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Maybe it’s time to think about widening our range of hot drinks. Why should it always be coffee, coffee, coffee, yeah, coffee! Chill out, and have a cuppa tea. Here are teas that are supposed to help us heal from diseases, or resist disease altogether. Does coffee even do that?
If you have an uneasy stomach, try peppermint tea. It combats nausea, vomiting, even just bad breath. It also provides overall stress relief.
Ginger acts in at least two broad directions. On the one hand, it is a digestive tonic, aiding not only nausea, motion sickness and dizziness, but also flatulence. On the other hand, its anti-inflammatory qualities offer pain relief, such as against rheumatoid arthritis.
Valerian is a well-known sleep agent, with calming powers that also make it useful against restlessness, nervousness and stress.
This tea is great as a tonic for the lymphatic system as well as the urinary tract. It also aids in healing from wounds and fighting jaundice.
Dandelion And Chicory Root
Taken together, these are great for digestion. We mean the whole process of digestion, including cleaning the liver, kidneys and urinary tract.
Rooibos gives us something most don’t expect from tea: lots of minerals, great for teeth and bones.
Little China Teas
Made from various herbs, each tea in the set has a different medicinal effect.
Pau D’arco tea is a tonic to the liver, which means that it helps clean out blood impurities and strengthens our immune system. This adds to our resistance to cancer and other diseases.
One of the plants with the richest concentrations of Vitamin C.
Soursop tea, rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C, is of great help in both resisting and fighting back against cancer. It strengthens the liver, thereby aiding in blood purification.
Just the thing for when you’re feeling stressed – or serving drinks in a room that might be expected to become stressful. Or if you’re prone to anxiety attacks or muscle twitches.
Green tea also calms your nerves. It clears your skin, strengthens the immune system, and is good for your teeth and bones while lowering your blood pressure. And look how pretty it is! Go get some.
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