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Drink These Herbal Teas For A Healthy Life

By: Tanushree Kulkarni
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We all love our morning cup of tea, don't we? Some of us are so addicted to our tea that we cannot stop ourselves from drinking it over and over again. Our favourite tea is packed with antioxidants, protects against cancer and even fights immune system!

From removing stink in the cupboard to coming handy as a face mask, our favourite tea has a lot of other benefits as well.

Did you know that our average cup of tea can be turned into a heavenly nectar, by just adding a few herbs that are easily available in our kitchens? These herbs can be easily found in our kitchen, garden or pantry area.

You can find them easily in your local market as well. So, which are the herbs that you can add in your tea to make your everyday tea more healthy?

Today, we at Boldsky will tell you about healthy herbs that you can add to your everyday tea to make it more healthier. Hence, sit back, relax and come with us on a soothing and calming experience. Have a look!

herbs to add in tea

Mint tea is refreshing and has many medicinal benefits too. It has abundant antioxidants, prevents bloating and helps in digestion as well. It helps in reducing fever and helps to tame anxiety. Mint is refreshing and has many medicinal qualities. Crush a few fresh mint leaves in boiling water.

Add tea and let it boil. Add honey or sugar. And, there you have a delicious and healthy tea! It is great to taste and comes with health benefits too, doesn't that sound perfect?

herbs to add in tea

Ginger is another great herb that can be added in your everyday cuppa to make it healthier and tastier. It has a slight spicy taste to it making it a treat for those of you who are fond of masala tea. You can add cardamom and clove to it to give a masala tea flavour. You can either add ginger root or powder to your cuppa for an amazing tea experience.

herbs to add in tea

Raspberry leaves have miraculous properties for those suffering from discomforts of pregnancy and periods. You can add freshly crushed or dried leaves to the boiling water. Add some mint and raspberries to the tea mix to make it more tastier.

Raspberry leaves are packed with nutrients such as iron, potassium, magnesium that ensure the well-being of a woman’s reproductive health. Raspberry tea is often given to women during labour and after childbirth, which eases contractions and drastically decreases the chances of haemorrhage.

herbs to add in tea

Basil/Tulsi Leaves
Remember when we had cold as a child and our moms would give us tulsi tea, which would immediately ease our cough and cold and make us feel better? Tulsi or basil leaves are filled with a miraculous healing property.

It cures cough and cold, cures anxiety immediately and gives a calming effect to your body and mind. After those hectic work days, if you are feeling too tired, a cup of tulsi tea is more than enough to get you re-energised.

Just add a handful of tulsi leaves to your tea mixture and you are set for an amazing and calming tea experience.

herbs to add in tea

Winters are upon us. And with changing season, many of us tend to suffer from a bad throat, cough or cold. Clove tea makes a very good, healthy and full of nutritional value beverage for those who are more health conscious. Just add a bit of grounded clove to the tea mix and it is ready!

Read more about: health, nutrition
Story first published: Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 22:00 [IST]
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