Fall is setting in, and nothing pairs better with crisp autumn weather and changing leaves than a cup of piping hot tea and a roaring fire. We have a wide selection of herbal and natural teas that are perfect for soothing a sore throat, unwinding after a busy day or getting ready for a restful night of sleep.
In addition to being delicious, many teas also offer health benefits, such as lower blood pressure, better digestion and improved cholesterol! Check out a few of our favorite selections.
4 Natural Teas to Try
Both soothing and refreshing, caffeine-free spearmint tea is an excellent after-dinner drink or a natural remedy for a stomachache. Buy the tea ready to use or add dried spearmint leaves to your favorite tea for your own custom blend.
Hibiscus plants grow in warm, tropical regions around the world, and their fresh, bright red flowers may remind you of your relaxing Hawaiian vacation. Hibiscus tea, made from the dried flowers of the plant, is equally rejuvenating. Studies have shown that it may be beneficial for people suffering from high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and its antioxidants may help reduce damage from free radicals.
Steep the petals in hot water and drink plain or add a little sugar, honey or cinnamon for extra sweetness. The flowers have a powerful flavor and can be used multiple times until the pink color begins to fade.
Dried sage is often used in cooking, but it also makes a distinctive and aromatic tea. Steep the leaves in hot water, then add fresh lemon juice, lemon zest and sugar for a sweet and savory treat.
Chamomile has been a trusted home remedy for generations for everything from insomnia and anxiety to headaches and digestion problems. A hot cup of chamomile tea, mixed with a little honey and lemon, will lull you into a peaceful sleep at the end of a long day.
What are your favorite natural teas?