Avocado Leaf Tea Benefits

Avocado is one of the foods we are most familiar with when we refer to healthy eating, and we are familiar. But, would we easily consume avocado leaf tea? Although there are enough reasons to include avocado consumption in our meals, the truth is that avocado leaf tea has not yet acquired this value. Know that avocado tea is highly rich in 7 of the 12 essential nutrients for your physical and mental well-being.

The first historical records appeared about 10,000 years ago in the Mexican city of Puebla. Avocado leaves are recognized for their diuretic, anti-inflammatory, healing and digestive properties. Being that within these, the greatest will be the diuretic. In popular medicine, an avocado leaf tea is used to treat kidney stones and urinary tract infections. In addition to being recommended for improving blood circulation.

Check out its health benefits, from its role in eliminating intestinal worms to its contribution to the weight loss process. Good reading!

Avocado leaf tea

What Makes Avocado Leaf Tea So Healthy? 

The avocado tree is a fast-growing plant that grows in countries with tropical and subtropical climates. Its leaves contain the famous happiness molecule called “serotonin” which actively promotes good mood, body energy and concentration. In addition to being used in tea, avocado leaves can be used in culinary broths as a seasoning.

Avocado leaves are an excellent source of protein. This essential nutrient is highly effective in treating inflammation through its anti-inflammatory potential, which favours rapid healing. With 100 gr of avocado leaves, you will get twice the nutritional capacity of an avocado. If you suffer from anaemia, an avocado leaf tea is an exceptional option for your recovery because it contains a high iron content.

In addition to being rich in iron, avocado leaf tea contains potassium, one of the best nutrients for controlling blood pressure. Avocado leaves also contain a high quantity of calcium and magnesium that contribute to the strengthening of bone and muscle structure. Recognized for indirectly helping hair and nail health.

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One of the best-known benefits of avocado leaf tea is its effectiveness in eliminating kidney stones and treating urinary tract infections. This action is promoted by its diuretic effect that forces the body to produce more urine and its constant elimination. Thus enabling the expulsion of harmful substances to the proper functioning of the urinary system. In addition to being an excellent natural painkiller for the relief of intestinal and menstrual colic.

Avocado leaf tea, by favouring the elimination of water retention, simultaneously promotes body debloating. Although it is associated with weight loss, avocado tea only helps to reduce belly swelling. That's why you have the false feeling of being thinner when you consume avocado-leaf tea. In addition, this medicinal tea contributes to the dilation of blood vessels, facilitating the improvement of blood circulation and by itself, the control of blood pressure, even diabetes.

In case of diarrhoea, you can stop it naturally by consuming avocado-leaf tea. You can also consume in the treatment of the following situations: cholesterol, cystitis, fever, cough, stress, gout, stomach, and toothaches. Although it relieves stomach pains, avocado tea will not be able to treat ulcers or gastritis.

The daily consumption of natural teas favours the hydration of the body. However, you must do it consciously, without overdoing it.

Preparing Avocado Leaf Tea

How to make avocado leaf tea

To prepare avocado leaf tea, start by applying 2 tablespoons of dried avocado leaves to a litter (1 L) of boiled water. Then, cover the container and let it rest for about 5 minutes. Finally, just strain it and let it cool down a bit. It is recommended to take 2 to 3 cups of avocado leaf tea, and the last one should be taken before dinner.

Try it without fear. Until the next article!

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