Jasmine is a very aromatic flower and, in addition, its tea can also be very beneficial for health. Jasmine tea has been used for many years in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine and can help you a lot. Find out what its benefits are, how to prepare it and also the contraindications and side effects. Read the article and check it out!
jasmine tea benefits
Jasmine tea can be very beneficial for the body. Below, we list its main benefits, with the indications of nutritionist Camille Cesário Reis (CRN 3 – 44408). Follow:
- It has a calming effect, thanks to the sedative stimuli of jasmine flowers;
- Because they are calming, they can also be used to treat stress and anxiety;
- It is analgesic, as it contains salicylic acid, which relieves headaches;
- Increases immunity;
- It is an antioxidant, so it prevents premature aging and the emergence of chronic diseases;
- Helps control cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, as it is rich in polyphenols;
- Improves blood circulation.
Despite the benefits, it is necessary to be cautious in consumption, like any other tea. So, keep reading to learn how to do it and also the contraindications to consume responsibly.
How to make jasmine tea
- Bring 250 ml of water to boil;
- When it starts to boil, turn off the fire;
- Add 1 teaspoon of jasmine flowers;
- Steep for 10 minutes, strain and consume without sweetening.
Take 15 to 20 minutes before bed if you want a calming effect. As for the analgesic effect, take it as soon as the pain arises. Quantities are individual and should follow prescription directions, says Camille.
Jasmine tea can also be combined with green tea, chamomile, ginger, among other herbs and spices.
Jasmine tea side effects
There is a myth that tea can’t hurt because it’s natural, but it can be very dangerous if consumed in excess. Camille warns that jasmine tea can cause allergic reactions, intestinal discomfort and premature contractions in pregnant women. Therefore, the nutritionist says that this tea is not indicated during pregnancy.
In addition, it is also contraindicated for lactating women. Children, the elderly and people with chronic illnesses should consult a nutritionist or doctor before use. Camille also warns that it is necessary to have a nutritional or medical prescription to consume any tea in the long term.
Jasmine tea can be very beneficial, but it should be consumed with caution. And if you like to know more about teas, learn more about oregano tea and keep learning about natural healing methods.
The information contained on this page is for informational purposes only. They do not replace the advice and follow-up of doctors, nutritionists, psychologists, physical education professionals and other specialists.
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