A tomato tea is, basically, a hot tomato juice. The secret of its efficiency is given by the high levels of vitamin C it encompasses. It is known that vitamin C aims at stimulating the body’s recovery the natural way. You can make the beverage more aromatic by adding a bit of orange or lemon juice.
A well-ripe tomato can provide you with more than 50 percent of the daily recommended dosage of vitamin C. Tomatoes are also loaded with vitamin A, lycopene – a potent antioxidant that exercises beneficial effects on the body cells – fiber, potassium, phosphorus, and sulfur.
Tomato juice is also useful because of its excellent anti-aging properties, it protects the heart and lungs from oxidative harm, combating lung cancer. At the same time, it can prevent prostate cancer while significantly reducing renovascular hypertension.
Tomato Tea – Recipe
- 2 tomatoes
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 lemon
- 1-2 tsp spicy sauce with chili pepper
- 1 cup of water
You should obtain the tomato juice by using the blender. This way, you are preserving the beneficial properties of the pulp.
Begin by thoroughly washing the vegetables with apple cider vinegar and baking soda so that you remove the pesticides that may be lying on the peels. Chop them into small pieces and transfer them to the blender’s bowl. Add the water and mix until you obtain a homogeneous liquid.
Pour the juice into a pot and put it on the stove. Allow the liquid to warm up a bit – it shouldn’t boil. This way, you are preserving the enzymes intact. Add the minced garlic and spicy chili pepper sauce – these will contribute to cleansing your sinus. Stir until everything is nicely combined. Take the pot off the stove and, afterward, add the lemon juice.
Enjoy the natural remedy you have just obtained while it’s hot, in small sips. In order to grow the healing properties of this great treatment, add a teaspoon of virgin olive oil, a bit of cayenne pepper and a few drops of oregano oil, which has antiviral compounds, being considered one of nature’s most powerful resources. You’ll be surprised how delicious this tomato tea is, especially if you drink it while it’s still hot.