Herbal Teas

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Daily Naturopathic Living: Herbal Teas

Walking around most health food stores you are bound to run into an aisle with rows and rows of tea.  Loose leaf or sachet, caffeinated or non, single scent or herbal blend.

It’s a rainbow of warm, cozy beverages as well as cool, refreshing drinks just waiting to be seeped.

And you should heed the wish!

Herbal teas are made from a variety of plants, barks, flowers, seeds, roots, and fruit and boast a bounty of health benefits.

They have been used for thousands of years in preventing and treating ailments and in today’s world, we have the advantage of having these tisanes at our fingertips.

What do herbal teas have to offer?

Check out some of the following and consider adding a cup to your daily diet.

Digestion and Detoxification

Liver and digestive support for gentle cleansing as well as overall digestive system care can be found in teas with:

  • milk thistle
  • stinging nettle
  • dandelion
  • yellow pau d’arco
  • fennel
  • ginger
  • burdock root
  • licorice root
  • peppermint
  • schisandra berry

Such as: Organic EveryDay Detox® by Traditional Medicinals®; Cleanse and Detox by Gaia® Herbs; Stomach Ease by Yogi®; Yellow Pau d’Arco Tea by Traditional Medicinals®

Stress

Can tea really melt away stress?  With the right blend, it just may!

Many herbal teas include adaptogens (herbs that support stress management) and plants that can a balance cortisol levels and support the adrenal glands.

Look for teas with:

  • tulsi
  • ashawagandha
  • rhodiola
  • moringa
  • chamomile
  • lavender
  • lemon balm
  • valerian root
  • schisandra berry

Such as: Tulsi Original by Organic India™; Calm and Relax by Sama™; Stress Relief and Stress Support by Yogi®

Cold and Flu

Stock up on immune boosting herbal teas for when you’re feeling under the weather.

Opt for ones with:

  • elderberry
  • echinacea
  • astragalus
  • yarrow
  • reishi mushroom
  • slippery elm

Such as: Super Green Tea: Immunity by Republic of Tea®; NUMI Organic Immune Support Tea; Organic Throat Coat® Tea by Traditional Medicinals®

Sleep

Herbal tea may help induce sleep as well as maintain it throughout the night.

Seek out ones with:

  • chamomile
  • lavender
  • hathorn
  • passionflower
  • valerian root
  • lemon balm
  • catnip

Such as: Sleepytime® by Celestial Seasonings; Sweet Slumber™ by NUMI; Organic Nighty Night® Tea by Traditional Medicinals

And if you are looking for more of a custom blend, seek out a local apothecary or make your own!

By adding one cup of herbal tea per day can not only increase your fluid intake for proper hydration but you can actually support certain systems in your body.

What could you use help with?  It’s time to sip away!

*Please note CNMA does not endorse or recommend any company or product.  Suggestions are for inspirational purposes only.

Do you need additional support?

For naturopathic care, please call us at (303) 688-6698 or click here to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Graves to talk about what you are experiencing and how our office may be able to help.

The CNMA office provides naturopathic care, testing, massage, and holistic counseling to those in Castle Rock, Castle Pines, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Centennial, Parker, Larkspur, Monument, Colorado Springs, and the greater Denver metro area.  For those outside of these areas, virtual appointments are available.

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