Reduce Your Anxiety & Sleep Better With A Calming Sip Of These Teas

A cup of tea may just be the cuddle your insides needed. The comfort that one may get from a warm cup a’ might be the little calm to your day that can reduce feelings of anxiety and improve your sleep.

From boiling your kettle, and adding your water to your leaves or teabag. The aroma that is subsequently released from the fills your nose and then waiting a few moments for your drink to reach your preferred drinking temperature before you take that glorious sip. Tea making is a ritualistic process and adds to the experience of a soothing cup of the good stuff.

The mentioning of these teas are for the purpose of enjoyment and soothing and as such may or may not assist with feelings of anxiousness or stressed. However many herbal teas have been positively linked to specific health benefits that may explain why certain teas have a positive effect on your mood and sleep patterns.

1.   Peppermint Tea

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I am not the fondest of mint tea purely because of my associations with it having a cold or toothpaste. With that being as it may, I understand how some people may find mint tea incredibly soothing in some cases.

Some research even suggests that the aroma of peppermint may be able to reduce feelings of frustration, anxiety, and fatigue.

2.   Chamomile Tea

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Chamomile is a widely popular option among soothing teas; they should probably consider spelling it calmomile tea instead. This flowery smelling tea is a major go-to as far as bedtime teas go.

Research on this tea is extensive for its calming qualities and its medical effects as well. It would appear that all the hype around is maybe rightfully and scientifically justified.

3.       Green Tea

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Many people find this tea challenging to get into due to the taste. Still, once you get over your initial resistance, you might find it very easy to slip into your mid-morning, and dare I say, you may even enjoy it. Try it with a slice of lemon for some added flavor.

This highly researched tea might be especially useful to get into your selection because of its expansive list of potential benefits.

4.       Yogi Honey Lavender Stress Relief.

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You might want to try a blend that can give you a symphony of different flavors and smells from the combined ingredients’ bound to tantalize.

Lavender is widely known for its mood-stabilizing and sedative effects, making this an ideal night time tea that can ease you into sleep-time.

5.       Rooibos Tea

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This tea reminds me of my childhood days and is a popular tea amongst mothers. It’s a mild and naturally sweet, earthy tea and a hint of red to the color. And this gentle tea is caffeine-free for those who may be avoiding caffeine. The   

In addition to the soothing quality of rooibos tea, it is supposed to have several positive effects on your body. Rich in anti-oxidants, the potential benefits of this tea are noteworthy but truly its star quality must be its taste.

Written By:
Tumisang Mosito

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