Passion Fruit Leaf Tea great Natural Antidepressant
Passion Fruit Leaf - Passiflora Edulis
Used part: Leaf
The tea leaves of passion fruit are a great alternative to fruit juice because it keeps many of the medicinal properties contained in it and can be taken at any time of day. In addition to being used as an aid in insomnia and anxiety treatments, passion fruit tea leaves are so potent that their use is now being combined with other procedures to end drug addiction and alcoholism.
The passion fruit was baptized by the Indians, its name in the Tupi language means "food inside the cuia". The tree that gives rise to passion fruit, which is native to Brazil, is of the climbing type, that is, it develops by twisting in other trees.
In the leaves of the passion fruit are found substances that when they come into contact with the central nervous system acquire the power to act as antidepressants, being then a powerful soothing natural. In treatments against insomnia the tea leaf passion fruit is also indicated, as it causes relaxation and fights the nervous excitement.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- Anxiety and depression
- Nervousness, agitation, restlessness and hyperactivity in children
- Parkinson's disease
- Menstrual pain
- Headache caused by muscle stiffness
- High blood pressure caused by stress
- Put 200 ml of water to a boil and turn off the fire
- Pour the water into a cup and add a tablespoon of dried passion fruit leaves
- Cover the cup and keep muffled for 10 minutes
- Strain and drink
For a normal person it is advised to consume 1 to 3 cups of tea per day, not exceeding a period of one week without pause.
To help combat addiction to drugs and alcoholism the amount ingested per day should be higher, about 1 liter, but the preparation is basically the same: Put a liter of water previously boiled in a container and add about 100 g of leaves dried passion fruit. Cover the mixture muffled for ten minutes and drink. Take four glasses daily.
Passion fruit is contraindicated for patients with low blood pressure. Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding.