How to brew cranberry leaves from edema

So, how to brew bilberry leaves. If you are going to mine them yourself, then learn the following rule: cowberry leaves it is best to harvest in autumn, until November. The cranberry usually begins in May-June, ripens in the height of summer, but leaves it is worth collecting in the fall - since only in this case they will keep all the useful substances!

Leaves should be carefully washed and left to dry. The place where cranberries will be dried should be dry, warm and well ventilated. Spread out under leaves dry and clean sheets, better without any paint and spread the cowberry leaves so that they are well separated.

Now go directly to the brewing process. If you decide to make tea, then it's best to use crushed cowberry leaves. Just take the dried leaves and grind them in a coffee grinder. True, not to the state of dust! We take one teaspoon (with a slide) of the crushed leaves, pour them with boiling water and necessarily insist for 30-40 minutes, covering the kettle or a cup with a cloth and put in a warm place. To drink such tea is recommended with honey, jam, in a warm state and not hurrying.

In addition to tea, you can prepare and decoction: for this throw a large tablespoon of cranberry leaf into boiling water (about 500 ml) and boil for about 10 minutes. After this, the resulting broth is filtered and left in a warm and dark place. You can take it and cold, about half the glass several times a day.