Achocha tea

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Achocha tea

Post: # 291593Post Thomzo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:59 pm

I have some fat babies growing again this year. I’ve read that the seeds can be brewed into a tea which is good for a number of ailments from blood pressure to digestional disorders. Does anyone know how to make the tea? So far I’ve just thrown the seeds in a mug and poured just boiled water on them but I was wondering whether they’d be better ground up?
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Re: Achocha tea

Post: # 291598Post Green Aura
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:38 am

I'm guessing it's as you've already tried. A quick Google search, which I'm sure you've already done, makes only very brief references to "and a tea can be made from the seeds". I did see a site that mentioned the whole fruit, dehydrated and powdered, was also used to make tea and/ or put in smoothies.
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Re: Achocha tea

Post: # 291601Post Thomzo
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:55 pm

Hi Maggie
Yes, thanks, that’s as far as I got.

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