21 health benefits of chaya leaf popularly called ' hospital too far '

 

Have you ever considered chaya vegetables? Well if you haven’t, that may be you have no idea about it health benefits.

We decided to bring this post to help our readers have a read of the health benefits of hospital too far, as widely known.

Via in case you are not too conversant with this vegetable, read the paragraph below which talks about the briefs of the vegetable, including its origin.

Chaya which is otherwise known as Hospital too far is a healthy vegetable originated from mexico, which found it ways to be commonly found in the Southeastern region of Nigeria.

Also known as Tree Spinach, it is called ‘Efo Iyana-Ipaja’ by the Yorubas and ‘Ugu Oyibo’ by the Igbos.

Hospital Too Far is a great source of protein, vitamins, calcium, and iron, ascorbic acid, and also a rich source of antioxidants.

It can be consumed by adding it to your soups, salads, tea, or squeezing it to get the juice but should never be eaten raw as it contains hydrocyanic acid, which is toxic to the body when eaten raw.

It is highly advised that it should be cooked for at least 3-5 mins to remove the toxins before ingesting it.

This plant can cure almost 100 diseases due to its numerous health benefits to the body hence the name ‘God’s Gift’.

Here are some of them.

Health Benefits of chaya(Hospital too far)



1.It treats anemia as it contains a large amount of iron and also helps boosts blood production and circulation.

2. It helps in the treatment of asthma.

3. It Prevents Cough and Cold.

4. It lowers blood sugar and is good for diabetic people

5. It aids digestion, treats constipation, and also acts as a laxative

6. It augments calcium in the bone.

7. It helps with weight loss

8. It Improves Memory and Brain function

9. It Improves eye Vision

10. It Prevents Varicose veins and hemorrhoids.

11. It Boosts immunity and fights infections.

12. It eliminates kidney stones

13. It regulates blood pressure as it contains a beta-blocker.

14. It has anti-malarial, antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal properties.

15. It reduces cysts and prevents cancer.

16. It treats vaginal discharge and infection by helping to increase the acidity of the vaginal making it difficult for infectious organisms to multiply.

17. It helps in the growth of healthy skin and fingernails.

18. It boosts ovulation.

19. It stimulates the production of healthy sperm and also boosts sexual libido

20. It improves memory and brain health

21. It is effective for treating poor sleep

Here’s how to prepare a healthy cup of Chaya tea:

Ingredients

  • 6 Chaya leaves

  • 2 cups of water

Preparation

Boil a sufficient amount of water, then add the Chaya leaves and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Drink a cup of the Chaya tea 3 times a day before meals for best results.



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