Homemade Raspberry Iced Tea – Sip It All Summer Long!

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This easy raspberry iced tea recipe is a refreshingly sweet drink you’ll want to sip all summer long! Made with just 4 ingredients, you can have a large party pitcher ready with only 30 minutes of work.

The perfect way to cool off when the weather’s hot!

During these hot American summers, there’s one thing that cools you down like no other, a big ole’ glass of refreshing iced tea. The crisp layers of black tea with the sweet tones of summer berries, it’s so refreshing.

7 Amazing Benefits of Raspberry Tea

Raspberry tea boasts several health benefits, including increasing fertility in women, boosting the immune system, protecting the heart and other gastrointestinal issues. While this tea serves different purposes, it is most famous as an aid for women’s health.

Pregnancy Aid: This tea is known for its ability to stimulate labor and ease childbirth. It can strengthen and tone the muscles and make for a speedier and less painful time in the delivery room.

Regulates Blood Pressure: The concentration of potassium in this tea makes it excellent for reducing blood pressure and protecting the heart against heart attacks and strokes.

Aids in Digestion: The anti-inflammatory qualities of raspberry tea help soothe stomach aches and prevent constipation. In excess, however, the effects make this tea a laxative, so consume in moderation.

Boosts Immune System: Vitamin C in raspberry tea helps to improve the function of the immune system and stimulates the production of white blood cells in the body.

Stimulates Fertility: Traditionally, raspberry leaf tea has been used to stimulate fertility, both in men and women, primarily because the compounds in this tea can curb the hormone imbalances in people.

Skin Care: People commonly use raspberry tea to heal the irritation on the skin. Due to its high levels of vitamin E and C, as well as various antioxidants, it soothes inflammation caused by psoriasis, acne and eczema, among others.

Weight Loss: Recognized widely as a low-calorie tea with a metabolism-stimulating characteristic, raspberry tea is popular with people who are trying to lose weight. This tea can help make you feel full while delivering essential nutrients and boosting your energy levels.

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Easy Homemade Raspberry Tea
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Servings4servings
Prep Time10minutes
Cook Time30minutes
Ingredients
  • 4 black tea bags (ie. Lipton)
  • 8 cups water divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 oz fresh raspberries
Servings4servings
Prep Time10minutes
Cook Time30minutes
Ingredients
  • 4 black tea bags (ie. Lipton)
  • 8 cups water divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 oz fresh raspberries
Recipe Instructions
  1. Bring 4 cups water to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Add tea bags and allow to steep for 15 minutes.
  4. Add sugar and raspberries and bring to a boil over high heat.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and continue to cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Let it cool down before serving in a large pitcher with ice.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Facts:
238 calories, 60 grams carbohydrate (50 grams sugar, 10 grams fiber), 2 grams protein.

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