10 Top Herbal Tea Recipes For Weight Loss, Cough, Cold & Diabetes
1. Turmeric Tea:
This is my favorite tea as it has so many benefits, it treats inflammation, acne, cold, cough, sore throat and even aids in weight loss. I have never been without turmeric at home and turmeric is one ingredient I use often in remedies. I have made this tea with fresh turmeric roots but you can use organic dried powders too, you can find the link for making the tea here.
2. Hibiscus Tea:
This beautiful red colored tea is actually very famous in certain countries and is served almost daily during summer time. This hibiscus tea has been proven to lower blood pressure. It also greatly improves immunity and prevents skin aging. You can find the link to the post listing it’s benefits and the method of making it here.
I drink tulsi tea fairly often as I really love the fresh smell and also because I have lot of fresh tulsi plants in our farm. This tea is so very refreshing and anyone can make it and also anyone can have it as this tea does not even need any sweetener at all. Tulsi tea is a good remedy for sore throat, indigestion and stress, it also improves immunity. You can find the link to the post listing it’s benefits and the method of making it here.
4. Licorice Tea:
Like I mentioned above licorice tea is my go to remedy for sore throat and for me it works so well. Next time you have sore throat try drinking licorice tea. Licorice is very sweet and can be given even to children but this tea should only be used as a medicine and not on a regular basis. You can find the link for the recipe here.
5. Fennel Tea:
Fennel tea is the best tea for treating bloating and it also can be used for colicky babies. Since we have fennel always at home as we use it in our gravies, this tea is very popular in our place for treating flatulence. You can find the recipe here
6. Lemongrass Tea:
Even if this lemongrass tea doesn’t have any benefits, I would still drink it as it tastes so very good but fortunately it does have wonderful benefits. It is very good for cold and cough and aids in digestion too. This tea is best made with fresh lemongrass roots and fresh ginger roots, you can find the link to the recipe here.
7. Ginger Tea:
Ginger tea is wonderful for pregnancy nausea and it also aids in digestion. This tea is very easy to make and studies have also proven that pregnant women who use ginger did experience significant reduction in nausea and vomiting, you can find the link to the recipe here.
8. Gotu Kola Tea:
This tea is great for reducing stress and anxiety, since I always prefer to use fresh herbs I have made this tea with fresh leaves but you can try it with dried leaves too. Nowadays gotu kola tea is readily available everywhere, you can also give them a try. You can find the link to the recipe here.
9. Fenugreek Tea:
This fenugreek tea is great for reducing blood sugar levels, in fact my own uncle had amazing results with this wonderful tea for reducing his blood sugar levels. If you are a diabetic and taking medications I would suggest keeping a close watch as this reduces the blood sugar levels significantly,you can find the link to the recipe here.
10. Blue Tea:
This is a beautiful looking tea that is full of antioxidants (it has been proven through clinical research too), it is the tea made from boiling butterfly pea flowers in water. If you don’t have these flowers at home you can also order the dried flowers through online shops like amazon, you can find the link to the benefits and the recipe here.