We all changed our daily lives and habits with the onset of autumn and lower temperatures. Some pulled out a new wardrobe, others autumn shadows and lipsticks, and others began to actively stand over the electric jugs and brew tea.
Today I will tell you more about the benefits of it and the different types of herbs that you can take throughout the year.
1. Tea strengthens the immune system
The perfect combination of warm water and herbs is used as a medicine in different cultures for different diseases. But how exactly does the drink boost our immunity? Individual herbs have a variety of qualities. Some studies have shown that the ingredients in some teas can kill many bacteria and reduce the risk of infections. Consumption of tea also helps immune cells to reach their goals faster, which ultimately also provides you with a healthy and energized body!
-Mursal tea grows in the Rhodopes and has a positive effect on the body during the season of flu and viruses. It has a three-component action - antiviral, antimicrobial and antifungal. Prevents early symptoms of colds, flu and respiratory problems.
-Echinacea tea is used to prevent colds or faster healing in the season of viruses, so it is also considered a natural antibiotic.
-Chamomile contains active substances that have a calming effect on the body. It also has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and detoxifying properties. It is recommended for the prevention and treatment of the common cold, as well as to reduce sore throats.
2. Tea contains antioxidants
Tea is full of antioxidants, and we all know that they are essential bioactive molecules that the body must have at all times. The antioxidants in black and green tea help maintain healthy cells and tissues, as well as a healthy heart system.
-Matcha tea is a type of Japanese green tea, which is gaining popularity in our country.
It is considered to be the richest in antioxidants in the group of green teas. In addition to powerful protection against free radicals, matcha tea has a beneficial effect on memory and metabolism.
-Oolong tea is available in different varieties, each of which is produced by various techniques, but retains the high content of antioxidants in the leaves of the evergreen shrub from which they are extracted.
3. Refresh yourself without staying awake for too long
If you want to freshen up, but not be unable to sleep later, you should choose tea over coffee. Traditional herbal teas contain zero caffeine, but black, green, yellow and red tea made from the Camellia Sinesis plant contain up to 50% less caffeine than coffee.
4. Lose weight
Consumption of tea is recommended in most diets for weight loss. The reason is not only the fact mentioned above that some herbs are a powerful antioxidant, but also the ability of certain types of tea to suppress human appetite.
-Yerba mate is a South American herb that contains nutrients and antioxidants that stimulate brain function, improve digestion, increase energy and thus control appetite.
-Nettle is rich in nutrients and helps clear toxins. Besides, by feeding the cells at a deeper level, it successfully reduces appetite. Nettle tea is used to suppress appetite and helps reduce weight.
5. Sleep peacefully
According to numerous studies, the herbal drink helps for a calmer and healthier sleep. That is why experts recommend regular use of tea at bedtime.
-Passionflower is a medicinal plant with a calming effect that helps control stress, depression and other similar emotional upheavals, often leading to sleep problems.
-Lavender flowers are used as an aromatherapy to soothe nervousness, anxiety and insomnia. The plant and the essential oil obtained from it have a positive effect on the nervous system, allowing people to enjoy better sleep.