How Important are Herbal Teas?
Over time, tea has proven to be one of the healthiest drinks in the world. With the right ingredients and methods, tea can have tremendous health benefits. It helps keep your body healthy, and fight against various diseases.
Herbal Tea is derived from a variety of dried spices, herbs and fruits. They are also caffeine-free, and contain several vitamins, nutrients, minerals & antioxidants. With a little change in your lifestyle, a cup of Herbal Tea every day can help you make your body stronger from within.
Given the modern lifestyle of urban people nowadays, Herbal Tea is a boon as it provides various health benefits.
Shedding light upon few of its health benefits:
- Helps you unwind
Herbal Tea helps to deal with stress, anxiety and more. It is popularly known for its calming effects and has been used for centuries as the focal point of social events, and for unwinding after a long day. In the modern world, pressure and stress are often dealt with by taking medication, but the side effects of these medicines can be worse than the stress itself.
- Boosts immunity system
Herbal Tea consists of antioxidants that help improve the immune system of the body. It is recommended to have 4–5 cups of Herbal Tea for boosting the immune system of the body.
- Helps reduce pain & soreness
Herbal Tea contains powerful plant compounds or phytochemicals that can prevent oxidative damage to your cells, and thus reduce inflammation. Due to their anti-inflammatory properties, certain plants may relieve pain. This is exactly what Herbal Tea does.
- Helps stimulate brain functions
Herbal teas for memory and mental clarity can be combined with one another for optimal results. Some are good for calming anxiety whilst others lend their essence to supplying blood to your brain, which can help boost memory & stimulate the brain functions.
- Helps in the detoxification of the body
The purifying herbal teas are a very effective natural remedy, thanks to the properties of many herbs such as dandelion, fennel, cumin, and others. These act mainly on the liver & kidneys, the organs that deal with detoxifying the body, and which perform a draining action, favouring the elimination of excess liquids.
- Aids in digestion
Herbal teas can provide a variety of digestive benefits including relief from. constipation, ulcers and indigestion. Peppermint, ginger, and marshmallow root are just some of the many types of teas that may help improve digestion.
- Helps reduce inflammation
Plants, herbs and spices have been used medicinally for centuries. They contain powerful plant compounds or phytochemicals that can prevent oxidative damage to your cells and reduce inflammation. Due to their anti-inflammatory properties, certain plants may relieve pain that is caused by inflammation.
- Helps in weight loss
Herbal Teas have a type of flavonoid called catechins that may boost metabolism and help your body break down fats more quickly.
- Helps in Anti-ageing
Doesn’t everyone wish they could look and feel younger? Well, the antioxidants found in herbal teas have shown to aid in slowing down the aging process. They prevent free radical damage and reduce the aging of cells in the body. This makes your skin & hair, look and feel younger.
Overall, drinking Herbal Tea is a great way to relax, and to enjoy the simple things in life. So brew a soothing, hot cup or Herbal Tea daily for a refreshing healthy experience, and to make your body stronger than before.
Also PS: At Nutracy Lifestyle, we’re coming up with our own Herbal Teas that are a culmination of 14 herbs & spices dedicated to your good health and wellness. So stay tuned for that! :)
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