FERMENTED FIREWEED TEA
Fireweed is unique plant. Tea made from Fireweed has various health-giving properties and hight nutritional benets at the same time. Fireweed tea has similar taste to green tea, but with richer aroma, wealthier avour, and does not contain caeine. Consumed daily, Fireweed tea boosts energy and gives strength. This tea contains a lot of protein, a large amount of vegetable bers, cellulose polymers, lectins, A and C (5-6 times greater than lemon) vitamins, natural sugars, organic acids, pectin, traces of avonoids and alkaloids, minerals and other microelements (quite high concentrations of iron, copper and manganese), which are
necessary to sustain healthy diet.
Fireweed tea can help against diseases, inammations, ailments, maladies and aging. The tea has hemostatic and wound-healing eects, it also has a mild sedative and mild laxative eects. Fireweed tea strengthens the blood vessels, helps to overcome various intoxications (including alcoholic intoxication), improves the body resistance, and can help in a case of headache, gastric ulcer, ear and nose infections.
To prepare 2 cups of tea, put 1 tablespoon of Fireweed Tea into the teapot, ll it up with hot water ( 80º C), and close the lid. Leave the brew to rest for at least 7 minutes. When ready, pour it holding the teapot high over the cup so the drink repletes with oxygen. Add honey, milk or syrup to your liking. Fireweed Tea can also be consumed cold. It tastes delicious with a slice of lemon or a leaf of peppermint.