5 types of herbal tea to prepare after the holidays
With lemon, ginger and coriander .. Some herbal tea recipes facilitate digestion. Find out which one.
Coriander for detoxing herbal tea
Foie gras, stuffing, Christmas sausage... the festive meals are delicious, but you quickly realize they were (too) hearty. Take a detoxing treatment to avoid a disappointing tomorrow! Consider, for example, coriander tea: in addition to its diuretic properties, it relieves stomach pain and fights nausea. To prepare it, steep 1 tablespoon of coriander seeds for 10 minutes in 1/2 liter of boiling water. Filter and let cool before drinking!
Herbal tea with lemon and ginger, the ally of the day after the party
Lemon has a beneficial effect on the kidneys, liver and pancreas: it is often used to facilitate digestion and eliminate toxins after the holidays. Ginger is also interesting in case you overeat... For herbal tea, grate 1 to 2 cm of fresh ginger into the teapot. Add lemon juice and then 75 cl of boiling water. Wait 5 minutes and then sweeten with 2 tablespoons of honey.
Liver ally artichoke tea
Artichoke leaves that grow directly on its stem (in short, the ones you don't eat) are rich in active ingredients that are good for the liver. For this herbal tea, simply steep 10 grams of fresh artichoke leaves in a cup of boiling water for 15 minutes. Filter and drink. We warn you, it's a little bitter. Tip: Avoid this type of herbal tea if you have gallstones or are allergic to Asteraceae (such as dandelion).
Tarragon, good for digestion and stress
Tarragon herbal tea can also calm you down after a noisy party. Easy to prepare: Heat 20 cl of hot water and add 1 teaspoon of dry leaves. Leave to soak for 5 minutes off heat before filtering.
Milk thistle: recognized benefits
Even the World Health Organization is aware of the beneficial effects of milk thistle on the liver! To prepare herbal tea, pour 40 g of milk thistle into 1.5 liters of boiling water. Leave to soak for 10 minutes before filtering. You can add a little honey if you wish. Please note: Take medical advice first if you are taking medication for diabetes or an allergy to asterisks.