To keep yourself hydrated it’s time to try different ways to make your water intake more interesting by flavoring it. This is one berry and herb combination that you will really enjoying and will be making often during blueberry season. So, if you want to try a new and exciting infused drink, you must try blueberries lavender detoxification drink.
Blueberries are one of the most popular summer fruits, they are known for maintaining healthy bones, lowering blood pressure, regulating blood sugar levels. Also can help heart health, , skin health, , cancer prevention, and mental health. Moreover, it can help prevent constipation and improve skin texture.
Blueberries contain a plant compound called anthocyanin. This gives blueberries both their blue color and many of their health benefits. As well as anthocyanins, vitamins, and minerals, blueberries contain a diverse range of phenolic compounds such as quercetin, kaempferol, myricetin, and chlorogenic acid. These contribute to the antioxidant capacity of blueberries.
Blueberries also contain copper, beta-carotene, folate, choline, vitamins A and E, and manganese. Blueberries One cup of blueberries provides 24 percent of a person recommended daily allowance of vitamin C.
Lavender on the other hand, can calm your mind, stomach, and skin. The medicinal benefits of using lavender to treat anxiety, fungal infections, hair loss, and wounds have been demonstrated. Evidence does not yet support the use of lavender to treat depression, high blood pressure, nausea, menstrual pain, or eczema, among other conditions. Also lavender could certainly be used as an effective 'on-the-spot' anxiety reduction in dentists' waiting rooms.
The lavender gives it an extra refreshing quality, and the blueberries add a fantastic flavor and color. Here’s a really different concept for this blueberries lavender detoxification drink – this one includes edible flowers! Are edible flowers good for you? The answer is YES!
Edible flowers are natural plants like any other vegetable or fruit, and some flowers contains special unique healthy nutrients that are beneficial to your body. The blueberries are rich in antioxidants and taste great as well.
Serve this unique blueberries lavender detoxification drink at your party and you’ll be sure to give your friends something they’ll all remember. Just remember not all flowers are edible, so do your homework first.
- ½ pint blueberries
- A small handful of edible lavender flowers (to taste)
- 64 oz water
Step 1: Press the blueberries slightly with a sturdy spatula to open up the skin without mashing them and toss into a tall glass.
Step 2: Add the lavender sprigs and fill the glass halfway with ice; cover with water and place in the refrigerator for 1/2 an hour to an hour.
Step 3: Strain when serving. Add ice cubes and pour into glasses. Enjoy!