Tea has been around for millenniums, and that is not an exaggeration! Used in ancient medicinal practices since the beginning of time, there are many reasons why tea is so beloved.
As you know, tea is numerous health benefits. From being loaded with antioxidants to aiding in heart health, sipping on a cuppa is great for your overall wellbeing. Here are some of our favorite facts about the timeless beverage:
Less Caffeine Than Coffee - Tea is known to have less caffeine, which is a great choice in the AM when you need a boost without the jitters.
Some have NO caffeine - having a cup of tea before bed is not just soothing, but good for you! Herbal blends like chamomile and valerian root help promote relaxation and can help you get a better night of rest.
Cancer Fighter - Drinking tea can help protect you against certain types of cancer. One cup a day is all you need!
Stomach Soother - Stomach ache? Too many sweet treats? When you’re having tummy troubles, a cup of ginger tea is the way to go! A natural way to cure aches and the soothing warmth from the hot water makes for the perfect tummy tamer.
Cold Kicker - Before you even feel the sniffles come, tea can help protect you. Drinking a cup of Echinacea tea every day can help keep the colds away. The trick is to start drinking it BEFORE you feel under the weather!
Now before you go out and buy every type of tea out there, be sure to read the label and ensure that you are buying tea leaves ONLY. No added sugars, sweeteners, or other additives. You want your tea to be as pure as can be to reap all the benefits.
How do you take your cup of tea? Let us know in the comments below! And, if you are looking for more health-related tips, visit our Health Coaching page for more information.