Here is why you should sip on jaggery tea

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Mar 18, 2016

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Ever sip on a cup of jaggery tea? Here is why you should drink jaggery tea more often.
  • 1

    Prevents constipation

    Jaggery is known to prevent and relieve constipation by stimulating bowel movements. Drinking a cup of jaggery tea activates digestive enzymes in our body thereby aiding digestion.

  • 2

    Helps to prevent anaemia

    Jaggery is considered good for production of haemoglobin as it is loaded with iron. You can either add jaggery to your food preparation or prepare a tea with it to fulfil your daily requirement of iron.

  • 3

    Cleanses the liver

    Looking for ways to effectively detox your body? Bite on a piece of jaggery. You may find it strange but yes, jaggery does help in detoxifying your liver by flushing out harmful toxins from your body.

  • 4

    Treats flu-like symptoms

    Did you know that you can get rid of cough and cold, water retention, bloating and other such minor daily health problems by eating jaggery. All you have to do is mix a small amount of it with warm water and drink or add it in your tea instead of sugar to obtain its benefits.

  • 5

    Reduces PMS

    Experiencing sudden mood swings just before your periods is a common problem among many women.  But you can save yourself from the trouble by eating a small piece of jaggery daily to combat these symptoms of PMS. When you eat jaggery, it releases endorphins in the body which helps to boost your mood thereby preventing premenstrual syndrome. Image Source: Getty

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