Herbal teas

When you read the word ‘herbal tea’ what comes to your mind? May be a cup of your favorite herbal tea or the unique aroma of it may feel you right now. Let us look in to picture of the popular herbal teas around the world with special reference to their health benefits. Chamomile tea is a popular type of herbal tea which consume about one million cup per day around the world. Chamomile belongs to family Asteraceae which comes with two varieties as German chamomile (Chamomilla recatita) and Roman chamomile (Chamomilla nobile). Dried flowers of Chammomaile are used to make herbal tea. These flowers contain terpinoids

and flavonoids which contributes to its health benefits. Chamomile tea is most popular for its calming effect which lead to solve the sleeping problems of the consumers. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory and antibiotic effects which improve the immune system. Peppermint tea or Mint tea is another popular herbal tea among the herbal tea consumers. Its unique smell is very special compared to the other herbal tea types. Mint tea is preparing with the leaves of Mentha piperita plant which is native to Europe and Asia. Leaves can be used in dried form or fresh form to prepare the herbal teas. 

 Mint tea is known for improving digestive track health along with its antioxidant and antibacterial properties. It is mentioned  that mint tea also contains anti – cancer and anti – viral effect too. In addition to above mentioned tea types, Ginger tea is another popular herbal tea even in local tea consumers. Most people like to have ginger mixed with traditional black tea. Edible Ginger which is known scientifically as Zingiber officinale. Rhizome of the ginger plant is used to prepare the herbal tea. Dried rhizome powder or small pieces are used to prepare these herbal teas while fresh form mostly use with black tea infusion. When it comes to the health benefits of ginger tea, it is a proven solution to nausea for centuries. Also it has the stimulation effect on our immune system.

Now you can enjoy your herbal tea with more confident by knowing their unique effects and health benefits. Enjoy herbal teas to stay healthy.

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