Herbal Tea Remedies
For centuries, people have relied on herbal teas for various ailments, be it normal cough and cold or to heal a simple wound. Going for herbal tea is the best, natural way to heal your body and make your immune system stronger.
Yet, many people mistake herbal tea with true teas like green tea or black tea. True teas are brewed from the leaves of different variants of the tea plant Camellia Sinensis. Whereas, herbal teas, commonly known as tisanes, are made by infusing different herbs, flowers, dried fruits and spices together in hot water. That is why they come in a wide range of flavour profiles from floral to fruity.
In this blog, we will discuss about the health benefits and remedies that various varieties of herbal teas offer and how you can utilize them to the fullest and lead a healthy and happy life!
Chamomile tea is a miracle tea when it comes to relieving stress and relaxing before bed time. It is widely popular for its soothing properties and calming effects it has on a regular drinker.
This herbal tea is made from the petals of the Chamomile flower. It has medically been proven that Chamomile improves one’s sleep quality and acts as a natural sedative for someone suffering from Insomnia.
It has been traditionally used as a remedy for a wide range of ailments like easing menstrual pain, lowering blood sugar levels, reducing inflammation etc. In short, it is a must have if you seek a good night’s sleep along with other health benefits!
Peppermint tea or simply mint tea is one of the most commonly consumed beverages in the world. Not only does it make us feel fresh and rejuvenated, it has proven health benefits that we’d love to share with you!
Mint tea has antiviral, antibacterial, antioxidant and anticancer properties. It is known for easing an upset stomach, a headache or migraine, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBD), bloating, indigestion and breathing problems.
Apart from being used as a refreshment to freshen up our breath, it helps in improving our energy levels and relieves us of the daytime fatigue. It is a must have for somebody looking for some stress-relief amidst a busy working day
Who hasn’t heard of ginger tea when discussing which herbal teas are beneficial for health?
It is common knowledge that this spicy, flavourful drink is packed with healthy, disease fighting antioxidants which help fight inflammation and stimulate our immune system. Ginger tea is also a well known remedy against nausea experienced in early pregnancy or motion sickness.
Ginger tea is also an effective ailment to prevent stomach ulcers and relieve indigestion and constipation. But this doesn’t end here. Other health benefits of ginger tea include preventing heartburn, protecting against various heart diseases, lowering blood pressure, preventing blood clots, lowering cholesterol and improving blood circulation. So, this is clearly a go-to tea for overall health benefits of the body.
Turmeric Herbal Tea
Turmeric herb has had a long history of being adopted by households for its magical healing properties. It is used as a remedy quite often in the Indian Ayurvedic Medicine so it is only understandable that its herbal infusion is also very beneficial to our health.
Apart from boosting our immune system, owing to its antiviral, antibacterial, antioxidant properties, it helps reduce symptoms of arthritis, a progressive joint ailment in ageing people. It aids in reducing cardiovascular complications, projects against liver damage, gallstones and helps manage liver conditions. It has also been proven in preventing and managing diabetes. Its antiinflammatory properties help in healing wounds in no time as well.
Last but not the least, discussing herbal teas is meaningless without a mention to this “queen of herbs” - Tulsi. For centuries tulsi has been used for its Ayurvedic properties for treatments. But rest assured, given its innumerable benefits, consuming a cup of tulsi tea every day will surely elevate your health.
Tulsi tea is amazing when it comes to relieving symptoms of respiratory ailments like cold, congestion, cough, flu, asthma and sinus. It helps beat stress by maintaining adequate levels of cortisol hormone in our body, also known as the stress hormone.
It aids in regulating blood sugar levels, maintaining oral and dental hygiene, treating gastrointestinal disorders like stomach ulcers, and indigestion. Its antiseptic properties are a boon when it comes to alleviating acne, slowing ageing and relieving the sting of insect bites.
This was all about the most popular herbal teas which you can opt for to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Don’t forget to check out our newest range of herbal teas - Turmeric Ginger herbal tea and Spiced Turmeric herbal tea!