We know that tea has super powers. The ability to make someone feel a little better when they’re feeling down, a warm hug in a mug after a cold, rough day or the feeling of immense gratitude upon hearing the question “would you like a cuppa” when you’re right in the middle of a stressful situation in work. The familiarity of it, the first sip that instantly relaxes and calms and the easy conversation and chatter that flows while enjoying a cup.
Tea, in all its wonderful glory is in fact magic. It has healing powers that can help cure common ailments and attribute to an all-over healthier lifestyle.
According to Harvard Medical School tea drinkers have a lower risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. It’s full of anti-oxidants and has a lower amount of caffeine than coffee. It’s also low in calories and can help with bloating, stomach aches, helps aid sleep and slow down Alzheimer’s.
Black tea is higher in caffeine than other teas. One cup a day has been proved to help ward off Alzheimer’s. The tea can help protect the brain by stopping the activity of chemicals linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Green tea is a great tea to help with bloating. It is also full of catechins which help prevent cell damage. According to some, green tea is one if the healthiest drinks on the planet!
Matcha tea has become increasingly popular with students due to its ability to help with concentration and focus. It can also aid weight loss when taken with a healthy diet.
This is the best tea to drink if you feel nauseous, have a sore tummy or sore throat. It helps aid digestion and contains anti-inflammatories that help with muscle or joint pain.
Chamomile tea is a great one to drink just before bed. It relaxes the body and can help aid sleep. It can also help with headaches.
So, what are you waiting for. Off you go now and stick on the kettle!