The Herbal Teas You Should Be Drinking For Your Health

From detoxifying and cleansing the body to soothing a troubled mind, herbal teas have countless healing powers.

CALMING

Chamomile tea has many health benefits due to the presence of powerful antioxidants. It is a great immunity booster. Its anti-inflammatory properties make it a popular choice for women dealing with menstrual symptoms such as bloating, cramps, mood swings and anxiety. Chamomile is a stress and anxiety treatment. Try a cup of chamomile tea an hour or so before bed. Inhale the essential oils released in the steam before drinking to help ease your worries.

MOOD-BOOSTING

Rose tea has high vitamin C content and a high level of natural antioxidants - known for their power to protect the body against heart disease and cancer and repair cell damage. The high vitamin C content of rose tea makes it a brilliant natural boost for your immunity system. Rose tea blended with 1 or 2 teaspoons of honey can work wonders for a cough.  Rose tea can be calming for the mind and uplifting for your mood and can help to get rid of all negative feelings.

DETOXIFYING

Nettles tea is high in minerals, especially iron. With summer just around the corner, nettles tea is your solution for hay fever and is effective in controlling irritating symptoms typically associated with it. This tea has detoxifying and cleansing properties. It can help to ease exhaustion, frustration and sensitivity.

RELAXING

Lavender tea is best known for its power to relax the body and mind. It is great for relieving anxiety, so when you get in from work in the evening sip a cuppa in a quiet place until any anxiety subsides. The aromatherapy of lavender can be extremely soothing when you are trying to sleep. Lavender is an antiseptic for the body, has anti-inflammatory properties and is a gentle pain reliever.

WARMING

Ginger tea, with its high levels of vitamin C and magnesium is extremely beneficial for our health. It is warming for the body. Drinking ginger tea can help ease nausea. The vitamins and minerals that are in ginger tea can help improve blood circulation, stimulate digestion and fight against viruses.

WELL - BEING

Mint tea is a miracle-worker to pretty much everything. Try sipping a cup of mint tea at your desk to relieve stress. It can also help to increase your focus and concentration. It can soothe stomach problems and aid digestion so it is good to have after a eating a meal. Green tea is revitalising in the morning and can help you sleep better at night. There is very little that this herb can’t do!

Lucy x