A simple cold can turn the easiest task into the toughest hurdle. Allergies can transform the beautiful spring weather into your worst nightmare. But stress is the most dangerous of them all. Stress can affect your physical health as well as your mental health. Keep reading on for natural tea remedies that may help to relieve and/or lessen the symptoms of colds, allergies, and stress.
Ginger, lemon, and honey are all great natural products that are great for your health, but they can also act as super heroes in times where a cold has you down with a sore throat and an ugly cough. Combine any or all of these superstars with your favorite tea. This super tea will help to soothe that sore throat, lessen that cough, and the antioxidants will help improve your health.
Most of us know that local honey can help to relieve the symptoms of seasonal allergies but did you know that peppermint tea and green tea can help lessen allergy symptoms for many sufferers also? According to Health.com, peppermint tea can work as a decongestant and expectorant to break up mucus and clear them from your nose and throat. Green tea, on the other hand, contains a compound with antioxidant properties that inhibit allergic reactions. Next time you’re suffering from allergy symptoms, try brewing some green tea with peppermint leaves. THAO Tea’s Cantaloupe Mint Green Tea contains that perfect blend.
There are many teas that help individuals relax and lessen their levels of stress including valerian, catnip, chamomile, lemon balm, passion flower, and green tea. Green tea lovers can rejoice in knowing that green tea can also help them relax and relieve stress. Green tea contains theanine, which is an amino acid with research showing that it promotes alpha brain waves linked to relaxation. Green tea does contain caffeine so it might not be the best bedtime tea.
Tea can be consumed for purposes of relieving symptoms of colds, allergies, or stress but it is also great for overall health. Make sure to also get quality sleep at night and also incorporate healthy eating and physical activity for maximum health!!