Helba is rich with protein and carbohydrates, contains potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, calcium, vitamins A, C, B1, B2, PP, folic acid.
Helba is one of the best natural cures for colds and lung diseases. Have a strong effect and widely used in influenza, bronchitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, pneumonia, chronic cough, asthma prevention and treatment.
Helba contains diosgenin (the structure and actions of this ingredient is the most similar to the female hormone estrogen). Used in menstrual cycle disorders, hormone imbalance, during menopause. Helba stimulates lactation in breast feeding women.
Stomach and digestive diseases
The regular consumption of helba tea cleans the stomach, kidneys, and intestines of mucus and toxins. Slightly covers the stomach with protective mucus, which has a healing effect in gastric and duodenal ulcer.
How to prepare helba drink
Pour 2 teaspoons of helba to a glass of cold water. Bring to a boil and cook for 3-5 minutes. Recommended to drink 3-4 glass a day. Could be mixed with milk and honey, or sugar.
Contraindications: the first and the last trimester of pregnancy.