Breadfruit Leaves: Benefits & Uses (Blood Pressure)

Breadfruit Leaves: Benefits & Uses (Blood Pressure)


The health benefits of breadfruit leaves 1. Breadfruit leaves have been used in Asia for
thousands of years as a natural medicine. They contain active compounds which can heal
the human body. 2. Modern studies show that breadfruit leaves
can help in reducing high blood pressure and treating those with cardiovascular disease. Breadfruit contains polyphenols and amino acids which help to heal the arteries by reducing
plaque and cholesterol. 3. They also contain Acetylcholine, which helps
to strengthen the heart muscle and regulate the heartbeat. 4. Breadfruit leaves are made into a herbal tea
and drank once per day to heal these conditions. How To Make Breadfruit Leaf Tea To make this herbal medicine, harvest dark green breadfruit leaves directly from the
tree. Wash these well and dry them out in the sun or using dehydrator. Grind to a fine powder using a pestle and mortar or a blender. Mix 1 tablespoon of ground breadfruit leaf powder with 1 litre of water. Add these to a pan and boil on medium heat until the liquid has reduced by half. Finally, add some more water to fill the pan back up to 1 litre. Allow the mixture to cool and drink 1 cup of this per day. You can add a little raw honey or stevia to remove the bitter taste if you wish. You can store this sealed in the refrigerator for 3-5 days. It is very important that you do not consume more than 1 cup of this tea per day, as it
contains camphor which can cause health problems in large amounts. Pregnant or breast feeding women should not drink this tea. 5. If you suffer with kidney stones then drinking
breadfruit tea can help. It contains lots of potassium which binds
to calcium in the urine and prevents stones from growing. 6. The potassium in these leaves reduces high
uric acid levels for those who have gout or crystals in the joints. 7. The tea is also useful for reducing overall
cholesterol levels if you suffer with heart issues. 8. The natural compounds found in breadfruit
leaf tea will help the blood to flow freely around the body. This will also reduce inflammation in the
legs and feet, such as swelling and water retention. 9. If you suffer with stress or anxiety, consider
drinking this tea once per day. It is an excellent source of B vitamins which
are calming to the mind and central nervous system. 10. It also helps with those who suffer with skin
problems such as acne, pimples or dermatitis. It naturally detoxifies the body and has an
anti-inflammatory effect on the skin. 11. As this tea helps in detoxing the body, it
also may reduce the risk of age related diseases such as cancer and macular degeneration. 12. The fruit of the plant is also highly nutritious
and is eaten often in the Philippines, New Guinea and the Maluku islands. To learn more about nutrition and natural remedies, please see our other videos. Thank you very much for listening, a like
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