The term diuretic refers to any substance that aids the body in eliminating excess water. Although specialized medications are available for this purpose, certain natural substances also possess diuretic properties.
In this article, based on a publication by Healthline, we will explore some of these natural substances that can assist in removing excess water from the body through urination. If you are experiencing water retention, incorporating these substances into your diet may help reduce excess fluid.
What are some natural substances that aid in removing excess water?
1. Hibiscus tea, commonly known as Zobo drink, contains diuretic properties that can help eliminate excess fluid. If you have high blood pressure or are retaining fluid, consider drinking more hibiscus tea.
2. Garlic is another natural substance that can aid in the removal of excess water from the body. Eating garlic or taking garlic supplements may help combat fluid accumulation.
3. According to healthline Watermelons possess diuretic properties due to their high water content, and studies have shown that consuming them frequently can help eliminate excess fluid.
4. Grapes also contain diuretic properties and can aid in the removal of excess fluid from the body. If you are experiencing water retention, try incorporating grapes into your diet to promote urination and fluid removal.
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