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Artichoke tea has benefits against anemia and diabetes

by Dianna Leon

The artichoke is a plant grown all over the world, but of European origin. This legume is highly prized for its medicinal powers . In Brazilian territory, artichokes are planted on a large scale in the states of Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul and São Paulo. There are several ways to consume this plant, including its infusion. Some of the nutrients found in it are vitamins A, B and C and also minerals: copper, sulfur, calcium, iodine, potassium, sodium, zinc, manganese, iron and phosphorus.

Benefits of artichoke

  • Liver disease gets better with the consumption of artichoke;
  • Lowers bad cholesterol (LDL);
  • It is a natural laxative that does not irritate the lining of the intestines;
  • Acts as a digestive tonic;
  • It has diuretic, depurative and stomachic properties;
  • It helps to fight body fat, therefore, it is slimming ;
  • Artichoke leaves are able to lower the blood sugar level, giving greater control to diabetes , hypertension and anemia .

How can artichoke be effective in the slimming process?

Slimming down with artichokes is an exciting novelty. It is rich in stimulant benefits that act on the production of bile (a fluid produced by the liver that helps to digest fats and prevents the putrefaction of some foods). In this way, the digestion of fats is more efficient and there is also a reduction in bad cholesterol and triglycerides. As the artichoke increases the volume of urine, more toxins are eliminated. Therefore, the artichoke is effective in weight loss and, more importantly, makes the body healthier.

Artichoke Tea Recipe


  • Sliced ​​artichoke leaves
  • Water
  • Honey

Way of preparing:

Bring to a cup of water to a boil and add a tablespoon of the sliced ​​​​artchoke leaves. Let it boil for another five minutes, turn off the heat and smother the drink so that it simmers well for ten minutes. Strain the tea and drink a cup two to three times a day, preferably before main meals to get its benefits .


There are some contraindications for using artichoke in some people. Anyone who has an obstruction in the bile duct or who is prone to developing allergies should not drink the tea. Pregnant and lactating women should also avoid this drink, as it can lead to a reduction in milk secretion. People who suffer from vesicular and liver problems should not consume artichoke tea.

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