Herbal teas, a must have
To adopt a healthy lifestyle and to treat the body gently, herbal teas are great allies. They are: natural, versatile and therapeutic. Each plant has its own properties that are beneficial to the body. If you are not yet a fan of herbal teas, stay with me. Today I'm going to give you 10 good reasons to have them at home :
#1. To keep you warm
In winter, drinking herbal teas can be very useful if your owner controls the temperature in your home, if you watch your electricity bill or if you live near a lake or river.
#2. To replace your coffee
Herbal teas are caffeine-free drinks that you can consume throughout the day hot or cold. You will therefore no longer have to deprive yourself of drinking it at a certain time so as not to interfere with your sleep.
Not all plants are created equal! As an alternative to coffee, opt for infusions that provide energy and vitality.
Recommendation: moringa, red hibiscus, white hibiscus
#3. To hydrate
You were told to drink 8 glasses of water/day but the only problem is that you don't like the taste of water... With the immense variety of flavors that herbal teas offer, you can reach your daily fluid intake with flying colors!
#4. To study
If you have to stay awake to finish an assignment or if you are looking for a remedy to improve your concentration and to boost your memory, plants that have anaction on cognitive functions can help you greatly.
Recommendation : moringa
#5. To relieve your menstrual cramps
Swap your medications for medicinal plants that have analgesic, antispasmodic, and anti-inflammatory effects. You'll get the same result and the BIG PLUS is that it's natural.
Recommendation : gowé, vetiver
#6. To boost your sex life
#7. To relax
Rather than rely on alcohol, rely on herbal teas that promote calm and relaxation after a long and hard day at work.
Recommendation : cepp
#8. To keep in shape
First of all, herbal teas are calorie-free drinks (unless you add sugar, of course!). Second, plantsrich in antioxidants have the ability to stimulate metabolism and promote fat burning.
Recommendation : red hibiscus, white hibiscus
#9. To detox
After excesses, after each season, clean your body so that it functions optimally. To unclog your tired organs(liver, kidney, intestine, lungs), opt for plants with draining, diuretic, expectorant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory or purgative properties.
Recommendation : kenkeliba, sodhore, white hibiscus
#10. To help you sleep
In your evening routine, incorporate herbal teas that calm the nerves.
Recommendation : African vetiver
Did you know? Herbal medicine is one of the oldest medicines in the world. Its practice dates back to prehistoric times. It still has an important place in Africa, Latin America and Asia.
The Ebers papyrus, an Egyptian compendium devoted to medicinal plants dating from the 16th century BC.
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