Woke up with a pounding headache? Or maybe you had an extra helping of mom’s lasagna and your tummy’s not having it (we’ve all been there). Whether you’re suffering from stress, bloating or a stuffy nose, we have just the thing to get rid of your blah – and it all starts with tea. Featuring blends packed with some of nature’s most amazing feel-good ingredients, here are six natural health hacks designed to help soothe life’s little ailments so your body stays in tip-top shape for the year ahead.
Keep them in your back pocket. Your body with thank you for these discoveries later.
STAR INGREDIENT: Rooibos
When it comes to getting rid of a pesky tension headache, hydration is key. That’s why we love rooibos so much. This sweet, caffeine-free and naturally hydrating South African herb is rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals designed to help you replenish lost electrolytes and rehydrate fast. Plus it’s delicious!
Sip on: Organic Cinnamon Rooibos Chai
STAR INGREDIENT: Eucalyptus
Got a stuffy nose? Breathe easy with sinus-clearing eucalyptus – a cooling herb that’s long been praised for its ability to help comfort and soothe the respiratory system. When it comes to cold season, this one’s your go-to.
STAR INGREDIENTS: Valerian Root + Chamomile
We can all agree: there’s nothing more frustrating than having trouble sleeping. If you’re in need of some shut-eye, try incorporating relaxing herbs like valerian root and chamomile into your nighttime routine. Chamomile’s soothing floral and honey aroma is a great way to unwind before bedtime. For some serious Z’s, reach for uber calming valerian root, which has been hailed as nature’s valium.
STAR INGREDIENTS: Tulsi + Lavender
Stress can have a negative effect on mood, appetite and overall health. Calming herbs like tulsi (aka holy basil) and aromatic lavender are said to help relieve stress and unwind the mind. Time to exhale and bring those shoulders down.
Boost your immune system
STAR INGREDIENTS: Ginseng + Vitamin C
It’s super important to always keep the body’s first line of defence going strong, which is why we’re all about these super ingredients. Ginseng has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries to improve immunity and memory, while vitamin C (our fave sunshine vitamin) is a well-loved classic for warding off colds and boosting your natural defences.
STAR INGREDIENTS: Ginger + Mint
So you overdid it at dinnertime. We’ve all been there. Lucky for you, digestion-friendly ingredients like ginger and mint are there to help you beat the bloat. The bright, zingy flavour of ginger is a folk medicine fave for soothing upset stomachs, while cooling and aromatic mint is an essential digestive aid around the world. Say hello to tummy comfort!
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