Properties of barley water

Barley water with lemon peel


Ingredients for one liter of barley water

  • barley 4 cups of water.
  • Half a cup of barley.
  • 1 tablespoon of cane sugar.
  • Cinnamon (optional).
  • Lemon skin (optional).

How to make barley water

  • Bring water to a boil.
  • When it is boiling, add the barley and let it cook for 45 minutes over a low heat.
  • Strain the barley to separate it from the water
  • Add a teaspoon of sugar cane and stir well.
  • Optionally, you can add to the water a slice of lemon or a piece of cinnamon.

Properties of barley water

It will be used to cut off diarrhea, to quench thirst and moisturize your body on hot days.

How to take barley water

  • Take two or three very cool glasses a day.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

14 June, 2021

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