Avocados are wonderful for your health, but did you know the leaves from an avocado could provide some amazing health benefits also? Well, the leaves can! In fact, the leaves contain medicinal properties in them that help heal the body from common ailments. Best of all, they also contain antioxidants and astringent properties that help keep the skin youthful and beautiful naturally.
In order to receive the health and beautifying benefits from the avocado leaves you could make a medicinal tea. To do that, all you would need to place about a few tablespoons of dried crushed avocado leaves into three to four cups of boiling water. This can be done in a large mug or in a teapot. After, all the leaves and boiling water to steep for 20-minutes to make a potent healing and beautifying beverage. Once it is ready, add in some honey and sip it down as it is. You could also dip a cotton cloth into the warm tea and use it to cleanse the skin.
Doing this is soothing and calming to blemishes and can help reduce redness greatly.
Avocado leave tea is also beneficial to relieving kidney disease symptoms.
It does this by cleansing the kidneys from impurities and toxins so they can function better when it comes to flushing waste out of the body. However, a liter throughout the day and one before bedtime is necessary in order to receive the full benefits this tea can provide to the kidneys.
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Other health conditions avocado leave tea can help relieve are hypertension, dry skin, inflammatory diseases and thrush.
If you are suffering from a bacterial infection the tea can help rid it from your body. The leaves have a medicinal property in it that has the ability to kill the bacteria of Staphylococcus, Pseudomonas, Proteus, Escherichea and Bacillus.
Along with this property it contains a pain relieving one too, which makes these leaves perfect for ease toothaches, headaches, lower back pains and menstrual cramps. Some even find sipping on a cup of this goodness effective at relieving migraine headaches also.
The next time you need relief from a common ailment such as kidney and skin ones, try sipping on a few cups of hot avocado tea to achieve the relief you need naturally instead of using over the counter medication. However, it is best to speak with a doctor or herbalist first to make sure avocado leaves are safe and right for you.
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