Pomegranate peel tea benefits
. Gut health
. Lowers LDL (the bad cholesterol)
. Heart health
. Lowers blood pressure
. Prevents collagen breakdown in the skin
. Anti inflammatory
. Prevents bone density loss
. Sore throats
Here is how to make the tea.
Pomegranate Peel Powder
Get 2 nice size pomegranates and wash them well with a vegetable brush. Then you going to open the pomegranates up and take out all of the pomegranate seeds You can juice them or toss them in a salad or put them in your favorite cereal. The uses of pomegranate seeds are endless. Once you’ve cleaned all the seeds out take the peels and place them on a paper towel and spread them out. Leave them to dry for a few days. Depending where you live will determine how quick they dry out. The peels need to snap when you try to break them. Once they are dried you can put them into your blender or coffee grinder, I have a ninja and I used the single serving glass. It turns into a fine powder. Take that powder put it into a airtight container to keep the moisture out. You can take 1 teaspoon of the peel powder and put it into a loose tea ball holder. Put boiling water into a cup and put the tea ball with the pomegranate peel powder in it right into the water. Let it steep for about 5 minutes you can dunk it a few time but nonetheless let it steep to get the most from the peel powder. After 5 minutes take it out of the water add organic honey to taste and drink. The other way to get peel powder is to buy it already made.
Heart Health And Cholesterol
Drink the above twice a week for heart health to keep plaque from building in arteries. Lowers bad cholesterol.
Prevents Collagen break down in the skin
. Mix 1 teaspoon of peel powder and 4 tablespoons of milk. It will be kind of thin the mixture. Rub it on your face and let it dry. Rinse off and pat dry. So this twice a week to keep your skin looking its best.
. Steep the peel powder for 10 minutes and gargle and spit out. It will soothe and ease the throat pain.
Disclaimer: as with anything before using this be sure to check with your health care provider before taking this or any other herb.