Herbal Tea

Herbal tea is not technically tea, since these blends are not derived from the camellia sinensis plant. Instead, these blends are a mixture of various herbs, fruits, plants and flowers. Crafted with the intention to create a delicious drink that also serves to benefit the body.

Many herbal tea drinks date back more than 3000 years to the ancient Egyptians and Chinese. During this time period they started to consume a variety of teas. Ingredients that were used they found offered a healing process for many illnesses. Peppermint leaves have long been popular as an herbal tea and have been used to ease stress, headaches, nausea and more. Dried peppermint leaves have even been found in some of the ancient Egyptian pyramids. During the Middle Ages, several monks in healing & medicinal fields began studying the effect of herbal teas. They started tying the effect & effectiveness of various herbal tea remedies for a wide array of ailments.

The antioxidants in many herbal teas have been used to boost immunity and ward off viral flu like infections for centuries in addition to providing anti-inflammatory relief. Some herbal teas help maintain moisture levels within the skin, acting as an anti-aging agent for the body. Beyond anything else, they taste fantastic and are safe for consumption, explore the variety that is offered and add them to your diet.