Barley Tea
In Korea we drink instead of water

Barley Tea in itself is not that unique to South Korea, However in Korea this tea is used very differently. It is commonly drunk by a number of koreans effectively instead of water, its believed that this tea is very good at keeping the body clean and improve the digestive system.

Therefore unlike most countries in the world Barley tea is very popular amongst Koreans, and is one of there most common drinks. It has a malty flavor and can be drunk hot or cold, it is also given to young babies to help with colic.

Korean Barley Tea box

Korean Barley Tea bags

To make it is very simple, Take a large Barley tea bag and put it in a saucepan. Boil about 2 litres of water in a kettle then pour the boiling water into the saucepan, leave to brew for about 10 - 20 minutes depending on how strong you want to make it.

Korean Barley Tea brewed

Squeeze and then remove the teabag, and it should be a malty brown color, It is ready to drink. To store put in some bottles and store in the fridge, Drink regularly and see if you benefit from this drink.

Barley Tea ready to drink

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