An herbal tisane is an infusion or blend of various leaves, fruit, bark, roots or flowers. A tea comes from the tea plant, also known as camellia sinensis. Throughout history, herbal blends were used for both physical benefits as well as mental as they have been thought to create a sense of profound calm and spiritual awareness. Over time, herbal blends developed into the tasteful, aromatic drink that’s regularly consumed by tea lovers and casual drinkers alike. It has also become increasingly popular due to its known health benefits. However, the health benefits specific to different types of herbs are often misunderstood.
From Chamomile and Peppermint to Ginger or Rooibos, there are many different health advantages depending on which type of tisane you choose. Drinking a tisane at any time of the day can be good for you, it’s just a matter of knowing how to target your consumption carefully to get the most out of it. Here are six of the healthiest herbal tisanes that are available in-store and online at The Tea Haus.
1. Camelito Blend Helps Induce Sleep and Relaxation
The Tea Haus’ Camelito Blend is not your average cup of chamomile. Instead, this blend has an alternative medley that includes a unique, mellow sweetness with warm hints of citrus and vanilla. Although an adapted version of our regular chamomile, its benefits are still the same.
Chamomile contains an antioxidant ingredient called apigenin that is known for its calming effects. This component makes this tisane a healthy way to induce sleep and relaxation, while also helping to naturally decrease anxiety.
2. Chocolate Mint Tea Helps Promote Healthy Digestion
The Tea Haus’ Chocolate Mint Tea is the perfect black tea & peppermint blend that tastes as smooth and delicious as chocolate mint truffle without any added sugars. Not only does it taste good, but peppermint is known to have many different health benefits.
Peppermint can relieve indigestion, nausea and stomach pain as its ingredients are effective at relaxing spasms in the intestine, esophagus and colon. The antioxidant, anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral properties help boost the immune system while also supporting the digestive tract.
3. White Ginger Peach Tea Helps Alleviate Nausea and Motion Sickness
This premium white tea blend is flavoured with natural ginger root, a flowering plant that is often used as a spice filtered into tea. However, while most ginger tea contains intense flavour, The Tea Haus’ White Ginger Peach tea is infused with a subtle sweetness of natural lemon and peach to mask the strong taste and act as a thirst quencher.
Not only does ginger relieve nausea and stomach pain on an as-needed basis, but drinking a cup of ginger tea before travelling can actually help prevent nausea and discomfort that comes with motion sickness. Other known benefits include reducing inflammation, relieving menstrual discomfort, strengthening the immune system as well as relieving stress.
4. Hibiscus is a Tasty, Powerful Vitamin C Booster
The Tea Haus’ hibiscus flower is well-known for its high vitamin C content that helps benefit the main body functions. But there are many other health benefits that make up the components of this herb.
Its fruity and tart flavour is packed with antioxidants that help fight off disease. Specifically, hibiscus can protect the liver, promote weight loss, and has a positive effect on high blood pressure that can help those with diabetes. You can enjoy this nutrient-filled tisane hot or on ice based on your personal preference.
5. Almond Rooibos Helps Fight Unwanted Inflammation
The Tea Haus’ Almond Rooibos blend is a full-bodied, sweet and savoury afternoon treat. Rooibos is sometimes referred to as red tea that is rich in antioxidants and contains anti-inflammatory compounds making it the perfect post-meal drink. Not only is it’s anti-inflammatory compounds effective, but its almond mixture contains healthy fats, fibre, protein, magnesium and vitamin E helping reduce hunger and promoting weight loss.
6. Blueberry Tea Full of Antioxidants
This tea blend is a special black tea that comes with the wonderful taste and aroma of blueberries. Naturally, blueberries are full of antioxidants and are known to help heart health, bone strength, skin health, blood pressure, diabetes management, cancer prevention and mental health. Overall, this tea has an abundance of healthy factors to it making this afternoon tea a pleasant and healthy one.
Improve Your Health with The Tea Haus’ Herbal Tisanes & Teas
Whether you want to fight inflammation, improve your antioxidant intake, fight off a bout of unwanted nausea or simply enjoy a selection of new flavours, The Tea Haus has over 200 different tea & tisanes to choose from. Visit us online or in-store to find out which one can provide the health benefits you need.
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