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Complete list of herbal tea benefit (2019)

Updated: Aug 30, 2019

(Last updated on 9 Mar 19 //26 herbal teas)

In this article, you should find the complete list of each herbal tea's benefit. Presented in alphabetically. We are curating only homemade-able or commercialized tea only. Since, there's no point to document "great tea" but you can't easily access. If you found any type of herbal tea has been missing, feel free to let us know. We will try our best to research and aggregate them all here.


NOTE: Before taking any herbal tea or using any herbal treatment it is always smart to check with your physician to make sure that it does not interfere with your current medications or management of a medical condition.

Asiatic penny-wort (Gotu kola) Tea

Asiatic penny-wort / Gotu Kola benefits include:

  • Gotu Kola improves brain function & longevity

  • Gotu Kola is believed to increase Intelligence & cognitive functioning

  • Gotu Kola helps rebuilds the nervous system & reduces anxiety and stress

  • Gotu Kola might provide Psycho-Spiritual Effects: The Herb of Enlightenment

  • Gotu Kola might heal wound, trauma, and circulation problems, and blood clots in the legs

  • Some women use Gotu Kola for absence of menstrual periods, and to arouse sexual desire

Source: consciouslifestylemag.com, webmd.com

Bael Fruit Tea

Bael Fruit Tea is also known as Japanese Bitter Orange, Stone Apple, Wood Apple, and has a botanical name of Aegle marmelos L.

Bael Fruit tea benefits include:

  • Bael fruit reduces blood cholesterol levels.

  • Within India and Thailand, the juice extracted from Bael is traditionally used to help against infections.

  • Bael fruit treats gastric ulcers that have been caused by improper mucosa levels or stress.

  • Bael fruit helps reduce or eliminate constipation. For further benefit try adding some salt and/or black pepper to further cleanse the intestines.

Source: tealife.com/au

Barley Tea

Barley Tea benefits include:

  • Barley Tea relief stomach pain

  • Barley Tea reduce sleep disturbances and other sleep-related problems

  • Barley Tea help reduce constipation

  • Barley Tea is boosting prostate health and improving male fertility

  • Barley Tea helps curing the common cold

  • Barley Tea might preventing tooth decay

  • Barley Tea act as a blood thinner

  • Barley Tea improves weight loss

  • Barley Tea reduced cholesterol

Source: verywellfit.com

Bergamot Peel Tea

Bergamot Peel Tea / Oil benefits include:

  • Bergamot Peel Tea helps relieve depression

  • Bergamot Peel Tea helps to reduce anxiety and stress

  • Bergamot Peel Tea helps lower blood sugar levels

  • Bergamot Peel Tea helps the skin to fight against fungal infections

  • Bergamot Peel Tea act as a relaxant / sedative agent

  • Bergamot Peel Tea aid in digestion

Source: organicfacts.net

Bitter Melon Tea

Bitter Melon / Bitter Gourd - Cleanses your liver

Bitter Melon tea benefits include:

  • Bitter Melon helps in regulation of blood sugar

  • Bitter Melon helps reduce cholesterol in blood

  • Bitter Melon helps cleanses the liver

  • Bitter Melon boosts Immune system

  • Bitter Melon improves eyesight

Source: food.ndtv.com

Blue Trumpet Vine Tea

Blue Trumpet Vine Tea - Wound Healing

Blue Trumpet Vine Tea (Thunbergia Laurifolia) benefits include:

  • Blue Trumpet Vine may relieve depression And improve cognition

  • Blue Trumpet Vine enhances dopamine in the brain

  • Blue Trumpet Vine helps with wound healing

  • Blue Trumpet Vine has antimicrobial Activity

  • Blue Trumpet Vine protects the biliary system

Source: mybiohack.com

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea - Treats insomnia

Chamomile tea benefits include:

  • Chamomile helps promotes sleep and treats insomnia

  • Chamomile boosts immunity

  • Chamomile helps treats cold

  • Chamomile reduces muscle spasms and period pain

  • Chamomile helps soothes stomach ache

  • Chamomile treats cuts, wound and skin conditions

Source: food.ndtv.com

Chrysanthemums tea

Chrysanthemums / Mums tea - Improve heart health

Chrysanthemums tea, or mums (Chinese: Ju Hua) benefits include:

