SORREL JUICE AND HEALTH BENEFIT – XMAS DELIGHTS.

Without drinks Christmas is no joy. Merry is indeed made  by liquids and one of  them is Sorrel juice.

Sorrel Juice makes count down no. 2  as it’s the most common juice to be made in Trinidad around the Xmas holidays and its richness of red sparkling color makes it an ideal drink for Christmas.

Sorrel Juice Recipe

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1.5 lb fresh sor­rel flowers

8 cups wa­ter

1 cin­na­mon stick

2 pieces of dried or­ange peel

4 cloves

Thick slice of gin­ger

Sug­ar

 

Method

Re­move the core from the sor­rel flow­ers and dis­card. Then place all in­gre­di­ents in a large pot, cov­er with wa­ter and bring to a boil. Re­duce to a gen­tle sim­mer for about 30 min­utes. Then re­move from heat, cov­er and let it steep for a few hours. Double strain with a very fine strain­er or cheese cloth. Then chill and sweet­en to your likeness.

Health Benefits of SorrelHibiscus-Flowers

Sorrel contains tannin a potent property that reduces swelling of the nasal passage and of the respiratory tract  which make it ideal for bronchitis patients. Moreover, it aids with fluid retention and boosts the immune system.

 

Explicitly sorrel juice is a traditional and prevalent Xmas drink in Trinidad and Tobago, what is yours at your home country?

 

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