4 Types of Herbal Tea (Infusions) You Should Try

The Mystery of Herbal Teas

Herbal teas are growing in popularity mainly due to its aromatic, flavourful brews that are packed with a range of health benefits. However, they aren’t your typical type of teas. Teas generally include a crucial ingredient; leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant, whereas ‘herbal teas’; though commonly used but misleading name, does not have tea leaves.

They are an infusion of herbs or spices! Here are some of the most popular types you should try.

Chamomile Tea:

Revered for its calming properties, Chamomile Tea is a healing brew that’s best known to help you sleep better. Floral, light on the palette and delicately golden in colour, this clear infusion is tinged with a fruity note. A cup of Chamomile Flowers by Dilmah is packed with health benefits from aiding in controlling blood sugar levels to promoting healthy digestion.

Ginger Tea:

Ginger is commonly used to improve digestion and helps reduce the symptoms of nausea, cramps or bloating due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Dilmah’s herbal Infusions range incorporate the healing properties of ginger along with other beneficial ingredients that complement each other.

Peppermint Tea:

Peppermint tea originated from Europe and Asia and has been used for thousands of years because of its minty, pleasant taste and loads of health benefits. Peppermint leaves are refreshing and contain several essential oils from menthone, menthol and limonene. The Exceptional Pure Peppermint Leaves by Dilmah will leave you energized and refreshed.

Rooibos Tea:

Rooibos Tea also known as Red Tea, is a herbal beverage which is made using a bush plant commonly found in South Africa. Fermented Rooibos tea is sweeter than the unfermented green version of it. Rooibos pairs well with spices like cinnamon, turmeric and ginger; try it for yourself with Dilmah’s Rooibos, Cinnamon, Turmeric, Ginger & Nutmeg Infusion.