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Herbal teas, their uses, and benefits
May 15th, 2022 + The Naturopathic Co.

True teas are green tea, black tea, and oolong tea, which are brewed from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. They are potent antioxidants and great for gut health.

Herbal teas are made from dried fruits, flowers, spices, and herbs.

Below are some of the most popular healing herbal teas

Licorice Tea

Licorice root tea has a very sweet taste. It is great for digestive issues, and healing the gut lining. Good for gastritis, ulcers, reflux, adrenal issues, constipation.

Gingko Tea

Gingko is used for cognition enhancing, memory, concentration, and is neuroprotective. It’s also great for circulatory issues.

Ashwaghanda Tea

Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb. The most common use is for treating stress, anxiety and sleeping problems. It is also great for post viral syndromes and iron deficiency.

Elderberry Tea

Elderflower tea has an antibacterial and antiviral properties. It is a powerful antioxidant, and great for treating the common cold and flu.

Nettle Tea

Nettle helps to reduce the risk of heart diseases, cancer and diabetes, and has a positive effect on blood pressure. It’s good for cleansing the blood and detoxing.

Dandelion Tea

Dandelion is good for high blood pressure, swelling, constipation, gall stones, and liver insufficiency.

Gotu Kola Tea

Gotu kola is great for healing connective tissue, and promoting healing of any kind of wound, burns, ulcers. It’s also great for varicose veins, and is a good nervine tonic.

Marshmellow Root Tea

Marshmallow root tea is often used for treating coughs, reflux, ulcers, gastritis, and any kind of inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract.

Thyme Tea

Thyme is great for any kind of bacterial or fungal issue, including the common cold, bronchitis, gastritis, tonsillitis, and halitosis.

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile has been used in herbal medicine for centuries for its soothing, therapeutic properties. Chamomile is anti-inflammatory, good for digestion, sleep, anxiety, reflux.

Peppermint Tea

Peppermint is a stimulating antioxidant tea, which is good for digestion, stomach upsets/nausea, energy, stress, fever.

Ginger Tea

Ginger helps with nausea, immune boosting, anti-inflammatory, pain relief, digestive weakness, and acute infections.

Lavender Tea

Lavender tea soothes stress, help improves sleep quality, soothes headaches, and helps with anxiety, and digestive symptoms.

Echinacea Tea

Echinacea helps to both boost the immune system and modulate it. It’s great for treating the common cold/flu, acute infections, chronic infections.

Lemon Balm Tea

Lemon balm is a soothing herb which acts to promote calm. It’s good for insomnia, anxiety, irritability, and is also good antiviral support. It’s good for mood and mental performance, as well as being a powerful antioxidant.

Passionflower Tea

Passionflower tea has wonderful calming properties. It’s great for sleep onset or sleep maintenance issues, anxiety, irritability, and tension headaches.

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Yvette is a qualified Melbourne-based Naturopath and Nutritionist, MINDD Practitioner, member of the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia, and Complementary Medicine Association. Yvette specialises in the treatment of digestive complaints, skin issues, mood disorders, hormonal concerns, fatigue, and also has a key interest in children’s digestive and neurological conditions. Yvette consults Australia-wide via ZoomBook HERE

 

 

 

 

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