Benefits of Herbal Tea

Benefits of Herbal Tea

Are you a tea drinker? I must admit I do love a hot mug of herbal tea! There’s something about it that makes me feel energised and healthy, not to mention good about myself for staying away from coffee. Herbal tea has been around for centuries and used all of the world by different cultures. Herbal tea is brewed from spices, flowers, herbs and dried fruits. They differ from ‘true teas’ such as green tea or English breakfast due to them not being derived from the Thea sinensis plant, all normal tea contains caffeine where herbals tea does not.

Herbal tea, if drunk over a period of time can be incredibly beneficial to your health. Mental health, physical health and it can make your skin look great? What? I’m serious people, keep reading to find out what my favourite teas are and how they can benefit you!

Camomile Tea

In need of a good nights sleep? Camomile is known for being a good relaxing tea to assist in falling asleep.

  • Helps calm the parasympathetic nervous system
  • Reduces stress and tension in the body – promoting sleep
  • Helps boost immunity and fight bacteria
  • Supports digestion

Cinnamon Tea 

A tasty spice that’s perfect to eat or drink for a yummy immune boost.

  • Improves digestive health
  • Improves cognitive speed
  • Increases focus
  • Fights against colds and flu

Peppermint Tea 

One of the most used herbal teas across the world is most commonly used as an anti nausea or to calm and unsettled stomach. Personally I’m not a fan of the taste of mint, anything minty just makes me feel like I’m eating tooth paste GROSS! Despite this I do try and get a cup in whenever I can, I suggest you do the same!

  • Antioxidant
  • Antibacterial
  • Antiviral
  • Cools down body temperature
  • Relieve Cramps

General Benefits of Herbal Tea – 

  • Cures and prevents cold and cough
  • Boosts immune system
  • Improves Digestion
  • Fights infections
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Strengthens tissue cells
  • Treats insomnia
  • Anti Ageing
  • Anti Depressant
  • Thyroid Regulation
  • Relieves Stress
  • Blood Pressure
  • Glowing skin
  • Weight loss

Starting your day off with a herbal tea and or drinking them throughout the day will be so beneficial to your over all health, pick one and try it out for a while. You won’t regret it!

Sarah x

 

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