Aavarampoo Tea Recipe | Senna auriculata | ஆவாரை டீ

Aavarampoo Tea Recipe | Senna auriculata | ஆவாரை டீ is a healthy tea which cures many diseases. “Avarai poothirukka Saavarai Kandadhundo?” is a Tamil proverb which explains the benefits of aavarampoo. It blooms in the month of November, December and January and these flowers will be golden yellow in colour with many medicinal benefits for the treatment of various disorders in human being such  as, diabetes, liver toxicity, fungal infection, microbial infection, inflammation, pyrexia and to relieve pain.

Botanical name:- Senna ariculata

We usually collect the flowers, dry them in shade without any change in golden yellow colour of the petals and store it in containers. You can use these flowers throughout the year, until the petals retain its yellow colour. While buying dry aavarampoo from stores be careful in checking the colour of the flowers. It has its medicinal value until it retains its yellow colour. Once it looses its colour it looses its properties.

This aavarampoo can also be used fresh if you get it from your garden to prepare this tea. If you do not get fresh flowers you can use dry flowers too which has the same medicinal benefits. More over we do not get the flowers throughout the year and so it is better to collect and store for one year during the season itself. To know more about the flowers and its medicinal value click – aavarampoo – health benefits.

Now we can see the preparation of tea using aavarampoo. It is very useful to control sugar level for diabetic patients and helps to strengthen uterus in women.

Fresh aavarampoo
Fresh aavarampoo
Fresh aavarampoo in a tray
Fresh aavarampoo in a tray
Aavarampoo with buds and leaves
Aavarampoo with buds and leaves
Dried aavarampoo
Dried aavarampoo
Dried aavarampoo in a container
Dried aavarampoo stored in a container

 Aavarampoo Tea Recipe – Ingredients:-

  • Aavarampoo – 2 tblsp
  • Dhania & Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger – 1/4 inch
  • Lemon juice – 1/2 tsp
  • Panagarkkandu / jaggery – 1tsp

 

Ingredients – dried aavarampoo, dhania & pepper powder, ginger, lemon juice & panangarkkandu

 Aavarampoo Tea Recipe – Method:-

1. Firstly boil one cup of water with 2 table spoons of Aavarampoo in a tea pan.

Boiling aavarampoo in a tea pan
Boiling aavarampoo in a tea pan

2. On the other hand in another container boil one more cup of water with crushed ginger and dhania and pepper powder.

Boiling crushed ginger, dhanea and pepper powder
Boiling crushed ginger, dhanea and pepper powder

3. When both water reduces to half a cup, switch off flame and filter in a bowl.

Filtering aavarampoo tea
Filtering aavarampoo tea

4. Finally add half tea spoon of lemon juice.

Adding lemon juice
Adding lemon juice

5. Now add 1 tsp of jaggery or panagarkkandu (recommended for sugar patients) and mix well. Put one dry petal of the flower to garnish and therefore you will get hot aavarampoo tea.

Aavarampoo Tea Recipe
Aavarampoo Tea Recipe

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