Tea has a positive effect on the body, and you can hardly argue with this statement. But among the many types of this drink, amaranth is increasingly attracting attention, because it is recognized as a natural source of vitamins and antioxidants. The reviews note its healing properties.
About the properties of amaranth tea
Amaranth among all plants is the least allergenic. Moreover, it contains vitamins A, C, E, B-6 and such important trace elements as magnesium, iron and calcium, which are especially necessary in childhood and old age. As stated in many foreign sources, amaranth tea can be given to children from a very early age in order to prevent many diseases. Is he:
- easy to digest;
- promotes the normalization of hematopoiesis;
- helps with anemia;
- has anti-inflammatory properties;
- acts as a natural antibiotic;
- has anthelmintic properties;
- strengthens the immune system.
So, due to the iron content, amaranth tea promotes the production of hemoglobin, which plays an important role in the quality of the blood composition.
Possessing anti-inflammatory properties, tea made from amaranth leaves and inflorescences reduces swelling and reduces vascular permeability.
Amaranth tea can be used as a natural pain reliever for all colds. In addition, as a result of its consumption, it is observed:
- improving mental abilities;
- strengthening the nervous system;
- increased efficiency;
- improving thyroid function;
- strengthening the walls of the capillaries;
- improving skin condition;
- normalization of cholesterol levels;
- burning of fats in the body and weight loss;
- improvement of vision;
- increased immunity.
It can be added that in foreign medical practice amaranth tea is recommended to be given to children with teething and gastrointestinal colic.
Customer verified tea
Amaranth tea is considered an effective natural remedy for weight loss and rejuvenation, as well as for the prevention of various diseases. It has been proven through research and practice that it is a natural source of many vitamins and macronutrients: antioxidants A, C, E, magnesium, iron and calcium. It has strong antioxidant properties, cleanses the body, improves immunity. Helps to improve the condition in diseases of the cardiovascular system, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, cerebrovascular accident, various allergies and skin diseases, with frequent hemorrhagic bleeding, menstrual irregularities, hemoptysis.
Among the types of tea that are positively evaluated by buyers, you can see Amaranth organic green tea produced by the domestic company Amarant Bio. It is made from amaranth varieties “Kharkovsky-1 medicinal”. Consumers note its pleasant taste and healing effect. The second is achieved due to the rich chemical composition of the green mass of amaranth. It contains about 20% high-quality protein, as well as serotonin, bile acids, choline, steroids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B9, C, D and E (vitamin E in a rare tocotrienol form, which in 40-50 times more effective than the traditional tocopherol form), up to 10% calcium, about 3% rutin, and many other useful substances.
This tea is recommended to use to enhance immunity, nursing mothers to improve lactation, if necessary, restore the intestinal microflora, increase the level of hemoglobin, to normalize the endocrine system and improve metabolism.
The antibacterial and antifungal properties of amaranth make it possible to use green tea as an external remedy for inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes, for washing the eyes with conjunctivitis. It is also said about such a manifestation of this drink as helping to prevent the development of cancer. According to consumers, after this tea, strength and vigor are felt, mood improves.
Despite the many positive properties of amaranth green tea, it also has contraindications. We are talking about individual intolerance to amaranth, periods of exacerbation of cholecystitis, pancreatitis, cholelithiasis and urolithiasis.
Useful qualities and healing effect are also noted regarding such a drink as “Zhiva Kraplya” amaranth tea, which consists of 100% amaranth leaves. Consumers note its ability to promote the production of hemoglobin and reduce anemia. The benefits of this tea for children and the elderly are also noted. The positive effect is due to the presence of vitamins and trace elements in the composition. You can drink this tea instead of black or green tea, as well as for problems such as anemia, gastrointestinal tract dysfunction, osteoporosis, eye disease, as well as poor metabolism and excess weight. According to consumers, regular consumption of such tea helps to lose weight, normalize sleep, makes treatment more effective for bronchitis, laryngitis, pleurisy, pneumonia, and also helps relieve pain in bones and joints with osteochondrosis, arthrosis and arthritis. Consumers have also noticed its anti-tumor properties.
Phyto red tea made from amaranth grade “Lera” from the already well-known manufacturer Amaranth Bio is considered unique. It is also rich in high-quality protein and many other beneficial substances that help prevent the development of a wide variety, including dangerous diseases. But unlike tea, for example, from amaranth varieties “Kharkiv-1” and “Ultra”, tea leaves and inflorescences of amaranth varieties “Lera” additionally contains red pigments, for example, xanthines, which increase its useful and medicinal properties. But it has more than just healing properties. So, in the USA, for example, drivers are offered amaranth tea as a tonic drink that can be drunk without restriction. Ukrainian consumers claim that as a result of consumption of amaranth tea and other products based on this unique plant, they have less frequent colds, and they have stopped freezing their legs and sore joints. In addition, the efficiency has increased.
Herbal tea “Amaranth mix” produced by the company “Amaranth Ukraine” is distinguished by the richness of taste. The description notes that it is enough to drink a cup in the morning and before bedtime, and soon you can notice an improvement in your health and well-being. This is also what consumers say. The tea mix is made from six varieties of amaranth leaves. It is important to note that the leaves of this plant are saturated with amino acids, minerals, vitamins and other biologically active substances that are useful for the whole body. In the process of practice, it has been proven that this type of tea is really unique in its effect on the body. He helps:
- improve skin condition;
- improve the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract;
- stimulate metabolism and lose weight;
- relieve fatigue and calm the nervous system;
- normalize sleep;
- strengthen immunity;
- remove swelling and inflammation of the skin;
- get rid of pain in joints and bones.
- This drink can be a good preventive measure.
How to make amaranth tea
The procedure is slightly different from that of regular tea brewing. So, 1 teaspoon of leaves and inflorescences is poured with a glass of boiling water and insisted for 10-20 minutes.
To obtain a noticeable therapeutic effect, the drink should be consumed without sugar 20-30 minutes before meals. If desired, you can add honey, lemon, or brew this tea along with other herbal teas.
Note that this tea, drunk on an empty stomach, cleanses the gastrointestinal tract of mucus and stimulates the peristalsis of the gastrointestinal tract.
Amaranth tea can also be consumed without heat treatment. To do this, it is soaked in first courses or water.
It is recommended to take a 7-day break every 2 months of taking amaranth tea.
It is recommended to brew the amaranth mix by pouring one teaspoon of boiling water in a cup and infusing for 4-6 minutes. After that, you can add a little honey to the drink. It is recommended to drink amaranth herbal tea in the morning and in the evening 15-25 minutes before meals.