How to Make Cooling Tea Water

Learn to make cooling tea water, a spa product featured on The Kitchen.
The Kitchen

The Kitchen

A photo from the production of "The Kitchen" in Montclair, N.J., on July 8, 2014.Photo: Jeffrey Neira/Watershed Visuals©2014 Watershed Visual Media. All Rights Reserved.,A photo from the production of "The Kitchen" in Montclair, N.J., on July 8, 2014. Photo: Jeffrey Neira/Watershed Visuals ©2014 Watershed Visual Media. All Rights Reserved.

Photo by: Jeffrey Neira ©2014 Watershed Visual Media. All Rights Reserved.

Jeffrey Neira, 2014 Watershed Visual Media. All Rights Reserved.

Pour 4 cups boiling water over 3 cups fresh mint leaves and 5 green tea bags, then cover with a lid, and let it sit for approximately 1 hour. Strain and then chill.

When the mixture has chilled thoroughly, use cotton pads or a clean soft cloth soaked in the liquid and apply directly to a sunburn. You can also pour it over the sunburn if you wish.

If you find yourself without green tea, you can substitute black tea, which also contains tannins.

Keep Reading

Next Up

How to Keep Party Spritzers Cool

Hosting a crowd at a backyard cookout or potluck? Try this trick from the pros on The Kitchen.

Make a Marinade

Boost the flavor of meat and seafood with these easy marinades.

A Tea Party Fit for Mom

See how the cast of The Kitchen created can-do decorations and fresh bites for a Mother's Day tea party.

Piece of Cake Party: Tea Time

Whether you are throwing a tea party for your mother or for your friends, here are some tips and tricks to take it to the next level.

How to Make a Matcha Mask

Learn to make a matcha mask, a spa product featured on The Kitchen.

How to Make a Strawberry Mask

Learn to make a strawberry mask, a spa product featured on The Kitchen.

3 Brownie Recipes to Make Your Valentine Swoon

Thanks to these go-to recipes, brownie lovers of all kinds can enjoy the decadent flavor of a chocolate dessert.

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte Base

Bring the flavor of a classic PSL to your favorite autumnal dishes and drinks with this easy base recipe.

How to Make a Nail-Strengthening Soak

Learn to make a nail-strengthening soak, a spa product featured on The Kitchen.
More from:

The Kitchen

On TV

The Pioneer Woman

9:30am | 8:30c

Cupcake Wars

10am | 9c

Cake Wars

11am | 10c

Vegas Cakes

12pm | 11c

Ridiculous Cakes

12:30pm | 11:30c

The Pioneer Woman

1:30pm | 12:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

2:30pm | 1:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

3:30pm | 2:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

4:30pm | 3:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

5:30pm | 4:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

6:30pm | 5:30c

Chopped

7pm | 6c

Chopped

8pm | 7c

Chopped

9pm | 8c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Beat Bobby Flay

10pm | 9c

Beat Bobby Flay

10:30pm | 9:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

11:30pm | 10:30c

Chopped

12am | 11c

Beat Bobby Flay

1:30am | 12:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

2:30am | 1:30c

Chopped

3am | 2c

Mystery Diners

4:30am | 3:30c

What's New