1. Mint Tea
This is one of the most popular types of teas after chamomile tea. Mint has excellent health properties that make it ideal as an herbal tea. It helps to soothe your digestive system as well as relieve any symptoms of nausea, heartburn or vomiting. One of the best things about this tea is that you can also have it safely during pregnancy and prevent morning sickness.
Method: Add some fresh mint leaves to a pot of water and bring to a boil. Strain and sip.
2. Turmeric Tea
Turmeric chai, or turmeric tea is suddenly being hailed as the next big thing in the tea world. Known as the detox tea, turmeric tea is a very good way to improve your immunity and flush out toxins from your body. Not just that, if you are looking at reducing fat, then this tea could be a good one for you.
Method: Add 2 tsp each of coriander, cumin and fennel seeds, 1 tbsp. freshly sliced turmeric, 2 tbsp. freshly sliced ginger and few freshly crushed mint leaves to a pot of boiling hot water. Let it steep for 5 minutes. Strain and sip.
3. Chamomile Tea
This is one of the most widely consumed and popular health teas around the world. Chamomile tea comes with a subtle fragrance that is slightly sweet and extremely relaxing. It also contains a good amount of magnesium that helps to soothe your frayed nerves and helps you to calm down and also sleep well. The best time to have this tea is at bedtime or when you are relaxing. It is also good for treating pink eye syndrome.
Method: You can use dried chamomile flowers or a chamomile tea bag to make this tea. Simply add the flowers or the tea bag in a pot of boiled hot water and let it steep for about 10 minutes. Strain and sip.
4. Lavender Tea
Lavender tea is one of the most relaxing teas that induces relaxation and sleep, and is especially beneficial for those who suffer from migraine. The best part about this tea is that you can have it as a standalone tea, or mix it with other teas and enjoy. Lavender tea is also known to boost mood and prevent depression.
Method: Add 2 tbsp. of dried lavender flowers to a pot of boiling water and let it steep after removing from heat. You can also substitute it with 1 or 2 lavender tea bags depending on how strong you want to make the tea.
5. Vitamin C Tea
This delicious tea blend will let you have your daily dose of vitamin C in the form of a healthy herbal cup of tea. The ingredients in this tea contain high amounts of vitamin C, vitamins A, B and E, along with iron, manganese, zinc and selenium.
Method: Make a tea mix by adding 1 tbsp. lemongrass, 1 tsp lemon peel, 1 tsp fennel seeds, 1 tbsp. cinnamon powder or crush and 1 tsp. hibiscus flower. Add 1 tsp of this mix to a mug of boiled hot water and steep for about 30 minutes. Strain and sip.