We all have sipped a cup or two of these herbal teas at some point of our lives, haven't we?
Or is it because they remind us of a time when mom or grandma gave us a cup of tea when we were feeling poorly?
Here you will learn exactly what infusions are, take a glimpse at their immense variety and, of course, get to know the many health benefits they can provide you.
Let's begin with the most important of all questions!
What is an Herbal Infusion?
Tea made from herbs, also known as tisane, is not considered a “real” tea because it does not come from the tea plant Camellia Sinensis.
This fact does not reduce in any way their importance in your life.
You refer to them as infusions, because you pour boiling water over dried or fresh leaves, flowers, grasses, barks, roots, seeds or fruits.
This is how you obtain that special taste you love, combined with the wonderful health benefits each herb unlocks.
Just to give you an idea...
...some are natural herbal sedatives, such as valerian tea, others are cleansing teas, such as ginger. From your hair to your finger nails and all that flows in between there is practically a tea or infusion for every circumstance.
Like this, there are more interesting myths that we believe about herbal infusions that may not always be true. Take a look and find out a little more about these teas at Top 10 Herbal Tea Myths.
The list of herbal infusions is vast, so if you can't make your mind straight away, browse through the following sections and find the tea that best suits your needs.
|Acai tea||Barley tea|
|Agrimony tea||Basil tea|
|Alfalfa tea||Black Cohosh tea|
|Aloe Vera tea||Black Currant tea|
|Cardamom tea||Corn Silk tea|
|Catnip tea||Dandelion tea|
|Chamomile tea||Dill tea|
|Chickweed tea||Echinacea tea|
|Chrysanthemum tea||Elderberry tea|
|Cinnamon tea||Eucalyptus tea|
|Fennel tea||Holy Basil tea|
|Fenugreek tea||Hops tea|
|Garlic tea||Horehound tea|
|Ginger tea||Horsetail tea|
|Gotu Kola tea||Hyssop tea|
|Lavender tea||Linden tea|
|Lemon balm tea||Milk Thistle tea|
|Lemon verbena tea||Mullein tea|
|Lemongrass tea||Neem tea|
|Licorice tea||Nettle tea|
|Olive Leaf tea||Red Clover tea|
|Parsley tea||Rooibos tea|
|Passion Flower tea||Rosehip tea|
|Peppermint tea||Rosemary tea|
|Sage tea||Thyme tea|
|Sassafras tea||Tulsi tea|
|Senna tea||Turmeric tea|
Slippery Elm tea
|St John's Wort tea||Wormwood tea|
|Star Anise tea||Yarrow tea|
|Yerba Mate tea|
Essiac tea; Gentian tea; Ginseng tea; Honeybush tea; Hydrangea tea; Lotus Flower tea...
...among many, many others.
Relaxation, serenity, energy and wellness are some of the benefits you can enjoy by entering the herbal world. And the blending possibilities make each cup of tea a wonderful and unique experience.
”While there's tea there's hope.” - Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (1855-1934), British actor
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