Fireweed is a tall grass with large lilac-purple flowers, growing along ditches and roads, on slopes and forest clearings. It has a lot of valuable macro - and microelements Nickel, copper, manganese, iron, boron and titanium. All this allows to use the plant as a stimulant of hematopoiesis, and immune-modulating means. In addition, the drink of fireweed quickly cope with a headache, sleepiness, and has beneficial effects on the intestine and other internal organs.
To prepare the drink it is better to use pre-purified or natural water. Ivan-tea is the only plant from 10 grams of which can cook up to 30 cups of healing drink.Boil 600 ml of water.
Two teaspoons of pre-chopped herbs pour just boiled water. Cover the container with a lid and allow the liquid to infuse. After 10-15 minutes, stir the finished drink.
The plant contains many essential oils and therefore brewed tea does not spoil in a week. However, it is better to use it freshly prepared, as its beneficial effect in this case will be more pronounced.
You can brew Ivan-tea is another method. Fresh leaves of the young plants put in an enamel dish so that they cover the bottom 3-5 cm. Fill with warm water up to the level of 10 cm the minimum Turn on gas and slowly heat the liquid. Remove the drink from the stove and let steep for at least 10 minutes. After this time the tea is ready to drink.
It is advisable not to mix this tea with other herbs or berries. If you don't like the specific taste of the drink, drink it with honey or jam.
To date, no contraindications have fireweed is not revealed, so drink from this plant can be used not only as a healing agent, but also to quench your thirst.