Put that kettle on and have a nice cup of organic herbal tea, before signing in to that next Zoom meeting. As well as giving you five minutes to relax and think, herbal tea's are full of surprising health benefits.
Cut colds - Studies show that camomile tea has antibacterial properties, so as a great winter warmer, it can help ward off colds. Some studies also suggest that a nice cup of Chamomile can ease muscle spasms and aches.
Strengthens joints and bones - Ward off arthritis and osteoporosis by taking up the green tea habit. This super brew contains two compounds called EGCG and ECG , which blocks the enzyme that breaks down cartilage. Drinking green tea regularly over the years has also been found to preserve bone density in men and women.
Ease indigestion - Peppermint tea can reduce indigestion by preventing the build up of intestinal gas. Peppermint tea has also been found to ease intestinal spasms, a painful symptom of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Boosts your immune system - Lemon balm tea boasts antiviral properties that can help boost your immune system and fend off infections. It can help with mental focus and encouraging the body to relax, before a good nights sleep.
Helps your kidneys - Dandelion tea is an excellent source of potassium and may help the kidney filter toxins in the body. Dandelion tea is also widely regarded as a great liver support, the polysaccharides found in dandelion are known to reduce stress on the liver and support its ability to produce bile.
With so many different wonderful herbal teas to choose from, its so hard to know where to start. Our Wild Poppy Wellbeing Tip, always choose organic tea to avoid chemicals, artificial additives and GMO's. The health benefits of drinking organic tea are higher and you know you are doing your bit to protect the planet, when choosing organic. The most popular Organic tea is our store is Floradix Lemon Balm tea, a wonderful little tea that's great hot or cold.