The draining herbal teas help eliminate excess fluids, so they are a valid aid against cellulite and water retention. Let's see how to make the most of the phytotherapeutic properties of draining herbal teas and how to prepare them at home.

The draining herbal teas are extracts of herbs or medicinal plants that are diluted in water thanks to their solvent power. The draining herbal teas are composed of mineral salts and fibers and, thanks to the synergies of various plants, they succeed in replacing the effects of pharmaceutical products in a natural way.

The draining herbal teas are effective and are a great help to eliminate excess liquids, cellulite, swelling, water retention, and they can relieve pain related to the premenstrual syndrome, they help the well-being of the urinary tract and also in the case of overweight, because they eliminate the excess toxins. Obviously draining herbal teas alone do not work miracles, but they must always be associated with physical activity and a balanced diet poor in salt. In addition, draining herbal teas to be prepared at home are preferable by purchasing the herbs needed in herbal medicine shops, to have a natural product without the addition of preservatives. So let's see how to prepare do-it-yourself draining herbal teas.

Draining herbal teas: how to prepare them at home

Draining herbal teas can be prepared at home by purchasing herbal mixtures in herbal medicine shops following the correct doses and methods and making sure that the quantity of medicinal herbs used is as fair as possible.

Slimming and draining birch herbal tea

The deflating herbal teas are very effective, in their draining and slimming action, thanks to the birch, which eliminates waste and toxins and contains vitamin C, saponins and caffeic acid, excellent to counteract water retention.

To prepare this draining herbal tea you will need: 30 grams of fucus thallus, 30 grams of green tea leaves and 40 grams of birch leaves. Dissolve a teaspoon of this mixture in a glass of boiling water, leaving to infuse for 10 minutes. Then filter, and drink the hot tea. To get good results, just drink two glasses a day for a couple of weeks.

Draining and anti-cellulite herbal tea with olmaria spirea

The spirea olmaria contains flavonoids, tannins and vitamin C. Its diuretic properties of this herbal tea make it effective to fight cellulite.

To prepare this anti-cellulite herbal tea, you will need 50 grams of spirea olmaria, 20 grams of burdock, 20 grams of anise seeds and 20 grams of elderberry. Put all the ingredients in a small saucepan and add the boiling water (250 ml), mix and leave to infuse for 10 minutes. Filter before drinking. You can also drink two or three cups a day.

Draining and diuretic nettle herbal tea

Nettle contains folic acid, tannins and vitamins A, C and D which stimulate diuresis.

The mixture to prepare this diuretic herbal tea will consist of 40 grams of ortosiphon leaves, 30 grams of nettle leaves, 30 grams of dried fennel fruits. Put 50 grams of this mix in a liter of boiling water, leave to infuse for 10 minutes and filter before drinking. You can also consume one cup of this herbal tea 3 times a day.

How to take herbal teas in the right way

Diuretic herbal teas should not be sweetened, at most you can add a teaspoon of honey. They cannot be preserved for more than 24 hours and they should not be heated again. To get the maximum effect from draining herbal teas: we must drink them in the morning on an empty stomach or before going to sleep; prepare them correctly, respecting the doses and the infusion times, and be careful to any side effects by following the advice of an expert before taking them.