Orange blossoms are fragrant flower used in the production of numerous herbal drinks, jams and other sweets. The best quality of them are cultivated naturally in the gardens of Shiraz Province in Iran.
Orange blossoms are also used to extract orange blossom water, a fragrant liquid similar to rose water, used in French and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Traditional orange blossoms are collected and dried naturally and no preservatives are used. As they are a completely organic and natural product, it is advisable to keep even dried product in the fridge.
Orange Blossoms effects on your health:
Some of the benefits of orange blossoms are:
- effective in reducing anxiety and sleeping problems.
- They are also effective in reducing headaches and menstrual pains.
- Its infusion is also known to reduce stomach problems and aid in digestion.
- Drinking orange blossom infusion is advised to those suffering from seizures and those at risk of heart attack.
Orange blossoms can be consumed in a variety of ways. To prepare an infusion, add two teaspoons of dry orange leafs to hot water. The infusion should be steeped for 10 minutes to extract the best flavor.
To brew orange blossom tea, boil dried leaves in hot water. Use one teaspoon per person. The tea is ready once the leaves hydrate and expand in size. Once brewed it is recommended that you sweeten the tea.
The tea has a soothing and calming effect. It is good for digestion and it has anti-spasmodic effect in the muscles.