Raspberry is a healthy source of vitamin C, magnesium, calcium and flavonoids, but because it’s not available all year round, a very good replacement is raspberry tea.
It seems that raspberry has a toning effect on the female reproductive system, helping it to function normally. Also, the fruit contains a substance called cyanidin, that inhibits the development of obesity and diabetes, reducing the risk of infertility.
Raspberry tea retains much of the properties of the fresh fruit, having 80% of the benefits that fresh raspberries have. Of course, this happens if the tea is made from natural raspberries, without coloring, preservatives or synthetic fragrances.
1. Strengthens the immune system
Due to the amount of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant, raspberry tea strengthens the immune system and makes it resistant against diseases and especially against a viral flu season.
Also, it stimulates the healing of damaged cells and prevents degenerative diseases.
2. Lung disease, susceptibility to colds, hoarseness
Raspberry tea sweetened with honey is a remedy for people who use their voices a lot (teachers, singers, lecturers etc.).
For children that have a low immune system, a journey to the mountains with daily consumption of tea prepared from this miracle fruit, can make a big difference. Researchers have shown that some substances found in raspberries facilitate rapid release of toxins throught urine and sweat.
3. Reduces stomach acid
If you have problems with stomach burns or acid reflux, you can prevent these two problems by drinking raspberry tea. This will greatly reduce the negative sensations and relieve the unpleasant symptoms of constipation. After each meal, drink a cup of unsweetened raspberry tea.
4. Tones the uterine muscles
Consumed as tea, red raspberry leaves are one of the safest tonic for women trying have a baby and for those who are already pregnant. Tea tones the uterus, enhances contractions and helps by eliminating constipation.
For many centuries women that had an increased risk of miscarriage drank raspberry leaf tea to prevent complications.
5. Fights against menstrual pain
Irregular menstrual cycles, painful or with heavy bleeding can be improved with tea made from raspberry fruits and leaves. Consuming 3-4 cups of raspberry tea daily for two months, will help eliminate severe menstrual disorders.
6. Anti-aging effect
Swiss beauticians found that raspberry fruits and leaves can slow the aging process of the skin. Both fruits and tea made from branches diminish wrinkles.
As a wrinkle treatment you can use tea leaves and dried raspberry fruits. Consuming daily half-liter of tea for 3-4 months can make a big difference. Masks applied using raspberry pulp helps remove dead cells and the skin becomes more soft.
7. Has a calming effect
Raspberry tea can calm sore throats. Moreover, irritated or sunburned skin can be relieved using compresses with raspberry leaf tea.