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Lose weight easily using these 5 medicinal plants

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In addition to other rules to follow, such as exercise and a balanced diet, if we want to lose weight and avoid water retention, these infusions with diuretic properties can be of great help to us.

Weight loss has become a necessity for overweight and obese patients, because beyond the aesthetic aspect, it improves physical and mental well-being.

Although it is not an easy task, or something that is achieved overnight, assuming this goal can improve the quality of life and prevent disease.

If at the beginning it is difficult to change one’s habits, especially in terms of diet, over time healthy practices become a way of life.

In addition, thanks to their properties, some natural remedies can help us to improve the results of the diet when they are consumed in addition.

Among these we find many plants that, prepared in infusion, accelerate the metabolism to burn fats and calories more easily.

Below we will reveal in detail the 5 best plants so you do not hesitate to add them to your diet to lose weight.

1. Celery

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Celery is a plant with diuretic, anti-inflammatory and digestive properties that promote weight loss.

It eliminates the liquids retained in the tissues while promoting the elimination of waste that affects the metabolic activity.

The best part of it all is that its caloric intake is minimal and is ideal for prolonging the feeling of fullness.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of celery leaves (10 g)

Preparation

  • Bring a cup of water to a boil, add the celery leaves and let it rest.
  • Drink at least 3 times a week.

2. Green tea

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When it comes to losing weight and eliminating waste, green tea is one of the best plants that can be used.

It contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory substances that support processes that turn fat into energy.

Its properties reduce water retention and improve bowel activity to avoid problems like constipation.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of green tea (5 g)
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)

Preparation

  • Stir in a teaspoon of green tea in a cup of boiling water and let it steep for 10 to 15 minutes.

Method of consumption

  • Have a cup of green tea on an empty stomach at least 3 times a week.

3.Artichoke


The artichoke is an excellent supplement for people trying to lose weight quickly and surely.

It is very low in calories and has diuretic and depurative properties that help to eliminate waste from the body.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • 3 dry artichoke leaves

Preparation

  • Bring a cup of water to a boil, add the artichoke leaves.
  • Infuse over low heat for a few minutes and let stand for 10 to 15 minutes.

Method of consumption

  • Drink the brew before each main meal.
  • Repeat consumption 2 to 3 times a week.

4. Horsetail

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The diuretic and depurative properties of field horsetail are useful for removing toxins retained in the blood which, in a way, prevent weight loss.

Its infusion is low in calories and contains vitamins and minerals benefactors for heart and kidney health.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon horsetail (10 g)

Preparation

  • Bring the cup of water to a boil and add horsetail.
  • Let stand 15 minutes then filter.

Method of consumption

  • Drink this drink on an empty stomach and before lunch.
  • Repeat for 2 weeks in a row, then stop for 2 weeks and resume.

5.Fennel

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Fennel contains diuretic components that help fight water retention and inflammation, which is common in overweight people.

Its digestive properties help to eliminate the waste retained in the colon while deflating the belly.

In addition, it is ideal for controlling food cravings and slow metabolism.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of fennel (10 g)
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)

Preparation

  • Put the fennel in a cup of boiling water and let it sit.

Method of consumption

  • Drink in the middle of the morning and in the afternoon.
  • Repeat daily for two weeks.

Want to lose weight and sizes? Choose one of these plants and prepare the drinks to enjoy their properties.

Know that their effects are not miraculous and act according to dietary habits.

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Mind & Health

Mind & Health

Mind & Health's mission is to disseminate information in the field of health and well-being. The information provided in this magazine is intended to improve and not to replace the relationship between the reader of the magazine and his doctor. The use of plants for therapeutic purposes can in no way substitute or be added to medical treatment current without the advice of a doctor.