If you are the type of person who likes to cozy up with a cup of tea or frequently gets a cold/cough whenever there is any kind of weather change, then we’ve got your back. We have created an article in which we have gathered some of the best herbal tea. Teas made from herbs have long been revered as champions in the fight against the disease. A powerful uppercut against illnesses of any kind is delivered by the incredibly healthy ingredients ginger, tulsi, mint, pepper, and even cinnamon.
Okay, so the thing about herbal teas is that they aren’t technically teas, thus they don’t contain any caffeine. Instead, they are an infusion or decoction of herbs and spices. The phrase “herbal tea” is misleading. Your herbal tea can contain anything you like, including roots, blossoms, leaves, seeds, fruit, and flowers.
Best Herbal teas and how to make them:
- Ginger and Honey Tea
Ginger tea helps you when you are literally affected by cough, cold, and fever. The heat from ginger helps in killing the germs and honey helps in soothing your throat. This one is a multi-tasker because it also treats stomach afflictions; cinnamon and ginger are especially beneficial for easing the signs of an upset stomach.
Process of making Ginger and Honey tea
1 tsp ginger root, grated
1 1/ 2 tsp honey
1-inch piece of cinnamon bark
3-inch strip of orange peel
Method: Bring your cupful of water to a bubbling boil. Next, add in all the ingredients, bring the heat down to low, and let everything steep for about fifteen minutes. Strain into a cup and drink.
2.Lemon and Pepper Tea
This tea helps in boosting up your immunity, whenever you are feeling low. It also works as an excellent detoxing drink for your system, and it also helps in reducing the achy joints of those who are suffering from arthritis.
Process of making Lemon and Pepper tea
Juice of 1 lemon
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp pepper
1 1/2 tsp honey
Method: Place the pepper and turmeric in the cup, and pour over boiling water. Stir in the lemon juice and honey, and you’re sorted.
Ashwagandha is known as the magical herb which helps in building up your immunity. Ashwagandha also helps in reducing your blood sugar level, reducing anxiety level, and also helps in controlling your stress.
Process of making Ashwagandha Tea
5-inch piece of dried ashwagandha root, approximately
1 tsp honey
Method: Wash and then boil the root in a cup of water, allowing it to boil for about 15 to 20 minutes. Strain into a cup and then stir in the honey. Done!
Tulsi, also known as holy basil is one of the most amazing herbs. It not only helps in rekindling your immunity, but it also helps in battling evil germs. It also helps in healing skin disorders. Apparently, it also works wonders for diabetics, balancing blood sugar.
Process of making Tulsi Tea
1/4 cup basil
1 tsp honey
2 tsp lemon juice
Method: Put the basil leaves into a saucepan with one and a quarter cups of water. Bring to a boil. Then bring down the flame to low for 15 minutes. Strain into a cup, then add the honey and lemon juice and stir.
This mint and rosemary concoction creates a very cooling jorum and aids with memory enhancement. Additionally, it soothes an unsettled stomach.
Process of making Mint Tea
10 leaves of mint
1 rosemary sprig
optionally squeeze some lemon
Method: While a pan of water is heating up, rip some mint leaves into a cup. In the pan, add the rosemary. After the water has boiled, pour it over the mint and let it stand for ten minutes. Add a little lemon juice if necessary. Enjoy!
So, let us know which of the tea helped you in relaxing and boost your immunity. We hope you have a secure and cozy winter. Do let us know if you have any ideas for our blogs, and let us know if you liked this blog in the comments section.