about the cherry tree
Rich in vitamins and chemical substances, the Surinam cherry is on the list of plants that bring numerous health benefits. It improves the body’s defense against microorganisms and free radicals. The substances contained in its leaves help in the treatment of diabetes, in addition to having a calming effect.
They are also used to treat fever, obesity, stomach ailments, cardiovascular disease, rheumatism, bronchitis and diarrhea.
Due to vitamin A and lycopenes, cherry tea is excellent for normalizing blood pressure and fighting prostate disease. It also has antioxidant, calming, anti-inflammatory and diuretic action.
In the composition of the plant, emphasis is also on the presence of anthocyanins, antioxidant pigments; carotenoids, which prevent degenerative diseases such as coronary artery disease, cataracts and cancer; and phenols, which act as cellular anti-inflammatory drugs.
Indicated for prostate problems
Surinam cherry tea is indicated for patients who have developed prostate cancer. Another highlight comes from the protective condition that it presents against cellular DNA mutations.
However, it is important to be clear that the treatment with cherry tea should be informed to the doctor, as the substance can cause undesirable effects if consumed for a long period.
Surinam cherry tea
- 1 liter of water;
- 3 tablespoons of the cherry tree leaf.
Bring the water to a boil in a pot. Once it comes to a boil, add the leaves and boil for about two minutes. Then turn off the fire. Leave the pot covered. For the rest of the day, have some tea.