Lose weight with the help of the “Lavrushka”.

Листья лавра благородного.

Bay leaf is an aromatic spice that used to see in their kitchens almost all Russians. And some girls and women are mystified by issues of loss, even began to consider this product get rid of extra pounds. But can we trust these opinions and advice “from the people”?

The composition of Bay leaf.

Calorie “Lavrushka”, even though it is a plant that is high enough and is more than 300 kcal per 0.1 kg of dry leaves. The main active substances contained in this spice:

  • Organic acid;
  • Fatty and essential oils;
  • Vitamins a, C, PP,;
  • Tannins;
  • Macronutrients (mostly phosphorus, calcium and some magnesium and potassium, selenium, zinc);
  • Trace elements (iron, copper, selenium, manganese, zinc).

Can we call the “Bay leaf” very rich in number of valuable substances is difficult, but in addition it is very useful.

One of the most striking properties of spices – diuretic effect. It is because it is considered that a Bay leaf can play an important role in the process of losing weight. The second important quality is anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial action.

Bay leaf is used in cooking as well as in other related fields of cosmetology and medicine. It is used to cook a variety of masks and medicinal teas that help in various diseases (colds, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, rheumatism, skin inflammation). But this product has and contraindications.

Hazardous properties and contraindications.

«Лаврушка»In large quantities (decoctions, such as that used for weight loss or treatment) Bay leaf is able to exert a powerful influence on many organs, especially the digestive tract. It cannot be used in food (only in very small doses) in pathological conditions, and in certain situations:

  • Pregnancy, breast-feeding a child;
  • Children under 12 years of age;
  • Urinary stone disease;
  • Crohn’s Disease;
  • Intestinal inflammation;
  • Any kind of ulcers;
  • Kidney stones;
  • Liver failure;
  • The problems associated with the health of the excretory system.

With increased swelling broth Bay leaf should be consumed after consulting a doctor. Many diseases related to the heart or hormones, can only be aggravated by exposure to large portions of decoctions on the basis of Laurel leaves.

Is it possible to lose weight on a Bay leaf?

Some people make the mistaken view that “Lavrushka” removes excess fat with the most unpleasant places almost forever. Or at least for several years. The miraculous properties of this spice are only strong in machigonne effect.

How does it work? In the adult human body can quickly accumulate salt deposits that cause excess fluid to accumulate in the human body. Laurel broth are able to remove this excess water and to some extent dissolve harmful deposits. Together with the liquid leaves a large number of harmful substances, such as toxins.

But all of this is negligible. Bay leaves will not bring any good if after application is not respected the right approach to nutrition: reduce salt used and total caloric intake, daily intake of large amounts of water sport activities.

Bay leaf may be an additional assistant in the preparation of specific menu aimed to effective weight reduction. But as the main “Pobeditelei” means he won’t be effective.

Recipes diuretic teas.

Свежие лавровые листья.If you still want to use a cheap analog of various diuretic teas, here are a few recipes on the basis of Bay leaf, which will help to quickly bring water and cleanse the body from the abundance of accumulated substances that can impair the activity of the body.

Extreme tincture.

To make economical and quick recipe nastyone, you need to take 200 g of Laurel leaves, grind them well (you can use low speed blender or mortar). Pour a liter of water and wait until the water starts boiling, put the tincture on a steam bath.

The cooking process takes just 15-20 minutes. Further, the infusion should be cool and strain, can take within 30 minutes after cooking for 2 table spoon 25 minutes before each meal.

Tincture No. 2

30 Laurel leaves – 1 liter of boiling water. Steamed in a thermos and infuse over 8 hours. During this course, you should adhere to a special diet, exclude from the diet:

  • Meat;
  • Sweet;
  • Flour;
  • Too high-calorie meals;
  • Alcohol;
  • Mandatory – chocolate.

The rate of application of this recipe – a maximum of three days, because the impact of this tincture on the body is considered to be very strong.

The Broth No. 3 Pepper

Bay leaves in the amount of 30 pieces pour 1 liter of boiling water. They added to red or black pepper in a ratio of 1:6, where 6 parts – Laurel, part 1 – other spices or fat-burning spices. Some prefer to replace pepper ginger.

The Broth No. 4 Cinnamon

Opinions about the useful properties of cinnamon all mixed. But, nevertheless, there is a very popular recipe that is enjoyed by many girls who want to quickly get rid of unpleasant deposits in the body. Per litre of boiling water here need to take:

  • Large cinnamon stick (essentially, that cinnamon was not ground);
  • 5 Laurel leaves.

Лавровый отвар.Preparing a recipe for a quarter of an hour on medium heat after boiling. Then the broth to cool the natural method. Take 1 Cup for 3 days. Definitely on an empty stomach.

Recipe for aesthetes.

The original tea on the basis of Laurel leaves and cinnamon can be an alternative recipes that described above. For its preparation you will need 2 tsp of black tea, a little cinnamon and 2-3 “Lavrushka”. Brewing classic way. Important: the first brew should not be consumed.

The course of “treatment” Laurel leaf is not recommended for longer than within 3-7 days.

How to avoid the negative impact of Lavrushka”?

The main thing you sent decoctions on Bay leaf, is the withdrawal of fluid. To tincture cope effectively with their tasks, they need to simplify the task:

  • To avoid the use of salt in food during the “treatment” Laurel decoctions;
  • To exclude green tea and coffee from the diet;
  • Eat more fresh greens;
  • Add in the daily menu at least 50 g of any fruit.
  • Start eating 1 banana a day;
  • Consumption of seafood;
  • Increase the flow of vitamin B6 and magnesium in the body using a third-party supplements.

We must not forget that all diets, including the removal of excess water from the body with the help of Bay leaf, ineffective before the upcoming holidays, and hearty meals. Moreover, after a sharp “reset” of water and subsequent intensive feeding, and drinking excess weight will come back a much larger number. Today you will lose weight by 2 kg, and in the evening after celebrating back 3-4 kg.

Thus, the Bay leaf is not a way to lose weight, which can get rid of excess fat forever. Use it carefully and without too much fanaticism and only when there is no threat to health.

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