Most people know about the healing qualities of pineapple but most don’t know about the amazing healing qualities of pineapple skin. Pineapple skin tea is a powerful healing agent that can build up our probiotic bacteria in our gut… thus boosting up our immune system and it’s a great anti-inflammatory agent and so much more. And pineapple skin tea is free, it’s one of the things we throw away when we eat pineapple… and thus we have a free healing agent.
Buy Ripe Organic Pineapple – First of all to make pineapple skin tea it’s absolutely important to use organic pineapple. All those pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides are not good for the body, so make sure to buy organic pineapple. Also unripe pineapple skin can be toxic, so make sure the pineapple is ripe. Fortunately most pineapple does not contain a lot of chemicals, even though it’s not organic – pineapple is listed as one of the cleanest foods around in general – so enjoy!
Healing Attributes of Pineapple Skin Tea – Pineapple skin tea is great for arthritis, helping with all kinds of inflammatory processes, and it also helps with preventing excessive clotting thus prevent heart attacks. Studies show that pineapple skin tea is also a good anti-cancer agent helping to slow the growth of tumors and prevent cancer. Pineapple skin tea is also a great detoxing agent for the whole body because it helps cleans the liver and detox the blood.
Pineapple skin tea is wonderful for sore muscles, thus this tea is great for those who work hard and need to get rid of soreness achy muscles. And pineapple skin tea is a very good diuretic helping to get rid of excess water weight and to lower blood pressure. Pineapple skin tea also helps to break down carbs thus making them much more digestible, things such as pasta, flour, potatoes, rice, and other carbohydrates.
And pineapple skin tea is a good healing agent for the colon and intestines, helping with irritation, constipation, and building our full 4 or 5 pounds of good bacteria in our gut. Pineapple skin is high in antioxidants such as Vitamin C and thus helping to slow the aging process, and preventing and repair DNA damage, and even helping with cardiovascular disease.
Plus pineapple skin tea is great for preventing colds, flues, infections, fevers, and headaches. And pineapple skin tea is very soothing and helps with stress, thus it’s very calming for the mind and body.
How to Make Pineapple Skin Tea – Remove the skin from a large pineapple and cut into small chunks and wash all the chucks well. Then place in a sauce pan with enough water to cover all the pineapple skin, about a liter or so, and boil on high for 5 minutes and then let simmer for 45 minutes to an hour or even longer, then let everything cool and strain the resulting tea. The longer the simmering time the darker the tea.
Taste – The resulting tea is very tasty with a little bit of a tang and lots of pineapple flavor. Add some stevia, honey, or any other type of sweetener of choice and this tea can be enjoyed all day long, either hot or cold. And some people also add ginger, lemon, or other fruit flavorings to make it even more exciting.
Dose – Take as needed, there are no real side effects to drinking pineapple tea.
Other Teas from Around the World – In Nigeria and in Mexico they make a refreshing drinks with pineapple skin. In Nigeria they call the tea Zoborodo and they add hibiscus flowers to make it red in color and it contains more Vitamin C, plus ginger, and some lime juice… very refreshing when served cold. In Mexico they make Tepache which contains pineapple skin and pineapple core which is boiled with cinnamon, cloves, and sweetened with natural brown sugar and it’s usually served with ice. And in some places in the world they also make pineapple skin juice. They do this by passing the pineapple skin with the little bit of pulp attached through a good juicer to make a very refreshing juice.
So enjoy pineapple skin tea – it’s great for the body!
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist
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