The healing properties of blueberry leaves
 Many of us buy blueberries and use them for cooking and just to improve your health and your appearance. But after the season, and fresh fruit is gone. But the pharmacy you can buy dried blueberry leaves.

Our ancestors brewed blueberry leaves, were used as regular tea, to autumn and winter do not know of fatigue and weakness.

Tea from the leaves of blueberry tones better than the effect of coffee and its effect lasts longer. This tea relieves headaches, helps fight colds cough.

On the content of useful substances blueberry leaves are not inferior to its berries. They contain vitamin C, tannins, essential oil, ursulovuyu, Quinic, resin, oleanovuyu acid ceryl alcohol.

The infusion of leaves of blueberry is an excellent antiseptic, has high antibacterial properties.

A decoction of the leaves is drunk in cystitis, colic in the stomach, chronic enteritis, kidney stones and gall bladder.

Decoctions and extracts from blueberry leaves reduce blood sugar and are used in diabetes.

 The healing properties of blueberry leaves

Infusion of the leaves of blueberries

1 tbsp. a spoonful of chopped dried leaves pour 1 cup boiling water, leave to cool, strain. Take as a tea ½ cup 3-4 times a day.

Now pharmacies sell blueberries and leaf bags.

A decoction of the leaves Bilberry

1 tbsp. a spoonful of blueberry leaves pour 1 cup boiling water, boil for 15-20 minutes, drain.

Take 1 glass 3 times a day.

In rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis do baths with infusion of leaves of blueberry .

4 tbsp. Spoon blueberry pour 1 liter of boiled water, half an hour, strain, pour into the tub.

You can make a bath by pouring tincture and dilute it with water in a basin where and lower legs or arms.


30-40 g of dried leaves bilberry pour 2 cups boiling water, boil for 15 minutes, cool strain, used for enemas.

 The healing properties of blueberry leaves

And still leaves blueberries from time immemorial Russian beauties were used for cosmetic purposes.

Currently, blueberry leaves are used in the cosmetics industry, for the preparation of lotions, creams to rejuvenate and refresh the skin.

Pets masks from blueberry leaves also affect the skin the most beneficial way. In addition, they constrict the pores, strengthens blood vessels, fight free radicals, inhibit the growth of bacteria and moisturize the skin.

Hydrating Mask

4 tbsp. Spoon blueberry leaves crushed, pour a small amount of boiling water, steam well, add 1 teaspoon honey and 1 tbsp. spoonful of double cream, stir and put on face, neck and decollete.

Rinse with warm water, wipe the face with ice.

Mask for oily skin

To 4 tbsp. spoon steamed leaves add 2 tbsp. spoons of sour milk, mix well and thickly spread on the face.

Remove swab dipped in chamomile tea or warm water.

Wash with cool water.

To narrow pores

1 tbsp. a spoonful of chopped dry leaves boil ½ cup of boiling water, leave for 10-15 minutes under the lid.

Use instead of washing in the morning and evening.

 The healing properties of blueberry leaves

Rejuvenating mask

2 tbsp. blueberry leaves pour boiling water to 1 cm. Let stand for 10 minutes, add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and beat well. Apply on face for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water, wash cold.

Nourishing Mask

Grind fresh or steamed dried leaves of blueberries, add 1 tbsp. a spoonful of hot milk, let stand for 5 minutes, add 1 tbsp. spoonful of soft cheese and 1 teaspoon of honey, carefully grind. Apply on face for 15 minutes, rinse with warm water.

Bath toning

A handful of dried leaves of blueberry brew 1 liter of boiling water in an enamel saucepan, boil for 5 minutes, cover, remove from heat, infuse until the liquid is warm, strain and pour into a bath temperature of + 37C. Take 15-20 minutes.
Author: Natalia Alexeeva