The avocado is a fruit with a smooth and creamy flavor that has numerous health benefits. It has essential fatty acids, antioxidants, proteins, and other nutrients. In addition to being included in both sweet and savory preparations, it is used in natural cosmetics, as an ingredient in creams, masks, and other products.
Usually, when we use avocado we discard its pit. However, it is estimated that it contains 70% more antioxidants than pulp. They fight aging and have antimicrobial effects.
The avocado seed usually ends up in the trash, but you should be aware that it offers numerous health benefits. Learn how to use it to make tea. Here we tell you how you can use it to prepare an infusion with multiple beneficial health properties.
Avocado Pit Tea Benefits
As we said before, the avocado pit is high in antioxidants and can be included in this infusion as well. In addition, the drink is rich in fiber, has antimicrobial action, is anti-inflammatory, improves digestion, and activates metabolism.
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This infusion is also used to lower blood cholesterol and, therefore, prevent cardiovascular disorders. Other of its properties is to relieve muscle aches, improve defenses, and help combat fatigue.
As if this were not enough, avocado pit tea provides a large number of flavonoids, which are linked to a reduction in the risk of having tumors.
How to Prepare Avocado Pit Tea
– An avocado pit
– Three cups of water
Wash the pit of your avocado and remove the skin. Then boil it in a liter of water for 15 minutes. After this time, remove it from the water and let it cool down.
Another option is to crush the bone, cook it with three cups of water until it boils, and then lower the heat and let it cook with the covered pot for another half hour.
Drink it warm or hot before breakfast or bedtime.
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It is not recommended to drink more than two cups of avocado pit tea per day, as it could cause constipation. It is also not recommended in cases of pregnancy, lactation, or administration of any anticoagulant medication. For any other questions, consult your trusted doctor before drinking the infusion.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff