Bilberry tea is excellent for helping the liver function, being useful after a day of overeating, excess alcohol or consumption of many fatty foods because it contains a substance called lactone that helps in the digestion of ingested fats. Thus, the main benefits of boldo are:
- Improves liver function;
- Helps digestion and digestive tract function;
- Decreases heartburn;
- Decreased effects of alcoholic beverages;
- Aid in the treatment of gastritis;
- Aid in the treatment of gallbladder problems;
- Relief of symptoms of food intolerance;
- Decrease in gases;
- It acts as an antioxidant, antifungal and antibacterial;
- It has a calming effect.
Boldo tea also helps to deflate the belly and fight gases because it is a great digestive, but it is important to drink the tea right after its preparation and not to add sugar, as it can disrupt the digestion process.
Bilberry tea helps with coronavirus infection?
To date, there is no study that proves the effects of boldo to improve the symptoms of infection with the new coronavirus. Thus, this plant is not indicated to treat COVID-19.
In addition, boldo tea has several contraindications, and should not be used without the guidance of a health professional.
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How to make boldo tea
Boldo has antioxidant, antimicrobial, diuretic, purifying, analgesic and antiseptic properties, with tea being an effective way to have all the properties of boldo.
The preparation of boldo tea is simple, being done just by adding 1 boldo leaf in a cup with boiling water and letting it rest for a few minutes. In order to have effects, it is usually recommended to drink the tea up to 4 times a day or according to the recommendation of the doctor or herbalist. Check out some boldo recipes.LEARN HOW TO PLANT BOLDO
Contraindications and side effects
Despite the benefits of boldo, the consumption of this plant is contraindicated in case of gallbladder obstruction and during pregnancy, especially in the first 3 months of pregnancy, because it can cause abortion or cause malformations in the fetus.
In addition, it is important not to consume the boldo in excess, as it can cause gastrointestinal irritation, headache, nausea and vomiting, so it is recommended to be consumed under medical supervision and supervision.