Weight Loss Infusions

May 23, 2015
Make sure your weight loss efforts are even more successful with the help of the infusions described in the article below.

There are different reasons why we recommend the following weight loss infusions. In general, they will help you lose weight, guarantee the proper functioning of your organs, and care for your general health.

Below, we’ll list some specific weight loss infusions that you can make at home with very common and affordable ingredients so that you can lose weight naturally. However, it’s important that you pair these infusions with a balanced diet and a good exercise routine.

Artichoke as a weight loss infusion

artichoke

This is one of the most recommended infusions for weight loss because it acts as an antioxidant and natural diuretic. It also reduces cholesterol levels, reduces blood pressure, and best of all, speeds up your metabolism. What is more, eating artichokes often is a healthy source of fiber.

To prepare it:

  • Firstly, remove a few artichoke leaves and boil them in a liter of water.
  • Then, let sit for a good amount of time
  • Drink frequently.

Green Tea

Green tea gives your body antioxidants that help eliminate fat and toxins. Likewise, it helps fight migraines, strengthens the immune system, prevents the formation of ulcers, and is an anti-carcinogenic. Finally, it helps you concentrate and improves your overall mental health.

Read also: 6 Important Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

Valerian

Valerian is recommended to control stress and anxiety. This might be very helpful when trying to lose weight since cravings can easily hamper your weight loss efforts. When you feel that, drink a little bit of valerian infusion. This will control and soothe the cravings.

Grapefruit

Grapefruit infusions will also help you feel more satisfied and manage your cravings. To enjoy it, simply cut the fruit into four parts and boil it for a few minutes. Drink it before meals for better results.

Apple

apples

Apples contain depurative and detoxifying properties. They help remove toxins and unhealthy fats from the body. They’re also good for constipation. To make the infusion, boil 3 diced apples in water with powdered cinnamon. Let sit for a bit and then your infusion is ready. Enjoy!

Linseed and Aloe Vera

Linseed is rich in fiber, which speeds up your metabolism and helps get rid of fat. The aloe vera in this infusion cleanses your colon and eliminates toxins found in your body.

To prepare the infusion:

  • Firstly, boil five tablespoons of linseed in a liter of water.
  • Then, remove the gel from the aloe, and then mix it with linseed when it thickens.
  • Finally, to make it taste better, add a little bit of lemon.

Horsetail

This infusion can make lose a few sizes. Horsetail has great depurative and diuretic properties. It also helps fight conditions like:

  • tonsillitis
  • arthrosis
  • bladder stones
  • cystitis
  • depression
  • pain
  • hemorrhages
  • hemorrhoids
  • osteoporosis
  • rheumatism
  • foot and armpit sweat.

You might also like: Learn About The Amazing Effects of Horsetail

Cinnamon

cinnamon infusion

Cinnamon reduces sugar in the blood, speeds up your metabolism, and reduces appetite. Because of this, a cinnamon infusion is a great option for weight loss.

Laurel

This plant improves digestion and helps eliminate toxins. It also protects your body from respiratory infections and prevents liver diseases. Besides the infusion, you can also use it topically to treat fungus, burns, ulcers, and acne.

Salvia

salvia

Besides having a good amount of aromatic properties, saliva can help you have a flat stomach, as well as reducing bloating. It is depurative and has antioxidant properties.

All of these infusions are great options for maximizing your weight loss efforts. They’re all very easy to make and it only takes a couple of days until you start to see the results. Try them today!

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