Acacia flowers are a real treasury of valuable properties for the human body. However, it is worth knowing that they are the only fragment of this plant that is suitable for direct consumption. Other parts of the acacia, that is its leaves and bark, are poisonous. Paradoxically, acacia flowers are known and valued for their detoxifying effects on the human body. That is why it is often used as an adjunct to the treatment of body poisoning caused by, among others by taking some medications.
Tea made of acacia flowers, drunk several times a day, has a great calming effect, relieves stomach pain caused by indigestion, strengthens the nervous system and adds energy when we are tired. The infusion of acacia can also be successfully used for drinking during a cold and for rinsing the throat and mouth. Tea with acacia flowers will refresh our breath, relieve sore throat and allow us to get rid of cough faster.
Another use that an acacia flower has is its use in the form of a tonic. A natural, hand-made tonic is great for washing the face, both for dry and oily skin. Acacia tonic will moisturize our skin, improve its appearance and restore its natural glow. It also works great as an anti-wrinkle cosmetic, to slow down skin aging.
How to make an Acacia Flowers Tea?
Put 1 tablespoon of flowers into 350 ml of hot water, cover and leave for 10 minutes. It tastes great both hot and cold, you can also enrich the drink with various natural additives, as well as add Acacia Flowers, e.g. to white or green tea.
How to make an Acacia Flowers Tonic?
Prepare 1 cup of acacia flowers. They should be poured with boiled or demineralized water and set aside for 24 hours. After 24 hours, add 2 tablespoons of wine vinegar to the glass and mix thoroughly. Your tonic is ready to use!