Is losing weight being a complicated task? And resist the sweets and treats of everyday life? Statistics show that Brazilians are overweight and that this number has been growing continuously. According to a survey carried out by the Ministry of Health, more than half (52.5%) of the population in Brazil is in this situation, and of this contingent, 17.9% are obese.Now, more than ever, Brazilians need to adopt measures that solve this problem, but that don’t put their lives at risk. Thus, it is necessary to adopt a qualified diet and physical exercise. These measures, if combined with a tea that speeds up metabolism, can transform your body, and better, your health.

Benefits of this tea for health

In addition to speeding up the metabolism and thus facilitating the digestive processes, this recipe is able to burn body fat, as it has ingredients with thermogenic actions. Losing excess weight, toning the body and, consequently, improving health are some of the benefits that this drink provides for those who consume it.

Recipe for ‘belly detonator’ tea


  • One flat teaspoon of powdered cayenne pepper;
  • One and a half tablespoons of ginger cut into small pieces;
  • A teaspoon of ground turmeric powder
  • A Thai lemon cut into eight parts;
  • Four carnations;
  • Four cinnamon sticks;
  • 300 ml of water.

Preparation mode

In a reasonably deep container, place the water along with all the other ingredients. Put them on the fire and leave them until the liquid comes to a boil. When this happens, turn off the heat and cover the pan. Wait for approximately five minutes. Then strain the drink and drink it still warm. Sweeten if you prefer.

consumption and precautions

To properly enjoy the properties and benefits of this drink, drink two cups a day. Choose meal times to make use of tea, as this way the results are more significant. In summer it can be eaten cold, without changing the effects.

The only people who cannot drink this tea are the hypertensive and those with heart problems. Consumption can only be done if patients are authorized by a medical specialist.