20 Healing Herbs for Tea and 3 Healing Tea Recipes
Tea is one of our favourite beverages. On a cold, blustery day, a hot cup of tea is warm and soothing, while in the throes of summer you can pour it over ice for a thirst-quenching refresher. There are many powerful healing herbs for tea that can transform it from a tasty beverage into a health-supportive drink, which is why we are sharing our favourite 20 Healing Herbs for Tea with you.
Teas are very versatile. You can use them in:
- Dairy-free elixirs (get your free DIY elixir guide to get mixing)
- Gluten-free grains (use tea instead of water)
- Or enjoy on their own!
From supporting digestion, to supporting the immune system, to improving your mood, this range of powerful herbs has got you covered.
20 Healing Herbs for Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Helps to relax the muscles of the digestive tract and reduce spasms.
Recipe to Try: Detox Tea
Why It’s Powerful: The king of mushrooms, it’s a powerful immune-supporter that has anti-cancer and anti-oxidant properties.
Recipe to Try: Chaga Chai
Why It’s Powerful: The queen of mushrooms, soothes and calms the nervous system and has immune-modulating compounds.
Recipe to Try: Reishi Chocolate Milk
Why It’s Powerful: Calming and great for digestion.
Recipe to Try: Secret Garden Relaxation Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Anti-inflammatory, immune-supportive and great for nausea.
Recipe to Try: Get Well Ginger Root Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Strongly anti-inflammatory and rich in anti-cancer properties.
Recipe to Try: Simple Turmeric Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Promotes sleep and relaxation, lowers blood pressure.
Recipe to Try: How to Make Passionflower Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Soothes the nerves, calms the mind and body.
Recipe to Try: Homemade Lemon Balm Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Great for balancing blood sugar. Cinnamon also offers a natural sweetness.
Recipe to Try: Yogi Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Reduces digestive spasms and gas, and eases symptoms of coughs and colds.
Recipe to Try: After Dinner Belly Soothing Tea
Why It’s Powerful: High in Vitamin C, stimulates digestion and detoxes the liver.
Recipe to Try: Lemon + Sage Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Helps relieve stress, boost energy levels, balance hormones and increase sex drive.
Recipe to Try: Heavenly Maca Latte
Why It’s Powerful: Relieves stress, calms the mind, boosts energy levels and reduces inflammation. Also supports thyroid health.
Recipe to Try: Stress-Busting Adaptogen Latte
Why It’s Powerful: A great digestive aid, and it’s anti-microbial and anti-bacterial.
Recipe to Try: Ginger Licorice Tea
Why It’s Powerful: A mucilaginous herb that soothes the mucus membranes of the digestive system, respiratory tract and urinary tract.
Recipe to Try: Marshmallow Root Tea Recipe
Why It’s Powerful: Reduces digestive discomfort, helps soothe pain, and lowers cholesterol levels.
Recipe to Try: Honey Lemongrass Ginger Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Has a calming and sedative effect, helps to relax the muscles.
Recipe to Try: Lavender Chamomile Mint Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Rich in antioxidants, boosts energy levels, contains l-theanine – an amino acid that increases focus and concentration.
Recipe to Try: Coconut Cashew Matcha Latte
Why It’s Powerful: Reduces inflammation, promotes sleep and relaxation, anti-bacterial and anti-viral.
Recipe to Try: Iced Jasmine Green Mint Tea
Why It’s Powerful: Stimulates the immune system and has anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anticancer effects.
Recipe to Try: Echinacea, Mint + Lime Iced Tea
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