Are you a fan of avocado? If you've tried guacamole, avocado tostadas, and other interesting recipes with this versatile fruit, then it's time you tried avocado pit tea too.
Avocado tea is a delicious drink that has numerous health benefits, such as lowering blood pressure, lowering bad cholesterol levels, and regulating digestion, as well as having incredible anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
We all know that avocado is the only fruit that contains essential fatty acids; however, its bone or seed is not far behind. The avocado pit is a healthy pump as it contains high amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium.
Read on to learn more about the benefits of drinking avocado seed tea.
Healing benefits of avocado pit tea
Avocado seeds are a reservoir of antioxidants. The seeds contain more than 70% of the antioxidants found in whole fruit.
The antioxidants in avocado pit activate the immune system, ward off disease, reduce premature aging of the skin, and prevent cancer.
The anti - inflammatory properties of the avocado seed reduce pain and swelling associated with inflammation.
Avocado pit tea helps lower total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart disease.
This tea is a powerful blend that promotes digestion, improves bowel function, and treats constipation.
Its richness in potassium helps relax blood vessels and stabilize blood pressure.
Its abundance of vitamin C promotes collagen production and makes the skin look radiant and supple.
Tea from this bone is a low-calorie beverage and a healthy substitute for calorie-laden carbonated drinks.
How to make avocado seed tea
To make this avocado pit tea you will need to follow these simple steps, and you will have a more than healthy drink to enjoy.
· To make this healthy mixture, remove the stone from the fruit.
· Boil the avocado pit in water for a few minutes until it is soft.
· Cut the boiled bone in two halves and then cut it into small pieces.
· Boil 1 cup of water, add the pieces of the avocado pit or seed and simmer for a few minutes.
· Strain the tea and add a few drops of honey to sweeten it.
· Your healing avocado tea is ready to be served.
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