The Best Teas To Drink For Your Health
Tuesday, 2 January 2018 | Jessica West
If you’re looking for an easy way to improve your health, look no further.
Did you know that in Chinese and Japanese culture, tea has been used for centuries as a medicinal drink? Due to the number of antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients, teas such as green tea, Pu Erh and Oolong can help with various aliments and general health improvement.
Below you'll find a variety of teas which can help improve many health issues and keep you fit and healthy.
Boosting your immune system
For those who tend to fall victim of seasonal colds, or simply wish to make sure their immune system is up to scratch, we've got good news. There are certain types of tea which can help with long-term maintenance of your immune system. Here are a few to get you started.
Studies have shown that the production of anti-bacterial proteins is higher in Oolong tea drinkers, which indicates they have a strong immune system. We suggest our best selling Milk Oolong is a great place to start with these teas!
With high levels of Vitamin C, amino acids and catechin, this tea is wonderful for keeping your immune system on track.
Matcha is known as a superfood with many amazing health benefits, including improving your immune system. Researchers have found that the concentration of antioxidants available in matcha tea is 10 times greater than the amount of EGCG available in other fine green teas.
Green tea - Drinking green tea on its own won’t solve all of your skin issues, but included as part of a healthy diet it can help your skin produce less sebum, which leads to less breakouts and healthier looking skin.
Increasing your metabolism/improving your digestive system
Looking for a solution to digestive issues that is easy to maintain? Here are some of the best teas you can drink to help with your metabolism and keep your digestive system healthy.
Genmaicha is well known for its various health benefits such as increasing metabolism and reducing cholesterol. Our Supreme Genmaicha adds a twist to the mix, with added rice and popcorn for a unique and delicious flavour.
A caffeine-free drink packed with antioxidants to help your digestive system. Top Tip: this is also a wonderful tea to drink if feeling sick as the ginger helps to settle the stomach.
If you’re looking to improve your digestive system, but don’t want to drink green tea on its own, our delicious blend of apple, ginger and green tea is the perfect solution.
Pu Erh Tea, alongside a healthy diet, is known to help people lose weight by increasing the metabolism. We suggest drinking a little while after food to experience the full effects of the tea.
Trouble settling down for the night? With the many distractions and worries of modern life, many people find it difficult to switch off before they go to bed. We suggest logging off from all electrics half an hour before you go to bed and brewing yourself one of these relaxing brews.
Our delightfully refreshing Organic Peppermint Leaves provide the most wonderfully calming and uplifting infusion.
Completely caffeine-free, this is a popular herbal tea is wonderful for unwinding at the end of a busy day.
With an exquisite blend of chamomile, traditionally used as a calming agent, bay leaves and lemon peel, this infusion is perfect for easing stress.
Improve heart function
When you think of your health, one of the first things you think of is your heart. Our Rose Bud tea is revered for its ability to increase circulation and improve heart health.
Curcumin - the component that gives turmeric root its distinctive yellowy-orange colour - is thought to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which - studies show - could help to lower the risk of heart attacks in some people.
We hope you find this selection useful and would love to hear which teas you've found work well for your health. Don't forget to take a look at our dedicated healthy tea collection, full of teas to get you started on your healthy journey today.