leansing Herbal drink

How To Make A Herbal Cleansing Drink

Herbal beverages or drinks are very popular, with a wide variety of options available. Health-conscious individuals rely on herbal infusions for drinking. The health benefits of these herbal drinks vary, depending on the source materials used and the way they are prepared. You should consider using the right roots, leaves, and seeds when making a herbal detox drink.  These are already well known and trusted for their medicinal purposes, but the magic happens when they are combined.  Their effectiveness is increased, in the right combination. The ingredients are:
Dried Utazi seed
Dried Utazi seed
  1. Ginger (75 g or more)
  2. Garlic (2 cloves)
  3. Uziza seed  (piper guineense) (50g)
  4. Utazi seed (gangronema latifolium) (50g)
  5. Turmeric (50g)
  6. Lime or lemon (3)
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Steps in making a herbal Cleansing (detox) Drink

Step 1:  Get all the above ingredients from your local market or order them online;(wash all ingredient in running water before use) Step 2:  Carefully pound the Ginger, Garlic and Turmeric together;   Step 3:  Pound the dried Uziza seeds and Utazi leaves thoroughly in a mortar;
Uziza seed
Uziza dried seed
Step 4:  Now, add all the pounded items to a pot containing 2 litres of water and bring to the boil; Step 5:  Simmer for 15 minutes and add the Lime or Lemon, cut into small chunks; Step 6:  Take the liquid off the heat, and, when not too hot, carefully sieve through a muslin cloth, conserving the liquid and discarding the chaff; Step 7:  Pour into a clean container and allow to cool a little before drinking. (The best time to take the drink is in the evening, especially after dinner, and you can have it as frequently as you wish). You might also like to read our article Spices: Nutritional And Health Importance Of Scent Leaf And Uziza Leaves

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