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Teas that are powerful diuretics

by Dianna Leon

Fluid retention happens for several reasons, including poor eating habits, sedentary lifestyle, PMS and excessive salt intake. However the most worrying factor that can cause this problem is kidney malfunction. To treat the case, there are several natural teas that help to eliminate excess fluid and toxins contained in the body, ie, diuretics .

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Symptoms of fluid retention

  • malaise
  • chest pains
  • pressure increase
  • Headache
  • Abdominal and thoracic swelling
  • Swelling in hands, feet and ankles
  • exacerbated irritation

Diuretic Tea Recipes

horsetail tea

In a bowl, put 2 tablespoons of the chopped horsetail herb. Boil 500 ml of water, turn off the heat and place it in the bowl with the horsetail. Smother and let it steep for 5 minutes. Drink 2 to 4 cups of this tea a day.

Horsetail and pineapple tea

Another way to use horsetail as an ingredient in diuretic tea is to add pineapple husks. Put 1 liter of water on the fire and let it start to boil so that it can turn off. Add 100 grams of fresh horsetail sprigs and the same amount of pineapple peel. The tea should be brewed for 10 minutes to be strained and drunk while still warm. Dosage: 2 or 3 cups a day.

black tea and pineapple

Boil half-chopped pineapple skins in 1 liter of water for 10 minutes. Wait for it to cool, blend them in a blender and set aside for a while. Make the black tea as usual, wait for room temperature and mix it with the whipped pineapple drink. To taste better, add honey and sliced ​​pineapple, refrigerate and drink afterwards.

Carqueja tea

Carqueja is one of the most used herbs for its diuretic power. To make, boil 1 liter of water and add 4 tablespoons of the chopped carqueja leaves. Let it steep for a few minutes and let it cool. Strain and drink up to 3 cups throughout the day.

diversified tea

Bring 1 liter of water to a boil and add 1 tablespoon of artichoke and the same amount for the other herbs: gotu kola, mackerel and ban-tea . Let it steep for 10 minutes and drink up to 3 cups of this tea a day.


Drink plenty of water every day (at least 2 liters), especially if you have symptoms of fluid retention .

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