For some time now we have highlighted that plant -based infusions have established themselves as an excellent option for health. And one that has also gained great popularity, without a doubt, that has been basil. This medicinal plant native to India is very popular to relieve various ailments and has been shown in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. It has even been valued for its versatility to include it in food as an infusion, in pastas, salads and more.
What is basil tea good for
According to the information presented by the Institute of Ecology of Mexico. There are different types of basil, which can be found in different regions of the world. Being part of the Ocium species family , they can also be versatile and their use is extremely extensive, it has even been highlighted that one of them is in the form of oil. Among the main uses is to treat the common cold, improve digestion and relieve stomach discomfort.
Much has also been highlighted for its powerful anti-inflammatory to relieve intense migraine pain. For this reason people are recommended to drink a basil tea when there is this type of discomfort. It has even been proven that it can be ideal for treating acne and some other wounds such as snake bites.
Being extremely rich in properties such as estragole, cineol and eugenol, flavonoids and saponosides , components that provide digestive qualities and appetizers. It can be used as an excellent antispasmodic that many have highlighted as something fantastic. It has even become an ideal type of plant to combat fluid retention, a product of antioxidants and flavonoids that will help cleanse the body.
Well, in the same way that it can be ideal for relieving the discomfort of the common cold. We cannot ignore the fact that when combining basil with an element such as honey, it could enhance its effect. Since honey also has powerful anti-inflammatory and flavonoids that will help relieve sore throat and more.
How to make Basil Tea
- 10g fresh basil leaves
- 1L of water
- honey (to taste)
- Put water in a pot and leave until it reaches a boil.
- Set aside and add the basil leaves.
- Let stand for 10 minutes.
- And ready, serve with 1 or 2 tablespoons of honey to taste.
Basil tea with ginger
Smelling herbs have gained great relevance in recent years, many people can point out that this type of plant has become essential in gastronomy . Not only for the magnificent options that they can have in dishes, but also for various drinks, which are extremely important in traditional medicine and that continue to prove it day after day. Consuming this infusion will help you not feel so heavy @ after everything you were able to consume in December, this is largely due to the high content of antioxidants and betacoronthenes that spices also have . Also in this part we can include the issue of alcohol, which can cause some swelling in the body and this drink will help you to be free of all kinds of this problem.
You should consume this infusion in moderation and for at least 14 days, giving space for at least one more week for you to purify successfully. To this we must also add that in case of presenting side effects, you should see a specialist and that none of this could work if you do not also carry out an exercise routine of at least 30 minutes a day.
How to make Ginger with Basil Tea
- 1 cup of water
- 7-10 fresh basil leaves
- 1 small piece of ginger
- 1 cinnamon stick
- juice of 1 lemon
- Honey or sweetener (optional)
- We will put the water in a pot and leave until it reaches a boil.
- After the time we removed from the heat and added the ingredients.
- Let rest for about 10 minutes.
- Strain and done.
- Drink at the moment.