10 Herbal Teas for Weight Loss

Posted In Health - By Evelina On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 With 0 Comments

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The detoxifying effect of teas is undeniable, just as it their help in treating various diseases and boosting the immune system when they are chosen and administered correctly.

When it comes to drinking tea in order to get rid of extra pounds, it should be regarded as an adjunct to diet and not as the main solution.

Do not expect to magically lose weight just by drinking tea without changing anything else in your life. Drinking tea for weight loss goes hand in hand with a healthy eating program, plenty of rest and a regular exercise program. Before starting to consume slimming teas consult a physician. The anti adipose tea, for example, has a very strong diuretic effect, leading to dehydration and demineralization of the body if consumed for a long period of time.

As preparation method, specialists recommend infusion. When dieting, drink unsweetened teas. We recommend one to three cups per day. It is better to start with a cup of tea a day and observe a possible intolerance.

To get the desired effect, drink tea at certain times of day, depending on its specific properties. Depurative teas are supposed to be administered before meals. Laxative teas should be consumed after a meal, preferably in the evening so that they act during the night and the effect is felt in the morning. You should not drink diuretic teas at night because of their rapid effect, and tonic teas can give you a lot of energy and lead to insomnia if consumed at night. It is also recommended that soothing teas to be consumed before bedtime.

So, let’s have a look at some of the most popular herbal teas that help you lose weight:

1. Green Tea

Green tea is an effective antioxidant, dissolves fats, reduces the absorption of fatty acids and, in addition, lowers cholesterol.

2. Nettle Tea

This type of tea contains vitamins (C, K, B12, A) and calcium, and it presents a curative effect for anemic patients, being very recommended in weight loss diet. It also helps fight several diseases. such as rheumatism  diabetes, ulcers, kidney stones. It has the ability to boost the immune system, prevents water retention and also helps you keep your appetite under control.

3. Mulberry Leaf Tea

When preparing this type of tea, it is recommended to use dried leaves. Besides the beneficial effects for a diet, mulberry leaf tea helps treat other conditions as well, such as ulcers, gastritis and diarrhea. It’s truly a miracle of nature.

4. Dandelion Tea

Dandelion tea has a powerful detoxifying and diuretic effect. It is a good tonic and reduces cholesterol. Make sure you drink it at an appropriate time.

5. Black Tea

Black tea resembles green tea in its properties of burning fat. It is able to accelerate metabolism and regulates blood sugar levels with the help of two amazing substances it contains, which display similar effect to those of insulin.

6. Artichoke Tea

Artichoke tea is one of the most effective teas on the market, ideal for daily consumption. Artichoke is a vegetable especially popular in southern Europe. It has a high content of vitamins and minerals and can be consumed anytime. It is also an important source of carbohydrates, proteins and antioxidants.

Its healing properties are mainly due to an active substance found in the artichoke. Cynarin is a type of potassium, which is very strong and has many benefits for the body. It helps eliminate toxins and improves digestion.

7. Rosehip Tea

Rosehip tea removes toxins from the body, is rich in vitamin C and has an amazing antioxidant effect. It is diuretic, stimulates bile secretion. A portion of health in a coup.

8. Corn Silk Tea

Corn silk is the most commonly used part of this plant in herbal treatments because of its valuable compounds. It contains potassium, calcium, silica, saponins, volatile oil, allantoin, beeswax, vitamins C, E, K. All these elements make corn silk highly appreciated and recommended detox diets, in the treatment of heart disease and liver.

9. Lovage Tea

European experts highly praise this miraculous decoction because it melts extra pounds and fat accumulated in the liver and heart, helping to improve circulation. It helps with digestion and dissolve kidney stones. It is a powerful diuretic.

10. Chicory Tea

Chicory favors biliary secretion, helps detoxify the liver and restores liver cells.

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