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Herbal Teas And Their Benefits


Herbal tea comes in many different forms, there are teas which contain caffeine such as green, white and black tea. There are teas made from fruits, from flowers, herbs, plants, spices… you name it, and there’s probably a tea for it.

Herbal tea is something people have been drinking for thousands of years, and it is often used as a healthy alternative to things like coffee. Herbal tea is full of vitamins, minerals, it boosts your metabolism and can offer other health benefits too. When it comes to choosing the herbal tea you want to drink, it is important to look for products with the highest quality ingredients. If you want to get the full health benefits from a herbal tea, you will want to leave the teabag in for about 10 minutes. You can learn about different teas here: DetoxTeaGuide.comToday we are going to look through a few different herbal teas and look at the specific benefits they offer for the body. Whether your goal is to fight a cold, get fit or have more energy- there is a tea for everyone.

Peppermint tea
Peppermint is a great tea for relaxing the body, and so often one you will find this as an ingredient in evening teas. It is also brilliant for helping with bloating and abdominal gas. If you have eaten and you feel incredibly bloated, try drinking a peppermint tea to soothe the body.

Ginger tea
Ginger is a spice, and spices are great for providing digestive aids to the body. Ginger tea is perfect for aiding your digestion and can be used to curb feelings of nausea caused by travel too. To fight a cold, you can mix ginger tea with lemon juice and some honey for a germ fighting remedy. It should reawaken the body and help it fight against the germs in your body.

Chamomile tea
A calming tea- chamomile will often be used as an aid to insomnia and can also be used to soothe symptoms of bronchitis such as a nasty cough or a blocked nose. You can also use this tea as an anti-inflammatory- and will be used for soothing indigestion as well as inflammation in the mouth if you gargle it.

Rooibos tea
Rooibos tea is rich in antioxidants and is incredibly good for your body. It can be a great help to those who suffer from skin conditions such as eczema. This particular tea is also high in vitamin C, which offers many benefits of its own, which you can see here:

Lemon balm tea
Lemon balm is a common herb which is used in a lot of cooking, but it is also a herb which is amazing if you drink it. Lemon balm is the perfect antidote for those feeling a little down in the dumps. It is great for sufferers of anxiety, can be helpful if you are struggling to concentrate at work, and can even be taken by children to help with nightmares. It is a tea which can calm the soul, and the good news is that lemon balm is incredibly easy to grow in the garden.

Milk thistle and dandelion tea
Both of these can help with liver and kidneys.

Rosehip tea
Rosehips is a great source of vitamin C. if you are ever feeling a little fatigued and you need a pick me up, this is the ideal tea to have. This tea can also benefit your skin hugely.

Green Tea
Tea from the Camellia sinensis family is probably the most popular type of healthy tea in the world. Green tea contains an antioxidant known as catechins. They protect the cells in the body from damage which can lead to cancer. Green tea is also great for those who want to boost their metabolism and lose weight. It can decrease your risk of heart disease, and is also the remedy for reducing inflammation in patients with arthritis.

White Tea
White tea is brilliant at killing bacteria which forms in the mouth, and this has been take on board by many toothpaste brand who have added this extract into their products. White tea is the least processed, and it is therefore the most potent in benefits.

Black Tea
Black tea is low calorie and low fat just like green tea, and although it can stain the teeth a little,it is full of antioxidants for the body. It can reduce the production of stress hormones, leaving you relaxed and able to concentrate on the day.

As with any herbs or supplements, please check with your doctor as you may need actual medical care for any health issue you have.


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