Bael Fruit Tea

Bael Fruit Tea

Bael (Aegle marmelos), a fruit that is native to India with lots of health benefits including its tea. Bael fruit has a hard woody shell that can only be cracked using a machete or hammer.  Bael tea is soothing to the stomach and is commonly used for smooth bowel movement to patients suffering from constipation and other gastrointestinal problems.

 

When preparing bael tea place 2 slices of the dried bael fruit in a pot with 4 cups of water. Boil for 5 minutes and consume warm. A soft taste with no caffeine gives this tea a naturally refreshing sensation, welcome throughout the day and night.

 

This magical tea can cure gastric ulcers that are caused due to the imbalance of mucosa levels or oxidative stress in the gastric tract. The phenolic compounds present in this juice are filled with antioxidants to reduce gastric ulcers.  Bael tea has antimicrobial properties.

 

The extracted tea is used to control fungal and viral infections. They have antimicrobial properties since the tea contains cuminaldehyde and eugenol in it.

 

Scurvy is a disease that occurs due to the deficiency of vitamin c. This has harmful effects on the blood vessels. Bael tea is a good source of vitamins and cures this disease.  A good way to say goodbye to coughs and colds is to take sesame oil. Heat well with some black pepper and black cumin.

 

To this mixture add juice from bael leaves. Bael leaves blended with Bermuda grass and sugar also supposedly combats painful urination.

 

Bael tea bags can be found in health food stores worldwide but caution must be taken when drinking bael tea as its leaves are believed to cause sterility and in the case of pregnant women, abortion. Always consult a health care provider before taking any herbal supplement.

 

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