We all know about beneficial and nutritional benefits of avocado, but only a few know that his leaves has an amazing health benefits as well.
They contain compounds that are very useful for our body, such as flavonol, glycoside, quercetin, estragole, polyphenol, alpha and beta pinene, serotonin, cineol, limonene, and flavonoids.
Leaves of avocado are good for preventing of early signs of aging. Flavonol protects our body from degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis. Quercetin has good diuretic properties, and helps to eliminate the waste product from your metabolism. Polyphenol and pinene are useful against bacterial infections.
Leaves of avocado can help you in:
- Relief headache pain
- Eliminates kidney stones
- Calm your nerves
- Relief the toothache
- Relief nausea and vomiting
- Cleanse urinary tract from infections
- Treat hypertension
- Treatment of diabetes.
- Relief stomach pain
- Eliminate intestinal worms
- Against constipation
- Regulate menopause and menstrual symptoms
- Soothe colds and coughs
- Useful against heartburn
- Lower cholesterol level
- It has diuretic properties
The best way to consume avocado leaves is through preparing a tea. In South American consume avocado leaves as a flavor to soups, stews, and for meat grilling. In fact, they wrap the meat in avocado leaves and then grill it.
In addition of this article we are going to show you how to prepare a natural tea from avocado leaves. It’s really quite simple process, so everyone can do it.
- 3-4 fresh avocado leaves
- 1 liter of water
First you need to boil the water and then add the leaves. Let it simmer for 5 minutes and remove it from heat. Wait for about 15 minutes to cool down and you can start consuming it.
It’s recommended to drink one cup of the tea every day.