The so-called berries are among the healthiest foods you can eat: nutritious, delicious , they offer significant health benefits.
A good herbal tea with berries, in fact, contains all fruits rich in vitamins and antioxidants which help our body to defend itself from aging and diseases.
Forest fruit infusion: properties and benefits
First of all, berries contain powerful antioxidants, polyphenols , which are known for their anti-aging activity.
They allow you to slow down the damage done to our body by age, counteracting the action of free radicals. These radicals are molecules that, in high quantities, can damage cells, causing oxidative stress. In addition, they can accelerate cellular degeneration.
The berries and other fruits contained in this herbal tea hinder them - being a great source of antioxidants such as anthocyanins, ellagic acid and resveratrol.
Thanks to hibiscus and currant, this infusion allows a diuretic and detox action that favors the elimination of excess fluids.
It is, therefore, a good herbal tea for the urinary tract, with draining and diuretic properties useful against irritation of the urogenital system and against water retention.
Its draining capacity reactivates the lymphatic circulation, and is also important to avoid blemishes such as edema and cellulite.
Helps to eliminate toxins , also favoring a light laxative action, effective in reducing mild hypertension.
For these reasons, this herbal tea with berries, together with a healthy diet and physical activity, can be useful in slimming and detoxifying diets.
These fruits, thanks to the properties of protection of blood vessels from inflammation and oxidative stress, can also improve cardiovascular well-being. The herbal tea promotes blood circulation and microcirculation.
The combination of this herbal tea is also useful to provide excellent doses of vitamin C and bioflavonoids, suitable for protection from seasonal ailments such as colds and flu. By carrying out their natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity, components such as rose and currant support the immune system.
This tasty drink is recommended to savor its unique flavor, and take advantage of its properties.
Origins and History of cultivation
In this mix there are several berries or natural elements that help our health. Raisins, currant, hibiscus, rose, apple were dried for the herbal tea.
The herbal tea with berries is mainly composed of berries and fruits selected for their properties, known over the centuries to all the populations that have come into contact with them.
Since ancient times, especially the inhabitants of temperate and cold climates, have known the qualities of these fruits to enhance their health and the well-being of the organism.
In the herbal tea there are also other fruits and flowers, united not by their family or habitat, but by their excellent antioxidant properties.
These are natural gifts that were used for therapeutic purposes or for the prevention of health disorders, and are still used today for natural herbal remedies.
Many fruits of this herbal tea have been renowned for centuries for their diuretic and purifying properties, and recently they have also been identified as valid for promoting circulation and skin beauty.
If once they were only available in the territories where they grew, today these plants and their fruits are easily accessible through these ready-made herbal tea preparations.
The most beneficial parts are collected, dried and preserved to become a healthy infusion.
The process allows transport even to distant territories, to enrich the diet with these fruits.
The mix we propose combines different berries or fruits, to enhance their antioxidant and draining properties .
Plant and flowers
The components of the infusion are many, and the mixture contains berries and fruits of various types. We offer an infusion with raisins, currant, hibiscus, rose, apple .
Nutritional values of the infusion with berries
This fruit blend includes berries that have different characteristics in terms of calories or nutrients.
For this reason, the nutritional values may vary in the infusion with berries.
In any case, they contain valuable antioxidant and diuretic substances.
How to use the mixed berries in the herbal tea
The infusion with berries is obtained by putting about 3-5 grams of dried fruits in a cup (250 ml), with water at 100 ° C.
Leave to infuse for 10 to 12 minutes, before drinking the herbal tea.
Add honey or sugar if desired.
Forest fruit infusion: side effects and contraindications
It is necessary to avoid excessive consumption of this herbal tea, as it could lead to symptoms such as stomach pain and diarrhea. We remind you that it is not a substitute for proper nutrition.
Some people may show allergic reactions to some plants present in the infusion, of which it is good to read all the ingredients. If you experience negative symptoms after ingesting the herbal tea, stop drinking and consult your doctor.