5 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Pomegranate Peel Tea

by Daniel / May 11, 2017 / 0 comments

Most of you know the benefits of pomegranates, but have you ever thought about the health benefits of its peel?

The peel of this fruit is usually thrown away but is shouldn’t as it’s loaded with beauty and health benefits. The peel has stronger antioxidants such as flavonoids, phenolics and proanythocyanidins than the fleshy parts.

Health Benefits

Healthy Digestive System

Pomegranate tea’s main strong point is its ability to eliminate pathogenic cells that are bad for your gastrointestinal tract. This makes pomegranate peel tea a natural cure for digestion related ailments and symptoms. This includes diarrhea, bile ulcers, salmonella and colitis.

Healthy Heart

The peel of the pomegranate is filled with antioxidants that eliminate oxidation from LDL cholesterol. If your body’s LDL cholesterol gets too much oxidation, it will lead to bad outcomes for your cardiovascular system by leaving you at risk to various heart conditions.

High Vitamin C

This type of vitamin is good for your body because it improves your immune system and cardiovascular system. It prevents prenatal health complications and cuts your chances of developing ocular diseases.

Skin Health

Pomegranates have high concentrates of ellagic acid that keeps the skin moisturized by maintain moisture. This ensures that your skin cells are always moisturized as well as your skin.

Sore Throat Cure

Pomegranate tea soothes tonsil pain and sore throat with an immediate relief.

How to Make Pomegranate Tea

You will need the following:

12 grams of pomegranate peels (dried)

200 ml of water

Directions

Place the dried peels in a ceramic mug

Boil the water

Add the boiling water into the mug containing the peels

Cover the lid for about 25 minutes

Drink without straining