  • Chrysanthemums acts as nerve relaxant

  • Chrysanthemums improves heart health

  • Chrysanthemums helps boost immune system

  • Chrysanthemums increases metabolism

  • Chrysanthemums helps reducing fever and cold

  • Chrysanthemums reduces inflammation

Source: healthline.com, organicfacts.net

Cinnamon Tea

Cinnamon - Handle your cholesterol

Cinnamon tea benefits include:

  • Cinnamon reduces levels of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides

  • Cinnamon helps increase levels of the good cholesterol, HDL

  • Cinnamon reduces blood-sugar levels

  • Cinnamon has the third-highest antioxidant content

Source: livestrong.com

Coffee-Leaf Tea

Coffee-Leaf Tea - Underrated concentration of antioxidants

Coffee-Leaf Tea (Ethiopia: Kuti tea) benefits include:

  • Coffee-Leaf Tea contains high concentration of antioxidants

  • Coffee-Leaf Tea helps treat inflammation

  • Coffee-Leaf Tea reduces cholesterol

  • Coffee-Leaf Tea keeps blood sugar levels stable

  • Coffee-Leaf Tea helps lowers the risk of heart disease

Source: thealternativedaily.com, ctvnews.ca

Citrus Peel Tea

Citrus Peel Tea - Improves bone health

Citrus Peel tea benefits include:

  • Citrus Peel improves bone health

  • Citrus Peel treats Oxidative stress

  • Citrus Peel reduces Cholesterol

  • Citrus Peel prevents heart related conditions

  • Citrus Peel maintains oral health & hygiene

  • Citrus Peel might helps promote weight loss

Source: stylecraze.com

Dill Tea

Dill Tea - Reduce menstrual cramps

Dill tea benefits include:

  • Dill tea may help reduce menstrual cramps

  • Dill tea helps reduce depression

  • Dill tea helps lowers cholesterol

  • Dill acts as a natural bug repellent

  • Dill tea may treat Epilepsy

  • Dill tea provides a source of energy and aids in digestion through beneficial fatty acids

  • Dill tea protects against free radicals

Source: draxe.com

Dried lime tea / Black Lemon tea

Dried lime tea / Black Lemon tea - High nutrients

Dried lime tea / Black Lemon tea (chai noomi basra, noomi basra tea, or loomi tea) benefit include:

  • Dried lime tea contains a large percentage of vitamin C and D

  • Dried lime tea contains high calcium and potassium

  • Dried lime tea helps strengthen heart muscle

  • Dried lime tea acts as a natural disinfectant for toxins

  • Dried lime tea prevents bowel disease

  • Dried lime tea helps compensate women health nutrition after giving birth

Source: wikipedia.org, steemit.com

Echinacea Tea

Echinacea tea - Fight cold

Echinacea tea benefits include:

  • Echinacea reduces and prevents cold symptoms

  • Echinacea act as a flu treatment or prevention

  • Echinacea helps boost immune health

Source: verywellfit.com

Elderberry

Elderberry - High in Nutrients

Elderberry tea benefits include:

  • Elderberry tea contain high nutrients

  • Elderberry tea helps fighting colds and flu

  • Elderberry tea helps fights harmful bacteria

  • Elderberry tea helps treat acne

  • Elderberry tea might helps reduce wrinkles

Source: healthline.com, medicalnewstoday.com

Fennel Tea

Fennel Tea - Relieve flatulence

Fennel tea benefits include:

  • Fennel tea relieves flatulence

  • Fennel tea Encourages urination

  • Fennel tea boosts metabolism

  • Fennel tea treats hypertension

  • Fennel tea improves eyesight

Source: medicalnewstoday.com

Ginger Tea

Ginger Tea - Promote heart health

Ginger tea benefits include:

  • Ginger Tea calms motion sickness

  • Ginger Tea relieves morning sickness

  • Ginger Tea promotes heart health

  • Ginger Tea helps control blood sugar

Source: healthline.com, powerofpositivity.com

Ginseng Tea

Ginseng Tea - Energy booster

Ginseng tea benefits include:

  • Ginseng tea contains antioxidant that may reduce inflammation

  • Ginseng tea might benefit brain function

  • Ginseng tea could improve Erectile dysfunction

  • Ginseng tea may boost the immune system

  • Ginseng tea helps fight tiredness and increase energy levels

  • Ginseng tea helps lower blood sugar

  • Ginseng tea helps lower blood pressure

Source: healthline.com, lybrate.com

Goji Berry

Goji Berry - Rich in Vitamin A and C

Goji Berry benefits include:

  • Goji berry protects against age-related eye diseases and help vision.

