Can you imagine how good it would be to have your own powdered moringa at home, and quickly make a cup of fresh tea in the morning? Well, in this article, you will learn how to turn your moringa leaves into powder to reap the maximum benefits.
Healthy and delicious tea:
Moringa leaves are one of the richest sources of nutrients and vitamins our bodies need. It is rich in calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, vitamin C and iron. It can be prepared as a vegetable or included in soups, but most of the time only the leaves and fruits are used. Others prefer to drink it like tea.
Moringa tea is an excellent energy drink. It is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins that will help clear your mind and boost your energy levels. You can make a tea by soaking a handful of dry leaves in hot water for a few minutes. Dried moringa leaf tea creates refreshing energy.
This tea fights nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, diabetes and much more. Diabetic patients can easily consume this tea which has a low sugar content. It is also a rich source of vitamin C. It improves blood circulation in your body. If a person starts drinking moringa tea regularly, their body will be able to absorb the protective nutrients quickly.
Here are some simple steps on how to make Moringa powder and tea:
To make Moringa tea you must harvest the fresh leaves from your tree and dry them at room temperature (or buy them). Place the leaves in a brown paper bag with a few holes in it and hang the bag in a cool area of your home. In about 10-14 days your leaves should be dry enough to be used.
Shred or pulverize the leaves. Each cup of tea you drink will provide you with essential nutrients. This tea is an excellent defense against the damage of free radical damage to your cells.
Step 1 :
Gather the Moringa leaves, 3 to 4 stems will do the trick. It is best to use mature leaves because they dry quickly.
2nd step :
Air dry the leaves, including the stems, for a day or until the leaves are crisp. You can include the stem in tea making because of its fiber content.
Air dry the leaves (with the stems if you prefer) for 10-15 seconds. You can use a blender to grind the leaves.
Put the resulting powder in tea bags, and store them in a cool, dry place. Make sure not to leave them in damp places, so that it has a long service life.
To prepare moringa tea, add hot water, lemon and sugar for added flavor.