Although few studies reveal the active ingredients that this herb has, some herbalists, especially those from the Iroquois nation and the British Isles, bet on the beneficial effects of the daisy when consumed in the form of tea.
One of these benefits is the case of the action that causes the acceleration of metabolism, projecting an evident weight loss in consumers.
Daisy tea in the slimming process
The plant is known to stimulate the metabolism and act as a diuretic, for these reasons it can reduce swelling, localized fat and aid in weight loss.
It is a natural option for those who want to lose weight without affecting their health, as at the same time that it promotes a “drier” belly, it also has essential nutrients used by the body to maintain balance.
Other plant benefits
The daisy, in addition to helping in the weight loss process, is also a reliable option against colds, flu and other respiratory problems.
This is because the plant has an expectorant property, eliminating the mucus that these diseases can accumulate in the body. The herb also acts as an anti-inflammatory, astringent, analgesic and calming.
How to prepare tea?
The best way to use the daisy is to buy its dried leaves, which can be found at health food stores on the internet or at street markets.
Once acquired, just put a teaspoon of the herb in a cup and add hot water. Cover the container and wait for the infusion to be ready for 10 minutes.
After the specified time, strain the drink. Before drinking and if you prefer, sweeten with a teaspoon (of tea) of honey, if you prefer without sweetening, choose to add a few drops of lemon.
Daisy tea has a bitter taste due to the presence of a substance called tannin that is found in the leaves of the plant. Then just consume three cups a day.
In this way, you can speed up your metabolism and, consequently, lose weight.
The use of this tea is contraindicated for pregnant women and breastfeeding women. Children under 12 years old cannot enjoy this drink either.
In addition, the indicated doses must be respected and if the patient shows signs of intoxication, the use must be eliminated immediately and a doctor must be consulted.