Have you ever heard about the health benefits of avocado leaves? If not, then I’ll be describing a couple of these below that can help you and your families. But first let me tell a little bit about avocado and its health benefits.
Avocado is one of the healthiest fruits you can eat – it is rich in flavonols, quercetin, glycoside, polyphenols, estragole, alpha and beta pinene, cineol, limonene, serotonin and other useful compounds.
All of these substances have incredible health benefits which will help you defeat so many diseases that you’d wish you knew about a long time ago.
Flavonoids, for example, can protect the body from degenerative disorders and stop the early aging process.
The quercetin in avocados acts as a powerful diuretic that can help you urinate better and remove toxic materials from your body.
Polyphenol and pinene can be found in avocado leaves and are known to inhibit bacterial growth.
What are the avocado fruit benefits?
Here are some of avocado’s health benefits:
- Relieves toothache;
- Reduce digestive problems;
- Relieves headaches;
- Fights constipation;
- Eliminates kidney stones;
- Eliminates intestinal worms;
- Relieves menopausal symptoms and regulates menstruation;
- Avocado leaves tea is great for treating high blood pressure;
- The leaves are also great for lowering cholesterol;
- The fruit is a remedy for urinary tract problems;
- Avocados can fight colds and the flu;
- The fruit is a natural remedy against diabetes;
- Avocado leaves are useful against dyspepsia.
What are the benefits of avocado leaves?
Besides the fruit itself, avocado leaves to make tea is also highly beneficial to your health.
Avocado leaves tea possesses powerful anti-inflammatory, diuretic, detoxifying, antibiotic and cleansing properties. It can also help you relieve many other conditions and diseases besides the ones mentioned above.
Preparing avocado leaves tea
Here’s how to prepare this healthy cup of tea:
- ¾ of a cup of fresh avocado leaves
- 1 l. of water
Heat up the water in a pot to boiling point.
Note that it is boiling point and not boiling water. Just when there are small bubbles in the water, then this is the boiling point.
Then add the leaves and simmer the mixture for 5 minutes.
After this, remove it from heat and leave it to cool down for 15 minutes before straining it.
Drink a cup of the tea every day for best results.
Where to find avocado leaves?
Though avocado is a very common fruit, avocado leaves are less so. You can find these in shops that sells herbal products.
Another way to do it is to buy these leaves from the web. You can click on the below picture which will take to a page where you can buy them.
Conclusion on avocado leaves
As you can see, eating avocado is great. But drinking leaves tea is also really good for you.
So my advice is to eat some avocado and drink its leaves in a tea.
Back to you
I hope you’ll be taking action and drink some nice avocado leaves tea more frequently. Please do like the post and share it with your friends and families. Please leave a comment too.
See you soon in another Omigy post.
Via health journal 365