Flax- seeds are regarded as superfoods due to the richness of nutrients: antioxidants, beta-carotene, essential fatty acids, vitamins B1, B2, E and C, fibers, calcium, copper, selenium, potassium, beta-carotene, phosphorus, magnesium, iron and zinc. All these minerals and nutrients will help eliminate the toxins from the body and control the metabolism, reduce the blood sugar and regulate the appetite.
This drink made of flax seed has multiple benefits for the health: it helps eliminate the toxins, improves the digestion, melts the cellulite and treats ulcer and gastritis. Moreover, it helps maintaining an optimal body weight and cleansing the skin.
Flax seed beverage – recipe
- 3 tablespoons of flax seed
- 1 liter of boiling water
This beverage must be prepared one day in advance. Let the flax seed soak in the boiling water and leave them overnight. Use a pot with a lid. In the morning, you will find a thick and gelatinous mixture.
Consume 150 ml of the mixture, 3 – 4 times per day, 30 minutes before mealtime. You can follow this treatment for 10 days and use it again after a 10 – day break. Take it 3 – 5 times per day. You can drink this mixture for breakfast or dinner and for a better taste, you can add honey.
Effects and benefits
These healing seeds will absorb the toxins from the foods, cleanse the intestines and supply the organism with lecithin that stimulates the fats metabolism and help with weight loss.
The omega-3 fatty acids from the flax seed are the ones that activate the sweat glands and help melting the fat excess in the body.
Flax seed are not only excellent in eliminating the extra kilos, they are also great for helping you maintain the desired body weight. The nutritionists recommend flax seed to those who suffer from gastritis, gastric ulcer, chronic constipation or hemorrhoids. They are also helpful in the cystitis and pyelonephritis treatment.
Consuming flaxseed tea is not recommended if you suffer from:
– Liver problems
– Kidney stones