Bredo is a plant of the Amaranthaceae family. In some regions, the plant may be known as amaranta. From the properties it has, it can be indicated in the treatment of wounds and also in the resolution of other health problems.

This is because bredo has an astringent, antiseptic, demulcent action. As for health problems, their resolution comes from diuretic, tonic and vulnerary effects.

The most used part in natural medicine is the leaves, which can be added to preparations in fresh or dry form.


After knowing a little more about the plant, it’s time to clarify in which situations it can be used in favor of human health: diarrhea, dysentery, menorrhagia, gingivitis, tonsillitis, vaginal discharge, wound, leukorrhea and nose and bowel bleeding .

Bredo tea

To prepare the tea, you will need a liter of water and two tablespoons of dried bredo leaves and flowers. Bring the water to a boil, then add the herb and let it boil for about five minutes. After this time, turn off the heat and let the tea steep for about 10 minutes.

Once the time has passed, use a strainer to strain, separating the herb from the liquid. Once that’s done, just ingest. It is recommended that the consumption of bredo tea does not exceed three cups a day.