What is herbal tea?
Herbal tea is the new and trendy way of life. A beverage infused with a decoction of various kinds of herbs made with the help of hot water, which generally does not contain caffeine properties. These herbal teas are categorized as green, white, black, yellow and oolong etc. majority of all these teas have been decaffeinated, which means the caffeine content is no longer present in the tea.
Herbal teas can be served hot and cold respectively. Their existence dates back centuries ago, where even till today herbal tea is used for many health benefits.
The benefits of herbal tea
1. Balances the PH level in your body
When consuming too much alcohol or coffee, your body tends to get acidic and make you extremely uncomfortable. With the help of herbal teas, the alkaline properties allow it to balance the PH level, keeping you healthy always.
2. Increases immunity
Herbal tea is as good as it gets for you and your system. It acts as an antioxidant, keeping your system strong and able to fight diseases. Also strongly prevents the aging of cells in your body. It is a boon to many diabetes and hypertensive patients.
3. Lowers the risk of type ll diabetes
As the insulin sometimes is unable to regulate the level of the body with increase in glucose levels, individuals are prone to attracting type all diabetes. The consumption of herbal teas however incredibly lowers the risk of type all diabetes, once again making your lifestyle more peaceful.
4. Soothing and relaxing
Most herbal teas have an amount of Thiamine, an amino acid which is found in most tea leaves. This tends to ease tension and instills a sense of relaxation and soothing effect on those who suffer from depression or disturbed state of mind.
5. Lessens the risk of heart diseases
Herbal tea has the ability to reduce the cholesterol levels in the blood which are bad, while increasing the good levels. With its powerful antioxidant property, herbal tea reduces the risk of heart diseases, preventing the formation of deadly clot formation in the heart vessels.
6. Helps in weight loss
A compound called polyphone, present in herbal teas is what’s responsible for boosting your metabolic rate. But not all individuals’ body reacts similarly, but most herbal teas also include a certain amount of caffeine, that helps in converting fatty acids from tissues into energy.
7. Improving brain functionality
Herbal tea has said to play a big role in helping Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s patients, keeping all senses alert and eliminating the feeling of nervousness. It delays the deterioration of cells and restores your brain cells at the same time.
8. Reduces pain
Herbal tea acts as a pain relief beverage, those complaining of vascular, arthritic and migraine pain will get relief with the consumption of such teas as it activates a certain mu-opioid receptor in your brain.
9. Improves sleep cycle
With the ability to relax the mind and body, herbal tea puts you to rest as soon as your body gives way. It has said to keep one more awake and active the next day.
10. Oral hygiene
Making herbal tea an integral part of your routine eliminates the entry of bacteria and cavities in your mouth. Improves mouth odor and throat infections.
One such herbal tea available and known to all tea drinkers is Kratom tea, which shares the same benefits as most of the other herbal teas in the market. Making it part of your everyday routine is sure to help you lead a healthy lifestyle.