Teas are the best way of consuming herbs besides; the dissolved essential nutrients get easily absorbed by the body. There are number of teas for almost every health issue and nature has provided us with all the healing herbs! Here are the top recipes for healing teas for a number of health problems:
TEA FOR SLEEP –
All you need is 3-4 dried chamomile flowers or use a chamomile tea bag and 1 cup water.
Method: Brew together chamomile flowers with a hot cup of water. Let it steep for 5 minutes after you put off the flame. Add a tsp of honey if you wish ( honey is a natural remedy for sleep). Consume this tea before you are off to bed.
TEA FOR SORE THROAT –
All you need is
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon
- 1 cup water
- dash of cinnamon
Method: Bring 8oz of water to a boil, pour into a cup. Add honey, lemon and dash of cinnamon. Sip slowly and throughout the day as often as you need to. Amazing remedies using honey water.
TEA FOR SINUS INFECTION –
You need 2 cups hot water, 1-2 inch ginger sliced, 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1 teaspoon turmeric.
Combine in a glass. Let stand for a few minutes, then sip.Sip slowly and re-warm as needed to get the full effects of the fumes. Let it sit in the back of your throat to bathe it. Suck the fumes through your sinuses and also down into your lungs. It’s all natural and healthy, so drink as much of it as you want or need until you are SURE the infection is gone.
TEA FOR HEADACHE –
You need 2 cups water, 1-inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced into rounds and 1-2 slices lemon (optional).
Method: Combine water, ginger, and lemon slices in small saucepan; bring to boil over high heat. Once mixture has come to boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Pour tea into mug, discarding lemon and ginger. Add sweetener if desired.
TEA FOR COLD –
All you need is 3 cups of water, 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice, 3 cloves of garlic sliced and 1 tbsp raw honey (can add more or less to achieve desired sweetness).
Method: In a large saucepan, bring 3 cups of water and 3 cloves of garlic to a boil. Turn off the heat when the water boils, and add 1 tbsp cup of honey and 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice. Strain and sip.
TEA FOR BLOATING –
All you need is 1 tsp peppermint leaves, 1 tsp of fennel seeds, honey (as per taste), few drops lemon and 1 cup water.
Method: Steep peppermint leaves in hot water for 15 minutes along with fennel seeds and strain. Add in few drops of lemon juice and sweetener as per your choice.
TEA FOR CLEAR SKIN –
Green tea is widely regarded as one of the best all-around superfoods, packed with antioxidants. Topical use of green tea reduces sebum production, gets rid of oiliness and protects against acne-causing bacteria
You may need 1 green tea bag and 1 cup boiling water.
Method: Add green tea bag in hot water and let it steep for 15 minutes. Remove the tea bag and consume. Add a few ginger slices or lemon slices for added benefits. READ: Morning detox tea recipes for glowing skin and to burn fat.
TEA FOR ANXIETY –
You will need 1 tablespoon dried basil, honey (as per taste) and 1 cup water.
Method: To make basil tea, use 1 tbsp. of dried basil and pour 1 cup of boiling water over it per serving. Tea from fresh basil calls for twice as much of the herb. Steep the tea for 30 minutes. More: Pick a perfect tea for every mood.
** Warning ** : If you are pregnant or allergic to any of the ingredients mentioned above then kindly consult your doctor before taking any herb just to make sure it will provide the desired benefits without interacting with other medications or supplements.