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Earth Fel Tea – Benefits and properties

by Dianna Leon

Fel da Terra is a medicinal plant of the Gentianaceae family and also popularly known as cornflower, fenugreek, fenugreek, fenugreek, chiron grass and feverfever. It is a plant native to Europe that has adapted very well in the Americas, its scientific name is Centaurium erythrae . The stem is usually hard, has an average of 20 to 30 cm in height, the color of its flowers vary, they can go from red to light pink.


It is a plant very indicated to treat the lack of appetite, in addition to being a laxative, fighting fever and high blood glucose. Nothing is wasted from the plant, as everything can be used for its preparation and there are no reports of problems arising from the ingestion of tea. Its parts can be found for sale at health food stores or compounding pharmacies.


The Ingestion of Fel da Terra tea helps in various functions of the body. Its bitter taste causes salivation and the feeling of hunger appears, it helps in the digestion of ingested food. Taking this into account, it is important to emphasize that the tea can also be ingested when you have digestion problems or heartburn.

It is also a way to fight anorexia, as it causes a deliberate hunger and is an excellent support, so gradually the affected person can return to eating naturally and after a while can use the tea only as a support.

Due to its laxative properties, it is a great option for those suffering from constipation, since those who do not have this problem should take it in smaller amounts. As this tea also has diuretic actions, it is highly recommended for the kidney. Being ingested constantly, it helps to cleanse the body’s impurities, leaving blood and skin free from the dreaded boils.


They have not been proven against indications, but pregnant women should avoid them. Before starting treatment consult a doctor.

Earth Fel tea recipe

In a kettle, place 2 tablespoons of the herb in 1 liter of water and then heat. When it boils, turn it off and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Strain the infusion.

It is precisely because it has a bitter taste that its properties work, so try not to sweeten the tea. If extremely necessary, sweeten slightly so that the bitterness is not overlaid by sugar.

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