Does slimming tea provide positive results, or is this remedy totally ineffective? Let’s find this out.
Positive and negative points
Manufacturers offer our attention a wide range of slimming teas and vied with each other to praise their goods, promising a wonderful reincarnation after completing the course. Indeed, consuming tea, many say quite noticeable weight loss. This happens, unfortunately, not due to the burning of fatty tissue.
Any teas contain ingredients that have a pronounced laxative and diuretic effect. Due to the use of such a drink, the intestines are perfectly cleaned, as well as excess moisture is removed, but the fat remains in place. The most famous "diarrhea teas" (as they are called by the people) include "Turboslim", "Zhuidemen", "Slimved". Nutritionists believe that any means of this kind should be used only as a supplement to diet and exercise.
Harmful properties of slimming tea
Even the best quality teas for weight loss (including homemade) should be drunk in short courses (the optimal course duration is 10 days with a mandatory break of 5 days).
If you ignore this rule, the intestines and kidneys will no longer cope with their functions, having become accustomed to forced stimulation. This will cause swelling and constipation.
Other side effects of weight loss can be identified with the help of “diarrhea tea”: • Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance • Deficiency of important nutrients (they simply do not have time to digest from food) • Deficiency of potassium and, as a result, muscle weakness and impaired kidney function
It is important to know
Some manufacturers of slimming teas add unsafe supplements to their composition, besides the market is flooded with cheap fakes. Systematically using such a product you can get to the hospital bed. In order not to worry about your health, it is worthwhile to prepare slimming teas yourself, the benefit of the ingredients can be purchased at each pharmacy. Needless to say, homemade teas are also worth using courses.
If you have no desire or time for home experiments, purchase teas from famous manufacturers and be sure to study the packaging of the product. It must contain complete information: the composition, properties, recommendations for use, contraindications, the name of the manufacturer, the address of the production and the number of the hygienic certificate.
Homemade Slimming Tea Recipes
Traditional recipes for tea for weight loss at home are not inferior in efficiency to well-known brands. We offer you a few recipes. Remember that teas are based on components of plant origin, and each of them can cause an allergic reaction – be attentive to your health.
Tea from lemon peel, oregano and lemon balm
Mix 5 g lemon rind, 10 g oregano and the same amount of mint. The resulting collection brew with boiling water (300 ml), bring to a boil and cook on low heat for 3 minutes. Let the means removed from the stove stand for 15 minutes, strain and take in the morning, immediately after waking up.
Slimming tea from the berries of bird cherry and lingonberry
12 g of dry berries of lingonberry and bird cherry wash, brew with boiling water (400 ml), bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes on low heat. Let the broth stand for 10-15 minutes, strain and drink on an empty stomach.
Prepare a collection by mixing 50 g of oak bark and buckthorn bark, wormwood herbs and yarrow, tansy flowers. Brew a teaspoon of the collection with a glass of boiling water and let it brew. Eat in the morning on an empty stomach, if necessary, eating a small amount of honey (the agent has a bitter taste).
Mint and Thyme Tea
Mix 10 g of mint and thyme, brew a glass of boiling water, cook on low heat for 5-6 minutes, then remove from heat, wrap with a towel and leave for 10 minutes. Drink filtered infusion on an empty stomach (in the morning or in the evening).
Tarragon and plantain tea
Mix 8 g of tarragon and 10 g of the leaves of the plantain. Collect pour a glass of boiling water, boil on low heat for 5 minutes, then remove from heat, wrap and let it brew (20 minutes is enough). Drink filtered infusion on an empty stomach.
Catnip Tea Lemon and Orange Peel
To make the product, brew one and a half cups of boiling water with 10 g of catnip leaves and 7 g of zest. Wrap the dishes and let the tea brew for 10-15 minutes. Drink filtered infusion on an empty stomach (in the morning or in the evening).
Thyme and jasmine slimming tea
For the preparation of tools will need 7 g of thyme shoots and 15 g of jasmine flowers. Brew a mixture of herbs and a half cups of hot water, bring to a boil and cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes. Remove the dishes from the heat and let the tea stand (12-15 minutes is enough). Drink filtered infusion on an empty stomach.
Slimming tea deserves attention only as an additional means of enhancing the effectiveness of the diet. Nevertheless, you should not ignore it – bowel cleansing will have a beneficial effect on your health (with exact observance of the recommended course duration).