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5 Winter Herbs To Cut Belly Fat

5 Winter Herbs To Cut Belly Fat

Winter is here, and we can see white everywhere. While the snow looks beautiful, it doesn’t sound alluring for exercises and outdoor activities. The cold limits our ability to enjoy the outdoors and sweat, which results in weight gain. Add that to foods from Thanksgiving, Christmas, and a lot of gatherings this season.

All problems have a solution though! There are 5 herbal plants you can use to remove those belly fats during this time.

1. Ginger

Ginger is known for its amazing health benefits. That is why it is used as alternative medicine up to this day! Ginger helps keep your blood sugar at rein and prevents it from spiking up. It also aids in digestion, burns fat, and increases your immune system. 

5 Winter Herbs to Cut Belly Fat - Ginger

What you need:

  •         1 tsp of grated ginger
  •         1 lemon wedge
  •         1 cup of hot water
  •         2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  •         2 to 3 tsp of raw honey (optional)

Ginger Tea

Boil 1 cup of water in a pot. Put the lemon wedge and grated fresh ginger in a tea infuser over a cup. Pour the hot water over the ingredients and steep for 5 to 10 minutes. Add honey for a sweeter taste.

Ginger Tea with Apple Cider Vinegar

Boil 1 cup of water in a pot. Put the lemon wedge and grated fresh ginger in a tea infuser over a cup. Pour the hot water over the ingredients and steep for 5 to 10 minutes. Let it cool for another 10 minutes. Hot water can destroy the ACV properties needed for weight loss. Once cooled, add 2 tbsp of ACV to the mixture. Add honey if preferred.

Take this tea once a day in the morning before eating to experience its maximum benefit.

Related: 50 Essential Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar

2. Turmeric

Another popular herb you can easily access during wintertime is turmeric. This herbal plant is known to have a lot of health benefits. It lowers down your risk for heart and brain diseases, and it boosts brain function. Aside from weight loss, using turmeric can aid in the prevention of cancer, arthritis, and depression as well.

What you need:

5 Winter Herbs to Cut Belly Fat - Turmeric

  •         1 cup of water
  •         ½ tsp grated ginger
  •         ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  •         ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  •         1 tsp honey

In a pot, pour 1 cup of water and add grated ginger, black pepper powder, and turmeric powder. Bring all the ingredients to a boil. Let it simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the pot from the stove and strain the tea. Let it cool for a while, add honey, and stir the mixture. Enjoy your tea!

The tea should be consumed 2 to 3 times a week. Drink it 20 to 30 minutes before breakfast. When combined with proper exercise and diet, you will see the result in no time.

Related: 50 Amazing Uses For Honey You Didn’t Know About

3. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a natural way to lose weight during winter. This bitter-sweet herb should be included in your diet since it is loaded with health benefits. Cinnamon has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Moreover, this herb can also reduce blood sugar in your body that mainly causes diabetes.

5 Winter Herbs to Cut Belly Fat - Cinnamon

What you need:

  •         1 cup of water
  •         1 tsp of honey
  •         1 wedge of lemon
  •         1 cinnamon stick

Place the cinnamon stick in a pot of boiling water until it gets fragrant. Squeeze 1 lemon wedge in the mixture and add honey to it. Stir and remove the pot from the stove. Strain the tea and drink!

The recommended time to take this tea is at night before bedtime. This will help you lose that unwanted weight.

4. Rosemary

Rosemary is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that are said to help strengthen your immune system against free radicals. This plant is also a perfect herb that can help you lose those extra pounds naturally.

What you need:

5 Winter Herbs to Cut Belly Fat - Rosemary

  •         1 tsp of rosemary leaves and stems. It can be fresh, dried, or powdered.
  •         1 cup of water
  •         1 tsp of honey (optional)

Place your pot with water on a stove. Once boiling, lower the fire to medium-low heat. Place the rosemary leaves and stems in the water. Steep the ingredients for 5 to 6 minutes. Strain. You can add honey. Mix and sip!

Drink rosemary tea before your big meals. However, you should not consume it in large amounts as it can result to stomach and intestinal irritation, as well as kidney damaged for long-term use.

Related: 20 Slimming Herbal Teas

5. Mint

5 Winter Herbs to Cut Belly Fat - MintMint can be grown in a plant pot inside your house. This herb is ideal for losing weight during the winter season. It helps facilitate better absorption of nutrients, which improves metabolism that aids in weight loss.

What you need:

  •         10 mint leaves
  •         1 cup of water
  •         1 sprig rosemary
  •         1 lemon wedge (optional)

Boil the water in a pan. Tear the mint leaves into pieces and put them in a cup. Place the rosemary sprig in the pan. Once boiled, pour the water on the mint and let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Add a squeeze of lemon, if preferred. Enjoy!

It best to drink mint tea after meals to help with your body’s digestion process. It can be enjoyed any time of the day too as it is caffeine-free. Thus, it won’t interfere with sleep.

All of this preparation can be done and is safe to use in minimal dosage. However, if you are already experiencing an underlying disease or condition, it is best to consult your doctor first. This will avoid major complications that could affect your health. Also, if this is intended for pregnant women, it is best to inform the doctor if herbs are included in the daily diet to avoid miscarriage.

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7 Comments

  • Dianne Posted December 15, 2020 3:45 pm

    Love this list and familiar with ALL of these! Nice to see they’re as good as I already believed.

    • The Lost Herbs Posted December 16, 2020 11:21 am

      Hi Dianne,

      Thank you so much for your comment.

      God bless!

  • the lost ways Posted December 15, 2020 5:39 pm

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    • The Lost Herbs Posted December 24, 2020 6:31 am

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  • Janet Posted December 19, 2020 9:38 pm

    Just printed this list and will try them all! Thank you!

    • Holly Posted December 27, 2020 5:25 pm

      I love getting the Lost Herbs informative emails after purchasing the book. I’ve been gradually accumulating more medicinal herbs in my garden and am still waiting for the seed packet especially for the moringa.

  • Philicia Jefferson Posted December 28, 2020 2:39 pm

    What about vervine/vervain grown in tropical climates

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