Best teas by health benefits

 

Arthritis:

  • Rose hip tea (anti-inflammatory; rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, reduces pain)

 

Bones:

  • Green tea (prevents bone loss)
  • Moringa tea (keeps bones strong)
  • Rooibos (red) tea (stimulates the cells involved in bone growth and density)

 

Brain function (memory, etc):

  • Green tea (enhances brain function, cognitive functioning, memory, learning, decision-making, counteracts oxidative stress on the brain)
  • Lemon Balm tea (improves elasticity of the arteries associated with mental decline; improves mental performance; memory; math processing skills; improves concentration)
  • Sage tea (brain health, improves the cognitive function, improves mental function and memory)

 

Calm down:

  • Black tea (nerve sedative)
  • Chamomile tea (relaxation, calming, sedative)
  • Jasmine tea (soothing; able to calm nerves)
  • Lemon Balm tea (reduces the frequency of heart palpitations and anxiety; improves calmness)
  • Passionflower tea (reduces anxiety)

 

Cold and Flu:

  • Chamomile tea (cough, bronchitis, common cold, fever)
  • Echinacea tea (fights, prevents, shortens and lessens the severity of the common cold; helps soothe sore throat and clear up stuffy nose)
  • Holy basil or tulsi tea (keeps the immune system strong after injuries or illnesses)
  • Peppermint tea (breathing troubles)

 

Constipation, Bloating and Flatulence:

  • Ginger Tea (Constipation)
  • Peppermint tea (stomach pain, reduces flatulence, relaxes spasms in the intestines, esophagus and colon, cramping, abdominal gas, bloating)

 

Depression:

  • Black tea (Fatigue, stimulate mental awareness, raise energy levels)
  • Chamomile tea (fewer symptoms of depression)
  • Chicory root tea (energy)
  • Jasmine tea (helps regulate mood)
  • Lemon Balm tea (improves mood)
  • Sage tea (improves mood)
  • Yerba Mate tea (energizes, enhances endurance, supports mental clarity)

 

Headaches:

  • Black tea

 

Menstrual Problems:

  • Chamomile tea (reduces symptoms of premenstrual syndrome)
  • Ginger Tea (reduces pain associated with menstruation)
  • Peppermint tea (alleviates the pain of headaches associated with menstrual cramps)

 

Mouth health:

  • Chamomile tea (anti-inflammatory, inflammation of the mouth)
  • Green tea (protects the gums)
  • Rooibos (red) tea (teeth)

 

Nausea (Pregnancy, etc):

  • Ginger Tea (nausea from early pregnancy, caused by cancer treatments, motion sickness)

 

Sleep problems:

  • Chamomile tea (Sleep aid)
  • Lemon Balm tea (helps prevent nightmares)
  • Passionflower tea (improves sleep)

 

Skin (aging, eczema, etc.):

  • Green tea (antioxidant, slows down aging, Improves the skin)
  • Hibiscus tea (protects against the aging action of free radicals at a cellular level)
  • Jasmine tea (antioxidant; age-related damage)
  • Lemon Balm tea (increases skin elasticity)
  • Rooibos (red) tea (healthy skin; eczema; against signs of aging)
  • Rose hip tea (helps fight skin aging, reduces the depth of wrinkles around the eyes, improves moisture and skin elasticity of the face, tissue health)
  • Yerba Mate tea (rejuvenates)

 

Smokers:

  • Black tea (protects lungs from damage caused by exposure to cigarette smoke)

 

Weight loss:

  • Green tea (burns fat; reduces the amount of fat around the middle known as “visceral fat”; Boosts metabolism)
  • Lemon verbena tea (weight loss, decreases the formation of fatty acids, obesity-related health issues)
  • Oolong tea (weight loss; prevents obesity; boosts fat metabolism; suppresses the creation of new fat cells; dissolves the form of dietary fat that’s stored in fat cells; burns more calories)
  • Peppermint tea (heats up the body making it sweat)
  • Puerh tea (cleanses the bloodstream of fat and toxins from meat and fatty foods; less weight gain)
  • Rooibos (red) tea (assists in metabolic processes; lowers blood levels of fat)
  • Rose hip tea (weight management, decreased BMI and belly fat)
  • Yerba Mate tea (helps break down fat)

 

Health Benefits by tea

 

Black tea:

  • Fatigue (stimulate mental awareness, raise energy levels)
  • stress
  • nerve sedative
  • headaches
  • antioxidant (lower levels of cholesterol)
  • protects lungs from damage caused by exposure to cigarette smoke
  • reduces the risk of stroke
  • promotes normal blood vessel function
  • helps maintain healthy blood pressure
  • maintaining cardiovascular health (reduces the risk of heart disease)
  • antibacterial
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antiviral
  • Parkinson’s disease

 

Blueberry tea:

  • antioxidant

 

Chamomile tea:

  • Sleep aid (insomnia)
  • relaxation (calming, sedative)
  • anti-inflammatory (inflammation of the mouth)
  • anti-microbial
  • antioxidant
  • antibacterial
  • helps prevent complications from diabetes (loss of vision, nerve and kidney damage, improvements in blood glucose, insulin and blood lipid levels)
  • stunts the growth of cancer cells
  • fewer symptoms of depression
  • liver-protecting effects
  • helps fight diarrhea and stomach ulcers
  • reduces symptoms of premenstrual syndrome
  • digestion
  • cough (bronchitis)
  • common cold (fever)
  • antispasmodic (irritable bowel syndrome)

 

Chicory root tea:

  • helps reduce stress
  • prebiotic (helpful to the gut)
  • energy

 

Echinacea tea:

