Tea is not just a simple cup of hot flavoured water; it is a drink made from the cured leaves of different herbs or roots. And it is the second most popular drink in the whole world, second to water. It has been an integral part of some culture for ages. In the olden days the monks in Asia used tea as a medicinal herb.
Herbal tea is an infusion of leaves, seeds, roots or bark extracted and packaged as different herbal teas. To get the full benefits from drinking herbal tea, make sure that you loose the tea leaves or tea bags long enough to really bring out all the health benefits.
To get the full benefits from drinking herbal tea, make sure that you loose the tea leaves or tea bags long enough to really bring out all the health benefits. Click To Tweet
There are many wonderful herbal teas to choose from and below are some of them.
Ginger tea is a very good digestive aid. Ginger can curb nausea, vomiting or stomach upset. Make fresh ginger tea by simmering a piece of ginger root for ten minutes to fifteen minutes. If it is for flu just add fresh lemon and honey. A tall glass of ginger and lemongrass with ice is a very relaxing iced tea.
Chamomile tea is a gentle, calming and sedative tea made from flowers. It is good for digestion and aids sleep.
Moringa tea with lemon and a teaspoon of coconut oil every day eliminates toxins and speeds up metabolism.
When consumed as a tea it helps the liver to regenerate and function at a higher capacity. It also helps our digestive system.
ROSEHIP tea is from the fruit of the rose plant and it is one of the sources of vitamin C, which is important for the immune system as well as elasticity of the skin.
Research has shown that regular tea drinkers experience less inflammation which is connected to many health conditions because most herbal teas contain ingredients that have many health benefits.