Weight-loss-promoting lettuce helps gain high-fibre content. Lactucarium, a thick juice of certain varieties of lettuce, is known to reduce heart palpitations and may likewise help initiate rest. If you wish to jump on a detox binge, lettuce can help all things considered.
Lettuce’s watery nature additionally helps in flushing out poisons from the body. Ice sheet lettuce contains the most extreme measure of water content that coordinates that of cucumbers. So as to capitalize on this veggie, pick huge lettuce assortments as they are wealthy in fundamental supplements, particularly chlorophyll, iron and nutrient C.
To make lettuce tea, all you require is 4-5 substantial lettuce leaves, 2 mint leaves, and some water. Nonetheless, ensure that the leaves are profoundly shaded. In any case, take a skillet and include water in it. Let boil it.
Then, add lettuce leaves alongside mint leaves to the container and enable it to stew for 20 minutes or till the water gets half in extent. When this is done, expel it from the warmth, strain the tea and fill a glass. You can drink this lettuce leaf-implanted tea two times per day. Drinking this tea additionally help enhance your insusceptibility levels.
The book, ‘Healing Foods’ by DK Publishing House says, “Lettuce is a useful source of folate and soluble fibre in the form of pectin. How rich it is in other nutrients depends on the variety – deeply coloured lettuces have greater stores of beta-carotene. It is also considered to be cooling, diuretic, and calming for the nerves. The milky juice in darker, bitter varieties contains a sedative, lactucarium.”