How to make herbal tea with vitamin C
Tea Infusions are so refreshing. They are moisturizing, nourishing and some have medicinal properties. One of the great benefits of drinking herbal teas is that vitamins and minerals are readily available to your body. You can not get them from a vitamin supplement.
This tea is rich in vitamin C and bioflavonoids. It is refreshing on a hot summer day if you take cold and ideal to have on hand during the cold and flu season.
The protagonists of this infusion of herbal tea:
Hip: Very rich in vitamin C, more than many other herbs and foods. Also they contain vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin E, calcium, iron, manganese, selenium and zinc. They have a wonderful sweet taste.
Lemongrass: High in calcium, iron, magnesium and manganese.
Cinnamon: It has medicinal properties, is known for its heating effect and aid in digestion. It also adds a sweet and spicy taste wonderful teas.
Hibiscus / Pink Chinese / Flower cayena / Obelisk: High vitamin C is known for its cooling properties.
Fennel seeds: It helps digestion and is excellent for breastfeeding. It helps increase and enrich breast milk and helps prevent colic in babies or flatulence.
Lemon peel: Is added for flavor and add some vitamin C.
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4 tablespoons Escaramujo
1 tablespoon lemon grass
1 tablespoon chopped cinnamon
1 teaspoon hibiscus flowers / Pink Chinese / Flower cayena / Obelisk
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
½ teaspoon lemon zest
4 cups of water filtered
Pure honey bees or fresh fruit juice (optional)
1. Combine all dry herbs in medium bowl, stored in a glass container sealed herbs leftover.
2. Boil water in a medium size pot or a teapot.
3. Bring water to a boil, remove from heat. Add 4 tablespoons herb mixture to water. COVERING (this ensures that you receive all the nutritional benefits of herbs).
4. Leave reposing 45 minutes.
5. Strain the tea.
6. Sweeten with a little honey or fresh fruit juice if desired. If you want to keep some of the beneficial properties of honey bees cde pure or fresh juice, add after the tea has cooled a bit.
7. Store extra tea in the refrigerator up to a week.
Enjoy iced tea on a hot summer day or warm on a cold day.
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