Much research has surfaced concerning herbal teas in the last few decades. Many herbal enthusiast find this very encouraging because it validates what they knew. Herbal teas have remarkable healing powers. A growing number of health conscious people find that a hot cup of herbal tea at the end of the day is soothing and relaxing. Health enthusiast prefer this natural way to sooth jangled nerves instead of taking chemicals or drugs. Scientific research shows that many herbal teas are filled with the ability to calm the body to boosting the immune system. Herbal teas might not be on everyone's grocery list, but it is a healthy alternative to caffeine laden coffee or a sugary drink. Here is a list of great herbal teas to brew during the winter months or anytime of the year.
Super Detox Tea
Helps remove impurities in the system. Regulates the system naturally.
1 green tea bag
Simmer in one cup of water and let stand for a few minutes. Add natural honey to sweeten.
Healing Ginger Tea
Ginger is a gentle digestive aid. Drink in moderation.
2 cups of water
4 tablespoons grated Ginger
Place ingredients in a boiler and heat. Bring the ingredients to a boil and let sit for a few hours. Re-heat the tea and strain before drinking.
This is a very calming and soothing tea mix to try. The tea also has a very strong anti-infective property.
Chamomile tea bag
Mint tea bag
Place both tea bags in a large mug. Pour boiling water over the tea bags. Let set for about 10 minutes. Add a bit of honey and lemon to taste before drinking.
Relaxing Tea Mix
A pleasant tea that helps the body to relax.
1 chamomile tea bag
lemon balm tea bag
lemon rind 1 teaspoon
1 sprig thyme
Place all the ingredients in a large mug. Pour boiling water over the mixture and let it steep for about 10 minutes. Add honey and lemon to taste and drink.
Nervous Tension Tea Mix
This tea is thought to calm those jangled nerves.
1 � oz peppermint leaves
1 � oz lemon balm leaves
Use 1 tsp of mixture per 1 cup boiling water. Steep 10 minutes & let steep for a few minutes. Sweeten to taste.
Winter Tea Mix
Gentle balancing tea for the winter months.
Use equal parts of each herb or if you prefer use tea bags. Use one tea bag of boneset, one tea bag of echinacea, and one tea bag of peppermint.
Place tea bags in large mug. Pour boiling water over the tea bags and let them steep for several minutes. Sweeten to taste with honey. Add a drop of lemon.
Remember to always drink tea in moderation. Perhaps one or two cups per day of a special blend. Consult your doctor or herbal specialist for more information about herbal teas.