Beating stress and anxiety with herbal teas
For centuries, tea has been considered one of the most effective stress busters. Especially sipping a cup of herbal tea every morning and evening can be relaxing for everyone, especially for those who may be suffering from anxiety and stress. Here are some Teas that could do wonders in helping you manage the day to day stress. Image courtesy: istock images)
Ashwagandha has been used in traditional medicines for centuries. This herb is an adaptogen, a natural substance considered to help the body adapt to stress. They can be easily consumed in the form of kadha or tea. Ashwagandha balances the hormones in the body as hormonal imbalance often leads to fluctuation of moods, weight gain, and stress. Ashwagandha has de-stressing properties to fight depression, anxiety and boost cognitive functioning.
03/6Cinnamon Black Tea
Studies have presented that the relaxing aroma of cinnamon can relax your body, thereby relieving stress. Adding cinnamon to your hot cuppa of Tea will not only enhance the taste of the tea but also will provide many health benefits to you including stress-relieving. Stress is one of the leading causes of many health issues including cardiac arrest, obesity and hypertension. Cinnamons are rich in antioxidants and relieve stress.
The health benefits of Green tea is no secret to the world. Its benefits include metabolism, promoting weight loss and boosting the immune system, and calming effects on our nerves. Theanine, an amino acid found primarily in the tea plant that is frequently used to treat anxiety, helps to beat stress. Even research in a university in Japan found that the students, who consumed green tea, experienced lower levels of stress.
Regular consumption of tulsi helps to detoxify the body’s cells and organs. Tulsi also helps in calming the mind and relieves stress. Besides that, it provides a host of psychological benefits including anti-depressant activity and positive effects on memory and cognitive function. Tulsi has no side effects and is generally safe for most people.
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