Herbal Tea Benefits & Types

Nowadays with the increasing concerns towards health, many health drinks and beverages come into existence. The market is full of such kind of health drinks and beverages. But before consuming any of such kind of drinks we should take consideration the possible side effects or health benefits of such kind of drinks. Here in this section, we will discuss the herbal tea there type and advantages and disadvantages and above all how to prepare yourself.

What is Herbal Tea?

Herbal tea or tisane is the tea with no caffeine. It is basically the combination of various constituents like dried leaves, fruits, flowers, seeds, nuts, rhizomes and other plant-derived material with potential health benefits (1).

Health benefits of Herbal Tea

Although there is a huge range of herbal teas. Different types of health benefits are there depending upon the compounds present in the herbal tea. Some of the common health benefits are:

  • Energy boosting
  • Relaxing
  • Provide antioxidants
  • Healthy heart
  • Pain Relieving
  • Caffeine free therefore have great taste
  • Sleep-inducing
  • Boost immune system
  • Helps in avoid cold and cough (1)

Types of Herbal Tea:

  1. Ginger Tea
  2. Lemon Ginger tea
  3. Honey tea
  4. Lemon honey tea
  5. Peppermint tea
  6. Camomile tea
  7. Hibiscus tea
  8. Jasmine tea
  9. Orange tea
  10. Cinnamon tea
  11. Cardamom tea
  12. Clover tea
  13. Rose tea
  14. Dandelion tea
  15. Lavender tea
  16. Rooibos Tea
  17. Lemongrass tea
  18. Mint tea
  19. Chrysanthemums tea
  20. Strawberry tea
  21. Blackcurrant tea
  22. Cranberry tea
  23. Basil Tea
  24. Apple tea
  25. Kiwi tea

References:

  1. Lindsay Goodwin, n.da. What are Herbal Teas / Tisanes / Herbal Infusions?

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