The strawberry and toasted raspberry infusion with a sweet and fruity flavor is an exquisite drink with diuretic and vitamin properties. It is rich in antioxidants, which is why it tones the skin and strengthens the immune system. An infusion loved by children, to be enjoyed both hot and cold in every season. Strawberry and toasted raspberry infusion The blend gives a drink with a fresh, sweet and intriguing taste. Create an infusion based on fine red fruits, such as strawberry and raspberry, delicately enriched with a touch of dog rose and hibiscus, as well as natural and pure aromas. This drink comes from a perfect and harmonious combination of ingredients, with berries, flowers and perfumed essences. The infusion can be enjoyed both hot and fresh. It becomes a refreshing treat on a hot day, and brightens up summer with its bright tone. During the harshest climate, the infusion is an excellent relaxant if enjoyed piping hot, aromatic and fruity at the right point.
Strawberry and toasted raspberry tea: properties and benefits
It is an excellent drink for our body, which provides various useful nutrients such as vitamins and antioxidants typical of red fruits. Overall, raspberries and strawberries have very similar nutritional compositions.
The excellent qualities of raspberries are used for many applications useful for the well-being of the body. In particular to stimulate urinary tract diuresis, also useful for the well-being of the uterus. It helps to soothe irritations of the urogenital tract, stimulating the expulsion of waste and harmful agents through the diuretic action.
The detox action is useful both for purifying the body and for counteracting swelling due to excess fluids, retained by poor blood and lymphatic microcirculation. A support also in anti-cellulite function.
Raspberries are an excellent source of antioxidants and mineral salts, such as zinc, copper, magnesium, manganese and iron. They allow the intake of many vitamins (A, E, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and vitamin K).
Strawberries are also known for their nutritional content of vitamin C and antioxidants, as well as important minerals such as iron, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese and calcium. Both fruits are high in potassium and low in sodium, making for a great healthy boost. Together with raspberries, they perform the diuretic and purifying action we mentioned, helping to reduce water retention.
Raspberries and strawberries make flavonoid antioxidants bioavailable which counteract the oxidative stress of cells due to free radicals. Their role is to "cleanse" the cell tissues of toxic compounds that damage them.
The vitamin C contained in strawberries, hibiscus and other elements of the infusion, is useful both as an antioxidant and for the immune system. It helps the beauty of the skin, and the general well-being of the body. The vitaminizing qualities that support the immune system are also present in the hibiscus and dog rose contained in the infusion.
An advantageous action of diuresis is to favor the lowering of high blood pressure, and is supported in the blend by raspberries, strawberries, hibiscus and elderberry. This infusion is also beneficial for proper digestion, as it promotes the elimination of digestive waste.
Origins and History of cultivation
The herbal tea blend has several ingredients, and we will cover the most important. Raspberries and strawberries have been grown and used for centuries, both in cooking and in folk medicine. in medicine. The raspberry is native to Europe, and has spread to many areas in the northern hemisphere of the planet. This happens because raspberries are best grown in areas where the nights are cold, and so more sugar will be synthesized in the fruit. The raspberry from cold areas therefore becomes sweeter and juicier. Either way, there are summer raspberries and fall raspberries. The former are harvested in the months of June and July, while the latter in autumn are harvested between August and October.
There are different types of strawberries, which have been around since ancient times – the oldest fossils have been found in Poland and China. To date, the most popular strawberry we know is the garden strawberry. It is a hybrid fruit, coming from a cross between two American species, developed in France in the eighteenth century. Other types vary in size, flavor. They are grown in the sunny regions of the globe, where the temperate climate protects them from strong winds. We remind you that, contrary to popular belief, lampOni and strawberries are not part of the berry family.
From a botanical point of view, they are aggregate fruits, whose real seeds are contained in the pulp. In terms of flavor properties, roasting raspberries can give them a slightly smoky aroma. It is a tradition that toasts them for a few minutes, and lets them rest by extracting the juice in the bowl. Roasting the fruit, including raspberries, enhances the natural sweetness and allows more juice to be released.
Fruits and flowers
The components of the infusion are many, and the mixture contains leaves and flowers of different origins. The strawberry belongs to the genus Fragaria and to the Rosaceae (Rose) family. There are more than 20 species, many hybrids and cultivars, and the most common strawberries are cultivars of the garden strawberry, whose scientific name is Fragaria x ananassa. From a botanical point of view, the strawberry is not a fruit. The fleshy and edible part is the enlarged receptacle of the flower. The real seeds are visible on the surface of the strawberry, the dots – achenes. The apple tree is Malus domestica of the Rosaceae family. It is a tree native to Asia, now widespread as a crop all over the planet. The fruits differ in colors and in many varieties, and have been used in human nutrition for thousands of years. The Rose is a perennial plant of the Rosaceae family. There are over three hundred species and thousands of cultivars of this plant. It can appear in the form of erect shrubs, climbers, thorny or not. The flowers change in shape, size and color from white to yellow and red. Most of the species are native to Asia. Hibiscus is part of the Hibiscus genus, which includes numerous species of herbs, shrubs and trees of the Malvaceae family. The plants are native to warm temperate and tropical regions and are grown as ornamentals for their showy, edible flowers.
Nutritional values of strawberry and toasted raspberry infusion
The infusion with these berries presents a variety of vitamins: vitamin A, C, E, K and of group B: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6. It includes various mineral salts including iron, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium. manganese, potassium. How to use the ingredients in the infusion The infusion is obtained by placing about 3-5 grams of the mixture of toasted strawberries and raspberries in a cup (250 ml) with water at 100 °C. Leave it to infuse for 10 to 12 minutes, before drinking the diuretic and relaxing herbal tea. Add honey or sugar, if desired.
Strawberry and toasted raspberry tea: side effects and contraindications
To avoid undesirable effects, it is necessary to respect the recommended doses per cup, and not to exceed the intake of the infusion for too long periods. Excessive intake can cause diarrhea, stomach pain, intestinal gas and gastrointestinal disorders. Furthermore, it is advisable to pay attention to all the ingredients of the infusion for allergic subjects. Furthermore, the strawberry could trigger reactions with urticaria and epidermal burning in sensitive subjects. Caution is advised in pregnant or breastfeeding women.