Egyptian herbal tea with fenugreek and peppermint
Delicious organic herbal tea for everyday and festive moments.
Egyptian herbal tea has a spicy taste and is also suitable for celebrating, stomach friendly.
Wonderful ingredients for herbal tea: Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a herbaceous spice plant; apple slices, peppermint and birch leaves, cinnamon, raspberry leaves, anise, cloves and strawberry leaves.
Herbaceous clover has been used since ancient times for seasoning, coloring, as an herb as a medicine. Indian cuisine uses seeds as well as dried leaves with a bitter taste closely resembling a bay leaf.
Pack size: 100 g
Instructions for use: Measure the herbal tea ingredients into the jug about 1 teaspoon per cup (200ml) of water. Pour almost boiling water over the herbal tea ingredients and let simmer for 10-15 minutes. Dosage drink 2 to 5 cups a day.
Greek fenugreek - aka fenugreek - is an annual herb of the legume family.
The greatest demand for fenugreek is in Greece and Egypt, although Lebanon and Syria are considered its homeland. It also grows in Southern Europe, India, China. Cultivated by France, Agrentina, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Ethiopia.
Has other names: blue, blue sweet clover, fenugreek, Greek hay, fenugreek, gunba, blue goat shamrock.
The native land of the plant is the eastern part of the Mediterranean, Asia Minor. Grows in southern Europe, Asia Minor, Iran, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, Mongolia, Japan, North Africa, Ethiopia, USA. It is grown in the Mediterranean countries, Ethiopia, India, China and Argentina, in the USSR, in the south of the Caucasus.
Fenugreek is a truly amazing spice that is widely used in Indian cuisine in various recipes such as curries, Indian soups, and vegetarian dishes. Fenugreek leaves are particularly memorable for their delicious strong flavors and nutty aroma.
Other names for Fenugreek Leaves: Fenugreek, Shambhala, Helba, Methi.
Although both the seeds and leaves of this plant are used as a culinary ingredient, they are also known to treat many health problems.
Fenugreek leaves contain a huge amount of protein (23 g per 100 g of leaves), vitamin C, iron, dietary fiber, iron, potassium, L-tryptophan and alkaloids. They are also a source of steroidal saponins. Due to the presence of these components, fenugreek leaves are the answer to some of the diseases that a person faces.
Other and many important properties of fenugreek leaves are manifested in the reduction and balancing of blood cholesterol levels. Studies have shown that fenugreek seeds and leaves can lower the levels of "bad" cholesterol in our body. In order to reduce its level, it is recommended to take 30 g of fenugreek leaves or seeds daily. In addition, you can sprinkle the leaves on the dishes and enjoy the bright taste.
3. Fenugreek leaves are used in medicine to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, as they contain galactomannan (polysaccharide), which does not lead to heart attacks.
4. Fenugreek and all of its parts, in particular the leaves, are beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes. The polysaccharides in the formula are naturally occurring soluble fibers that reduce the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream. Additionally, the leaves contain insulsin-producing amino acids. Therefore, it is recommended by doctors to consume up to 50 g of fenugreek leaves to control sugar levels.
5. Fenugreek has a calming effect on the body. Fenugreek leaf tea is effective in treating heartburn and acidity. Due to the presence of large amounts of mucus, its consumption helps to calm down the inflamed digestive canals.
Fenugreek leaves are known to induce weight loss by suppressing appetite. Tea from leaves should be brewed at night, and drunk in the morning on an empty stomach. Fenugreek drink is also called Egyptian tea. Substances that are part of Egyptian tea:
vitamins of group B, C, PP, A, D;
macro- and microelements: iron, phosphorus, zinc, potassium and others.
One cup of the drink contains 24 calories, so helba can be drunk even while dieting.
A plant with such a beautiful name for the fabulous country "Shambhala" simply must have some unique and miraculous properties. This plant really possesses, in addition to its unique taste and aroma, many amazing qualities.
Fenugreek contains many antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds such as apigenin, genistein, kaempferol, quercetin, rutin, selenium, and superoxide dismutase. It also contains alkaloids such as trigonelline, which prevent nerve cell degeneration in neurodegenerative diseases. Fenugreek contains trigonellen, which stimulates the regeneration of brain cells.
Fenugreek is one of the richest sources of phytoestrogens and is therefore very beneficial for women who have low estrogen levels, especially in early menopause and surgical menopause.
Fenugreek is one of the richest sources of selenium and magnesium - some of the most important micronutrients - antioxidants. When consumed regularly, selenium and magnesium appear to have a protective effect against cancer.