Teas For Every Ailment

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In this article we are going to talk about different teas and their benefits, as well as specific effects each one of them has on human body. There are many plants in the nature that have beneficial effects on human health. Prepared as a tea, they have various benefits – they hydrate, refresh, heat or cool the body, and at the same time treat and prevent many diseases. Here are some of the most popular teas that can help a large number of health problems.

Green tea

It belongs to the group of the most popular and healthiest teas. It speeds up metabolism, regulates high blood pressure, prevents against stroke and heart attack, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Regular consummation of this tea reduces the risk of many cancers.

Antioxidant catechin in green tea destroys bacteria and viruses that cause throat infections, and prevent tooth decay and other dental problems. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties help with premature aging of the skin and have been proven to reduce the damage caused by free radicals.

Black tea


It protects the lungs from damage caused by exposure to cigarette smoke, it strengthens the bones and prevents arthritis. Black tea stimulates metabolism, strengthens the immune system and it improves blood circulation. It also reduces the risk of stroke, diabetes and many cancers. Studies have shown that drinking five cups of black tea a day reduces the risk of stroke by as much as 70 percent.

White tea

Compared to other teas and their benefits, white tea stands out, it is a prominent fighter against many types of cancer, particularly colon, prostate and stomach cancer. It prevents the formation of blood clots, lowers blood pressure, improves the function of blood vessels and protects against heart attack and stroke.

This tea strengthens bones and prevents arthritis and osteoporosis, and helps to maintain healthy skin and teeth. It also enhances metabolism and helps in weight loss. This tea is a natural killer of bacteria and viruses. It strengthens the immune system, and thus contributes to the prevention of many diseases.

Chamomile tea

Popular with all generations and you can find it in almost every household. Studies have shown that anti-inflammatory properties of chamomile help fight the bacteria staphylococcus (Staphylococcus aureus) and fungi Candida (Candida albicans).

It was also confirmed that chamomile tea has remarkable efficacy in gastrointestinal cramps, colic, ulcers and other inflammatory problems such as arthritis.

Chamomile tea also helps women who suffer from menstrual pain and cramps. It lowers the temperature, helps with colds and rhinitis, and its compound apigenin is responsible for calming effect this tea has. It preserves skin health and prevents premature aging. Chamomile compress helps in wound healing, and it excellent for the treatment of eye infections, and for the elimination of dark circles.

Bath with added chamomile tea helps with constipation, hemorrhoids, stomach problems, and in the prevention of inflammation of the bladder. Washing hair in chamomile tea contributes to the health of hair and scalp.

Pomegranate tea

Pomegranate tea is abundant in vitamin C and antioxidants. It is most commonly used to strengthen the immune system, treat the flu or colds and for suppressing inflammation. It cleans the airways and makes breathing easier. This tea is useful for digestive problems, dysentery, nausea. It prevents premature aging and promotes cell renewal.

Elder flower tea

This tea helps strengthen the immune system and in the treatment of colds, flu, rhinitis, cough, aching sinuses, fever, pneumonia, ear infections and headaches. It is useful in the treatment of degenerative diseases, as well as the purification of airways. It has a detoxifying, laxative and diuretic effect.

Ginger tea

It belongs to the group of teas that are good in a fight against colds, flu and other infections of the respiratory system. This tea strengthens circulation, stimulates digestion and prevents morning sickness and the nausea during travel. It relieves headaches and menstrual cramps. As you already know it doesn’t take a lot of effort to enjoy teas and their benefits, you can get most of them pretty much at any grocery store or market, so why not implement them into your daily life.