Thursday, April 8, 2010

Recipe: Apple Tea (Elma Cay)

2 red apples, do not peel and do not remove the seeds, cut in 4 or 6
1 orange, do not peel, cut in 4 or 6
1 stick cinnamon
2 whole cloves
4 cup water

Place all the ingredients in a saucepan, bring to a boil. Turn the heat down and simmer until the fruits are tender. Strain into the bowl pushing gently with the back of the spoon to remove all the liquid. Then pour into the tea glasses.

If you like you may sweeten with honey.

Health Benefits of Apple Tea

  • Apple Tea speeds up metabolism increases the amount of urine.
  • It reduces edema (fluid retention). Boil the orange with its skin which contains citric acid. Citric acid is also available in medication for losing weight.
  • the mineral salts found in Apple Tea acts as urine remover and blood cleaner.
  • it strengthens the body against uric acid and rheumatism.
  • Vitamins and mineral salts gives energy and freshness.
  • presence of vitamin A keeps the respiratory tract, nerve system, blood vessels and the skin healthy.
  • Apple Tea strengthens both the heart and stomach

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