The carrot (Daucus carota) is a root vegetable known since ancient times and a source of many elements essential to our health. It is a plant in the family Apiaceae, rich in minerals and vitamins. It contains calcium, magnesium, copper, zinc, vitamins A, B, C and beta-carotene.
The ancient Greeks used to boil the roots of carrots and other plants to obtain decoctions with healing properties. To benefit from the health properties of carrot and extract its active ingredients prepare a decoction. Steep a tea bag in 500 ml of water, bring to a boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Cover tightly while simmering, so that the properties of carrot are preserved. Sweeten to your liking with good quality honey and enjoy the delicate, sweet notes of the carrot.
Carrot decoction has many beneficial properties:
- skin protective
Carrot helps protect your skin from UV rays and fight sore throats and coughs due to its expectorant qualities. It has a beneficial effect on the urinary system, fighting cystitis and gallstones, helps digest food and relieve pain in the intestinal tract.