5 Medicinal Herbs and Teas!
Whichever tea you choose to brew, it is always better if it comes with some added benefits, here are some of the medicinal teas that can be extremely healthy for you throughout the year: -
Green Tea and Black Tea
Green Tea is the unfermented tea leaves, which makes them a little bit better than black tea, though there is no specific study to prove that, but there are several reports that show the same amount of antioxidants are found in both black and green tea. Black tea has more caffeine than Green Tea which is due to its more fermentation. Any drink made with a blend of tea and herbs can be a nutrient dense drink.
The good old mint tea is the way to go for any gastrointestinal problems, peppermint has been shown to calm and relax the muscles of the stomach, providing soothing relief from pain caused by bloating, nausea, and diarrhea. Menthol (the main constituent of peppermint) is also effective as a decongestant, thinning mucus to break up coughs and soothing sore throats. This could be your go to herbal tea year around.
Another powerful medicinal herb is ginger, it is again a good ingredient to keep you digestive issues at bay. Ginger gets the digestive juices flowing, providing relief from nausea and occasional indigestion. Its warming, spicy flavor helps to promote healthy digestion, enabling the body to better absorb nutrients.
When summer is around Hibiscus tea is one of the cooling beverages that should keep handy. Made from the petals of the hibiscus flowers, hibiscus tea is high in vitamin C and organic acids, which are great immune system builders. Some researchers believe that chemical compounds found in the magenta-colored tea may also lower blood pressure as effectively as some standard blood-pressure medications.
Lemon Balm Tea
Lemon Balm contains naturally calming components that can work wonders to reduce anxiety, induce sleep and improve mood, the herb has been shown to improve mental performance in some limited studies.
Trankebar Tea is packed with such soothing herbs and you would never know how flavorful they are until you taste them, so go get yourself some nutritious and flavor tea today!