Medicinal plants have been used for many years, especially because people used them to treat various illnesses. The Mayan civilization was one of them and they especially used one plant: millennial cultures that were recovering of many illnesses with them, as the Mayan, who were using one especially: the chaya or otherwise known as tree spinach.
This plant helps in the fight against cancer, high cholesterol, blood sugar and liverproblems. If you use this plant regularly, it will give you amazing results in only a couple of days.
In this article, we are going to present to you all the benefits that you can obtain from this wonderful natural plant. You don’t need any extra ingredients to combine with it, because this ingredient is what you need. You’ll soon discover why they call it “God’s gift”.
BENEFITS OF THE CHAYA AGAINST NUMEROUS ILLNESSES:
The chaya, also known as tree spinach, is a perennial shrub that grows rapidly and originates from Mexico. Although it is not well-known, this shrub possesses incredible health benefits and can treat numerous illnesses and conditions.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF CHAYA AND THE ILLNESSES IT FIGHTS:
– It regulates the levels of cholesterol
– It regulates the levels of uric acid
– It improves the cerebral function and the eyesight
– It raises the levels of calcium in the body
– It treats and prevents anemia
– It is used to treat osteoporosis
– It regulates the levels of blood sugar
– It prevents infections, sore throat, hemorrhoids and headaches
– It cleans the liver
– It balances the metabolic system
– Remember never to consume it if you’re hangover!
HOW TO PREPARE THE TEA OF CHAYA?
– 2 cups of water
– 6 chaya leaves
Put the water in a pan and leave it to boil. Then, add the leaves and leave the mixture to boil again for additional 10 minutes. Strain it and leave it to cool down a little bit. That’s it! Enjoy the rich taste and exceptional benefits!
As we already said, you mustn’t use chaya in the case of hangover.
“Raw chayaleaves contain a substance similar to cyanide. For this reason, you must cook them before consuming them, so that all of the poisonous substances can be deactivated.
Some varieties also possess urticating hairs for which you need to use gloves because they have stinging properties. Baking won’t destroy the poisonous substances”.
NOTE: It is not recommended to cook the chaya in aluminum paper, because it produces a poisonous reaction provoking diarrhea. You better cook it in mud, pewter, glass, etc.
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