Healthy Weight Loss
Alfalfa, Corn Silk, Dandelion, Juniper, Parsley, Uva Ursi, Yarrow - Any of these can be used for diuretic properties and natural herb for weight loss. Most are available in "tea" form as well as tablets.
Aloe Vera Juice is reported to improve the digestion and to help cleanse the digestive system. Available in tablets and liquid.
Bladderwrack and Hawthorn Berry is reported to improve thyroid function and boost adrenal glands. This is important for your natural weight loss program.
Cinnamon is great for lowering cholesterol, is used in Chai and may been added as flavoring to many teas and dishes. Cinnamon is extremely versital natural herb for weight loss. Cinnamon is one of the oldest remedies used in traditional Chinese herbalism for digestive support, recent studies have shown cinnamon (Cinnamomum aromaticum) may support healthy blood sugar levels, when used as part of your diet, by activating insulin and glucose transport and improving glucose metabolism.
There are many tasty and simple ways you can enjoy this tasty spice called cinnamon. Try these:
Steeping your favorite herbal or any tea with cinnamon adds flavor to it and enhances your natural weight loss efforts.
Add one-half teaspoon of cinnamon to unsweetened applesauce
Add cinnamon to your breakfast cereal, pancakes or oatmeal
Sprinkle on toast, bread, rolls, biscuits and buns
Add cinnamon to butter, majorine or cream cheese
Sprinkle cinnamon on your morning cup of coffee, cocoa or cappuccino
Sprinkle on frozen or regular vanilla yogurt
Flavor pumpkin, winter squash or sweet potatoes.
Flavor apples or other fruits, pudding and other deserts
Use on fish before frying, it helps eliminate odor
Sprinkle on meats, expecially chicken or pork
Sprinkle on coleslaw and salads
Sprinkle on soups and sauces
Add to jello mix
Cinnamon is particularly good with lamb in Indian curries and various Greek dishes. Use it in beef stews & chili. Try it with grains such as rice pilaf, couscous and pearl barley as well as legumes like lentils and split peas
Ephedra, Ma Huang or Mormon tea suppresses the appetite and increases the metabolic rate of adipose tissue. Ephedrine activates the sympathetic nervous system, increasing the metabolic rate and increasing the amount of the food converted to heat (thermogenesis). This prevents the body from converting these foods to fat, thus helping in the control of weight gain by those who have low metabolism.
Ephedrine is often used in conjunction with methylxanthine sources such as coffee, tea, cola nut, and guarana. The methylxanthines enhances the thermogenic effect of ephedrine. Clinical studies have also shown that aspirin may be effective in increasing the thermogenic effect of ephedrine.
The crude powdered stems of ephedra (with less than 1% ephedrine) are employed at a dose of 1-4 grams per day in tea form.
Fennel may act as an appetite suppressant and is believed to help remove fat and mucus from the intestinal tract. This can be found in some licorice flavored Chai teas.
Dandelion - Natural mild diuretic and laxative. It has a gentle stimulating effect on the metabolic system, especially the liver and thyroid gland, helping the body work harder to lose weight. It also aids in the treatment of gallstones, jaundice, gall bladder inflammation and discomfort, as well as relieving premenstrual bloating. Ground roasted Dandelion and chicory (has coffee flavor) may be blended together for an excellant coffee substitute and reduces caffeine intact.
Ginseng (Siberian) - Stimulates metabolism and energy. Siberian Ginseng exerts offsetting catabolic and anabolic action on carbohydrates, lipids and protein. Siberian ginseng aids in moving fluids and nutrients throughout the body, and reduces the stress of adjusting to new eating habits. Healthy men and women taking the herb were found to better endure physical strain, resist disease, and perform tests of mental sharpness. Siberian ginseng contains remarkable compounds that favorably affect the adrenal glands, the small glands that rest atop the kidneys and secrete stress-fighting hormones.
Green Tea, Cardamom, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Ginger, Mustard Seed are thermogenics, meaning they boost your metabolic rate slightly, although many people find that Cayenne boosts their intake of antacids more than their metabolism. These are great for the digestive system and all but the mustard seed is found in Chai tea blends. To Order our Fine Instant Pure China Green Tea Powder by the Pound click here.
Hoodia Gordonii - The most powerful natural diet weight loss herb available in concentrated.
Lemon - Natural diuretic. Drinking lemon water or adding it to tea before meals helps digestion and utilization of fats.
Licorice root - strengthens the adrenal glands, thus helping to sustain a regulated blood-sugar level and reduce cravings for sweets. Licorice tastes sweet.
Plantain Leaf - Limits calorie intake, due to its appetite-satiating effect, and reduces intestinal absorption of lipids. It is also a mild diuretic.
Seaweed (Laminaria and Sargassum) - Helps reduce cellulite by stimulating the thyroid gland. It is an Antifungal, anti-parasitic, antihypertensive, expectorant, diuretic, regulates the thyroid and lowers cholesterol levels.
Yerba Mate' - It is iffused to make a South American herbal tea drink. A natural appetite suppressant and energy booster. It's considered to be "the ideal slimming remedy" that suppresses the feeling of hunger and thirst. It has many natural nutrients too.
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