Anyone who knows tea will tell you that it’s easy to become slightly addicted to a certain blend. And with Springtime upon us, the lure of morning sunshine is sure to increase your desire to put on a pot or two and enjoy a few cups of your favourite tea outdoors.
As you hold that hot cup in your hands and breathe in that familiar scent, will you stop to think if your tea habit is healthy? Well, lucky for you I have answers to that exact question and it might surprise you to find out the potential health benefits steeping away in your next cuppa.
Are you ready?
Here's a quick run-down on the health benefits of some of emubob tea’s key ingredients.
GET SMART WITH BLACK LOOSE LEAF TEA
Research shows that black loose leaf tea increases brain function and focus which is a great reason to start your day with a cuppa. Other benefits: prevents or manages diabetes, improves heart health, contains cancer fighting antioxidants, aids in weight loss, helps reverse physical effects of aging, de-stresses, improves bone strength and aids in sore muscle recovery.
THE NATIVE TREE THAT PACKS A PUNCH: CINNAMON MYRTLE
A native Australian tree found in the rainforests along the Eastern Coast, this herb is known for its properties to aid with heartburn, colic and is also useful in assisting with digestive system ailments.
EASE THE QUEEZE WITH GINGER
Well known for its ability to ease an upset stomach and help treat nausea and vomiting, ginger is a handy friend to have. There’s also evidence that it increases cardiovascular circulation and is protective against osteoarthritis pain and several cancers.
SWEET & GOLD & GREAT FOR A COLD
While the health benefits of honey have been known for thousands of years, research continues to show it’s widespread medicinal properties, in particular, it’s antibacterial and anti-microbial properties. You’ll find honey can help ease early symptoms of a cold and in its medical-grade state can treat and prevent wound infection.
LOOK LOVELY WITH LEMON
So, we already know that lemon is beneficial for cardiovascular health, prevention of kidney stones and anaemia, and may also help reduce the risk of several types of cancers. But you may not know that lemon has benefits for your hair and skin. Who would've thought that yellow tangy fruit could be so useful?
Now that feels better! But remember, as recommended with everything in life, please enjoy your tea in moderation!
Happy tea drinking everyone!