A rainy day is simply perfect for a steamy hot beverage. It gives back a calm and soothing sensation while you sit inside watching the rain drops add more color to everything out there. And what if your bubbling cauldron was healthy and healing at the same time? If you’re not a coffee fan; are not into the usual tea per se; but crave for warm caressing fluids every time the heavens open up, then herbal tea is your best option. We give you six herbal teas which you can make at home on a cool rainy day.
Boil two cups of water and let the water sit for a while. Now heat 2-3 cups of water in a teapot and add crushed mint leaves. Combine the two waters and let the leaves simmer for a while. Pour out the contents and enjoy. Peppermint is simply perfect for relieving the symptoms of abdominal gas and bloating, relieve muscle spasms, and even combat nausea.
You start by boiling water and then add ginger root while the water boils. Cover the utensil and let the ginger root simmer for a while. You can add fresh lemon extract or even honey to the utensil. Pour out the contents and enjoy fresh ginger tea. Ginger Tea has several health benefits including key digestive properties.
It is prepared by boiling chamomile flowers in water and one may add sugar for taste. You can even mix it with ginger root for a much more healing effect. Chamomile tea is a gentle preparation which has relaxing properties. It is useful in fighting cold, anxiety, an upset stomach, and is beneficial for skincare and haircare.
Lemon Balm Tea
You can grow lemon balm in your garden and make this one easily at home. Crush the leaves in a glass or cup and add boiling water to it. Let the mixture settle for a while and add a couple of fresh leaves to the same. Filter the contents and consume. You may add honey or sugar syrup for taste. Lemon Balm tea improves concentration and does wonders to your spirit.
Boil water in a utensil and add green tea leaves or green tea bags to it. Let the mixture simmer down for a while. Filter the contents and pour the tea in a cup. A healthy cup of green tea is ready. Green tea is packed with anti-oxidants and vital nutrients. They’re popular for fat loss, lower risk of cancer, and other important benefits. You may add fresh Tulsi leaves and sugar for aroma and taste.
Dried rosehip tea leaves are easy to find in markets these days. Boil a bowl of water and add dried rosehips to the bowl. Be sure to cover the rosehips with water. Let the mixture simmer down for about 10-15 minutes. You need not cover the bowl or disturb the contents within. Filter the contents and treat yourself to a healthy dose of rosehip tea. Rosehip tea helps strengthen your immunity system and is also vital for your skin and tissue health.