In a quest to keep fit and prevent lifestyle diseases, most people tend to believe that constant dieting and working out is the key. Well, it is, but have you ever thought that herbal tea also plays a big role in maintaining a healthier lifestyle?
For those of us who are struggling with weight loss, well, worry not. Lemon and honey tea is the ultimate solution. This tea helps burn excess fat in the body, hence it is referred to as slimming tea.
Juliet Achieng, an expert in nutrition and dietetics, says herbal tea also assists in digestion and prevents various infections. Let’s say it is a weekend and you decide to spoil yourself with drinking and have trouble waking up the next morning. Lemon and honey tea is the remedy for a hangover.
Hibiscus tea can help lower blood pressure and is beneficial to diabetics. However, if you have ulcers, avoid it. Hibiscus tea also reduces cardiac cholesterol levels and speeds up metabolism. Just like citrus fruits, they are a source of Vitamin C.
Lemon and ginger tea help with respiration and blood circulation. Cold weather should no longer send you clenching your teeth and cringing in a corner when lemon and ginger tea can help you warm up. It is also a remedy for the flu and sore throat. It has a calming and relaxing effect on a busy and stressful week. Masala tea has equal benefits.
Lastly, let’s find out about camomile tea. Ladies battling with dark circles under their eyes and menstrual cramps should opt for this. Camomile also heals migraines (headaches) and boosts the immune system. Furthermore, it protects against several cancers.
That’s all about herbal tea. Hope this helps as you strive to keep your body in balance.
FK Zack is a talented sports journalist and analyst who writes excellently in Kiswahili.