The morning cup of aromatic coffee is a real delight for the senses. Everyone adds sugar, honey, milk or cream to it as desired. Some prefer it bitter. Towards the middle of the day you usually make yourself another cup of good coffee. For some people, two glasses are not enough because they can't make them sleepy.
They forget something very important, namely that excessive consumption of caffeine at some point ceases to have an invigorating effect. Coffee is rich in antioxidants, but should be taken in moderation.
Overconsumption of caffeine can be recognized by headaches, sleep disturbances, anxiety and irritability, fatigue and lack of energy. When these symptoms are present, a person tries to reduce coffee intake or give it up. Quitting coffee isn't easy. It is good to happen gradually and smoothly, without stressing the body and psyche.
The gifts of nature can help here too. There are several good coffee substitutes available, here are some of them.
Chicory Root Coffee
Chicory is extremely beneficial for liver he alth. It is rich in beta carotene. To make coffee, you need to get dried roots of the plant. Finely chop them, lightly brown them in a pan and then boil them. You can also add cinnamon.
Another successful alternative to coffee and with low caffeine content is yerba mate tea. It is rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
This tea is not only part of the Japanese tea ceremony, but is also used in the confectionery industry to color creams and cakes.
Siberian ginseng tea stimulates concentration.
Reishi Mushroom Tea
This mushroom is also called "emperor mushroom". Flat in shape, it has been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine. It is good for heart he alth, strengthens the immune system and gives energy to the body.
In case you don't want to part with the pleasant taste and aroma of coffee, these he althy drinks could replace one or two servings of coffee and get you back in shape.