Tea is a great way to keep yourself hydrated and to replenish your fluid intake. People often find drinking tea helpful in dealing with stressful situations such as dealing with difficult customers, rushing to meet deadlines, and keeping calm during uncomfortable occasions, amongst others. Few things are better than that feeling of calmness you get from having a few sips of hot and freshly brewed tea after a hard day’s work.
Herb-based teas are especially known for their calming and sedative properties – they are believed to help with symptoms associated with chronic stress, anxiety, and depression. Let’s learn more about the different types of teas and explore their health benefits.
Rose tea is made from the dried buds or petals of the rose flower. Rose tea is commonly used by women to aid in regulating their mood swings and reducing discomfort during the menstrual cycle. Not only that, rose tea is one of the best herbal teas to add to your daily diet, if you’re looking to lose weight. However, that’s not the only health benefit of this type of tea. It also helps improve skin and hair health due to the antioxidants present in it, and is good for digestion as well. Adding rose tea to your health regimen can help you treat arthritis, menstrual cramps, cancer, flu, cold, digestive difficulties, bronchitis, depression, insomnia, and many other chronic diseases.
The compounds of hawthorn are derived from the leaves, flower and fruits, which have an unpleasant odour and a slightly bitter taste compare to others. According to the study, hawthorn tea is most widely known for its medicinal uses and primarily for its cardiovascular applications. Additionally, hawthorn is used to treat both low blood pressure and high blood pressure. Some people use hawthorn for digestive system complaints such as indigestion, diarrhoea, and stomach pain. Drink it as a tea 30 minutes after meals, and it can help in digestion and even have a loss weight effect.
Matricaria Recutita (Chamomile)
Matricaria recutita, is most known as chamomile. Chamomile flower teas has a subtle and aromatic flavour, and even has a bright, floral sweetness to it. This type of tea has a big following amongst tea drinkers across the world and for good reasons – it is steeped with benefits.
A common use of chamomile tea is its ability to aid digestion and to relieve indigestion. It works by relaxing and calming the smooth muscle lining of the digestive tract. Chamomile also good in treating eye inflammation and infections. This tea can be used in a compress to help soothe tired, irritated eyes and it may even help treat conjunctivitis.
Dimocarpus longan, or longan for short, is a sweet and delicious drink that can be enjoyed hot, warm, at room temperature and even cold. Longan is high in vitamin C, which means that it’s great for boosting the immune system. In traditional chinese medicine, longan works is beneficial to the heart, kidney, liver and spleen meridians. It is given as a tonic to strengthen and replenish these organs. Drinking longan tea can improve a child’s memory and is suitable for women after-birth.
* Remember to always consult your doctor for additional medical advice if you’re uncertain whether any of these products are suitable for you.
Published : 3-Jan-2020