If there is one fruit that is both delicious tasting and highly beneficial to your general health, it is Avocado.
This fruit is packed full of minerals, vitamins and essential compounds that help to cater for your entire body system.
Avocados are rich in the following compounds:
- estragole, alpha and beta pinene, limonene, polyphenols, quercetin, serotonin, flavonols, cineol and glycoside.
It may interest you to know that one of the compounds in the avocado fruit known as flavonoids is effective in helping your body combat degenerative health disorders as well as slowing down ageing and preventing premature ageing.
On the other hand quercetin helps you to properly get rid of harmful toxins in the body as it is a potent diuretic.
You will limit harmful bacteria growth in your body when you consume avocado because of two compounds namely pinene and polyphenols.
Some Benefits Of Avocado Leaves
- It helps to combat constipation
- It resolves digestive issues
- It can provide relief from toothaches
- It can provide relief from kidney stones
- It gets rid of toothaches
- It helps in lowering your cholesterol levels
- It will get rid of intestinal parasites
- It can help in fighting dyspepsia
- It will take care of urinary tract infections
- It is great in catering for PMS
- It helps to regulate your blood pressure
- It will provide relief from flu symptoms and the common cold
- Avocado leaves are great in dealing with type II diabetes
- Avocado leaves are also known to be effective in treating arthritis
The avocado leaves have diuretic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
You can prepare avocado tea to get all the benefits of this fruit in the following ways;
- Clean water – 1 litre
- Fresh avocado leaves – 3/4 cup
How To Prepare And UseThe Tea
- You first need to put the leaves in a pot of water and boil for about 5 minutes.
- Take the pot from the stove and allow the tea to sit for about 15 minutes then strain it into a glass jar.
- Consume a cup daily preferably in the morning before breakfast and on an empty stomach.
Source: Weekly Healthy Life