What herbs to use for slimming? This question is often asked by people who are looking for an effective way to lose extra weight. Let’s remember that herbs alone are not enough to effectively lose excessive weight, but only help burn fat. Herbs can accelerate weight loss, especially in combination with a low-calorie diet and regular physical activity. How and what herbs help you lose weight?
Herbs in slimming therapy
The use of herbs while slimming will allow you to naturally lose extra kilograms. For centuries, administered therapeutically in the form of infusions were to increase metabolism and purify the blood. Many people use some spices without even realizing their ability to burn fat or regulate digestive processes. Every day we also reach for herbal teas with health-promoting properties.
Herbs are a rich source of vitamins, mineral salts and substances with antioxidative properties. They are widely used as ingredients in supplements for slimming.
It is worth reaching for herbal mixtures, which are a set of herbs with different properties, which in effect allows you to reduce weight in a multidirectional and natural way. Herbal mixes for slimming stimulate metabolism, suppress appetite, reduce snacking, regulate digestive processes and stimulate fat burning. Herbs for slimming are most often taken in the form of herbal teas, a powder used as an addition to meals or drinks and in the form of dietary supplements (capsules, tablets or powder).
Herbs are easiest to introduce to the diet in the form of spices, such as chilli, ginger, turmeric, pepper, cayenne pepper, cumin, coriander, oregano, tarragon, basil. Their main action is to stimulate digestive processes - stimulate the secretion of digestive juices and bile, accelerate intestinal peristalsis, improve stomach functioning and help burn fat.
Herbs for digestion
Peppermint - increases the production of gastric juice, regulates digestion and bloating - generally improves metabolism. It’s best to use in the form of mint herbal tea.
Yarrow - stimulates the secretion of gastric juice, improves digestion and the absorption of many valuable nutrients. However, it should be used in moderation because excess can cause a rash, headache and daze.
Dandelion - stimulates liver function, increases the production of bile and gastric juice and promotes digestion.
Artichoke - supports the proper functioning of the digestive system and liver function stimulates the production of digestive juices and bile. Also has a positive effect on maintaining proper blood cholesterol and weight.
Common buckthorn - slimming buckthorn bark and its fruits have slimming properties; buckthorn infusions stimulate the functioning of the large intestine, have a laxative effect and increase bile production.
Nettle - an infusion of nettle leaves has a diuretic effect, cleanses the body and accelerates the process of removing toxins.
Psyllium, coltsfoot, linseed, acacia flower - they contain sluices that swell in the stomach and increase satiety and, consequently, suppress appetite. Drink them regularly to reduce your sweet cravings.
It is also worth reaching for stimulating fat burning, slimming infusions and herbal teas
Yerba Mate - an infusion of dried and ground leaves of the mate has a strong lipolytic effect, gives a feeling of satiety and speeds up metabolism.
Green tea - thanks to the theine content, it accelerates metabolism, helps to remove excess water and toxins from the body.
Guarana - is a plant with the highest caffeine content (in the form of guaranine) among herbal raw materials. Guaranine stimulates weight loss by inhibiting fat deposits and helps to burn them down.