9 Healthy Herbal Teas You Should Try

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Here are some recipes of herbal teas that can be beneficial for your health, but also some of which will make you discover new flavors.  A good herbal tea to relax you, strengthen your body and your immune defenses or to soften your pains… 

1. Celery and orange tea 

Ingredients: 2 celery stalks with leaves, 1 orange, 1 liter of water 
Method: thoroughly wash the celery stalks and the orange. Put the water to boil and when it does, add the cut celery and the zest of the orange. Leave another 5 to 10 minutes at low heat. Leave to stand for about 10 minutes and add orange juice. Dose: 2 to 3 cups / day. 
Medicinal virtues: A herbal tea that purifies the blood helps to increase the red blood cells. It will also be beneficial in cases of arterial hypertension, in bronchial ailments and in rheumatism. Not to forget its virtues against stress, with a relaxing action on the nervous system. 

2. Elderberry herbal tea 

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of dried elderberry Method: make an infusion for about ten minutes with a teaspoon of elderberries per cup of boiling water. Filter before drinking and sweeten with honey if necessary. Dose: 3 cups / day 
Medicinal virtues: A herbal tea that facilitates digestion and that will help you fight against constipation. 

3. Lemon ginger herbal tea 

Ginger is beneficial for gallbladder insufficiency. 
Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of ginger, 1 lemon 
Method: Infuse for a few minutes a teaspoon of fresh or dried ginger for a cup of water. Filter before drinking and add lemon juice. Dose: 1 Cup / day. 
Medicinal virtues: A herbal tea that stimulates the activity of your gall bladder thanks to ginger. 

4. Lemon and flax tea 

Ingredients: 2 tablespoon of flax, water, 1 lemon 
Method: Macerate overnight 2 tablespoons of seeds to 500 ml of water. In the morning, boil for 5 minutes. Filter before drinking and add lemon juice. Dose: 1 cup / day.
Medicinal virtues: A herbal tea that can be beneficial to protect and strengthen your heart. 

5. Herbal tea of cowberry, honey and orange

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of dried berries or leaves of cowberry, 1 teaspoon dried orange peel, 1 tablespoon honey 
Method: let infuse for a few minutes a teaspoon of dried berries or cowberry leaves with a teaspoon of dried orange skins. Filter and sweeten with honey. Dose: 2 cups / day.
Medicinal virtues: A herbal tea to strengthen your immune defenses. It is recommended in menopause, but also for urogenital inflammations such as cystitis.  

6. Orange and chamomile herbal tea 

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon chamomile, 1 orange 
Method: prepare an infusion for 10 minutes, at a rate of 1 teaspoon per cup. You can also add orange zest (after having washed it well) to perfume your tea. Filter before drinking. Add the orange juice. Dose: 2 to 3 cups / day. 
Medicinal virtues: A herbal tea that can help you if you have insomnia ! 

7. Orange marigold tea 

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons of dried marigold flowers, 1 orange, few drops essence of orange blossom 
Method: infuse for 5 minutes two teaspoons of dried flowers for a cup of boiling water. Filter before drinking. Add the juice of an orange and a few drops of orange blossom essence. Dose: 2 – 3 cups / day 
Medicinal virtues: An excellent herbal tea to strengthen your immune defenses. 

8. Breckland thyme herbal tea with honey 

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of dried Breckland thyme, 1 teaspoon of honey 
Method: infuse a teaspoon of dried Breckland thyme in a cup of water for about ten minutes. Filter before drinking and add thyme honey if possible. Dose: 2-3 cups / day. 
Medicinal virtues: A good herbal tea for headaches and migraines

9. Hyssop and orange tea 

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of hyssop, 1 orange 
Method: infuse for a few minutes a hyssop teaspoon and two teaspoons of dried orange skins. Filter before drinking. Dose: 2-3 cups / day. 
Medicinal virtues: An excellent herbal tea against stress that will help you relax.