December 14, 2015

Try Some of the Winter Teas | 13 Phenomenal Herbal Teas

1. Lavender


Prepare hot lavender tea if you suffer from insomnia, poor sleep or you are nervous and tense. 

It also calms the stomach and uterus, and should be used by women during the cycle, for soothing impairment cramps. 

Lavender also calms palpitations, facilitates and deepens breathing.


How to prepare tea of lavender?

Just take a teaspoon of lavender, pour it with cup of hot water and let the infusion stand for 10 minutes. Then strain the tea and drink three cups a day with honey.

2. Green tea


Awesome Green tea is known for its powerful antioxidant effects on the body, and is mostly used with the state of colds, flu, when you need to win against microbe and raise immunity. 

It is rich in minerals and vitamin E, it can be considered as a guardian of the heart, blood vessels and bones.


How to prepare the green tea?

Take teaspoon of green tea and pour a cup of warm water 
(water should not boiled) and keep very short-only 2-3 minutes with the lid and then strain green tea. Green tea can be drinking cold also.


3. Balm


Aromatic balm helps with the state of nervousness, agitation, with heart palpitations, tremors. 

The bath in which submerged fresh lemon balm will extraordinarily relieves stress and relaxes both the mind and body.


How to prepare balm tea?

Take teaspoon lemon balm leaves and pour with a cup of boiling water and leave to stand for 10 minutes covered. Thereafter strain it and drink.

4. Marshmallow


Marshmallow is a protector of respiratory organs, especially the lungs, because of the presence of mucus in it base, relieves cough and helps expectoration. 

For this purpose we use the dried marshmallow root, which is soaked in cold water (never flow with hot water). 

After standing in water, marshmallow relieves slimy substance that coats the mucous membrane of airways and prevents irritation. 

It also has antimicrobial activity in respiratory system.

5. Yarrow


Bitter substances make the drug moiety in yarrow, and of other important substances there are vitamin K and essential oils. 

Curative effect of yarrow is reflected in its activities in the digestive tract - spasms, increased secretion of gastric juice, gastritis, and the positive effects on respiratory system and kidneys.


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6. Valerian


Valerian is known for its sedative effect, as it soothes tense nerves, calms palpitation, so it is recommended in women with irregular menstrual cycles.

How to prepare tea for insomnia?

Mix equal parts of valerian, hops and lemon balm and pour with cup of boiling water. Let the tea sit for 2 hours. Strain it and drink tea before bedtime.

7. Echinacea


Echinacea strengthens the immune system, soothes sore throat, tonsils, and relieves discomfort in the digestive tract. Antibacterial acting of Echinacea is used in the presence of many infections in the body.

8. Thyme


Aromatic scent of thyme comes from the essential oils that are healing to the respiratory system. Thyme also calms the nerves and relieves insomnia. Thyme is beneficial for the digestive organs.

9. Nettle


During the winter months the hemoglobin level decreases, which can lead to anemia. Therefore prevent occurrence of anemia with nettle tea. 

If you have been torturing of sciatica, rheumatism use nettle. It is even recommended to rubb fresh nettle in places affected by the rheumatism. 

Famous are the positive effects of nettle in hair loss and for strengthening hair.

10. Sage


The antiseptic properties of sage can be used to rinse the throat, mouth. Sage tea can be drink to relieve stomach ailments. 

Sage helps with women who have irregular cycles or painful menstruation.

11. Cranberry


Cranberry is an excellent antiseptic and antibiotic in case of problems with the urinary tract. 

It purifies the urinary tract and bladder from bacteria, especially E.coli. 

It is possible to prepare tea from dried cranberry or it can be eaten fresh or dried.

12. Rosemary


Rosemary has an aromatic odor that comes from camphor and is recommended for people suffering from low blood pressure, poor circulation, numbness of the legs and arms.

13. Chamomile


Delicate and aromatic chamomile is used in the presence of infection in the body, especially with colds and flu. It also has a positive effect on the stomach, relieves spasms, relieves flatulence and soothes diarrhea.