Do you happen to beedema? For example, because of the heat, because of unsuitable food or because of hormonal cycles... We will give several recommendations that helpin a natural way, without side effects to excrete excess fluid from the body.
In this we can help simple means - infusions, smoothies or a specific massage technique.
We withdraw excess liquid in a few hours
There are products that provoke fluid retention. Other products and drinks, on the contrary, help us to remove from the bodysurplus fluid, remove swelling.
To prevent fluid retention and removal from the body, it is important to avoid products that cause such a delay.First of all, you need to significantly reduce salt intakeand the products and dishes in which it is present.
- Aged cheeses
- Sausage and smoked products
- Canned and marinated products
- Fried potatoes, olives, salted nuts and other snacks
- Pizza and other semi-finished products
We advise you to read: Fruits are the best diuretics!
1. Less sodium, more potassium
The salt, sodium chloride, must be excluded from our diet.
You can consume sea salt or sea water in moderation.They contain many useful substances, such as potassium; these substances help maintain an equilibrium in the body.
When we feel that we are swelling some parts of the body, you must completely abandon the salt andinclude in your diet foods rich in potassium, eg:
- Nuts (pistachios, hazelnuts, unsalted almonds)
2. First... Drink water
This recommendation may seem strange, but it is really necessary to drink water so that the liquid is better excreted from the body. Only one condition must be observed:drink it should be on an empty stomach, with an empty stomach.
If we drink water with or immediately after eating, swelling becomes even greater.
In the morning, about ten minutes before breakfast, drink two glasses of water. Have at least two more glasses before dinner. In the afternoon we also drink two glasses of water.Soon you will notice that such a "diuretic" is very effective.
3. Prepare smoothies from pears and dandelions
If you like smoothies, we offer two ingredients with the properties of a diuretic: pear and leaves and dandelion flowers. Theyhelp to remove fluid from the body, supply it with useful minerals, and also improve liver function.
Dandelion can be collected on lawns or buy dried leaves and dandelion flowers in a pharmacy..
- 1 spoon of flowers and dandelion leaves (10 g)
- 1 glass of water (200 ml)
- 1 pear
- Boil a glass of water. When it comes to a boil, throw a spoonful of leaves and dandelion flowers, and let it boil for 10 minutes.
- After that, strain it.
- Clean the pear, remove the seeds from it and crush it.
- Mix a crushed pear with a decoction of dandelion in a blender glass and turn on the blender for a few seconds. It should be a homogeneous mixture.
4. Enjoy the watermelon smoothies
Watermelon - a wonderful fruit(although botanists consider it a berry),just created to remove from the body excess fluid.There is a lot of water in it, and it not only helps to remove liquid, but also counteracts the dehydration of the body.
Watermelon is rich in potassium and antioxidants.
Beat it together with seeds. Drinking this smoothie is good throughout the first half of the day.
5. Celery and onion broth
On cold days, broths and soups can be cooked. Theynot only act as a diuretic, but also purify the body of toxins.
To make the broth really help us fight the fluid retention, it is good to add celery and onions, known for their diuretic effect.
In addition, they give the broth a wonderful taste. This broth can be drunk between meals or use it as a first course.
6. Horse tail infusion and green tea
In cold weather, you can also drink warm infusions. And they can replace water, if it is difficult to drink large amounts of water.
The ponytail promotesthe elimination of excess fluid from the body, and also contains minerals such as silicon.
Green tea is just a necessary drink. It is not only a diuretic, but also a powerful antioxidant.
These drinks can be combined, and you can drink them separately. Doing sobetter in the morning and during the first half of the day.
Read also: 8 natural diuretics that will help fight fluid retention
7. Dry massage with a pig bristle brush
Dry massage with a pig bristle brush (they use black boar bristles)helps to drain the lymphatic system and promotes an almost instantaneous elimination of excess fluid.
After ten to twenty minutes of this massage, you will feel the urge to urinate. This massage also improves blood circulation, and the skin becomes more tender.