10 relaxing teas and infusions for your day to day
Nowadays we lead a frenetic life, therefore, one of the greatest pleasures in life is when you get home, you make yourself comfortable and you enjoy your sofa with a good relaxing infusion, which helps to hit the reset button to clear your mind and fill you with new, fresh energy.
If you are looking for an extra dose of calm, we have gathered a list of the best types of teas and infusions you can drink to help you lower your stress levels.
Best relaxing teas and infusions
Insomnia and anxiety are two very common problems that may hamper your ability to fall asleep and could affect us physically and psychologically. However, with this list of relaxing teas and infusions, you can reduce them and even make them disappear from your day to day life.
1. Valerian Tea
The Valerian is a very effective plant for treating anxiety. We can find it in different formats and it seems to act like a sedative in the brain and nervous system.
It is considered one of the best relaxing infusions and it has been used as a traditional medicine dating back to ancient Greek, which was commonly used for sleep disorders, especially insomnia.
Currently, in addition to being used to combat insomnia and achieve restful sleep, it is also used to treat anxiety and stress, two of the most common psychological conditions nowadays.
2. Kava Infusion
The Kava is a plant that comes from the South Pacific and provides great psychological benefits. It is very similar to peppermint and is very effective in reducing anxiety symptoms.
According to clinical studies Kava is an herbal remedy that some people use to relieve anxiety and insomnia. This plant extract has a calming effect. It is recommended a maximum daily dose of 250 mg to avoid potential hepatotoxicity. Studies in Parkinson are lacking, and use is not recommended.
The hop is a plant that has a bitter taste. When we consume an infusion of hop, we can manage to calm our nervous system. It is very efficient to combat insomnia, nervousness, stress, anxiety and depression. In addition, this relaxing infusion is also very effective in digestion.
Lavender has been used for centuries to treat the nervous system due to its powerful calming effect. It has an anti-inflammatory properties and it is also used for a variety of digestive complaints.
People who are allergic to pollen or similar flowering plants should avoid drinking lavender tea.
5. Lime Blossom
Perhaps it is one of the best known relaxing infusions. The Lime Blossom is a perfect oriental drink to fall asleep and relax. It is less powerful than the Valerian tea, but is still a very effective alternative.
6. Melissa Tea
The Melissa tea is also known worldwide as one of the relaxing infusions that has the greatest health benefits. It helps us to calm our nerves, fall asleep and treat anxiety. But also it has digestive benefits.
It comes from warm areas of Central and South America. Its leaves are used to make infusions with sedative and anxiolytic effects. It helps to fall asleep and contributes very positively to improve depression. It also has analgesic effectiveness in migraines and headaches.
8. Chamomile infusion
One of the most famous infusions. Although its fame comes from its power to improve digestion, the chamomile is one of the most effective relaxing infusions, since it has a calming and sedative effect. It has a high antioxidant power. It is a natural prevention for colds and flu. Also, improves the immune system.
Lemongrass has great calming properties, being one of the best solutions for treating nervousness problems. However, is not generally indicated for pregnant women.
The Ashwagandha tea comes from India. Its consumption provides a general feeling of well-being and might help calm the brain. It is also useful for controlling hypertension.
We hope that this article has helped you to learn about new relaxing teas and infusions and that their consumption can calm your nerves and treat anxiety, stress and insomnia.
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