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The 9 Best Herbal Teas For Every Ailment

By Nisha Baghadia,

Detoxing is an excellent way to reboot your system, and drinking tea is a great way to start the detoxification process. If your goal is to detox yourself, then stop wasting your time and money on cleanses and try out herbal teas for a change. We often turn to tea when we are not feeling too well – that’s because it is warm, comforting, and often aromatic. Teas have a healing vibe to it. They not only soothe you, but are also great for certain ailments. Herbal teas can improve your health without creating any adverse effects on the body. Teas that are made with various herbs have healing qualities along with a unique flavor. Here are some of the best herbal teas that are made with potent herbs that can heal any ailment.

1) Peppermint tea

Peppermint tea is known to have anti-inflammatory properties. If any tea can help with a stuffy nose or sinuses, it's peppermint tea. Not just consumption, even just holding the hot mug near your face and inhaling it can clear your nasal passage. Peppermint’s clarifying properties can soothe a sinus cavity effectively. It is widely known to be the herbal tea for decongestion. Apart from that, peppermint tea also helps to suppress the appetite and curb cravings.

2) Green Tea

Green tea is considered to be one of the least processed teas. That means it is high in antioxidants and catechins. Its ingredients, especially catechins, help in fighting cell damage and promote cell growth. Green tea works great in reducing bad cholesterol and boosting lipoproteins. Even though there is a slight amount of caffeine present in it, you need not worry as it has a hoard of health benefits. It also boosts metabolic rate and aids weight loss. So, if you are looking for something with a relaxing and calming effect, you should definitely try green tea.

3) Rooibos Tea

Also known as the redbush tea, rooibos tea is naturally caffeine-free. It is known for its anti-allergenic properties. Rooibos has a varied list of benefits for skin irritations or rashes. It contains compounds that block the release of histamine in the body, the chemical responsible for allergens. Apart from healing skin irritations, rooibos also contains cancer-fighting properties. It also works well for pregnant women because it’s almost caffeine-free. It can also increase fertility levels in women.

4) Ginger Tea

When it comes to the flu, there is nothing better than dried ginger tea. Ginger has a varied number of health benefits and healing properties – it’s no wonder that the tea also has amazing powers. It is a natural antihistamine, hence it acts as a boon for allergies and colds. Its anti-inflammatory abilities can soothe a sore stomach or muscles, and significantly reduce menstrual cramping. Ginger is also used to ease motion sickness. These are just a few of its benefits – ginger tea has so much more to offer. Apart from that, even the flavor is excellent, even in limited portions.

5) Chamomile Tea

You can bid your stomach troubles goodbye with chamomile tea, as it can soothe most stomach irritations or pain. Chamomile has been used to calm an upset stomach and to promote good health for decades. Not just that, chamomile is great for treating insomnia.  Thanks to its sleep-inducing properties, it is known to reduce puffy eyes too. It induces sleep by reducing stress and relaxing the nerves. In other words, it may be considered a mild but healthy sedative.

6) Hibiscus Tea

Another healthy herbal tea is hibiscus. It is not only refreshing with a strong flavor, but also helps reduce blood pressure. It is considered a favorite tea choice to cool off during summer. It brings down blood pressure and works wonders for those with diabetes. Hibiscus is a herb rich in vitamins, especially vitamin C. It can soothe most digestive disorders and improve the immune system. It also reduces the risk of liver diseases and cancer.

7) Cinnamon Tea

Cinnamon herb is known widely for its healing properties. It is used as an active ingredient in various dishes as well. Cinnamon tea lowers bad cholesterol levels and provides antioxidants to the body. It alleviates arthritis symptoms and supports the body through the healing process. It fights viruses and regulates blood sugar levels. Cinnamon also improves digestion and prevents any fat from getting deposited in the arteries.

8) Red Clover Tea

Most women have red clover tea to fight hot flashes or breast tenderness during periods. Even though red clover tea is mainly known for reducing menopausal symptoms and premenstrual syndrome, it helps men too. It can reduce the risk of prostate cancer by lessening the prostate-specific antigens. A hot cup of red clover tea is great for protecting yourself from cardiovascular diseases. When it comes to sexually transmitted diseases, red clover can reduce your chances of contracting them.

9) Dandelion Tea

Another tea filled with health benefits is the dandelion tea. It prevents the formation of kidney stones in the body and reduces the occurrence of hot flashes. It is used to treat hepatitis, jaundice, and dyspepsia. It stimulates digestion and fights any discomfort in the stomach. It eliminates toxins from the body and boosts the immune system.

These teas are not only filled with health benefits but also have great flavors. They help you maintain a healthy system by fighting most ailments. Try them and see for yourself what these delicious herbal teas have to offer.

Author Bio :

Nisha is passionate about writing and loves to share her thoughts with the world. She has written many articles on yoga, fitness, wellness, remedies, and beauty. She keeps herself updated by going through interesting blogs every day. This fuels her passion and motivates her to write appealing and engaging articles. She is a regular contributor to and a few other websites.

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