Health

6 Teas That Are Super-Duper Healthy

A nice, hot cup of tea is one of the most soothing, relaxing things that ever ceased to exist. We drink it because it’s yummy, when we want to feel better, and to just cozy up and relax. There’s also a million different teas, herbal and “true” teas (green, white, black), so everyone can definitely find one that fits the best for them. But teas also have some crazy amazing health benefits! Here are the benefits of 6 of the healthiest teas:

Green Tea

  • Reduces inflammation
  • Improves cardiovascular health (lowers blood pressure, reduces risk of stroke and coronary heart disease)
  • Helps prevent cancer
  • Treats diarrhea
  • Improves liver health
  • Increases bone density
  • Helps protect against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
  • Reduces the risk of kidney stones

Chamomile Tea

  • Helps with sleeping problems
  • Reduces anxiety and depression
  • Fights against cancer
  • Soothes the common cold
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Helps treat diabetes
  • Reduces symptoms of PMS

Peppermint Tea

  • Soothes an upset stomach and other gastrointestinal issues
  • Reduces pain and inflammation
  • Helps fight against cancer

Rooibos Tea

  • Helps protect against degenerative diseases (Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease)
  • Improves liver health
  • Reduces oxidative stress in the body
  • Helps prevent cancer
  • Improves digestion

Hibiscus Tea

  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Reduces cholesterol

Ginger Tea

  • Reduces oxidative stress in the body
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Reduces inflammation of the stomach
  • Helps fight against cancer
  • Relieves nausea and vomiting

So next time you’re at the grocery store, check out some teas to add to your daily diet!


Sources AKA Big Girl Articles To Read (if you don’t believe me that these teas are the bomb!):

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2855614/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2995283/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5074766/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16767798

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3897768/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3652203/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20018807

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23333908

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3665023/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK92775/

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