Dried Barley Tea Introduction
Barley tea is one if not the most popular drinks in Japan, South Korea and China. It actually replaces drinking water in many restaurants in Korea and it is famous as a refreshing cold beverage in Japan. Barley tea does not color your teeth and has no effects on your sleeping habbits because it’s caffeine-free.
You can find barley tea by different names. In China, it is known as maicha, mugicha is its Japanese name, and it is called boricha in Korea. Barley is harvested in early summer and the grains are carefully picked and roasted briefly until they are dark brown. That is what gives this tea its slightly toasty undertones which mix with the sweet flavor. The color of the tea is a beautiful orange or light brown and it will win you over with its mesmerizing aroma.
Barley is actually one of the oldest grains consumed by humans and it has been around for thousands of years. It was used for food, making alcoholic beverages and it was even used as a currency. Barley was considered to be the king of grains and it was widely celebrated. It is a whole grain that is low in fat and calories but contains a lot of fiber and important nutrients, and for that reason it has been an important cooking ingredient in many cultures from ancient times to the modern world. One cup of barley contains 217 calories, 1 gram of fat, and as much as 10 grams of fiber.
When ancient Eastern civilizations started to cultivate barley and recognized what a powerful grain it is, they soon started making tea from it. Its medicinal benefits were recognized from the very beginning and it was known as a natural remedy.
The refreshing property of dried barley tea was perfect for the East Asian humid and hot climate and that is why it is traditionally consumed as a cold beverage. Some even say that this tea is a better thirst quenching drink than water.
If you want to get completely immersed in the Asian culture, this tea goes very well together with Asian food, especially Korean. You can serve barley tea with spicy noodles, bulgogi, Korean stir fry noodles, or soft tofu soup. It is also a perfect drink to sip on while you eat a spicy kimchi because it will help to calm down the effect of hot spices.
It is no wonder that dried barley tea managed to spread all over the world as a widely enjoyed beverage that many different cultures enjoy because it is so amazingly versatile and flavorsome.
Taste and Smell Profile
• Flavor: Barley tea features a unique, sweet flavor that one should experience by themselves
• Color: A mix of yellow and brown beans
• Smell: The smell of barley tea is refreshing with hints of sweet tones
• Before Brewing: Hard and crunchy
• After Brewing: Soft and mushy
About AiryTea Dried Barley Tea Package
• Tea Type: Dried Barley Tea
• Weight: 80 tea bags
• Shelf Life: 18 months
• Tea Storage Recommendation: Store it in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.
Top 10 Dried Barley Tea Benefits
Dried barley tea is incredibly healthy and good for you, whether you’re suffering from digestive issues, high blood sugar levels, or anemia. Because it doesn’t contain any caffeine, it will not keep you awake at night. Quite the contrary, it helps you relax after a stressful day and improves sleep quality. It can aid in loosing unwanted weight, detoxify your body, and maintain overall health because it contains important antioxidants in addition to having antibacterial properties. This tea is really wondrous and your diet could definitely benefit from it. Barley tea contains vitamins A, B6, K, C, E, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, choline, pantothenic acid, and minerals like manganese, selenium, iron, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, copper, potassium, and calcium. So drink your delicious cup of barley tea to boost your health instantly!
Below you will find top ten barley benefits.
1. Barley Detoxifies Body
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How To Brew / Prepare Barley Tea?
Add a teaspoon of barley tea (add more or less, depending on your taste preferences) and soak it in the boiling hot water for around 15 minutes. Then drink.
Alternative: Take 2 litres (0.5 gallon) of water and wait till it boils, add the tea and boil it for another 5 to 10 minutes. Enjoy your drink.
Tip: Feel free to freeze the barley tea or put it in the fridge during hot summer days.
Dried Barley Tea Shipping Times
We are proud to offer two great shipping methods that will suit everyone’s needs.
Flat Rate Shipping
- Great for people who are not in a hurry and want to save on even more for barley tea. This method will take around 10 to 30 days to arrive.
- For everyone who wants to try our barley tea as soon as possible, pick this method and get your tea in just 1 to 5 business days.
Please note: this excludes handling time, which is usually less than 24 hours. However, if there are certain situations beyond our control (such as the post office being closed) it may take up to 72 hours for your package to be shipped.
If you have changed your mind regarding the tea, you can return the unopened package to us and we will be more than happy to give you a refund. Please contact us (with your order number) to proceed with the request.
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