Here at 10Awesome we’re all fans of tea. We all have our preferences when it comes to what kind of tea we should drink everyday but in the end we love any kind of herbal tea. It not only tastes great, keeps us hydrated and boosts our energy but tea is also very good for our health since it’s packed with minerals and vitamins. Herbal tea can soothe an upset stomach, relieve insomnia, it helps us lose weight or calm a sore throat. The benefits of herbal teas are countless. We’ve gathered for you a list of 10 healthy herbal teas that shouldn’t miss from any household.
10. Peppermint Tea
Many naturopaths recommend drinking peppermint tea to relieve symptoms like bloating, abdominal gas or muscle spasms. Peppermint tea works great if you have nausea or you want to heat up your body and make it sweat to eliminate the toxins. However, peppermint is not recommended if you have heartburn or indigestion. Not only does peppermint taste refreshingly awesome, it’s also very handy since peppermint is one of the easiest herbs to grow in your back yard.
9. Chamomile Tea
One of our favorite healthy herbal teas is chamomile tea. It does wonders when it comes to calming and sedating the nerves. Chamomile tea is a great tea for anxiety and sleep disorders. It’s made out of the flowers of the chamomile plant and has amazing healing properties, often drank in cases of bronchitis, colds or fever. If you have an inflammation in your mouth just gargle on some warm chamomile tea. It will soothe and calm the swelling. We prefer the chamomile tea with a little honey and a slice of lemon.
8. Ginger Tea
One of the best cures for motion sickness is ginger tea. It’s also a great digestive aid, helps with nausea, vomiting and an upset stomach. Ginger tea is recommended if you have a cold because it fights the germs out of your body. The minerals, vitamins and amino acids from this amazing tea improve blood circulation and prevent fat from depositing in the arteries.
7. Rooibos Tea
Rooibos tea had to be on our list of healthy herbal teas because of its high vitamin C and antioxidants content. It’s a delicious tea that comes from South Africa and it helps reduce the signs of aging. Rooibos tea is great for the skin and it is recommended in cases of eczema and other skin problems.
6. Lemon Balm Tea
This one is very easy to grow and it’s also known for lifting the spirits and helps if you have problems concentarting. Lemon balm is safe for children and it can prevent nightmares if drank before going to bed. Lemon balm makes a great summer ice tea especially if flavored with some lemon and maple syrup.
5. Healthy Herbal Teas – Rosehip Tea
The rosehip is the fruit of the rose plant and it’s a great source of vitamin C. The rosehip tea helps the immune system, the skin health and adrenal function. So next time you need a health boost, drink some rosehip tea. You’ll feel it working.
4. Dandelion Tea
When consumed as a herbal tea, dandelion tea is a gentle liver cleanser, helping it regenerate and function at a better capacity. Dandelion tea is great for the production of bile which helps us with the digestive process.
3. Raspberry Leaf Tea
Raspberry leaf tea is one of those healthy herbal teas that is highly nutritious and is very beneficial for women since it helps with the hormonal balance and the skin. It’s consumed often during pregnancy periods, strengthening the uterus. Raspberry leaf tea is a good source of potassium, magnesium and B vitamins. It is similar in taste with black tea and can be drank both in the cold or hot seasons.
2. Nettle Tea
When it comes to healthy herbal teas nettle tea must definitely be mentioned. It is considered one of nature’s best remedies for a number of ailments like high blood pressure, anemia, coughs and colds, arthritis, congestion, kidney problems and urinary tract infections.
1. Lavender Tea
Lavender tea is made out of the dried purple flowers of the lavender shrubs. It has been used a scented herb for many centuries and its medicinal benefits are praised by many. Lavender tea can soothe both the mind and the body, helping you sleep better. It uplifts the mood and it’s good for depression. Lavender tea can be used for treating flatulence, bowel infections and upset stomachs. It also reduces body temperature during a fever and it’s a great healer, helping with wounds, cuts sores and ulcers.
This was our list of healthy herbal teas that are easy to find and easy to make. What is your favorite herbal tea that we didn’t mention here?