Forget the pineapple slices sold in cans, and get fresh pineapples from the market. Take advantage of the flesh as well as the multiple benefits offered by the peels. Believe it, you will not be able to do without the infusion of pineapple peels.
How to make pineapple peel tea:
Whenever you serve pineapple on the table, immediately remove and wash the peels with running water. Then place them in a container and hide in the freezer. Keep doing this until you get a sufficient amount of pineapple peel.
Once you are satisfied with the amount of pineapple peel you have collected, remove it from the freezer to allow it to thaw for about an hour or until it is at room temperature.
Add water to a large pot, the amount of water will also depend on the amount of peel you have. For each peeled pineapple, put a liter of water in the pot.
Place the thawed pineapple peels in the pan and bring the water to a boil. Let it boil for about 10 minutes, then let it cool to room temperature. After which, you keep the infusion in the refrigerator.
You can enjoy your hot pineapple peel tea by reheating it. Whether hot or cold, you can add a little raw honey to each serving of tea to make the taste more pleasant.
Here are the main benefits of pineapple juice:
1- Fortification of the immune system:
Pineapple is an excellent source of vitamin C, an essential component for strengthening the immune system. Therefore, regular consumption of pineapple juice helps ensure the body’s need for vitamin C, which in turn helps strengthen the immune system, decreasing the risk of viral infections and other pathologies.
2- Detoxification of the liver and colon:
Thanks to its digestive enzymes and antioxidant properties, pineapple helps stimulate liver function. Thus, it facilitates the filtration of blood, increases cellular oxygenation and allows the elimination of bodily waste.
3- Treatment of inflammation:
Pineapple contains a special enzyme called bromelain. The anti-inflammatory properties of this enzyme particularly benefit the tissues and cells of the body. As a result, pineapple juice helps relieve people with inflammatory problems, such as arthritis and bone disease.
4- Prevention of urinary tract infections:
Pineapple juice is known to increase water retention and improve kidney function. As a result, its consumption facilitates the destruction of pathogens that cause urinary tract disorders.