This bank holiday weekend is the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, and why not celebrate in a quintessentially British fashion by brewing a pot of tea?
Take out the fine china and enjoy a sip of something delicious and soothing with our very own range of herbal teas! People all over the world have been drinking tea for thousands of years, and numerous studies have shown that drinking tea can have a lasting positive impact on your wellness. Herbal teas in particular can be an experience that stimulates the senses with a variety of lovely flavours and aromas. Some teas can even be consumed hot or cold, for a completely different experience for the senses.
This week, we want to tell you all about some of our favourite kinds of tea, and why they can be good for you. Put the kettle on and let's get into it!
Lavender tea has a beautiful, aromatic flavour that helps to calm and relieve stress. Try inhaling its scent for a few minutes before taking your first sip to really get the most out of its relaxing effect! It is a wonderful tea to drink before bedtime, and can even help to prevent insomnia.
This tea is a has a distinctive, delicious rose taste, and is packed with vitamins that are great for the body. Rose tea is a lovely choice for your pamper session, as its scent invokes feelings of love and appreciation for yourself! It also helps to hydrate and rejuvenate your skin from the inside out to give you a natural, healthy glow.
Cinnamon is a warming spice with a strong scent and when brewed, has a sweet and woody taste. This tea is rich in antioxidants that reduce inflammation, ease pain, promote better metabolism and aid the digestive system.
This tasty tea wards off colds and flu with its antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. Its divine, fresh scent also has an uplifting effect and so it makes for a lovely tea to drink when you need a little pick me up. Orange peel tea is a delicious way to add vitamin C into your diet.
Lemon peel tea is great for detoxifying, and has a naturally invigorating aroma that makes it a great option for when you need a boost of energy. Lemon peels also have lots of calcium and Vitamin C, which are bone-healthy nutrients that can prevent bone conditions.
Lemongrass tea is a refreshing drink that can be consumed hot or cold. The lemony flavour paired with mild sweetness makes this tea a delight. It boasts a range of health benefits from reduction in blood pressure to increased immune health. It's also popular in aromatherapy, as inhaling the scent of lemongrass tea can help with relaxation.
Nettle is a medicinal herb that can be brewed into a tasty, earthy tea. It can help protect heart health and boost the immune system. Each cup is full of vitamins and minerals that will keep you feeling your best.
With a rich colour and a smoky, fruity and subtle flavour, drinking rooibos tea is a pleasure. It has the potential to help with pain, as well as digestive health and even skin health! Sip a cup of this tea (with a spoonful of honey if you fancy) to reap the benefits.