A hot cup of tea is the very first thing that most of us consume in the morning. So, why not make this tea super healthy? 

 

As per traditional Chinese Medicine, teas act as natural healers. Teas have a soothing aroma and medicinal properties that benefit the body in multiple ways. Teas also have a refreshing flavour that awakens your mind as well. 

 

Let's have a look at some of the best herbal teas made from all-natural elements - 


Chamomile Teas - The chamomile, a huge daisy-like flower, is extremely popular as the tea for stress. Chamomile tea is known to reduce generalised anxiety disorder. Regular consumption of this tea also helps in boosting sleep. 

     

    • How to make a chamomile tea - Add some chamomile petals to the tea when you are boiling. The herbal properties of the petals will seep through the tea. Enjoy the hot aromatic chamomile tea. 


    Lavender Teas - Lavender is widely known for its mood-stabilising and sedative properties. It is also popular as one of the best teas for anxiety and acts as a natural medicine. Lavender tea is known to be a woman's best friend. It helps in improving one’s complexion in the long run. Lavender buds are quite beneficial in the case of menstrual cramps. 

       

      • How to make lavender tea - Add some lavender buds to the boiling water. Let the flavour infuse through it. Add tea leaves and sugar and then enjoy the hot lavender tea. 


      Hibiscus Teas - This herbal tea is made from dark red or wine-colored hibiscus flowers. This tea has a sharp cranberry-like flavor. This tea can be consumed both in hot as well as cold form. Hibiscus tea plays a major role in reducing weight loss. It also aids in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol. This antioxidant-loaded flower is quite beneficial in improving liver health. 

         

        • How to make Hibiscus Tea - Boil water and put some hibiscus petals into it. Add tea leaves and sugar and let everything boil together. After a good boil of 5-7 minutes on medium flame strain everything through a sieve. Finally, your hibiscus tea is ready. 


        Rose Teas - Rose other than being beautiful, has multiple health benefits as well. The tea has anti-inflammatory effects and is loaded with vitamins and nutrients. Rose tea plays a major role in reducing dysmenorrhea also known as menstrual pain. Rose tea has anti-inflammatory properties that help to soothe your sore throat and cough. 

          • How to make rose tea - Boil water and add some rose petals into it. Add tea leaves and sugar and let it boil on a medium flame for 10 minutes. Sieve everything and then your rose tea is ready. 


          Saffron Teas - Saffron is one of the most expensive spices since ancient times. Saffron strands were a regular item in Palaces both for cooking as well as for skincare benefits. Saffron tea is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that have a wide range of positive health implications. Saffron works as one of the best anti-depressants and helps in improving cardiovascular health. 

             

            • How to make Saffron Tea - Add 5-7 saffron strands into a hot cup of boiling water. Add tea leaves and sugar as usual and give everything a good boil. Let the mixture boil for a minimum of 7-10 minutes on medium flame. Try to consume this saffron tea on an empty stomach to enjoy the maximum benefits. 


            Turmeric Teas - Turmeric is a major anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial product. This yellow spice is known to ease out arthritis symptoms. It is also a major tool in preventing Alzheimer's disease. The anti-oxidant properties of turmeric help to deal with cancer as well. 

               

              • How to make turmeric tea - Boil 3-4 cups of water and add 2 tsp of turmeric powder and give everything a good stir. Add tea leaves and sugar and then boil for 7-10 minutes on medium flame. Consume this turmeric tea at bedtime.


              Mint Teas - Mint Tea is one of the best herbal green teas that caters to skin problems as well as health concerns. One of the best calming teas, it works on tensions, migraines, and headaches. The tea adds a fresh flavour to your breath and improves in case of insomnia. The tea is also helpful in relieving menstrual cramps and is thus widely favoured by women. 

                 

                • How to make mint tea - Mint leaves can be crumbled by hand only when it is in dried form. Boil water and then add crumbled tea leaves into the water. Add sugar and tea leaves into the water and let it boil on a medium flame for 7-10 minutes. Sieve everything and then drink this herbal mint tea.

                 

                Above given are some of the best teas for the soul. All of the above teas are herbal infused and thus don't expect any overnight benefits. The teas will be infused with aromatic flavour and add nourishment and other health benefits gradually. You can get a wide range of herbal teas from Vahdamteas. Have a look at their website to sip through the huge array of teas. 

                 

                Cheers!

                Himanshi Hairiya

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