Spilling the Tea about Tea!

Welcome, fall!

‘Tis the season of colorful leaves, crisp air, pumpkin patches, and flannels! It’s time to enjoy the cozier aspects of life!

To fully embrace the season, we must also be prepared for the not-so-cozy things that come with the fall season. While catching some of the crisp air, you may just catch a cold as well. Thankfully, there is no need to fear! We have one of Earth’s best tools for combating sickness! Tea!

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Let’s spill the tea about how great tea is, as well as what type will become your armor this fall season!

Lemon

Lemon tea removes toxins from the blood which leads to increased energy. It can be a great remedy for headaches and fatigue. Since lemon is cleansing to the blood, it also helps prevent blood clots, which can help in the long term to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease!

Peppermint

Peppermint tea is one of the quickest ways to naturally relieve your sinuses. This can also be used as a muscle relaxer and to help settle stomach aches. Peppermint can also be used to boost energy throughout the day!

Elderberry

This tea will be your best friend when it comes to fighting off the sniffles. Elderberry tea contains many antioxidants which can significantly help fight off colds, the flu, and boost the immune system! Elderberry tea can even reduce the duration of a cold!

Green

Green tea has actually been used in traditional Indian and Chinese medicine. Along with elderberry, green tea has many antioxidants to help boost the immune system to keep you healthy this season! In some cases, green tea has been known to help prevent dental cavities and stress, as well as enhance our brain’s cognitive functions.

Echinacea

According to Healthline, drinking echinacea tea has been known to shorten the duration of a cold. The antioxidants in echinacea can also keep your blood sugar stable and keep blood sugar from getting too low leading to fatigue.

Chamomile

This tea might just become part of your nightly routine. Healthline, also suggests that chamomile has special properties that can benefit sleep quality. Chamomile tea contains antioxidants that may promote sleepiness. Improved sleep? YES PLEASE!

Sources:

https://www.healthline.com/health/echinacea-tea-benefits#it-fights-the-flu

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/269538.php

https://www.tastingpage.com/cooking/immune-boosting-elderberry-tea

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/peppermint-tea