Are you feeling too bloated? You can invest in diuretic teas. In addition to helping the kidneys to function properly, they also help the body to eliminate toxins from the body which consequently decreases fluid retention and body swelling. Check out some recipe tips below:

Parsley tea

Parsley tea has a diuretic action and, therefore, can be used for several diseases since it is antioxidant, antiallergic and antipyretic.

People with high blood pressure, various edema, urinary retention and cystitis can benefit from this tea. How to make tea: In a tea pot put 500 ml of water and 2 or 3 sprigs of parsley. Simmer for 5 minutes.

It is recommended to drink up to three cups a day.

Horsetail tea (Equisetum arvense)

By eliminating sodium and water from the body, horsetail tea is considered a potent tea for diuresis.

It lowers blood pressure and can also be used as an anti-inflammatory and healing agent. To have diuretic activity, it is necessary to pay attention to the temperature of preparation of this tea, which must be lower because it contains substances sensitive to heat.

How to make tea:

Just boil 200 ml of water. Turn off the heat, put a tablespoon of the horsetail leaf. Leave to infuse for 5 minutes.

Then just strain and drink.

Dandelion tea

Dandelion is traditionally used for having a diuretic role in order to stimulate urinary flow. It is very beneficial for people with a predisposition to constipation, as it also has laxative power.

How to make tea:

Boil a cup of water. After turning off the heat, place a handful of the plant’s roots and leave to infuse until the drink is warm.

Next, you just need to filter and drink.

Green tea

The flavonoids and alkaloids present in green tea are responsible for stimulating diuretic activity.

Caffeine, a substance also present in green tea, acts on the kidneys by inhibiting the reabsorption of sodium in the proximal and distal tubules, stimulating the excretion of the mineral and, consequently, of water by the body.

How to make tea: In a tea pot boil water.

Turn off the heat and add two tablespoons of the herb for each liter of water. Leave to infuse for 3 to 5 minutes.

Hibiscus tea The hibiscus helps to deflate the body because it has antioxidant substances that have a vasodilating and cardioprotective effect, helping to prevent the accumulation of fat.

How to make tea: Boil 200 ml of water, turn off the heat and add 5 grams (a shallow teaspoon) of the dried flower.

Leave to infuse for 3 to 5 minutes. Next, you just need to filter and drink.

Fennel tea

Fennel is popularly known as fennel. It is widely used as a diuretic, digestive and appetite stimulant. It can also be used for abdominal and menstrual cramps, slow digestion, bloating and flatulence, diarrhea, anorexia, hypogalactia, menstrual irregularities and productive coughs How to make tea: boil a cup of water, turn off the heat and add a tablespoon of fennel. Leave to infuse for 10 minutes. Then just strain and drink.

Corn Hair Tea

Corn hair tea has a diuretic and anti microbial action. In addition, it has hypoglycemic, astringent, anti-inflammatory, bile flow stimulant and antiallergic properties. How to make tea: In a tea pot, pour 500 ml of water for one or two tablespoons of corn hair. When the water boils, turn off the heat.

Cover the pan for 10 minutes. Then just strain and drink.


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