I’m sure that you’ve already heard about fenugreek tea and that it was amazing for the health, but most people have never heard about using dried fenugreek leaves for tea infusions.
Here are the main benefits of drinking dried fenugreek leaves tea:
- The first benefit is that it is very rich in vitamin B9
Even if you are drinking the juice of the leaves, still, some vitamin B 9 is going to get into it and is going to boost your system, vitamin B 9 is very important for our health because it’s going to help the division of our cells and it’s also responsible for having a healthy cardiovascular system.
- The second benefit of drinking dried fenugreek leaves tea is the fact that it is very low in caffeine
This is also an amazing thing when it comes to fenugreek tea, it’s the fact that it’s very low on caffeine, you are going to get amazing benefits from the tea without the caffeine issues and troubles!
- Now, let’s talk about the most important benefit of drinking dried fenugreek leaves tea, it’s increasing breast milk production in nursing women
Although the majority of women who are breastfeeding and using fenugreek are accustomed to it, drinking fenugreek seeds tea or eating fenugreek tea, an amazing alternative is drinking dried fenugreek leaves tea.
This can be extremely helpful as the leaves do not contain the same amounts of flavonoids as fenugreek seeds, this means that they are not as effective and efficient as fenugreek seeds; nevertheless, this also means that they are not going to make your body smell as when consuming fenugreek seeds.
This is very important when nursing because most women are going to become body conscious on are going to simply be disgusted by the smell of fenugreek, we call it also maple syrup smell!
- Now, how do you prepare dried fenugreek leaves tea?
The first thing you must understand about these leaves is that they are very rare, apart from the internet, you are not going to find them in shops, unless you live near an Asian market, then you can get them for a very convenient price, however if you need to buy them, the best place in my opinion is the internet.
To prepare a very delicious dried fenugreek leaves tea, you need to warm a cup of water, and then add to it a teaspoon of dried fenugreek leaves, let it release all its vitamins and nutrients for at least fifteen minutes, then take out the leaves and add two teaspoons of honey.
You can also add five stigmas of saffron, they are going to add an amazing taste and flavors to this tea.
- How much dried fenugreek leaves tea should you consume?
You must understand that dried fenugreek leaves are extremely powerful, they are packed with a lot of nutrients and also a lot of vitamins and minerals, that’s why I do not recommend to drink more than one cup a day, it’s true, they do not contain caffeine, but they do contain other substances that their side effects are unknown at this time and that maybe causing some troubles in the future, that’s why you have to stay away from excessive amounts.