For centuries, herbal teas have been used for a multitude of different illnesses and conditions. Different cultures believed certain teas helped ward off evil of the body and mind, where others believe certain herbal teas were cure-all capable of healing an individual of any sickness. In today’s world, however, we are able to scientifically prove whether or not these herbal teas are capable of such amazing feats.

Thankfully there are already some herbal teas that have been proven to have healthy benefits to the human body. Whether it be body or mind, these teas are able to lessen stress or even boost an immunity system. Some countries drink tea as if it were water, dabbling in the different types at very proper intervals through the day to take advantage of the benefits they offer. Then there is America, which really just abuses the idea of tea to be used for anything other than to drink.

Through the course of this article we will speak about some of the health benefits you are able to find within herbal teas, as well as list the most popular teas (in our opinion) from around the world. So, start your best brew, and enjoy!

Health Benefits

Sleep Issues

Insomnia, restless sleep, or even having a hard time waking up? These are issues that can be addressed through the consumption of herbal teas. Certain ones of course. Every person has experienced a night were they just couldn’t fall asleep. The sheep that they try to count begin a marching band, and their warm milk just doesn’t hit the spot. For those who have trouble waking up in the morning, but find coffee and other caffeine filled beverages to be more trouble than they are worth, there are teas that help stimulate individuals in the morning. Providing a fresh start from the get go. Valerian, Kava, Lavender, and Chamomile herbal teas are known to help with sleep related issues.

Anxiety and Stress

We all suffer from stress to some degree, and many are struggling with anxiety. However, a solution to help relieve some of the pressures that these two issues cause comes in the form of herbal teas. While we all know all too well that these issues do more than cause inconvenient feelings in our day to day life, it’s nice to know that a cup of tea could help keep the stress away… well, reduced anyway.  The teas that are known to help relieve these two issues are St. John’s Wort, Valerian, Kava Root, and Chamomile.

Immune Boost

Some herbal teas are able to stimulate the immune system, with vitamins and antioxidants, in order to help with infection prevention. They also help with oxidative stress and lowering the risk of chronic diseases. These herbal teas consist of echinacea, licorice, ginger, and elderberry.

Top 10 Herbal teas

As promised, here is a top 10 of the most popular herbal teas that you can go out and buy that offer health benefits as well as sleep aid. Again, these are in our opinion the top 10 most popular tea. We have accumulated this list through researching several different articles about herbal teas.

1. Cannabis Tea

Most common uses include anxiety, stress, headaches, indigestion, chronic pain, cramping, and inflammation. They are also suggested to help with autoimmune disorders as well as offering neuroprotective effects.

2. Chamomile

Known to be a very relaxing beverage, chamomile herbal teas offer many different health benefits including, improvement of symptoms of back pain, stomachaches, arthritis, sunburn, irritation, stress, and help sleeping.

3. Ginger Root Herbal Teas

Ginger root herbal teas are known to stimulate the appetite, while aiding digestion and prevention towards chronic diseases. Some believe that ginger root tea can help fight cancer, but no studies have been done to support this claim.

4. Thyme

Thyme is known to be the herbal tea to turn to when you are suffering from a strong headache. This herbal tea is also good for breaking fevers, treating colds as well as coughs, upset stomach, and a boost to the immunity system.

5. Echinacea

Is said to be helpful in the cleansing of the human liver, as well as a great herbal tea to aid with immune system while eliminating bodily inflammation and protect infections on the skin.

6. Rooibos Herbal Tea

Rooibos is proven to have a good amount of health benefits including the promotion of healthy bones and teeth, premature aging, skin disorders, headaches, high blood pressure, and an overactive allergic bodily response.

7. Turmeric Tea

This herbal tea will promote a positive digestion, sooth inflammations, aid in cancer prevention, and stimulate the activity of antioxidants in the body.

8. Patchouli Tea

One of the few herbal teas that aids with sleeping disorders, patchouli also helps stimulate the sex drive, detoxify the body, immunity boost, and a rejuvenation of the mood.

9. Peppermint

One of the most famous health benefits you will find about this herbal tea is its ability to ease cramps. Also stimulates immunity system, aids with gas and indigestion, and upset stomachs.

10. Dandelion Herbal Tea

Dandelion tea helps lower blood pressures, aids with detoxification of the body and urination. Also known to help with iron deficiency as well as vision issues.

From cancer to sleep disorders, there is an herbal tea that can help with just about anything that you may be worried with. There are plenty of other tea’s out there that aid in different health benefits that we haven’t mentioned.

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