  • Goji berry provides immune system support

  • Goji berriy contains large amounts of vitamins A and C, which are responsible for fighting cancer cells.

  • Goji berry contains Beta-carotene, which is known for its ability to promote healthy skin.

  • Goji berries may be helpful in stabilising blood sugar.

  • Goji berry might help improve depression, anxiety, and sleep.

  • Goji Berry might prevents liver damage

Source: medicalnewstoday.com

Gymnema Inodorum / Phak chiang da

Gymnema Inodorum - Diabete Hero

Gymnema Inodorum (Thai: Phak chiang da) benefits include:

  • Gymnema Inodorum reduces sugar cravings by making sweet foods taste less appealing

  • Gymnema Inodorum helps lower blood sugar levels

  • Gymnema Inodorum may contribute to favorable insulin levels by increasing insulin production

  • Gymnema Inodorum improves cholesterol and triglyceride levels, reducing heart disease risk

  • Gymnema Inodorum may aid weight loss

  • Gymnema Inodorum helps reduce inflammation due to its tannin and saponin content

Source: healthline.com

Hawthorn Berry

Hawthorn Berry - Good for heart and stomach

Hawthorn Berry benefits include:

  • Hawthorn Berry is used for diseases of the heart and blood vessels

  • Hawthorn Berry is used for chest pain, and irregular heartbeat

  • Hawthorn Berry is also used to treat both low blood pressure and high blood pressure and high cholesterol

  • Hawthorn Berry helps improve digestive system such as indigestion, diarrhea, and stomach pain

  • Hawthorn Berry reduces anxiety

  • Hawthorn Berry helps increase urine output, and for menstrual problems

Source: webmd.com

Hibiscus Tea

Hibiscus - Flavourful but packed with antioxidants

(Hibiscus tea is different from Roselle tea. For Roselle tea please scroll down to see below.)

Hibiscus tea benefits include:

  • Hibiscus tea is packed with antioxidants

  • Hibiscus tea may help lower blood pressure

  • Hibiscus tea may help lower blood fat levels

  • Hibiscus tea may boost liver health

  • Hibiscus tea could promote weight loss

  • Hibiscus tea contains compounds that may help prevent cancer

Source: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hibiscus-tea-benefits

Honeybush Tea

Honeybush Tea - Boost metabolism

Honeybush tea benefits include:

  • Honeybush tea boosts metabolic system

  • Honeybush tea might prevents cancer

  • Honeybush tea might helps relieve asthma

  • Honeybush tea treats cough & common cold

  • Honeybush tea heals sore throat

  • Honeybush tea strengthens liver

  • Honeybush tea helps better sleep

Source: stylecraze.com

Jiaogulan

Jiaogulan - Omnipotent tea

Jiaogulan tea (Southern ginseng) benefits include:

  • Jiaogulan may help control diabetes

  • Jiaogulan may have anti-obesity effects

  • Jiaogulan may help protect against stress-related anxiety disorders

  • Jiaogulan may fight asthma

Cautions: Jiaogulan may cause a number of side effects, including nausea and an increase in bowel movements.

Source: verywellhealth.com


Rooibos Tea

Rooibos tea benefits include:

  • Rooibos tea boosts antioxidant levels in the body

  • Rooibos tea improves blood pressure and circulation

  • Rooibos tea boosts good HDL cholesterol and lowers the bad stuff, too

  • Rooibos tea keeps hair strong and skin healthy

  • Rooibos tea aids in weight loss

  • Rooibos tea treats and prevents diabetes

  • Rooibos tea aids digestion

  • Rooibos tea boosts bone health

Source: blog.bulletproof.com, theherbalteashop.com

Roselle tea

Roselle Tea - Remove weakness. healthy pregnant

Roselle tea benefits include:

  • Roselle tea helps maintains healthy teeth and gums

  • Roselle tea promotes healthy pregnancy

  • Roselle tea treats common cold

  • Roselle tea prevents constipation

  • Roselle tea removes muscle weakness, numbness, and fatigue

Source: healthbenefitstimes.com/


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