Birdseed ( Phalaris canariensis) is a plant belonging to the Poaceae family and Phalaris genus. In its morphological structure, it presents thin and elongated leaves. Generally, they are wild herbaceous and with hollow stems. From this plant, it is customary to use both its seeds and its fruits. It is well known for its use as a portion of bird food, but other applications can even serve humans.
Benefits of this seed
Thus, its most common indication is for diuresis therapy, in which case the follow-up of a specialist physician is recommended. But, it can also be used by people who want to lose weight, as always, and should be strongly associated with a balanced diet and physical exercise.
Birdseed seed is rich in fibers responsible for facilitating intestinal transit and helping the body eliminate toxins ingested in the diet. One can also speak of the anti-inflammatory and regenerative properties of liver and pancreatic functions, but these are still objects of continuous study.
Also noteworthy is the use of birdseed to treat people who have diabetes because among the properties that this seed provides is the relief or cure of edema and the treatment of fluid retention. There is also information about birdseed to control blood pressure and even promote nail and hair growth.
Birdseed can be ingested in several ways: increasing the grain in bread dough, adding grain to the salad, crushing the seeds to make flour used in soups and juices, preparing birdseed milk, and preparing it of teas. Milk is made by resting the beans in a glass with a little water.
Birdseed milk contains many enzymes and can treat diabetes and heal the kidneys, liver, and pancreas. But the birdseed tea – which ateremos us Seguir- is particularly suitable for diuresis therapy but can also be associated with weight loss diets.
Birdseed Tea Recipe
- 1 tablespoon of seeds
- ½ liter of water
How to do it :
- Put the seeds together with the water to boil
- Let it boil for about five minutes
- Cap the solution and leave it smothered for about ten minutes
- Strain, and it will be ready to use.