The benefits and harms of tea from walnut leaves
Walnut is a common tree found in many suburban areas, its trunk height can reach 25 meters. The composition of green leaves contains ascorbic acid, carotene, vitamins E, PP and a small amount of vitamin B, which is indispensable for strengthening the nervous system. About the benefits of tea from walnut leaves and how to dry them - later in the article.
Properties of Walnut Leaf Tea
Tea from the plant has the following medicinal properties: tonic, wound healing, restorative, mild laxative. The drink is taken no more than ten days. Then you should take a break for the same number of days and you can drink again. A high potassium content has a beneficial effect on heart function. There is no better cure for diabetes. It is recommended to take with exhaustion, diarrhea, vitamin deficiency, infectious diseases.
Did you know? The birthplace of the tree is not Greece, but Central Asia.
The benefits of tea for the body
Healing walnut tea is very useful due to many useful vitamins and minerals. The only thing is that it has a bitter taste, but by sweetening it with a couple of spoons of sugar or honey, you can get an amazingly tasty drink.
- It will be useful in the following cases:
- blood diseases (anemia);
- viral infections;
- inflammatory processes;
- cancer prevention;
- gynecological problems;
- hormonal imbalance in women;
- diseases of the urinary system;
- joint diseases
- lung diseases;
- various skin diseases;
- gum disease.
Harm and contraindications
This plant has no particular contraindications for use . The only drawback may be an allergy to some components in the composition of the product. In order not to harm the fetus, carefully use tea from the leaves of this plant during pregnancy.
Important! Walnut leaves have a diuretic effect.
In order to prevent the occurrence of adverse reactions, it is necessary to conduct a special allergy test. If redness and burning did not appear on the skin within 15 minutes, then the product can be used for its intended purpose.
The use of tea from walnut leaves in medicine
Doctors often prescribe a patient with type 2 diabetes to drink tea from walnut leaves, as it can significantly lower blood sugar levels. Take about seven days. For the treatment of gums, they also drink a decoction of walnuts, it is necessary to brew, pour 1-2 teaspoons of boiling water, drink half a glass a day.
Read also about the benefits of tinctures from walnut partitions with thyroid gland.
Brewed not only from dry, but also from fresh green leaves, it is very useful for a depleted human body, a decoction will give a tonic effect. For the prevention of colds, it is necessary to pour 4-5 teaspoons of dry billet with boiling water.
Fermentation of tea from walnut leaves
To begin fermentation, it is necessary to break off the green leaves from the branches. The only condition in this process is that it is not necessary to pick off the whole crop from the branch, but to leave it a little, the tree will not suffer this way. Harvested crops must be packed in a bag and put in the freezer overnight. At this time, the cell membrane disintegrates.
The next morning, put the bag with the green mass in a plastic bucket, put the load on top through an iron plate. Leaving a bucket costs 2-3 days. After the time has passed, remove the resulting mass and transfer it to a dark, well-ventilated room for another four days (you can use the balcony). Then it is necessary to dry the resulting lump during the day, turning it from one side to the other. Next, grind the finished dry mass, you get a blank for tea.
Important! Fermentation of walnut leaves should be done in June.
How to make walnut leaf tea
The easiest way to make tea from leaves in folk medicine is to take 2-3 teaspoons of the resulting preparation, pour a glass of boiling water, about 70–80 ° C and leave for 15–20 minutes. To improve taste and greater efficiency, you can add a teaspoon of honey.
Thus, a walnut is an almost universal medicine, which is important to be able to correctly apply. This plant is able to cure a wide variety of human diseases. Drinking at least one cup of tea a day, you can completely give the body all the necessary vitamins and do the prevention before the autumn-winter period.