Sometimes all we need to relieve tension or just leave a problematic day behind is a good herbal tea. Preparing and drinking herbal tea is a real ritual for some people, a warm hug, a moment we steal just for ourselves. There are several herbal teas suitable for every situation.
People are so used to drinking tea that they don’t think about the influence of the herbs that are in the tea. It’s good that we know more about the ingredients of the tea we drink. In this way, we can also assess which herbs will have the best effect.
Teens are different not only in content but also in the effects they have on the body, organism, and emotional health. Here are some ideas for tone, good mood, and pure organism.
Herbal tea for the digestive system
Composition: anise, dill seed, thyme, and orange
How to prepare: Mix 3 teaspoons of anise seeds, 2 tablespoons of dill seeds, a pinch of thyme, and the juice of one orange. Douse with water and let steam. The tea should be drunk warm.
Relaxing herbal tea
Composition: basil and wild berries.
How to prepare: Mix fresh basil leaves, the tip of a teaspoon of orange leaves, and passiflora leaves. Pour hot water and let steam. Mix the sugar with half a teaspoon of honey.
Herbal tea for a good mood
Ingredients: Chamomile, Wild Mallow, Hawthorn, Rosebuds, and Lavender
How to prepare: Combine the ingredients in equal parts. The total amount should not be larger than two teaspoons. Mix, strain, and drink the tea while it is still hot.
Herbal tea for good sleep
Ingredients: Real valerian (Valeriana), lemon balm, hops, and mint
How to prepare: Mix 80 grams of Valeriana, 40 grams of hops, 30 grams of lemon balm, and 20 grams of mint. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes. The tea is poured off and drunk hot. For good sleep, you should drink a cup in the evening.
Tea for complete detoxification
Ingredients: Alexandrian senna (Senna alexandrina), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), lemon balm, buckthorn.
How to prepare: Mix 20 grams of Alexandrian senna, 10 grams of wild fennel, 10 grams of lemon balm, and 10 grams of buckthorn. The tea is boiled for 5 minutes, after which it is drained. The moisture is drunk hot and the recommended intake to regulate stomach and bowel function is twice a day between meals.
Herbal tea for weight loss
Composition: elderberry, dandelion root, mint leaves.
How to prepare: Steam the leaves in boiling water for 5 minutes. Turn off the hotplate and leave it in the water for another 2 minutes. Pour off the water. It is recommended to drink this tea without added sweeteners.
Why turn tea drinking into a ritual?
There is no better natural source of nutrients for the human body than nature’s source. The herbs are known as nature’s chemical laboratories. An herb has many uses and effects. The combination of different herbs in the form of tea is not only a beautiful and tasty drink but also something useful.
Herbal tea or herbal infusion can respond to the individual needs of each person related to improving tone, emotional balance, and the overall condition of the body. That’s why you shouldn’t give up the little pleasure called tea, no matter the season.