5 Natural Tea Remedies To Destress

5 Natural Tea Remedies To Destress


Have you ever fallen sick with anxiety and stress and was provided special medication for it? Did you know that there are natural ways to destress your mind and body?! Certain types of tea have been known to help you destress – here are five of the popular natural teas that help in dealing with these problems.


Green Tea


Perfected in China and made from the Camellia SinensisGreen tea has become quite a popular variant of tea around the world. This can be attributed to the many antioxidants present in the tea. Popularly known for its physical benefits to the body, it is also an ideal remedy for the mind too. The L-theanine amino acid helps the brain in producing chemicals that destress the mind. With Dilmah you can try various infusions of the tea too. From the Pure Green Tea to the Moroccan Mint Green Tea, and to the Green Tea with Jasmine, a flavourful and healthy experience is guaranteed.

How to prepare Green Tea


Preparing our range of Green Tea, whether it is from our Exceptional Selection or Vivid Selection, is quite straight forward. 

  • It is highly recommended that you use 220ml of spring water per person
  • Boil water to a temperature between 70°C-100°C
  • 1 tea bag or 2.5g of loose-leaf tea per person
  • Brew for 2-4 minutes


If you do so wish, you could even try out some more flavourful concoctions by following our recipes of iced teas, cocktails, snacks and desserts.

Other Benefits of Green Tea 


Apart from destressing the mind and body, Green Tea benefits also include a healthier digestive system, improved heart health, controlled blood sugar, and increased energy levels, due to the antioxidant compounds present.


Chamomile Tea


Made from the chamomile flower, as opposed to the usual Camellia Sinensis plant, this variant of tea is ideal for those suffering from stress, anxiety and chronic insomnia. The reason for the beverage being known as a mild tranquilizer and a stress reliever is due to the abundance of apigenin antioxidants. This antioxidant is responsible for helping the brain produce chemicals that calm the mind and body, which in turn result in a more relaxed state. Make sure you experience the best of chamomile by choosing our Vivid Range’s Gentle Chamomile Tea or the Exceptional Range’s Pure Chamomile Flowers.
 

How to prepare Chamomile Tea

Brewing a refreshing cuppa of this elixir is easy, although could slightly vary, depending on the variant of chamomile tea chosen.

  • Boil 220ml of spring water per person
  • At temperature between 70°C-100°C
  • 1 tea bag or 2.5g of loose-leaf tea per person
  • Brew for 3-4 minutes

Other benefits of Chamomile Tea 

In addition to its psychological benefits, there are several physical health benefits of chamomile tea. Such benefits include boosting immunity, improving heart health, preventing osteoporosis, and is even shown to help in preventing certain types of cancer.
 

Peppermint Tea


Incorporating the peppermint herb into tea makes for a burst of freshness in your mouth, and is also known to be physically and mentally healthy. The menthol contained in the peppermint leaf is known to be a muscle relaxant that allows your body to relieve the tension and irritation of the body. With Dilmah, your peppermint tea experience will be all the more heightened. Whether you opt for our Vivid Range of Pure Peppermint Tea, or the flavoured infusion of Bergamot, Orange, Peppermint and Lemon, you are guaranteed to not only get its health benefits, but also a calm mind that will allow you to take on the day with confidence.


How to prepare Peppermint Tea


Regardless of whether it is pure peppermint tea or an herbal infusion, preparation of the beverage is very simple.

  • Prepare 220ml of spring water per person
  • Temperature between 70°C-100°C
  • 1 tea bag or 2.5g of loose-leaf tea per person
  • Brew for 4 minutes

You could also take it up a notch by mixing peppermint tea in some iced tea and other unique concoctions.
 

Other benefits of Peppermint Tea


Peppermint tea benefits extend from its destressing properties, as it is known to be a natural remedy for indigestion, gastric problems and other problems associated with the digestive system as well. 


In addition to the digestive systeme, the tea is also a remedy for individuals with clogged sinuses, and has shown that it reduces fatigue and improves energy levels.


Rose Tea


Not only does this tea have an aromatic fragrance that calms the mind, but also has several natural compounds that further aid in destressing it. The antioxidants, especially that of the polyphenols are known to be responsible in allowing the brain to produce destressing chemicals, making it an ideal natural remedy to take on your daily tasks with confidence. Dilmah elevates the simple rose tea by infusing French Vanilla into it. Whether it is our Rose with French Vanilla Tea from the Dilmah t-Series Gourmet Tea Collection or from the Exceptional Tea Range, you will not be disappointed.  


How to prepare Rose Tea
Preparing the Rose with French Vanilla Tea is like any other tea. All you have to do is:

  • Prepare 220ml of spring water per person
  • Boil at a temperature between 95°C-100°C
  • 1 tea bag or 2.5g of loose-leaf tea per person
  • Let it brew for 3-5 minutes

Accentuate the rose tea experience by mixing it in some amazing iced tea variations and other beverages.
 

Other benefits of Rose Tea


Health benefits of rose tea have been known to outweigh those of green tea, according to scientific research. It is scientifically proven that rose tea helps women in dealing with menstrual cramps. Moreover, the beverage is also known to prevent the development of certain types of cancers, along with improving heart health, treat allergic reactions, cleaning the digestive system, and is anti-inflammatory. 


Citrus Tea


Citrusy fruits have long been known to be healthy alternatives to cure several ailments. This is because these fruits, such as oranges, mandarins, and lemon are known to have natural compounds that help boost the immune system. Once these fruits are infused into pure Ceylon black tea, your mood will instantly change into one of calmness. According to scientific research, this occurs due to the high presence of antioxidants. From the Mandarin Fun Flavoured Tea to the Lemon Fun Flavoured Tea, and from the Herbal Infusions that include Bergamot Orange to Golden Pekoe with Orange and Lime, make sure you try out our range of citrus teas to make the experience all the more wholesome


How to prepare Citrus Tea


Similar to brewing other teas, all you have to do is:

  • Prepare 220ml of spring water per person
  • Boil at a temperature between 70°C-100°C
  • 1 tea bag or 2.5g of loose-leaf tea per person
  • Let it brew for 3-5 minutes

If you want to experiment newer tastes, you could attempt to make some exquisite iced teas and cocktails that burst with flavour in every sip.
Other benefits of Citrus Tea


Health benefits that arise from drinking such citrusy teas include a healthy digestive system, weight loss control, cleansing of the liver, and also helps in flushing out toxins from the body.
Destressing your body has quickly become a home remedy, and these five teas are proven to be perfect natural remedies for anxiety, stress, and a whole lot more. 
 

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