Drink These Organic Teas
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Synthetic pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers are known to pose serious health issues to people, including respiratory disorders, hormone disruption, birth defects, skin and eye irritations and danger to the nervous system to name a few.
Organic tea agriculture relies on biodiversity and ecological processes which are adapted to local conditions and take into consideration the sustenance of the health of soils, people and the ecosystem. Drinking organic tea ensures a good quality of life free from health issues and promoting good health for the consumers.
- Oolong Tea
While black tea is fully fermented and green tea is unfermented, oolong tea lies in-between as it is only partially fermented. So oolong tea has the health benefits of both the black tea and the green tea. It has a pleasant aroma and is an extremely relaxing drink. Consuming oolong tea regularly, helps in losing weight due to the presence of polyphenol compound. This compound also functions as an antioxidant and plays a major role in the elimination of free radicals in our body thereby reducing the risks of cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and atherosclerosis to name a few. It has a tremendously positive affect on the skin and is especially beneficial for persons with eczema. The antioxidants also strengthen the bones, prevent osteoporosis and protect the teeth from decay.
- Tulsi Tea
Commonly known as “holy basil” and as tulsi in India, this herb has been used for centuries in this country for its many health benefits. It is the principle herb which is used in Ayurveda to treat many ailments. It is also rich in antioxidants, which protects our cells from free radicals. The herb contains innumerable beneficial compounds which are known as phytochemicals that contain health supporting properties. Tulsi is one of the best adaptogens, which means it helps us to cope with stress better. Tulsi tea can promote the health of our respiratory system, digestive system and also skeletal system, support our dental hygiene and promotes healthy hair and skin.
What better to ward off cold than a piping hot cup of ginger tea! Rich in vitamin C, magnesium and other minerals, ginger tea has many health benefits to offer. It can help to relieve nausea which comes with motion sickness. It’s benefits on the digestive system make it an idle beverage for improving digestion and pacify a bloated stomach after too much food. It has anti-inflammatory properties and helps to reduce muscle and joint pains. Ginger tea also helps with respiratory problems and is taken to relieve congestion which comes with common cold. It has many vitamins, amino acids and minerals which restore blood circulation and minimize the risks of cardiovascular problems.
- Chamomile Tea
Chamomile is an herb that has been used for centuries by the Roman Empire, in ancient Greece and by the Egyptians for its amazing health benefits, especially to treat wounds. The herb has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. Its antibacterial properties help to prevent bacteria-related disease and also coughs and cold. Chamomile tea helps to overcome poor digestion and can soothe upset stomach and has been used for centuries to treat insomnia. This tea helps to relieve stress and calms the nervous system giving you better sleep. It can also be used to cure hemorrhoids. It’s anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties are very effective in fighting skin disorders like eczema, allergies and acne.Click here to know more about the different types of organic tea that are available.