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Natural Herbal Teas: Best Blends to Drink in the Morning and Evening

Natural Herbal Teas: Best Blends to Drink in the Morning and Evening

As herbal tea lovers, there's no better feeling than waking up in the morning, sticking the kettle on and sipping a cuppa. 

With different blends of herbs being a powerful support for your wellbeing goals, it's a great time to explore different herbal tea remedies to further boost your health throughout the day.

So, here's our daily routine to savour the taste of delightful herbal teas from morning to evening... 

When you wake up: HappyT

When your alarm sounds, it can often be difficult to muster up the energy to drag yourself out of bed and start the day. Enter HappyT, a blend of positive vibes to help ease into your morning.

Blended with balancing herbs, this is sure to help you overcome those morning blues and gear up for your day ahead. 

What's special about these herbs? 

Jasmine is a subtle sweet and highly fragrant herb, predominantly used to make the most arduous and lengthiest teas. 

The leaves are harvested in the early spring and stored until late summer, when the fresh jasmine flowers start to bloom. 

Drinking this has been thought to potentially assist with reduced risk of cancer, calming the nerves, lowering heart rate, blood pressure, reducing the risk of strokes and addressing high levels of cholesterol. 

Linden Leaf is a herb that grows in temperate climates such as northern Asia, Europe and North America. Possessing a distinct aroma, the high levels of vitamins, antioxidants and essential oils make it a powerful tool to potentially reduce inflammation, pain, stress and anxiety. 

Palmleaf Raspberry Leaves are key components in assisting against cardiovascular diseases and helping heal wounds. They are sweet fruits that grow from the Palmleaf stems are regularly used in Chinese culinary recipes, or found in herbal supplement decoctions. 

Combining these herbs together in one teabag ensures you receive an array of benefits from just one cup of HappyT

Mid-morning break: FocusT

Surely it's not just us that needs a little 'pick-me-up' half way through the working day, especially when your lunch break seems so far away? 

It's often difficult to maintain your concentration levels when there are so many variables that you have to overcome on a daily basis.  

Filled with herbs to energise your morning and get you to power through until lunch, here's how FocusT can help you persevere... 

What's special about these herbs?

Dried Peppermint is a herb composed of a squarish stem and elliptical, scaled leaves. Both the leaves and stem are covered by tiny white hairs. This plant has an aromatic odour and an acrid taste.

Both the leaves and stem have been used in Chinese herbalism preparations as a mint oil for thousands of years, particularly to assist digestion, eradicating cold and sore throat whilst benefiting eye and skin health

Ginseng's brother from across the pond (American Ginseng) is a popular herb for its ability to assist with brain and immune function whilst acting as a slimming assistant. This herb is also a great anti-inflammatory to assist with aligning your internal wellness.

Liquorice Root is used mostly as a sweetener food and drink. It is found growing in Europe, the Mediterranean and Asia, and it's been used for thousands of years and dozens of purposes. Prized as a natural 'guide drug', this root is typically combined with other herbs to enhance their health effects. 

Dried Ginger Root is among the healthiest spices on the planet. Ginger also has a long history of use in various forms of traditional/alternative treatment due to its therapeutic properties (aid muscle soreness & balancing blood sugar levels). Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered or as an oil or juice.

Just after dinner: DigestiveT


After you've polished off your evening feast, aiding the digestive process is a step in the right direction to optimise your longevity. Enter DigestiveT, a blend of herbal goodness to ease you into the evening. 

Blended with a beautiful mix of vibrant herbs, this makes for the perfect transition between dinner and bed time. 

What's special about these herbs? 

Dried Orange Peel is well known as one of the best sources of vitamin C, which is beneficial for strengthening your immunity. Consuming this herb may assist with mental health, calming your nervous system, improving sleep quality, assist with illness symptoms, poor appetite and being useful as an anti-aging ingredient. 

Hawthorn Fruit is sweet in taste and are popular ingredients in many Eastern desserts. They are prized for their properties, which may assist treating cardiovascular diseases, regulate blood pressure, address high cholesterol and boost white blood cell production

Roselle is a popular herb for healing properties, as it said to be good for aiding digestion, promoting weight loss whilst possessing anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. 

Globe Amaranth flower is another very popular ingredient in Eastern culture as it is naturally caffeine-free and contains an array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It may also be helpful to assist reduction of fatigue, improving skin quality, lowering blood pressure and preventing premature grey hair! 

Combining these herbs together in one teabag ensures you receive an array of benefits from just one cup of DigestiveT

Whilst you relax before bed: DetoxT

As you're winding down for the evening and concluding the last part of your favourite TV show, it's the perfect time to detox from the stresses of the work day and get a restful night's sleep.  

To ensure a peaceful drift into a world of herbs, here's how DetoxT can help you recline with ease... 

What's special about these herbs? 

Lotus Leaf is a delicacy in Eastern culture. Being naturally full of antioxidants which increase blood flow to the heart, this herb is said to be powerful for lowering your blood pressure and risk of disease, blocking the absorption of fats, promoting healthy liver function and expelling cold symptoms

Cassia Seeds are one of the first documented herbs for their suggested ability to improve vision, dispel internal wind and relax your bowels to ensure your Ying and Yang is reconnected. 

Palmleaf Raspberry Leaf may be beneficial to reduce excessive urination, maintain a healthy appearance and strengthen the colour of your hair. Those frequent loo trips in the middle of the night will soon be a thing of the past!

Bitter Orange Flower Bud are commonly eaten as a snack in Eastern culture, with their popularity down to their health benefits. Consuming these may address abdominal pain, chest congestion, remove phlegm and provide harmony to your internals

Lastly, an ingredient which has stolen the limelight twice in this blog, Hawthorn Fruit features in our 'snoozy' DetoxT blend. 

How do i brew the perfect cuppa? 

To maximise the health benefits from these herbal teas, we suggest you start off gently with sipping 1 teabag per day. Progressively increase the number of teabags over a number of weeks, but do not exceed 3 bags of the same blend per day.

Step 1: Find your favourite cup and take 1 tea bag from the resealable foil bag

Step 2: Rinse tea bag with a little water

Step 3: Fill 2/3 of the cup with freshly boiled water over the tea bag

Step 4: Steep for 3-5 minutes then relax and enjoy the essence from the herbs.

*Aura Tip* - Keep the tea bag in the cup whilst drinking to maximise the benefit from the tea. Always best enjoyed without milk. Our herbal teas do not contain any artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and no added sugar.

Summary

Now you've got a great daily routine, keep on sipping to enjoy the essence of herbal tea to boost your health and wellness goals.

Shop Herbal Tea Range

To view the range of loose herbs used in our teas, please visit www.vitaherbalnutrition.com to indulge in an array of herbs (a sister brand of Aura)
  
For any further queries regarding our herbal tea collection, please email us directly on info@auranutrition.com and we'll be happy to help. 

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