Not only are herbal teas a delicious hot beverage but a lot of them are jam packed with goodness that is beneficial for your health. After some research these are my top 3 favourite herbals teas that can do wonders to your health and wellbeing.
Many of the plant compounds found in green tea leaves contain a large amount of important nutrients. Tea is rich in polyphenols that have effects like reducing inflammation and helping fight cancer.
Green tea contains about 30 percent polyphenols by weight, including large amounts of a catechin. Catechins are natural antioxidants that help prevent cell damage and provide other benefits. Some other wonderful health advantages that drinking Green Tea may have is it has the potential to:-
- Reduce atherosclerosis and risk of heart disease
- Lower blood pressure
- Reduce cholesterol levels
- Reduce inflammation in arthritis cases
- Improve bone density
- Improve memory
- Prevent cancer
Although Green Tea has its benefits it may not suit everyone’s taste buds so what other herbal teas are out there that also have an abundance of benefits?
Peppermint tea is not only refreshing it can boost your overall health in a number of ways. This tea in particular has quite a positive impact on the digestive system and the base element of menthol in this tea is the most valuable part of its organic structure.
So what does this tea do for our bodies in terms of health benefits? This tea has the ability to:-
- Reduce Fever
- Improve Digestion
- Prevent Nausea and Vomiting
- Treat Respiratory Disorders
- Boost Immunity
- Removes Bad Breath
- Aid in Weight Loss
- Reduce Stress Levels
- Relieves bloating, cramping and stomach discomfort.
Drinking Peppermint Tea has so many positive benefits to your mind and body it’s hard to believe something so refreshing and lovely to sip on can be so good for you at the same time. However if Green Tea or Peppermint tea don’t seem to be the right hot healthy drink for you then maybe Chamomile will do the trick.
Saving the best until last.
Chamomile tea is one of the most popular herbal teas on the market and it has a variety of health benefits and uses. Derived from the Asteraceae family of plants, the flowers of this plant can be dried and used for different herbal and natural remedies and poultices, as well as its most popular form – tea.
Chamomile tea contains a presence of flavonoids, sesquiterpenes and other powerful antioxidants that have a significant positive effect on our bodies. This particular tea can aid with some of the following:-
- Boost the Immune System
- Relives Stress
- Regulates Sleep
- Treats Stomach Disorders
- Hair Care
- Skin Care
- Manage Diabetes
- Treats Stomach Disorders
- Treats Allergic Reactions
Who knew drinking herbal tea could do so many positive things for our bodies!
Until next time.