5 Teas to Try this Monsoon

5 Teas to Try this Monsoon

5 Teas to Try this Monsoon

Monsoon is more than just a season; it's a festival that heralds the arrival of gentle skies, cool breezes, and blissful showers. It spreads joy and relief, drenching the parched soil and souls with each refreshing drop.

It is an exhilarating season that lifts the summer gloom and bids farewell to months of dry and scorching heat, especially in the Indian Subcontinent. These are the common flu fighters found on your kitchen shelves. They are immune boosters in their own right.

Monsoon's sultry winds and pleasant splashes are also notorious for wreaking havoc on our immune system. As a result, the majority of us get sick during the season. Break free from the pattern this monsoon by using herbal teas, the simplest way to boost your immunity. When combined with a steaming cup of herbal tea, the pleasure of sitting on your balcony and enjoying the monsoon can be doubled.

We Indians are so addicted to tea that nothing beats a hot cup of tea, especially during the monsoon season. Tea in the monsoon has become a family tradition for us, and chai and monsoon go hand in hand. There are numerous reasons to drink chai during India's monsoon season.

The monsoon season is ideal for those who enjoy traveling. When we look up straight into the sky, we can see tiny raindrops falling on our faces. Those planning a long ride during the rainy season can have all the fun and refresh themselves by stopping at one of the local tea stalls for a delicious hot cup of tea. Not only can you travel, but you can also sit at home and sipping that perfect cup of tea.

Here is a list of herbal teas to help you stay healthy this monsoon. These herbal beverages, made from ingredients that are readily available in your kitchen, will be a boon in boosting your immunity.

Ginger Tea

Ginger tea is one of the tops on the list for monsoon season.  It aids in the treatment of common colds, clears the throat, and aids in the treatment of allergies. Also, stomach-related problems are common during the monsoon, and ginger tea can help combat this by improving blood circulation and ensuring proper absorption and digestion of food.

How to brew:

  1. Preheat the tea-making utensil, then pour in the desired amount of water.
  2. Place the fresh-cut/ginger root in boiling water and leave it alone for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Then add 12 teaspoons of loose leaf tea (depending on the tea type) and leave it for 2 minutes.
  4. Then strain the tea and add honey or sugar to taste, and your ginger tea for nausea is ready to drink.

What is the best time to drink ginger tea?

Ginger tea is a drink that can be enjoyed at any time of day. It's a great pick-you-up in the rainy mornings, but you might also find it useful after a meal to aid digestion.You can flavor it with fresh lemon or honey, or buy tea bags with flavors like lemon and ginger or ginger green tea.

Chamomile tea

The ancient Egyptians used this tea to treat a wide range of ailments. It is said to have both anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties, which is especially beneficial during the rainy season, as the season brings a slew of infectious diseases such as colds, flu, viral infections, and a variety of severe skin if not properly cared for.

Another advantage of this is that it relieves fatigue and is an excellent cure for insomnia. Chamomile tea's relaxing properties are beneficial when a person is stressed.

How to brew: 

  1. Bring the water to a boil in any tea-making utensil.
  2. Then, reduce the flame slightly and leave the water in that position for about a minute.
  3. Then stir in the chamomile tea extracts.
  4. Allow it to sit for 5 minutes after stirring.
  5. Then strain out all the solids before serving.
  6. Your ideal cup of tea is now ready.

What is the best time to drink chamomile tea?

There are times when the sky darkens, a bolt of lightning illuminates the sky, and beautiful rains fall. Chamomile tea can be consumed at any time of day, but for its calming effects and potential sleep benefits, it is best consumed in the evening. Alternatively, if you have diabetes, a cup after each meal may be beneficial.

Green Tea

This miraculous tea is well-known throughout the world. There is so much that green tea can do for our health. This tea, which is high in antioxidants, helps to boost our immune system. Boosting our immunity during the monsoon season helps us avoid infectious disease attacks. Green tea also aids in the removal of toxins from our bodies. If you dislike the flavor of green tea, feel free to stir in a bit of sugar or honey for improved taste.

How to brew:

  1. Boil the drinking water and set it aside to cool for 2-3 minutes; the slightly cooler water will bring out the best in your delicate tea leaves.
  2. Pour the water over the tea bag to release the tea's delectable aroma.
  3. Allow the tea bag to steep for up to 3 minutes. If you prefer a stronger flavor, brew for a little longer, but keep in mind that over-brewing can result in bitterness.
  4. Remove the tea bag and enjoy your deliciously refreshingly Green Tea from The Tea Shelf!

What is the best time to drink green tea?

Green tea is best consumed first thing in the morning and before a workout, according to studies. The best way to start your day is to replace your cup of coffee with a cup of green tea. Green tea, like coffee, contains caffeine and L-theanine in small amounts.

Basil/Tulsi Tea

Basil leaves, which are found in almost every Indian household, have a long history of medicinal use. Tea made from them is useful in treating headaches, colds, coughs, diabetes, stress, anxiety, and depression. Aside from that, it is beneficial to immunity, digestion, and skin, as well as having anti-inflammatory properties and aiding in the detoxification of the body.

How to brew:

  1. Get your hands on a box of the best herbal tulsi tea from the Tea Shelf.
  2. Bring water to a boil.
  3. Add 2 teaspoons of tulsi tea.
  4. Adjust the amount of sugar (if you like your tea sweetened) to taste.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  6. Take it off the heat, pour it into a cup, and prepare to enjoy every sip!

What is the best time to drink Basil/Tulsi Tea tea?

The antimicrobial properties of tulsi are well-known. When taken first thing in the morning, it effectively relieves a common cold. It has antibacterial properties that can help prevent bad breath. It can give you the perfect dose of freshness if you consume it first thing in the morning.

Oolong  Tea

What makes you look nice, refreshes you, and makes you look good? Both rose and oolong have their unique benefits for the monsoon season, and combining them yields a recipe that is sure to please.

Oolong, with its higher caffeine content, is ideal for a burst of energy on a dreary day, increasing alertness and enthusiasm. It also contains a lot of antioxidants, which help to keep the body healthy. Roses help to clear the skin by flushing out toxins and soothing a sore throat.

How to brew:

  1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil.
  2. When the water begins to boil, add the tea leaves.
  3. Allow the tea leaves to steep for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour your brewing tea into a cup after straining the tea leaves.
  5. To get the sweetened flavor, add a pinch of honey.
  6. Stir well and savor every sip!

What is the best time to drink oolong Tea ?

Enjoy a cup of oolong 30 min to 1 hour before your walk, workout, or yoga session to reap the benefits! To avoid late-day sweet cravings and energy slumps, drink oolong tea in the afternoon. All of these things help you lose weight and keep it off in a healthy way.


Each cup of these teas will nourish, revitalize, and help you become stronger and healthier. These are the teas that will help you enjoy the monsoon season while also protecting you from the season's diseases.

Have a wonderful monsoon!!! Enjoy…