|Best Teas for Your Health|
Do you enjoy sipping an energizing cup of Green Tea after waking up from bed or a calming cup of chamomile tea before bedtime? Well, herbal tea is not only a refreshing drink, but also a healthy drink with multiple health benefits. Below are some of the best teas that nutritionists and scientists say have the best medicinal benefits for your health:
1. Green Tea
Apart from its super refreshing effects, Green Tea is extremely rich in catechin antioxidants and other medicinal properties. For example, it helps to boost mental alertness, probably due to its caffeine content. It also prevents heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. According to some studies, Green Tea lowers the risk of cancer but the National Cancer Institute considers the research inconclusive. To make Green Tea, steam and dry the leaves but make sure they don’t oxidize.
2. Hibiscus Tea
Drinking tea from the Hibiscus flower brings a healthy tangy and sour flavour to your herbal experience. These tropical flowers contain antioxidant properties in their flavonoid and anthocyanin-rich compounds. Research involving adults with mild hypertension showed that drinking three cups of Hibiscus Tea everyday lowered blood pressure.
3. Rooibos Tea
Grown in South Africa, Rooibos, pronounced, “roy-boss”) is a legume-family plant. This “red tea,” as it’s also called, has zero-caffeine and contains flavonoid antioxidants. According to a clinical study, people who drink Rooibos Tea regularly, have increased levels of antioxidants in their blood as well as lowered LDL-cholesterol.
4. Jamine Tea
If you have not yet tried the relaxing aroma and scent of Jasmine tea, you are missing out. Jasmine Tea benefits your health in the following areas; weight loss, heart and oral health, stress reduction, immunity, skincare, pain relief, brain function and lowering your risk of type 2 diabetes. You can also mix Jasmine flowers with other botanicals to enjoy added nutrients and flavor.
5. Chamomile Tea
Drinking Chamomile Tea was traditionally meant to remedy anxiety and sleep troubles. Now, more discoveries qualifies chamomile as a potent addition to other herbs when it comes to helping a child with an upset stomach and diarrhea. Chamomile Tea comes from the brewing of tiny, daisy-like flowers of the chamomile plant.
6. Peppermint Tea
With a refreshing infusion of Peppermint Tea served hot or iced, you’re sure to not only warm up in the winter but to also cool down in the summer. Peppermint leaves content potent oil that may help against nausea, indigestion, and gastrointestinal symptoms such as irritable bowel syndrome.
7. Ginger Tea
Are you experiencing any tummy troubles or morning sickness? Try steeping some Ginger Tea and it may safely ease digestive stress, nausea, vomiting and even reduce post-chemotherapy nausea in people with cancer by up to 40 percent, according to research. Besides, gingerols, (the taste and smell compounds in ginger) may have a useful impact in anti-diabetic and cancer therapies according to the research.
8. Lemongrass Tea
Have you tried Lemongrass Tea before? This tasty and refreshing beverage is a herbal drink that you should consume both hot or cold. Its wide range of health benefits includes potential reduction in blood pressure, protecting heart health, streamlining digestion, weight loss, enhancing immune health, detoxification and relaxation. No wonder it is popular in aromatherapy. With slight lemon flavour and mild sweetness, this vibrant herbal tea becomes a true delight.
9. Scent Leaves Tea
Scent Leaves Tea is great for relieving bloating, inducing timely digestion, bowel evacuation and a calming effect on the stomach and heartburn. The long list of its health benefits also includes remedying stomach aches, diarrhea, dysentery, vomiting, mouth infections, effects of smoking and nicotine and even lowering blood sugar levels.
Now you know what medicinal impact these best tea choices have on your health. Boost your immunity with the right herbal tea starting today.
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