Did you know that hibiscus tea has a ton of benefits? From improving inflammatory complications, boosting your immune system, helping with digestion, reducing high cholesterol, to lowering high blood pressure, hibiscus tea is one of the healthiest teas. The tea from the hibiscus plant even has the ability to slow the spread of cancer and improve liver function. For people who are looking for a healthy weight-loss solution that actually works, hibiscus tea can help, time and time again. Speeding up your metabolic rate is one of the most effective functions of the tea.
Tea is one of the nation’s favourite pre-bedtime drinks, and while for many it’s just become part of their daily for routine, there are those who swear that a cuppa before bed actually helps them fall asleep.
However, how true is it? There’s limited evidence to support that tea can help you sleep, but with so many people claiming it does, there must be some truth to it, right?
Cold brew teas are a great alternative to the traditional hot brewed teas. It’s a longer process, but definitely worth the time required. Let’s take a look at the benefits of cold brew tea, as well as some easy, step-by-step instructions for making it!
Every morning I whip up this tonic, it is my favorite way to start my day! I created Turm It Up with energy boosting & anti-oxidant rich ingredients (Turmeric, Hibiscus, Lemon Peel, Ginger, Ashwagandha root & Vanilla Bean). Mixed with apple cider vinegar, honey or maple syrup and cayenne pepper, this will give your morning a boost!
I fell in love with Turmeric Milks years ago, and finally decided to perfect my own. On My Turms is a powder mix blended to perfection with spiced cinnamon and cardamom, creamy carob and vanilla beans. Turmeric is the forefront, giving this blend an incredible bevy of benefits. My version of Golden Turmeric Milk is below, whisking together homemade Cashew Milk, Coconut oil and sweetener of choice. This is a decadent treat and a perfect way to get your daily dose of Turmeric root.
I recently fell in love with making my own nut milks. My favorite part about this cashew milk is that you don’t have to strain it. You can truly blend all ingredients together to have an instant, healthy cashew milk. It is super delicious and works so well with our On My Turms Golden Milk recipe.
Rooibos is a member of the legume plant family in South Africa. The leaves of the plant are used to make an herbal tea known as rooibos tea. Though rooibos tea has been popular for generations in Southern Africa, it’s now being consumed in many parts of the world, including the United States and Great Britain (where it is sometimes called redbush tea). Let’s take a look at the history of Rooibos and why it’s considered to be one of the healthiest teas.
Perhaps you’re one of those people, that early in the morning, find they cannot begin the day without coffee. It helps you to truly begin your day with the energy you need and to get through all your activities with a little pep in your step. However, coffee is not always the most beneficial for your body, especially when consumed several times within a 24 hour period. But I’ve got some good news! There’s a tea that gives you the energy you need, and also a ton of health benefits your body will love … and that is Yerba Mate.
Many people enjoy a good cup of tea (duh!). And in addition to the great taste, there are a lot of benefits to drinking tea – especially herbal teas. In case you weren’t aware, Oolong tea is not only a great tasting tea, but it also has a number of health benefits and has been known to improve your overall health.
So you love tea in some or all of its forms. But what about kombucha? If you’ve never heard of it or think you understand it, you might discover you have lots to learn.
Kombucha is simply tea that’s been fermented and sometimes flavored. The fermenting process adds loads of good-for-you elements. A finished kombucha drink can provide health benefits in the form of antioxidants and probiotics. You’ll find this drink all over, especially in health food stores. The problem is, pre-made bottles are pricy—but making it at home is not. The key is to follow particular steps to create a product that’s good for you and safe to drink. Those include following key brewing and storing steps, as well as understanding the kombucha’s SCOBY—the crucial element that is just extra yeast and bacteria. Making your own kombucha also allows you to experiment in interesting ways—adding it to dressing or using it in a beauty routine. This fun infographic explains the basics and offers inspiring kombucha info you’ll want to use—today.