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    Recipes for Bitters

    Ways to get the health benefits without the harsh taste

    Soursop bitters, which are made from soursop leaves, can help boost your immunity in many ways. Soursop has been used for centuries for its surprising health benefits. it is rich in nutrients, amino acids, and antioxidants that help immunity. The only problem for some people is the taste.

    Soursop is also used throughout the world as a dietary supplement. This herb can be consumed in various forms such as capsules, tablets, teas, extracts and powders. The most popular use however is as a drink. Below we have given you some ways to mix your Soursop bitters with other drinks.

    One of the most common of drinking the soursop herb is in alcoholic beverages where it is used to enhance flavor or mask that of an unpleasant tasting alcohol. There are many other combinations that people use for health and immunity benefits however.

    Here are a few non-alcoholic recipes for drinking soursop bitters.

    With Orange juice

    - 1 ounce soursop bitters (use 4 ounces if you're using a bitter lemon extract)
    - 2 ounces orange juice (fresh squeezed preferable, but concentrate can be used, too)
    - 1 ounce sugar syrup
    - 2 ounces soda water or plain water (plain water is preferable in most cases)
    - Ice to taste

    Directions: Mix all ingredients and serve. Using the soda water will give it a more desirable fizz and can help with indigestion. This drink does not have to be refrigerated.

    With Lemon

    - 1 ounce soursop bitters
    - ¾ ounce lemon juice
    - ½ teaspoon sugar, or more to taste

    Directions: Mix all ingredients and serve. This drink can be stored in the refrigerator. However, it is best if consumed within a day.
    Some people choose not to use sugar with this drink.
    This drink does not have to be refrigerated.

    With Sprite or 7-Up

    - 1 ounce soursop bitters
    - 2 ounces lemon-lime soda or carbonated water
    Directions: Mix the ingredients and serve over ice. This drink does not have to be refrigerated.


    With Lemonade

    - 1 ounce soursop bitters
    - 2 ounces lemonade , chilled
    Directions: Mix all ingredients and serve. This drink can be stored in the refrigerator. However, it is best if consumed within a day.
    Directions: Mix the ingredients and serve over ice. This drink does not have to be refrigerated. Can also use limeade or orange juice instead of lemonade for variety

    With Apple juice

    - 1 ounce soursop bitters
    - 2 ounces apple juice
    Directions: Mix the ingredients and serve over ice. This drink does not have to be refrigerated. Can also use orange juice instead of apple juice for variety, although it won't taste very good if you don't like apples.

    With Fruit punch

    - 1 ounce soursop bitters
    - 2 ounces mixed fruit juice (such as orange, grapefruit or pineapple)
    Directions: Mix the ingredients and serve over ice. This drink does not have to be refrigerated. Can also use orange-grapefruit juice or orange-pineapple juice if you have it.

    With Ginger Ale

    - 1 ounce soursop bitters
    - 2 ounces ginger ale,
    Directions: Mix the ingredients and serve over ice. This drink does not have to be refrigerated.

    With Tomato juice

    - 4 parts tomato juice
    - 1 part soursop bitters

    Directions: Mix the ingredients and serve over ice. This drink does not have to be refrigerated, although it is best if consumed within an hour or two. If you prefer, you can omit the ice - the drink will still be quite good.

    You can also mix these same drinks using soursop powder. This is another way of getting the immunity benefits of soursop without the taste.

    These are just some of the many ways people use soursop bitters. There are many more drinks that you can dream up. Be creative and have fun creating your own immunity boosting soursop drinks!