Avocado Leaves - Persea Americana
Scientific Name: Persea Americana
What are avocado leaves:
Avocado leaves grown on a rough, dark green, evergreen leaf tree. It is native to Central America. It can measure up to 20 meters in height. It's flower is white, of small size and its fruit is of pear form with a rough skin.
Avocado leaf benefits:
Usually, we consume the fruit of avocado only and health benefits of avocado fruits is already well known around the world. Besides it's delicious taste, it contains a lot of nutrients which bring the health benefits for our body. However, it’s not only its fruit that has health benefits, the avocado leaves have many health benefits also. Avocado leaves contain many substances that are useful for our body, such as flavonol, quercetin, glycoside, polyphenol, estragole, alpha and beta pinene, cineol, limonene, serotonin and flavonoids.
How to consume avocado leaves:
Dry or fresh leaves are used to make infusions. You can also take avocado leaf capsules.