The act of brewing a cup of tea is calming in itself, but there are an additional plethora of health benefits that come from sipping a cuppa. After all, just ask the Chinese, Indians, and the British among just a few who have embraced the culture of tea for centuries. Here are 3 teas that will benefit your body while warming your soul.
Green often means go, so it’s no surprise that green tea is ideal to have in the morning. Not only does it offer a ton of energy thanks to the caffeine, but it can also stimulate your metabolism which aids in weight loss. Green tea can also be enjoyed as matcha which is the powdered form of the leaf.
Originating from South Africa, rooibos—meaning red bush in Afrikaans—is packed with antioxidants, helping to ward off heart disease and cancer. Studies have also shown that this caffeine-free red tea can fight inflammation.
If you suffer from insomnia, chamomile is the tea for you. Known for its calming effect, chamomile has been proven to improve sleep quality. Research has also shown that this tea can be beneficial for PMS and stimulate one’s immune system.