Drinking tea has not just one but many health benefits. One of the signals or signs that our bodies send to heal the immune system is inflammation, and hence it’s important to find ways to soothe your body. Make these soothing teas a part of your life. They are rich in antioxidants and are great immunity boosters. The powerful ingredients to combat inflammation are easily available in our kitchens and these teas will get ready to sip on in no time. Not just inflammation, due to lockdown, most of us start feeling anxious, hence these teas can provide you a great sigh of relief. Health and wellness coach Mahima Sethia has got you soothing tea recipes to help you stay healthy. Try including any of the enlisted teas in your diet, a cup (or two) can be good for you!
Recipe for Tulsi Tea
Take some fresh tulsi leaves and boil them for 5 minutes in a glass of water. Then add a small piece of jaggery to it. Let it heat for 2 minutes. Then strain the mixture and sip it warm. This tea is good to provide relief to your respiratory system.
Recipe for Mint Tea
Mint tea is said to be really relaxing. Boil some lemongrass and fresh mint leaves for 3-5 minutes in water, then add a little jaggery to it. Strain the mixture and have it warm.
Recipe for Herbal Tea
In a pot, add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fennel seeds and let it boil in water. Then strain it and add a dash of honey to it for taste. Drink it warm. The ingredients used in herbal tea are great for your digestive health.
Recipe for Ginger Tea
Add ginger, turmeric, black pepper in a mug. Pour boiling water into it. Let is settle for 5 minutes. Strain and sip it warm. Ginger is great to aid digestion.
Which soothing tea recipes are you trying your hands on first? Let us know in the comments section below.
The article is authored by Mahima Sethia, CEO & Founder of Fitness Flu(registered under start-up India)