Â Success with last experiment. Â Harvested fava beans. Shelled the washed beans, and steamed the pods for about a minute til bright green. Then, threw the pods in food processor and chopped them up. Spread them out on dehydrator Â mesh trays and turned it on to 125 degrees for at least 14 hours til completely Â dry. Next I powdered them in coffee grinder. I have been able to take one and a half teaspoonsÂ In the morning and my symptoms didn’t Â start showing Â up til after 4 pm Â and once I was ok until morning. I put the fava powder in with my morning Â supplements and let it stand about 20 minutes to Â rehydrate. It WORKED Â for Â me.
Hope this helps someone.
Love, Aunt Bean
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I just got my first crop of fava, however small, and want to try this for hubby. I can dehydrate but why and how do you rehydrate? Can I make a tincture from the dried out pod powder?
Hi. Great that you have grown your own favas. I dehydrate them to quickly preserve them. Yes, you can put dried favas in a jar and tincture them or put them in a sealed freezer zip lock to use as needed. Hope this helps. I really like putting the steamed lightly, dried and ground fava pods with my supplements in the morning with some yogurt and letting it stand 15 minutes to re- hydrate . God bless and guide you. love, Aunt Bean