hot

  • Vipaka (post digestion effect): Sour

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup water

  • 1/4th teaspoon black pepper powder

  • 1 teaspoon green tea (optional)

  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

  • Mishri or jaggery powder (as per taste)

GUIDE / INSTRUCTIONS
  • Pour a cup of water into a pan, add black pepper powder (1/4 tsp) and give it a boil.

  • After boiling for 2-3 minutes over a low flame, switch off the gas and add 1tsp plain green tea (optional). Cover the pan and let it steep for 3 minutes.

  • Strain the tea & add 1/2 tsp lemon juice to it.

  • You can add mishri or jaggery powder to it for the sweetness.

NOTES

Ayurveda suggests eating as per your body type. Each food has a specific property based on which it nourishes our body. Eating according to our body type helps to maintain health and boost our immunity.

Lemon black pepper tea is more suitable for a Kapha body type person.

It’s all about maintaining balance. Everything in moderation is healthy. But still, we can make some changes in the recipe to make it more suitable according to our body type.

Changes to make in this recipe according to your body type:

Vata person – Avoid adding green tea.

Pitta person – Do not drinking it if you suffer from hyperacidity frequently.

Kapha person – No changes needed.

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