15 herbal teas for ailments and weight loss

2016-11-08 10:51:02 Writen By: Bon Appetit

Herbal teas, tisanes or infusions made from the leaves, blossoms and fruits of many plants, have become increasingly popular. Many are credited with medical benefits and an enormous range of herbal teas are available in food shops, supermarkets and also online 

1.Green tea

  • High in antioxidants
  • Reduces bad cholestrol
  • Promotes healthy cell growth
  • Has a relaxing and calming effect

2.Black tea

  • Lowers risk of heart disease and diabetes
  • Regulates blood sugar level
  • Has anti-inflammatory properties

3.Oolong tea

  • Aids weight management
  • Helps alleviates skin condition

4.Red clover

  • Lesser menopausal symptoms
  • Can help protect protect against cardiovascular disease
  • Can reduce the prostrate specific antigen

5.White tea

  • Has the highest antioxidant properties
  • Low in caffeine
  • Can lower cholestrol and blood pressure
  • It's antibacterial


  • It's naturally caffeine free
  • Has benefits for skin irritation
  • Contains cancer fighting properties


  • Decongestant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Helps suppress the appetite


  • Stimulate digestion
  • Can be used to treat hepatitis, jaundice and dyspepsia
  • Lessens hot flashes
  • Combat formation of kidney stones

9.Dried ginger

  • Has antihistamine properties
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Eases motion sickness
  • Great flavour booster


  • Helps open up respiratory passages
  • Lower lipids, leading to reduced cholestrol and lower blood pressure

11.Lemon balm

  • Has calming effects
  • Helps with common cold and other respiratory issues
  • Alleviates digestive problems
  • Helps treating headaches and tootheaches


  • Great for treating sleep and stomach troubles
  • Antibacterial


  • Refreshing
  • Helps lower blood pressure
  • Naturally high in Vitamins
  • Diuretic


  • Lowers cholestrol
  • Fights viruses
  • Increases antioxidants
  • Alleviates arthritis symptoms




Last Update 2016-11-08 10:51:02
Read 291 Times
Published In Premium teas
Tags : Sugars & salts,

Leave a comment