Tea is one of our favourite beverages. On a cold, blustery day, a hot cup of tea is warm and soothing, while in the throes of summer you can pour it over ice for a thirst-quenching refresher.
There are many powerful healing herbs for tea that can transform it from a tasty beverage into a health-supportive drink, which is why we are sharing our favourite 20 Healing Herbs for Tea with you.
Why It’s Powerful: Helps to relax the muscles of the digestive tract and reduce spasms.
Recipe to Try: Detox Tea
Chaga: Why It’s Powerful: The king of mushrooms, it’s a powerful immune-booster that has anti-cancer and anti-oxidant properties.
Why It’s Powerful: The queen of mushrooms, soothes and calms the nervous system and has immune-modulating compounds.
Recipe to Try: Reishi Chocolate Milk
Why It’s Powerful: Calming and great for digestion.
Recipe to Try: Secret Garden Relaxation Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting and great for nausea.
Recipe to Try: Get Well Ginger Root Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Strongly anti-inflammatory and rich in anti-cancer properties.
Recipe to Try: Simple Turmeric Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Promotes sleep and relaxation, lowers blood pressure.
Recipe to Try: How to Make Passionflower Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Soothes the nerves, calms the mind and body.
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition in HEALTH RECIPES