What you should know about lemongrass tea combinations

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Have you ever heard about lemongrass tea combinations? What are they, and how to make these combinations? Let’s find out in this article.


Lemongrass tea combinations are considered healthy beverages with a distinctive aroma and flavor from lemongrass. Lemongrass and tea both contain numerous nutrients, so their blending is safe to enjoy everyday. They can be mixed with other fruits and herbs such as peaches, oranges, kumquats, lemons, or ginger to bring more flavor layers. 

What is lemongrass?

Lemongrass is a tall and stalky plant in the grass family. It is widely grown in tropical areas, especially in Southeast Asia. Lemongrass is a herb with a gingery flavor and undertones of lemon. As the essential oil is the same as lemon, lemongrass is frequently used in teas to provide a lemony taste. Generally, fresh lemongrass is preferable because it brings a better balance of flavors, while dried one provides a woodsy taste.  

Lemongrass has a wide variety of usages. It is a popular ingredient in food and drink recipes in Thailand, Indonesia, India, etc. It can be mixed with meat, seafood, vegetables as well as tea and other beverages. Besides, it can be used as a fragrance in other industries. The presence of lemongrass may help inhibit the development of several bacteria and yeast. Additionally, some compounds in this plant are believed to bring antioxidant effects, reduce pain and swelling, lower blood sugar, cholesterol levels, and so on. 

what is lemongrass
Lemongrass is a tall and stalky plant in the grass family


What are lemongrass tea combinations?

A lemongrass tea combination is a blending of leaves or stalks of lemongrass plants and tea leaves. Black tea is usually used in this combination to make the flavor of lemongrass stand out. However, other teas such as green tea, oolong tea, or white tea can also be used. Besides, ginger, lemon juice, or honey are also added to enrich the flavor of lemongrass tea combinations. The distinctive aroma of lemongrass combined with the acid-base of tea will bring a mild taste and relaxing flavor to drinkers. 

Lemongrass tea combinations can be enjoyed hot or cold. If you are looking for a healthy beverage to relax your body and help release toxins, hot lemongrass tea combinations are useful options. It is often served in some spas before treatment or in restaurants after meals. When turning into cold drinks with some ice cubes, this beverage is ideal to cool you down on hot summer days.  

Lemongrass tea combinations
Lemongrass tea combinations

How to make lemongrass tea combinations?

When it comes to lemongrass tea combinations, the two most popular recipes are orange lemongrass peach tea and lemon ginger lemongrass tea. Let’s explore how to make them!

Orange lemongrass peach tea

Orange lemongrass peach tea is an interesting combination of lemongrass, tea, and other fruits, which is very popular in the summer.


  • 1 tea bags
  • A fresh orange
  • 2 lemongrass 
  • Peach syrup and pickled peaches
  • Sugar


Step 1: Prepare the ingredients

Cut an orange in half, cut half of it into slices, and squeeze the rest to take the juice.

Wash lemongrass, smash it, and cut it into pieces. Add them to 300ml water and boil for 5 minutes.

Cut pickled peaches into bite-sized pieces.

Steep the tea bags in 85 – 90°C water for about 5 minutes to get the tea liquor. 

Step 2: Assemble

Add 50ml lemongrass liquor, peach syrup, and orange juice into tea liquor, then stir well or shake them in a shaker. Add some ice, orange slices, and peaches to the glass and enjoy. 

Orange lemongrass peach tea 
Orange lemongrass peach tea

Lemon lemongrass tea

If you want a fragrant and fresh drink, sip on this lemon lemongrass tea combination. It will bring a wonderful calming effect with a lovely citrus flavor.  


  • 3-4 stalks of fresh or dried lemongrass
  • 2 tea bags
  • 1 lemon 
  • Sweetener: sugar, honey, etc.


Step 1: Prepare the tea base

Put 2 tea bags into a teapot and pour about 300ml water at 85 – 90°C. Cover it and let the tea steep for 3 – 5 minutes. After that, remove the tea bag and get the tea liquor. 

Step 2: Prepare the lemongrass, ginger, and lemon

Remove the old lemongrass leaves outside and wash them. Then use something heavy to smash them and cut them into long pieces.

Wash the lemon and halve it. Squeeze half of the lemon to get the lemon juice while cutting the rest into thin slices. 

Step 3: Cook lemongrass with sugar

Boil 500 ml water, and add 200g sugar with smashed lemongrass. Cook this mixture under medium heat. After the sugar dissolves, lower the heat and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Then turn off the heat and take out the lemongrass.

Step 4: Assemble

Put 100 ml tea liquor, 50 ml lemongrass liquor, and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice into a glass, and stir well. Add some ice cubes, lemon, and lemongrass slices to finish.  

Lemongrass lemon tea


Lemongrass is not only used in making dishes, but it is also frequently added to beverages, especially tea drinks. Lemongrass tea combinations are getting popular with diverse tastes from other fruits. Try out lemongrass orange peach tea or lemon lemongrass tea recipes now to experience relaxing feelings!

About Future Generation Co.,Ltd

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