It is within our knowledge that since ancient times Herbal tea has been used as natural remedy. It already becomes part of our cultural tradition and daily lives even up to this very day. Before we are going deep into the benefits of herbal tea for our health you need to understand what herbal tea really is.
Some people actually don’t know what herbal tea really is. You can ask your friend about whether they know about herbal tea or not. Most of them will answer that herbal tea is healthy tea like green tea, black tea or Oolong tea and only a few of them know that it is actually not “tea” at all. Green tea, black tea and Oolong tea were made from the same plant leaves, Camellia Sinensis while herbal tea were made from a blend of dried leaves, flowers, roots, or stems.
Herbal tea is getting popular these days due to the rise of natural remedy trend. People start to side with nature and try to balance their unhealthy habits by consuming healthy beverages like fruit juice and herbal tea. It also has been proven to have positive effects in the human body and that is why there are more and more people who start drinking it.
You can use herbal tea to cure illness and body disorders. Herbal tea made from lavender, chamomile, passionflower, and kava can be used to lessen stress. You can also cure cold and flu with herbal tea made from rose hips, Echinacea, Astragalus, and ginger.
Some people also recommend drinking herbal tea that contains ginseng and Yerba mate if you need extra energy in the morning or in the afternoon. If you have insomnia you can try herbal tea from a blend of hops, lemon balm, chamomile, valerian, and lavender. There are still more herbal teas that are good for our health and you can find most of the information easily in the internet these days.
Although herbal tea is technically not tea people in some country still drink it by following of the art of tea preparation. There is nothing wrong with that but you really don’t need to do that when you drink herbal tea. Just brew it with boiled water and you’re good to go.