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5 Herbal teas to stay young and healthy

Updated: Aug 28, 2021

Want to stay young and healthy? This is the question that goes on and on in everyone's mind at one point. Some want to shed some weight, some want glowing skin and hair. Well, the answer lies within, cleansing and flushing the toxins out of the body is the answer to everything. Herbal tea is the infusion of organic herbs with water. Herbal tea is a healthy substitute for caffeine, which gives abundance benefits to the body. Organic tea can flush the toxins out of the body, keeps you active and cheerful for the day as it is the remedy used in ancient days to stay healthy.

1. Lavender:

Lavender is a member of the mint family and is a flowering herb that is known for its aroma and medicinal properties throughout the world. Lavender is also used in cosmetic products from head to toe. Lavender essential oil is used in aromatherapy as the fragrance from lavender helps to relieve stress, headache and migraines and it also induces sleep and calmness to the mind.


Lavender are not only known for their fragrant they also add great flavours to the dishes and can be consumed by adding it to the desserts and savoury dishes. But lavender is mostly consumed in the form of tea to reap its benefits. Drinking lavender tea can add great benefits to skin and hair, lavender can reduce skin infections And also treats dandruff and hair fall and it also helps relieve menstrual cramps, sleeplessness, depression and anxiety. That's why lavender is used in cosmetic products as lavender gives a cooling effect when applied topical or consumed. Lavender should not be consumed in excess, it will lead to side effects.


2. Blue pea flower:

The blue pea also called butterfly pea Flower is a climbing plant and famous for its colour which is used as dye and food colouring for centuries and is also known for its medicinal properties. Blue pea flower gives out a natural blue colour to the beverages, foods and desserts. They have a similar taste to green tea. The blue pea flower is rich in anthocyanin, a type of antioxidant and contains anti-inflammatory properties.

Blue pea flower
Blue pea flower

Drinking blue pea flower tea can treat hair fall, insomnia, stress, promotes eyesight, revives skin tissues, good for mood swings and also burns fat. The blue pea flower is filled with medicinal properties, but consuming in excess can lead to nausea, diarrhoea. They make a great substitute for regular caffeine and beverages. Blue pea flower tea is famous in most countries for its medicinal properties and as a colourful beverage.


3. Chamomile:

Chamomile is a herbal plant also called German chamomile originated from Egypt is filled with calcium and potassium which helps to flush toxins out of the body. Chamomile is used in skin and hair care products as it produces amazing results when used topically. Chamomile improves digestive system health and is mostly extracted in the form of oil for skin and hair.


Chamomile is well known for its medicinal properties which contain powerful antioxidants which detoxify your organs when consumed and helps boost the immune system. Chamomile relieves depression and stress. Consuming chamomile in the form of tea in the evening or night will help you to sleep peacefully. People with diabetes can include chamomile in their diet as it helps prevent loss of vision, kidney damage etc. Drinking chamomile tea regularly reduces the signs of ageing.


4. Saffron:

Saffron is collected from the crocus flower, which has three tiny stigmas is loaded with powerful antioxidants. Saffron is considered expensive due to its quantity and harvesting, it takes thousands of flowers to collect a small amount of saffron. The best quality of saffron comes from Iran, which makes it expensive saffron. Saffron is effective when consumed with milk which treats cold and asthma.


Saffron tea can be made by adding saffron with warm water. Saffron tea is taken regularly on an empty stomach in the morning to rejuvenate the system and makes you feel fresh and active throughout the day. Saffron tea can be consumed regularly to Improve eyesight, Improves digestion, reduces anxiety and depression, Gives glowing skin, aids in weight loss, reduce hair fall, lower cholesterol and blood pressure and gives a good night sleep when taken at night. Saffron should not be taken in excess quantity, if taken leads to diarrhoea and vomiting.


5. Sunflower:

From leaf to root sunflowers have an abundance of uses. Sunflower is more than just an ornamental plant and it's famous for resembling the sun it is entirely edible but the seeds of the sunflower plant are filled with rich fats and antioxidants and the cooking oil is extracted from sunflower seeds, which is rich in fibre as the oil can withstand high cooking temperatures. Sunflower oil is rich in vitamin A and vitamin E which can regenerate the damaged skin cells, which is why they are used in cosmetics. Sunflower oil is also good for hair as it contains oleic and linoleic which prevents hair from breaking and relieves dandruff and itchy scalp. Sunflower leaves and petals can be used to make herbal tea.


Tea made from sunflower leaves are effective in treating sore throat, boosts immunity, improves digestion, strengthen bones, relieves gastroenteritis, relieves menstrual pain, relieves cough, cold and fever. Sunflower leaves have therapeutic properties, when consumed in the form of tea can do wonders to your body, giving you healthy skin, hair and body.

Herbal tea made from flower petals and leaves are healthy for the mind and body and make a good substitute for caffeine. Herbal tea has an abundance of benefits that people tend to ignore but using them appropriately will keep diseases and infections at bay. Eating healthy and organic food and beverages will keep us young, healthy and glowing from the inside. Following a healthy diet with exercise can give you a whole lot of benefits.

A healthy outside starts from the inside. - Robert Urich

Have a wonderful healthy day.

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