From ancient times, Sri Lankan people have been accustomed to drinking medicinal and delicious beverages. Mostly, They are prepared from herbs that can be found from the surroundings. The medicinal value of these is very high. As a result, Most people did not suffer from current diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
Bael Flower drink is often found in Sri Lankan streets in Poya days to relieve fatigue and provide physical stimulation of people who are travelling. That kind of works mostly can be seen as a free service arranging by philanthropic peoples.
By the time the bael flowers fall to the ground, the local people have been accustomed to clean the ground, collect the falling bael flowers, wash them well and dry under the sunlight for later use. Well-dried bael flowers are boiled and then drinks with Jaggery ( kithul hakuru ).
The four or five petals of 6–8 mm overlap in the bud. Flowers usually appear with young leaves. The ovary is bright green. The flowers are 1.5 to 2 cm in size. Colours can be seen in pale green or yellowish. It has a sweet aroma. Once dried, turns brown.
03. Boiled water of bael flowers are also used for steam massages.
04. It’s a favourite drink among females because it’s properties for promoting skin health and beauty.
05. Makes the body cool and reduces the diseases caused by high body temperature
08. It is an excellent remedy for pitta dosha