Who hasn’t heard that plums are great for those with constipation, right? The plum has in its composition laxative and depurative properties that help a lot to loosen the intestine.
Plum trees are divided into two groups: Asian-European ( Prunus domestic L. ) and Japanese or American ( Prunus salicina L. ). Prunus It is a botanical genus that is usually arboreal, but it can also be shrubby, as is the case of plum, cherry, almond, peach and more.
This fruit is rich in fiber, carbohydrate, magnesium, sodium and potassium. This fruit is rounded and has a type of beak, is very sweet and its skin is thin and edible. There are several types of plums and each one of them has a different size, flavor and color, usually they are three to six centimeters wide.
Plum tea is very suitable for the treatment of constipation, but it also has other benefits. This tea is a source of vitamin A and C, so it strengthens the immune system, helps to reduce levels of bad cholesterol, fight anemia, arteriosclerosis, bronchitis, cold, cough and hoarseness.
Plum leaf tea
- Two tablespoons of the plum leaf
- a liter of water
You must put the water on the fire and then put the two spoons of the plum leaves. Bring to a boil and then turn off the heat. The tea should be smothered for approximately ten minutes. Drink two to three cups of this tea a day.
- three black plums
- a cup of water tea
First you must remove the seeds from the prunes, after that, put the prunes in the cup that has the water. Then you must mash the three plums well and let them rest overnight. The next day take the cup and mix well until it forms a homogeneous mixture, place the mixture on the fire and bring to a boil. After that, just let the tea cool down and drink it. It is advisable to drink this tea on an empty stomach so that its effect is more intensified.