The pear and cinnamon infusion is an excellent blend of unique flavours. The freshness of fruits and berries blend with the typical floral flavor of cornflower, pomegranate, hibiscus and mallow. Ideal whenever you want to treat yourself to a pleasant break of relaxation and delight. The intense flavour, slightly sour thanks to the elderberry and blueberries, is also sweetened by the soft suggestions of dog rose and apple, natural flavours. The enveloping aroma that releases from the flowers is enhanced in a sweet final flavour, making this drink unique and satisfying.

Pear and cinnamon infusion: properties and benefits

The mixture represents an opportunity to help our body with a supply of precious vitamins and antioxidants, for the beauty of the skin and for digestion. The infusion represents a source of natural antioxidants, anthocyanins and flavonoids, useful for a natural remedy against tissue aging and skin blemishes. The elements of the mixture constitute a valid support, thanks to the vitamin C contained in hibiscus, blueberries, rose hips and elderberries. For the well-being of the skin, the infusion helps maintain elasticity, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin, useful for skin relaxation which reduces the signs of ageing. A support for regenerating tissues, also thanks to tannins and polyphenols which maintain the elasticity of the capillaries, stimulate microcirculation and counteract venous dilation caused by free radicals (e.g. in rosacea). Excellent to take after a meal, thanks to the digestive properties of various ingredients such as apple and cornflower, the drink allows correct intestinal transit.

Soothes stomach irritations, strengthens the gastric mucosa and reduces acidity. In the mixture, pomegranate flowers are useful against diarrhea and to regulate glucose levels during the assimilation of food. The flowers become refreshing elements for the oral cavity, together with other floral elements that soothe throat irritations. The mixture promotes diuresis, in contrast to water retention. The purifying effects of the anthocyanins present in blueberries and the properties of elderberries and pomegranate flowers help the body to expel toxins. Benefits for the urinary tract, various ingredients are not only diuretics but also counteract irritation. The infusion regenerates strength thanks to its antioxidant qualities, allowing the body to recover useful minerals and vitamins at the end of the day, or at the beginning to give a sprint. Together with a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet, the infusion contributes to an excellent balance of our organism.

Fruits and flowers

Pomegranate flowers come from the Punica granatum tree, which grows mainly in temperate climates. Tubular flowers develop only in flowering varieties, and normally appear as vase-shaped hermaphroditic flowers and bell-shaped male flowers. They are edible, equipped with various petals, with a color that can vary from white-yellow to intense red. The blueberry plant is divided into hundreds of species, differing in the characteristics of the stem and the color of the fruits. It is a plant belonging to the Ericaceae family, which for blackberries is usually Vaccinium myrtillus, or from the so-called American blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum. For cranberries it can derive from the subgenus Vaccinium Oxycoccus or from Vaccinium macrocarpon. The elderberry plant is the European Sambucus nigra, it belongs to the Adoxaceae family.

It is a shrub widespread in Europe and western Asia, which grows in humid places such as swamps and marshes. Shows very dark foliage, and fragrant blooms in summer - white flowers. In autumn its leaves turn intense red, while the cream-colored flowers become small purplish-black berries. The Rose plant is a perennial of the Rosaceae family, of which there are thousands of cultivars, including the ancient Rosa canina. It can appear in the form of erect shrubs or climbing roses, and show thorns or not. The flowers change according to the varieties, with different sizes and shapes, changing color from white to yellow and very dark red. Most rose species are native to Asia. The apple tree plant, Malus domestica, belongs to the Rosaceae family. It is a tree native to Asia, now widespread throughout the planet.

The fruits vary in colour, size and consistency of the pulp - depending on the many varieties, from yellow apples to dark green and red ones. The hibiscus plant is Hibiscus sabdariffa, dthe Malvaceae family. It grows in tropical and subtropical regions around the world, proving to be very sensitive to variations in light. The calyx and flowers are used as flavourings, colorants and for the preparation of hibiscus tea. The cornflower is the flower of the annual plant Centaurea cyanus, of the Asteraceae family. It is a plant native to Europe, which often grew in cereal fields. It grows best in soil with good drainage, giving flowers that can be of different colors: intense blue, pink, purple, up to white. Known as Malva sylvestris, it is a species that belongs to the Malvaceae family. It develops low-growing, easily on open and abandoned fields. The flowers can have lilac, white and pink colors, up to shades of lavender and blue.

Nutritional values of pear and cinnamon infusion

The active ingredients present in the mixture are made up of mineral salts (including potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus), and vitamins A, C, E. The antioxidants polyphenols and anthocyanins. How to use the ingredients in the infusion The infusion is obtained by placing approximately 3-5 grams of the pear and cinnamon mixture with water at 100 °C in a cup (250 ml). Leave to infuse for 10 to 12 minutes before drinking. Add honey or sugar, if desired.

Pear and cinnamon infusion: side effects and contraindications

To avoid unwanted effects, it is necessary to respect the recommended doses and not exceed the intake of the infusion for too long periods. Excessive intake could cause diarrhea, nausea, headache, digestive and gastrointestinal disorders. Caution advised for pregnant or breastfeeding women.


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