Teas are known for their beneficial he alth properties. They soothe, refresh, but can also heal. However, the herbs from which the various types of tea are made have medicinal properties that you could benefit from.
The therapeutic value of tea can contribute to solving a number of he alth problems, some of which are quite serious.
What are the teas that, in addition to a soothing effect, also have irreplaceable healing properties?
You wouldn't think of using nettle as a tea, but it has exactly such healing properties! Dried nettle, and especially its decoction, strongly suppresses the symptoms of hay fever, watery eyes, sneezing, coughing, itchy eyes - all well-known symptoms of spring allergies.
For anxiety and depression
Lavender is known for its soothing properties. Lavender essential oil also has such a powerful effect. A few drops of it on the pillow are enough and you will fall into a light and deep sleep.
Lavender tea releases tension, reduces stress and anxiety. After a busy day, drink a cup of lavender tea. It is calming and even has antidepressant-like properties. This makes lavender a great beneficial and natural alternative to chemical antidepressants.
The herb tansy is very useful for migraines and headaches caused by fatigue and tension. Wormwood tea quickly relieves a headache attack and reduces the symptoms of tension in the temples.
Also, drinking tansy tea regularly reduces the frequency of migraine attacks.
For muscle and joint pain
For muscle and joint pain, you need something strong pain reliever. An ingredient that has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect, because this kind of pain is most often provoked precisely by inflammation.
Ginger has these properties. It is extremely rich in anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving phytochemicals. It neutralizes bacteria and has a strong effect on both purulent and non-purulent inflammatory processes, such as joint-muscular.
Drink ginger tea every night and you will not suffer from joint and muscle pain. Cook the ginger root over low heat. After boiling, turn off and let it stand for about 40 minutes. Drink the decoction slightly chilled. When you have a cold, drink the tea as hot as possible.
For cough and flu
Thyme has very strong anti-influenza and antiviral properties. It relieves coughs and reduces secretions in the respiratory tract. It allows breathing to be normalized and reduces spasms in the bronchi and trachea.