Want to kick-off your metabolism right? Make drinking tea apart of your morning ritual. Herbal teas help our bodies reap the medicinal benefits of certain roots, plants and flowers in an easily digestible form. It’ll also prepare your mood for the day and provide you with some warm cozy aromatherapy. Tea can improve energy levels and even the appearance of your skin.
If you are just learning about the health advantages of tea, you may not know which to try first. Here is a list of 7 teas that have undeniable natural healing and cleansing properties and do not contain additives like essential oils and/or flavors.
Ginger is known to be a fat burna’! Consuming ginger in the morning speeds up your metabolism and help you burn stubborn fatty cells. Several studies have also found ginger prevents new cancer cells from forming and destroys existing ones. It aids digestion and can curb nausea and motion sickness.
Chamomile is a daisy-like herb widely known for its nutritional and even cosmetic benefits. Chamomile is a natural sedative and has great calming effects on the mind and body, making it super helpful with insomnia and restlessness. You can also apply the tea topically to skin conditions, such as eczema or rashes, and even on your face. Research has shown it refreshes and repairs skin.
As its name implies, Elderberry tea is derived from dark juicy berries that grow on the Elder bush. It is able to cleanse our blood and support our internal organs. It’s also known to clear up congestion and flu-like symptoms in addition to supporting liver and kidney health. It’s stocked with vitamins and antioxidants. It’s also filled with flavonoids that alleviate inflammation and pain in the joints.
Packed with phytonutrients and antioxidants, raspberry tea protects against a variety of health conditions and diseases. It too relieves joint pain and inflammation and protects the heart and circulatory system.
Fennel tea is an herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. This herb helps our digestive system become super efficient. It also supports the health of our respiratory and immune system. Fennel tea has soothing effects that reduce stress hormones and eliminates bloating.
Tila (Linden) Tea
Tila tea relieves mental stress and anxiety and prevents chronic diseases. The antioxidants in Tila tea help rid your body of disease causing free radicals that form when you are exposed to cigarette smoke or environmental toxins for example. It is also a natural sedative.
Burdock tea is made from the root of the Burdock plant. In addition to its powerful antioxidants, it also contains potassium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, calcium and iron. It detoxifies the body and supports the health of our internal organs and immune and respiratory system. Burdock tea can be used to treat acid reflux, headaches, cancer, and high blood pressure.