Many think that any tea will be just as good and useful, so healing, no matter how prepared it. Countless people boiled tea as a medicinal herb to put in cold water, then wait for water to boil and then let it cook for several minutes. Others put the plant in boiling water and leave to cook for several minutes, then move away from heat and strain immediately.
Immediately it should be noted that these methods of preparing tea, as a rule, completely wrong. In most cases, so boiled tea is almost useless, and in some cases harmful.
Preparation of tea with boiling water
Experts advise that phytotherapy is preparing tea in the following way: to put the kettle on the stove and wait for it to boil. When water boils, it must move from the heat and leave covered for - to stand for 5 minutes. The water temperature will then be around 90 degrees Celsius. Then the hot water should be required to put plants and stir well. We will again coincide with tea pot and keep some time (as much as is recommended in a recipe) to rest.
If you can not drink tea without sugar, it can be sweetened with honey and add lemon juice, but only when the tea is lukewarm because the honey and lemon juice (vitamin C) and heat labile at high temperatures lose all the beneficial properties.
If the same manner prepare chamomile tea, then it will be extremely beneficial tool for many diseases - from a reduction or complete elimination of pain and cramps in the stomach, duodenum and intestines to the treatment of diseases of liver, gallbladder and kidneys, or irritability, neuralgia, rheumatism, etc. . However, cooking the chamomile flower for a few minutes, the resulting tea will most often cause vomiting and his healing will not happen.
Some tea may also be (more) cook
In some cases, a medicinal plant can be cooked a certain time and the resulting tea will be very useful. Thus, the dissolution of sand and stones in the kidneys and bladder, Horsetail tea and blueberries and a few leaves of wormwood (to 2.5 ounces of water put one tablespoon of chopped mixture of these plants) must cook five minutes, then left to stand for 15 minutes before straining and using.
To obtain a useful drug for nocturnal bedwetting, Horsetail should cook as much as 10 minutes.
Fruits and tea bar, as a rule, you should cook for five minutes. When the tea is prepared from pomegranate fruits to boost older people, crushed fruit should first soak in cold water for 6 hours, then cook in same water - 45 minutes. After straining and cooling, this tea is added to honey. Although vitamin C is thermolabile, cooking on the pomegranate fruit is not destroyed!
Infusion of cold water
Tea can be prepared is cold water. Of course, in this case should be used only clean, clear water. If the suspect uses well water or rain water from the tank, it must be first boiled and cooled down to tea with the body and avoid harmful bacteria.
In the preparation of tea has the advantage of the mistletoe "way cool" because heating reduces its healing properties. Imeline leaves to soak in cold water for 6 to 8 hours. Then drain the tea and drink unsweetened. Tea imelina list, prepared in a cold manner, usually prepared in the evening, a drink in the morning and prepare the morning and afternoon drinks.