Drs. Rx: Heal Faster with Pineapple Tea?

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Before your next surgery, you might want to stock up on a fruity tea. The Doctors discuss the possible therapeutic benefits to drinking tea made from the skin of pineapples, which contains the enzyme bromelain which contains anti-inflammatory and anti-bruising properties. Dermatologist expert Dr. Sonia Batra says she tells her patient to drink this after getting injections.

To make this pineapple tea, follow these steps:

  • Scrub the outer pineapple skins
  • Boil the scrubbed skins in water
  • Add cinnamon sticks, cloves, and ginger to taste
  • Also, add additional fruit to naturally sweeten the tea
  • Serve the tea hot or cold

Plus, we share how pineapples may help treat a cough, along with possibly helping to brighten your teeth.