– Find out why Lychee is so good!
This cherry is not only unusual fruit, but also very healthy. You can find it canned in the stores, but it is best to consume it fresh. Find out why Lychee is so beneficial!
Delicious and juicy, Lychee is grown in the provinces Kwangtung and Fukien in southern China. Fresh cherries are available from July to October, and in stores you can buy even Lychee seeds.
It looks like a red egg and to eat it, first you need to cut its crust, to peel the fruit and then to eat it just like cherry.
It is perfectly combined in fruit salads with ordinary cherries, mango or melon.
This plant is a real fighter against cancer, in a way that it prevents the development of cancer cells, and studies have shown that is a great protector against breast cancer.
Lychee has a few calories; it is rich in dietary fibers, so it is very important to be consumed by those who want to lose weight.
Oligonol, located in this fruit has antioxidant and antiviral properties. This Asian cherry helps in improving circulation, losing weight and protecting the skin from harmful UV rays.
Lychee, like the citrus fruits, contains a lot of vitamin C, 40% more than oranges, B vitamins, minerals, beta carotene and others.
To make a healthy refreshing beverage you will need:
- white tea
- 5 cups boiling water
- ice cubes
- Canned Lychee
- Mint leaves
Add 1 teaspoon of lychee tea in a cup filled with boiling water, and keep it covered 10 to 15 minutes. Store the strained juice in a glass jar. First let it cool at room temperature and then place it in the refrigerator.
Fill the half of the glass with ice cubes; add a few Lychees, fresh or canned and two tablespoons of the syrup. The other half should be filled with ice tea and garnish with a mint leaf.
If you wish you can also add a little vodka.
You can also make a delicious smoothie if you blend 1 cup of fresh or canned lychees ,1 peach and 1 cup of frozen strawberries. Serve immediately.