Benefits Of Teas

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As we mentioned in one of our previous articles, teas are widely available and they can be used to treat but mainly prevent some of the most serious conditions. Here are some of the most popular teas with benefits that can alleviate large number of health problems.

Blueberry tea

Blueberry tea has diuretic and detoxifying properties. It benefits respiratory, digestive and nervous system. It is known as an excellent tool for eliminating urinary tract infections, with particular emphasis on the treatment of inflammation caused by the bacterium E. coli. Its antibacterial activity is particularly appreciated in combating the diseases caused by any bacteria, such as nephritis (kidney inflammation) and cystitis (inflammation of the bladder).

Cranberry tea

This plant was used to treat infections of the bladder, kidney and urinary tract for centuries. Scientific research has shown that cranberries contain substances that prevent attachment of infectious substances for the walls of cells, and thus inhibit their spread.


It was confirmed that it is great remedy when it comes to bacteria E. coli, helikobater pylori and fungi Candida albikans. Cranberry tea prevents arteriosclerosis, heart disease and some cancers. It improves digestion and helps with arthritis and rheumatism. It also slows the aging process, improves the memory and strengthens entire body.

Nettle tea

It helps with diseases of the respiratory canal, the digestive tract, in osteoarthritis, diabetes and hypertension. In folk medicine nettle tea in combination with honey is used to treat asthma symptoms since ancient times. This tea relieves symptoms of menopause and helps with menstrual pain and cramps while improving milk production in nursing mothers.

It takes care of kidneys, thyroid, liver and spleen. It is also used to stop bleeding, suppress inflammation and help in the elimination of intestinal parasites. It relieves nausea, bloating, and large inflows.

Marigold tea

It is effective remedy for sore throat, stomach and thickened lymph nodes. Marigold tea has positive effect on the immune system; it also improves circulation and relieves menstrual cramps.

It has anti-inflammatory properties, and it is used in the treatment of stomach cramps, constipation, kidney problems and issues with urinary tract.

It is successful in the suppression of diarrhea, inflammation of the intestine and in the treatment of herpes and hepatitis. This tea is an excellent defense against viral and bacterial urinary tract infections. Washing the face with marigold tea alleviates acne, inflammation, rashes and various skin problems.

Thyme tea

It is used for alleviating cough and disinfection of mouth cavity. It strengthens physical and mental abilities, reduces fatigue, nervousness and tension. In the folk medicine it is known as an excellent cure for the treating alcoholism, because after drinking thyme tea the desire to consume alcohol weakens. Tea relieves cough and sputum production improves, and thus it contributes to reducing the symptoms of colds, asthma and bronchitis. It helps with insomnia, headaches, menstrual cramps and rheumatism.

Sage tea

It preserves the health of the digestive system, lungs and nerves. It helps with the high body temperature, excessive sweating, and rheumatism. This tea has a beneficial effect when it comes to irregular menstrual cycles and other menstrual problems. It preserves the health of teeth, gums and mouth, and it is a good as antiseptic mouthwash. According to folk beliefs, drinking sage tea for 40 consecutive days will fully heal and restores the liver.

Rosemary tea

It acts as an antioxidant, strengthens the body and protects against heart disease. This tea regulates digestion, stimulates circulation, relieves headache and dizziness. It strengthens memory and enhances cognitive abilities. Studies have confirmed that rosemary helps in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

Thistle tea

Since ancient times it was known as the protector of the urinary system, but also as a natural aid in the treatment of diabetes. It is an excellent diuretic and laxative. Thistle stimulates expulsion of toxins from the body, and takes care of the liver and kidneys. It plays an important role in the treatment of colds, rheumatism, gout, stomach diseases, and even cancer. It is also known as a friend of the skin and hair which makes it widely used in the cosmetic industry. In some cultures it has reputation as a powerful aphrodisiac.