A natural blend of spices, fruits and flowers, ideal for those looking for a balance of acidic and sweet flavours. It mixes the delicate scents of dog rose and sweet almond with the pleasant bitterness of orange peel. Perfectly balanced for the encounter with the intense hibiscus and currants, acidulous with an inviting aroma. Cinnamon gives the intense and warm note, spicy at the right point for a fine drink, which captures the senses. Suitable for any time of the day.
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Vanilla, Cinnamon and Almond infusion: properties and benefits
The beneficial qualities of the mixture derive from various components, including hibiscus and currants which help the regularity of intestinal transit. They are useful ingredients for the drainage of body fluids, against water retention and for the functionality of the urinary tract. Digestion is also aided by components such as orange peel, almond and cinnamon, which show valid qualities for the assimilation of food and the elimination of intestinal gas. The antioxidant qualities of hibiscus combine with those of dog rose and cinnamon, promoting our general well-being.
Fruits, flowers and spices: let's find out more about the ingredients of the infusion
The Rose is a perennial plant of the Rosaceae family, of which there are over three hundred species and thousands of cultivars. It can appear in the form of erect shrubs, climbing, thorny or not. The flowers change in shape, size and color from white to yellow and red. The dog rose is very widespread in Italy - also called scrub rose or wild rose,
The orange tree is the Citrus sinensis, belonging to the Rutaceae family. Born in China as a hybrid between the pomelo and the mandarin, over the centuries it has developed many varieties of orange. Sweet oranges are distinguished from bitter oranges.
The hibiscus plant is Hibiscus sabdariffa, of the Malvaceae family. It grows in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. The calyx and flowers of this plant are used as flavourings, colorants and for the preparation of the famous hibiscus tea.
The cinnamon tree is Cinnamomum zeylanicum, an evergreen of the Lauraceae family. Its bark gives high aromatic properties, which create the spice known to us. It grows in moist, well-drained soil, and reaches about 15 meters in height.
Almond seeds derive from Prunus dulcis, of the Rosaceae family. The plant reaches a height of up to 3-4 meters, and gives the famous light pink or white flowers. The fruit is a drupe which, when ripe, opens the outer covering and reveals the stone. Almonds are not true nuts but seeds enclosed in the hard fruit.
The redcurrant is Ribes rubrum, a perennial plant belonging to the Grossulariaceae family, native to Western Europe. This small shrub is very branched and prefers the winter climate.
Nutritional values of the Vanilla, Cinnamon and Almond infusion
The main active ingredients are antioxidants derived from the ingredients, in particular hibiscus, rose hips and cinnamon. How to use the ingredients in the infusion
The infusion is obtained by placing approximately 3-5 grams of the Vanilla, Cinnamon and Almond 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.
Vanilla, Cinnamon and Almond infusion: side effects and contraindications
To avoid unwanted effects it is necessary to respect the recommended doses and not exceed the consumption of the infusion. Excessive intake can cause diarrhea, gastrointestinal disorders, headaches and nausea.