What Benefits Can I Get By Drinking Herbal Teas?

An authentic tea is a derivative of the tea plant Camellia sinensis, which comes in 4 different variants- black tea, Oolong tea, green tea and white tea.

While there aren’t plenty of options to choose from when it comes to authentic tea variations, its numerous health benefits make up for it. Research studies have published that its healthy properties are because of the its polyphenols and phytochemicals.

Here are a few more proofs why herbal teas can change your life:

  • Regular tea consumption could prevent heart diseases. Tea, also, can improve overall cardiovascular health condition as well as treat degenerative diseases and its symptoms.
  • Tea can boost a person’s endurance, especially in physical activities. Scientists have found out that the component ‘catechins’ in green tea variant could improve the natural ability of the body to burn fat and transform it to added energy. This is the reason why physical activities are easier to accomplish with a tea cup.
  • Tea could hamper the negative effects of free radicals. The healthy tea components allow oxygen to freely absorb all of free radicals’ uncalled for effects. Even if the body has a natural ability to prevent the free radicals from releasing its harmful effects, the efficiency rate is only limited. Since the scope of damages is directly associated to cancer, heart diseases and several neurological diseases, help of all sorts are welcome.
  • Tea’s anti-oxidants could help prevent cancers of many kinds, such as those that occur in the breast, colorectal, colon, lung, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, small intestine, liver, prostate, ovaries and mouth.
  • Tea is directly associated with a reduced probability of suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
  • Tea could fight back the negative effects that smoking causes. Further, this could prevent lung cancer.
  • Tea can help a person recover from cancer radiation therapy. A study once proved that tea can prevent cellular damages during ultraviolet ray treatment.
  • Tea is recommended for people with Diabetes Type II. Research has proven that green tea contains compounds responsible in regulating systemic blood sugar levels.
  • Bone mineral density and strength can be improved by drinking green tea.
  • Tea can treat and prevent neurological diseases, specifically the Alzheimer’s disease. While several factors attribute to its occurrence, green tea has polyphenols which are vital in maintaining the brain’s healthy functioning, learning and retention.

A few of the most common herbal ‘teas’ include:

  • Dandelion: treats indigestion and constipation and skin disorders, improves bile secretion.
  • Chamomile: good for nervousness, flatulence, colds, PMS and cramps.
  • Jasmine: improves mental alertness and blood circulation.
  • Green tea: recommended for inflammations, gum diseases and diarrhea.
  • Kava: alleviates muscle aches, PMS, asthma, anxiety, fungal infections, depression and cramps.
  • Echinacea: treats psoriasis, colds, flu, fever, wounds, infections, allergies, eczema, hives and weak immune system.
  • Hibiscus: lowers cholesterol levels, blood pressure and treats colds.
  • Fennel: enhances bile secretion, live condition and milk secretion.
  • Chrysanthemum: lowers blood pressure, relieves dizziness and headaches.
  • Rooibos: treats nausea, stomach cramps, headaches, depression, irritability, and heartburn.
  • Lavender: good for asthma, urinary tract infection, bronchitis, muscle cramps, insomnia, spasms, anxiety, stomach upset, flatulence and insomnia.