Yerba Buena is an aromatic herb of the mint family. It was used for medicinal purposes and culinary for many years now. We can use it to provide adde
Yerba Buena is an aromatic herb of the mint family. It was used for medicinal purposes and culinary for many years now. We can use it to provide added tastes on the foods that we cooked and we can use it in salads.
This perennial plant is plenty in limonene, menthone, pulegone, menthene, and menthol. It also has a high amount of antioxidants such as caffeic acid, quercetin, caffeine, and catechin. Yerba Buena was used as a medicine for curing different disease.
Here are some health benefits that Yerba Buena can give:
Good For The Skin
Yerba Buena possesses antioxidants compounds that are beneficial for our skin. Consuming the tea can help to remove free radicals, enhance skin health, restrict symptoms of aging like wrinkles, and relieve inflammation.
Helps Treat Nausea, Morning Sickness, and Fainting
Inhaling the scent from burning Yerba Buena can give some comfort to those people who suffer from nausea connected with early stages of pregnancy. We can slice some leaves and inhale the scent of it.
A Potent Remedy For Asthma
The minty scent of the plant was good for those people who suffered asthma attacks and helps to calm the muscles in the respiratory system. We needed to slice the leaves and inhale its scent.
Boosts The Immune System
Yerba Buena has polyphenolic and catechins properties that can help the body to combat viral and bacterial pathogens.
Used For Oral Health
Yerba Buena can be used as a natural ingredient in mouthwashes and helps to whiten our teeth. Some toothpaste brands use Yerba Buena as a natural toothpaste and preparing dental care.
We needed to dip a handful of Yerba Buena leaves in a cupful of water for around 1 hour to create a Yerba Buena mouthwash. Empty the minty Yerba Buena leaves mixture. Use this solution every day to free our mouth from mouth odor and maintain our mouth fresh.
Aids in Digestion
Yerba Buena helps to stops flatulence and quick food digestion comfort the gastrointestinal tract.
Drinking Yerba Buena tea can help to alleviate inflammation, balance the pH levels of the stomach, and cure constipation or diarrhea.
Helps Relieve Pain
Yerba Buena contains analgesic compounds that are beneficial for those people who are recovering from a disease or injury or experiencing arthritis. We can apply it topically or drink it as a tea. Press the leaves of it and combine with eucalyptus essential oil before putting on the affected body regions.
Boosts The Respiratory System
Yerba Buena can remove infections aside from decreasing the amount of mucus and phlegm in our respiratory tracts. It is suggested to consume some glasses of tea daily to get the desired outcomes.
Promotes Wound Healing
Grind Yerba Buena stems and puts it on wounds, cuts, abrasions, and bruises to create a poultice for a quick treatment.
Aids In Weight Loss
Daily intake of Yerba Buena tea can help to raise passive fat-burning potential and suppress the appetite. This can help to those people who wanted to lose extra pounds.
How to Make Yerba Buena Tea?
Yerba Buena tea was formed from fresh leaves.
Dry the leaves for around 2 weeks and grind them into pieces. Boil the dried Yerba Buena leaves in water, 2 teaspoons of dried Yerba Buena to each cup of water. Let it sit for around 30 minutes. After that, filter the leaves on the concoction and combine some honey for extra benefits and flavor. Consume the tea 4-6 times every day.