Benefits of Avocado Leaves

Many people know the health benefits of avocado fruit, which are known all over the world. Apart from its delicious taste, it contains many nutrients that provide many health benefits to our body. Not only its fruit has benefits for the body, avocado leaves also have many benefits. It contains many substance that are beneficial for our body such as flavanol, quercetin, glycoside, polyphenol, estragole, alpha and beta pinene, limonene, serotonin, flavonoids and others. Here are the health benefits of guava leaves for our body.

Degenerative disease – avocado leaves protect the body against degenerative disease. The flavanol compounds in avocado leaves have mechanism to protect the body from degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis, also preventing premature aging.

DIURETIC – avocado leaves contain quercetin which acts as a diuretic agent that helps to urinate better to eliminate waste products of metabolism.

Bacteria – avocado leaves contain polyphenol and pinene, substances that can inhibit the growth of bacteria.

Kidney stones – alkaloids, flavonoids and saponins are substances that ca dissolve kidney stones and improve kidney function. This substances can be obtained from avocado leaves.

Blood pressure – The limonene contained in avocado leaves is a natural remedy to stabilize blood pressure and prevent the condition of hypertension.

Asthma – avocado leaves contain pinene that acts to reduce asthma attacks through several mechanisms. Its ingredient has a bronchodilator effect that reduces inflammation and increases airflow in the lungs to effectively treat asthma attacks.

Headache – the quercetin and pinene compounds of avocado leaves can help cure headaches. They inhibit the pain transmitter into the brain to reduce headaches or any other pain symptoms.

Cancer – the pinene and limonene content that comes from avocado leaves help to prevent cancer. These substances can prevent the growth of cancer cells and act as a chemo protective agents.

Healthy skin -avocado leaves contain antioxidants that help clear skin, pimples, acne and pores. This is one of the great health benefits for healthy skin. Just crush young avocado leaves , apply them on your face for five to ten minutes, then wash it off.

Back pain – the pinene content in avocado leaves reduces pain in the whole body, especially in the back.

Reduce Swelling – the effect of quercetin in avocado leaves can reduce inflammation trough its inflammatory substance. By applying mashed avocado leaves on the sore body part for four to five hours and then wash it off.

Oral Thrush – Oral thrush can be caused by bacteria or damage to the oral cavity area. It can be eliminated by the polyphenol content in avocado leaves. Chew an avocado leaves for five to ten minutes to get these benefits.

Diabetes – avocado leaves for the treatment of diabetes comes from its glycoside content. Glycoside can replace the sugar that the body needs and give you a full feeling, so it prevents you from consuming excess calories.

Arthritis – the quercetin compound in avocado leaves can act as an anti- inflammatory agent to help treat arthritis pain.

Detoxifying Agent – the flavanol compound in avocado leaves can cleanse the blood of any toxic substance and remove it through urine. This is one of the amazing health benefits of avocado.

Digestive Problem – the limonene contain in avocado leaves also has a mechanism to maintain digestive balance and improve bowel function. It can help to treat diarrhea and any other digestive problems.

Lactation – avocado leaves can be beneficial for nursing mothers. The estragole substance in avocado leaves can increase the production of breast milk in women.


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