Tea is one of the favorite drinks of many people, which is easily available.
Tea is also believed to have many benefits for the body.
Just like tea in general, herbal teas can also be served hot or cold.
Unlike teas that contain caffeine, but lower in levels than coffee, herbal teas do not contain caffeine so it is safer for those of you who are sensitive to caffeine.
Herbal teas are also known to have various benefits for physical and mental health. What are the benefits?
Hibiscus and rosehip flowers are known to have high vitamin C content.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that can help the body fight free radicals that can damage cells, tissues and cause disease.
Peppermint leaves have been known for thousands of years to be useful for maintaining digestive health, namely to relieve symptoms of bloating, nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain.
Research has found that echinacea plants have the ability to increase endurance, especially to fight various viruses that often attack. For example viruses that cause common cold (flu and cough).
4. Calm down
Herbal teas made with chamomile and lavender are known to have calming abilities, which can help those who have difficulty sleeping or insomnia.
Besides functioning as an antidote to insomnia, chamomile also has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
In fact, there are also studies that have found that chamomile can also reduce symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and improve blood sugar control in people with diabetes mellitus.