Turnip is a vegetable used for treatments in alternative medicine since very ancient times. In addition to its homeopathic powers, it is also widely used in cooking.

Turnip is popularly used to treat various problems such as intestinal inflammation, pain (sciatica, rheumatica, neuralgic, gout), bronchitis, cough, hemorrhoids, skin ulceration, chilblains, worms, uterine cervix infection, stomach ulcer and duodenum, constipation, helps to dissolve bladder and kidney stones, whooping cough, scurvy, neurasthenia, superacidity, osteomalacia, inflammation in general and even strengthens teeth.

A vegetable extremely rich in fiber, vitamins A, B1, B2, B5 and C, proteins, potassium, beta-carotene, calcium, iron and phosphorus, turnip is indicated as a natural laxative, expectorant, emollient, blood purifier, aperient, diuretic , anti-scrofulous, anti-beriberic, alkalizing, anti-scurvy, revolutionary, tonic and refreshing.

The turnip can be consumed raw, as an ingredient in dishes, juices and broths and can also serve as a tea.

In addition to the various health benefits that turnip brings, one of its main features is its slimming power.

turnip tea to lose weight


-150 g of turnip;
-3 cm of fresh ginger;
-4 lemons (juice only);
-3 tablespoons of honey;
-2 tablespoons of cinnamon.

preparation mode

Cut the ginger and turnip and blend them in a blender. Add lemon juice and beat for 3 minutes. Add the cinnamon and honey and beat again.

Transfer the drink to a pitcher and consume 1 teaspoon twice a day before main meals. Repeat the process for 3 weeks. Always store in the refrigerator.