Cranberry is considered one of the healthiest plants, because there are many things that it has a beneficial effect on, whether it is eaten as fresh fruit or drunk in the form of tea and juice. Cranberry juice has a beneficial effect on the health of the whole organism, improves immunity and relieves stress.
The cranberry plant is an evergreen small, dwarf shrub.
There are two types of this herb, one European and one North American.
It contains high levels of provitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium and calcium. It is classified as a fruit, it can be eaten as a fresh fruit or dried, and the most famous product is natural cranberry juice. Apart from it, syrup, jam, wine and tea are also made from this plant. It is an excellent antioxidant.
You will need a blender for the cranberry juice. It is recommended to keep the juice in glass bottles that need to be cleaned and sterilized as much as possible. Also, you will need a lemon strainer and squeezing gauze.
Here’s how to easily make a healing drink :
- 1kg cranberries,
- 1 1/4 l of water,
- Juice of one lemon,
- 300g of sugar.
Wash the cranberries and mix in a blender with 100 ml of water. Add lemon juice and other water to this mixture.
When you mix it all, you will make foam, so you need to remove that foam, cover the bowl and leave it in the cold. It is not recommended to put in the refrigerator. Leave to stand for 24 hours.
After that time, strain the cranberry juice through wet gauze and cook at a medium temperature for a quarter of an hour. The foam will appear regularly, so you take it off regularly.
Pour hot juice into hot bottles, close well and wrap in blankets. Let stand again for 24 hours. Then place the juice bottles in a dark and dark place. When you open the bottle, be sure to keep it in the refrigerator afterwards.
You can also make a cranberry cocktail in which there is approximately 30 percent pure cranberry juice mixed with artificial sweeteners or fructose.