Find out which are the best infusions for your health
What are the properties and benefits of infusions?
Infusions, as such, are usually composed of herbs and plants with medicinal properties, which help our body to nourish itself with some of its active components and its multiple properties. In fact, any -prepared- plant is considered an infusion, although each one of them has a different effect on our organism. At general levels, infusions give us different benefits and properties, in addition to being a pleasant hot drink, which always makes us feel better in times of discomfort... Many of the plants with which the infusions are elaborated are medicinal and curative plants, which can contain multiple benefits for health, among them we can emphasize the anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, analgesic, digestive, antioxidant, depurative, detoxifying, laxative, fat burning and a long etcetera properties.
What are the best health infusions?
There are several families of medicinal plants that have been used since ancient times in the form of infusion, such as mint, mint, lavender, thyme, boldo, oregano, fennel, rosemary... and many more. Although the most prominent, or the most consumed, for their great contributions to our health are usually chamomile, one of the most common for its calming and digestive effects, lemon balm or valerian, which also contain tranquilizing and sedative properties, horsetail and dandelion, for its powerful draining and diuretic effects, that help to eliminate liquids, the infusion of ginger, one of the most beneficial combines, as it has antiviral properties, expectorants, antiseptics and antiiflamatory, antioxidants and aphrodisiacs, also helps to improve blood circulation and can prevent cardiovascular disease. The rooibos is also a perfect choice for our health, in addition to having a pleasant taste. The red rooibos is usually the most common to take in infusion, and is one of the most consumed by people with high blood pressure or who can not take exciting substances, as it does not contain caffeine or theine. In addition, it provides diuretic, antioxidant and antihistamine properties that help to eliminate liquids, stop premature cell aging and effectively combat some allergic processes, while containing high levels of minerals necessary for our body, such as calcium, magnesium, or fluoride, which strengthen bones and teeth, helping to prevent fractures and cavities.