What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Avocado Leaf Tea?

By: Chandana Rao
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As you may already know, avocado, also known as butter fruit has become a very popular health food these days, globally.

Just a few years ago, researchers found that the avocado fruit is rich in vitamins and antioxidants that have numerous health benefits.

More importantly, the avocado fruit is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are healthy fats, required for various body functions.

health benefits of avocado

Some of the most significant health benefits of the avocado fruit are muscle-building, weight loss, cell regeneration, treating hormone imbalance, etc.

Did you know that apart from the avocado fruit, its leaves can also have a number of health benefits?

Now, natural or herbal remedies for various diseases and ailments are becoming more and more popular, as people are realising that vegetables and fruits come with health benefits that are actually effective.

Many research studies have claimed that vegetables and fruits have properties that can cure and prevent certain disorders even better than medicines. The best part about natural medicine is that, you do not have to worry about undesirable side effects either.

In addition, natural remedies made from vegetables and fruits can also nourish your body well and help improve your health in general, apart from treating disorders.

health benefits of avocado

Similarly, recent research studies have found that avocado leaves too can be extremely healthy for you.

Just boil 3-4 dried avocado leaves in a pan of water and heat this mixture for 20 minutes. Now, separate the leaves from the water, collect the water in a glass and consume it with a teaspoon of honey, 3 days a week, after breakfast.

Have a look at some of the health benefits of the avocado leaf tea, here.

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1. Treats Headaches

The rich antioxidant content available in avocado leaves has the ability to improve the flow of oxygen to the head region, thus reducing headaches caused by migraines, fatigue, sinusitis, etc.

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2. Relieves Constipation

The combination of avocado leaves and honey is rich in fibre content, which can soften your stools and also lubricate your intestine, so that the passage of stools is made easier, thus reducing constipation.

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3. Reduces Stress

Due to the presence of antioxidants, this natural tea can boost the flow of blood to the brain and reduce the production of cortisol hormones to reduce stress.

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4. Reduces Tooth Ache

Tooth ache is a common condition seen in many people, caused by cavities, gum inflammation, etc. Tooth pain can be extremely bothersome and many people resort to taking painkillers. This avocado leaf tea can reduce inflammation in the gums to treat tooth ache.

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5. Improves Digestion

Since avocado leaf is rich in fibre and honey contains antioxidants, it has the ability to stimulate the production of healthy digestive juices, thus improving digestion and treating stomach ailments like gastritis and acidity.

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6. Treats Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection is a bacterial infection that can cause a lot of pain and burning sensation, in the genital area. This natural tea can help fight the bacteria causing UTI, thus treating the condition.

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7. Reduces Kidney Stones

As this herbal tea has the ability to detoxify your kidney and flush out the waste accumulated, it can reduce the number of kidney stones.

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Story first published: Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 18:30 [IST]
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