  • fights (prevents, shortens and lessens the severity of) the common cold (helps soothe sore throat and clear up stuffy nose)
  • helps boost the immune system

 

Ginger Tea:

  • antioxidant
  • fights inflammation
  • stimulates the immune system
  • nausea (from early pregnancy, caused by cancer treatments, motion sickness)
  • helps prevent stomach ulcers
  • relieves indigestion (vomiting)
  • constipation
  • reduces pain associated with menstruation
  • diabetes (helps with blood sugar control and blood lipid levels)
  • against chills

 

Green tea:

  • antioxidant (slows down aging)
  • interferes with (decreases) the growth of bladder, breast, lung, stomach, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers
  • prevents clogging of the arteries
  • burns fat (reduces the amount of fat around the middle known as “visceral fat”)
  • reduces the risk of neurological disorders (brain diseases) like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases
  • reduces the risk of stroke
  • improves cholesterol levels (lower levels of LDL cholesterol)
  • helps maintain normal blood vessel function
  • maintains cardiovascular health (reduces heart disease risk; reduces the risk of heart attack)
  • enhances brain function (cognitive functioning, memory, learning, decision-making, counteracts oxidative stress on the brain)
  • antibacterial
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antiviral
  • Boosts metabolism
  • Improves the skin
  • Reverses diabetes
  • prevents bone loss
  • protects the gums

 

Hibiscus tea:

  • helps to regulate blood pressure (lowers blood pressure in people with hypertension)
  • antiviral
  • against the bird flu
  • antioxidant (decreases oxidative stress)
  • antitumoral (induces tumor cell death in skin cancer)
  • inhibits the action of prostate cancer cells
  • protect against the aging action of free radicals at a cellular level
  • fights certain types of leukemia cells
  • cardiovascular benefits

 

Holy basil or tulsi tea:

  • keeps the immune system strong after injuries or illnesses
  • antibacterial
  • anti-fungal
  • anti-inflammatory

 

Jasmine tea:

  • antioxidant (age-related damage)
  • improves physical well-being
  • reduces the impact of stress
  • induces the death of cervical cancer cells
  • helps regulate mood
  • soothing (able to calm nerves)

 

Lemon Balm tea:

  • improves elasticity of the arteries (heart disease, stroke and mental decline)
  • increases skin elasticity
  • antioxidant
  • improves high blood lipid levels
  • improves mood (reduces the frequency of heart palpitations and anxiety)
  • improves mental performance (memory; math processing skills; improves concentration)
  • improves calmness
  • reduces stress
  • helps prevent nightmares

 

Lemon verbena tea:

  • weight loss (decreases the formation of fatty acids, obesity-related health issues)
  • helps lower inflammatory markers’ levels in the blood of some people with multiple sclerosis

 

Milk thistle and dandelion tea

  • liver cleansers (helps the liver regenerate and function at a higher capacity)
  • assists in the production of bile (helps with digestive process)

 

Moringa tea:

  • keeps bones strong

 

Oolong tea:

  • antioxidant
  • lowers bad cholesterol levels
  • weight loss (prevents obesity; boosts fat metabolism; suppresses the creation of new fat cells; dissolves the form of dietary fat that’s stored in fat cells; burns more calories)
  • helps maintain normal blood vessel function
  • antibacterial
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antiviral

 

Passionflower tea:

  • reduces anxiety
  • improves sleep
  • relieves the mental symptoms of opioid withdrawal (anxiety, irritability, agitation)

 

Peppermint tea:

  • digestion (relieves nausea, stomach pain, reduces flatulence, relaxes spasms in the intestines, esophagus and colon, relieves symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, cramping, abdominal gas, bloating)
  • alleviates the pain of headaches associated with menstrual cramps
  • breathing troubles (asthma)
  • antioxidant
  • anticancer
  • antibacterial
  • antiviral
  • relieves muscle spasms
  • heats up the body (making it sweat)

 

Puerh tea:

  • detox
  • aids digestion
  • antibacterial
  • warming properties
  • cleanses the bloodstream of fat and toxins from meat and fatty foods
  • less weight gain
  • reduces LDL cholesterol

 

Rooibos (red) tea:

  • Antioxidant
  • healthy skin (eczema)
  • teeth
  • bones (stimulates the cells involved in bone growth and density)
  • assists in metabolic processes
  • helps prevent and fight cancer
  • lowers inflammation
  • lowers cell toxicity
  • helps prevent heart disease
  • lowers blood pressure
  • lowers blood levels of “bad” LDL cholesterol while increasing “good” HDL cholesterol
  • lowers blood levels of fat
  • protects the liver from oxidative stress (reduces damage induced by toxicants)
  • relaxes tense muscles
  • against signs of aging

 

Rose hip tea:

  • anti-inflammatory (rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, reduces pain)
  • weight management (decreased BMI and belly fat)
  • antioxidant
  • helps fight skin aging (reduces the depth of wrinkles around the eyes, improves moisture and skin elasticity of the face, tissue health)
  • immune system
  • adrenal function

 

Sage tea:

  • brain health (improves the cognitive function, against the effects of Alzheimer’s disease, improves mental function and memory)
  • improves mood
  • improves blood lipid levels
  • protects against the development of colon cancer
  • heart health

 

White tea:

  • anticancer and cancer-fighting properties
  • antioxidant
  • helps maintain normal blood vessel function
  • antibacterial
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antiviral
  • cardiovascular benefits
  • diabetes (improved glucose tolerance)
  • reduces LDL cholesterol

 

Yerba Mate tea:

  • energizes (enhances endurance, supports mental clarity)
  • rejuvenates
  • helps break down fat