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Calming teas against stress

Calming teas - 10 teas against stress, restlessness and tension

Are you looking for calming teas that are especially effective against stress, inner turmoil and tension? Whether you complain about insomnia, personal and professional stress or a somehow not disappearing nervousness: wait and drink tea is guaranteed to help! But not just any tea, but very specific, natural-relaxing teas from the power of plants.

In this article, I would like to introduce you to 10 calming teas that you should prefer to drink during stressful times. Let's go!

Here is in advance a short Overview for you:

  1. Melissa tea
  2. Chamomile tea
  3. CBD flower tea
  4. St. John's wort tea
  5. Lavender tea
  6. Passion flower tea
  7. Hawthorn tea
  8. Lime blossom tea
  9. Peppermint tea
  10. Valerian tea

Notice: This article is not a substitute for medical or psychological advice, but merely provides information about soothing teas. Please consult a doctor if you feel unwell!

10 teas that have a calming and relaxing effect

I like to drink tea. It warms and decelerates. The latter quite simply because you can't just wash down hot tea at record speed like a soda. In addition, there are teas for every occasion. Of course, there are also teas for those phases in life when you long for relaxation, peace and tranquility.

You drink tea to forget the noise of the world.

T'ien Yiheng (Chinese Scholar)

Tea is made for winding down and getting back to basics. Here are the promised 10 calming teas that will keep your stress levels at a minimum in a relaxed way.

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1. lemon balm tea

Melissa leaves are rich in vitamin C, tannins and bitter substances - and last but not least in essential oils, which make their lemony aroma and have an extremely calming and anxiety-relieving effect. A freshly brewed lemon balm tea not only calms your head, but also your digestion. An ideal, soothing tea to relax both the nerves and the stomach.

2. chamomile tea

Soothing chamomile tea

Chamomile is extremely versatile. The plant is particularly effective in the form of a tea, as it can then unfold its calming and decongestant effect on the nervous system. Studies have proven this and have shown that chamomile in the body. similar to antianxiety drugs works. That is why a freshly made chamomile tea is also one of the most important soothing teas for emotional relaxation and calmness.

3. CBD flower tea

Cannabidiol (CBD for short) is extracted from the hemp plant. However, it does not make high, but simply unfolds in a natural way a calming, stress-reducing and mood-lifting effect. It can also be used against pain and inflammation. All you need for this are CBD flowers, a little coconut oil and fatty soy milk. The calming tea has a high content of vitamins and chlorophyll and is ideal in use against stress and inner turmoil.

Notice: Classic hemp tea also has a calming effect, but is usually provided with various other herbs. Therefore, it is not to be equated with the more effective CBD flower tea.

4. St. John's wort tea

St. John's wort is a real wonder weapon when it comes to calming the nerves. Its stress-reducing effect is also the reason why it is Component of many drugs against depression is and often to the natural treatment of panic attacks is recommended. Logically, this property of St. John's wort is also used for calming tea. It is best to drink three cups of St. John's wort tea a day and you will feel the stress slowly fall away from you.

5. lavender tea

Lavender field - Ideal for soothing tea

Lavender is a real classic among medicinal herbs. Among other things, the plant has an antibacterial effect, balancing, nerve-protecting, anxiety-relieving, calming and sleep-inducing. So it is perfectly suitable for a calming tea. Simply brew yourself a liter of lavender tea and enjoy a cup or two when you're feeling exhausted, nervous, or suffering from insomnia and anxiety.

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6. passion flower tea

More natural and soothing teas? Then try a freshly brewed passion flower tea! The flower extract of the plant is said to have a calming, antihypertensive and antianxiety effect after. Not without reason, passionflower is a component of many herbal medicines. The tea is also preferred for abdominal and menstrual cramps due to its antispasmodic effect.

7. hawthorn tea

Among the teas that soothe is the hawthorn tea. The plant is rich in Flavonoids, tannins and valuable, secondary plant substances. It produces not only a soothing, but also a blood circulation stimulating effect and, even in the form of a tea, can even help stabilize the heart and circulation and calm the nervous system. In any case, the hawthorn tea should not be missing from the most valuable, relaxing teas!

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8. lime blossom tea

Extremely versatile and wonderful for calming is also the tea from linden flowers. These are rich in essential oils, flavonoids and Tannins, strengthen your defenses and develop a calming effect. For this reason, it is highly recommended, for example, when you sleep better or want to find inner peace. Just make two or three cups a day and you will feel how you slowly relax.

9. peppermint tea

Peppermint Tea Zero Waste - One of many soothing teas

Mint is also a classic among the versatile medicinal herbs that you can use for yourself with a relaxing cup of tea. Although the mint tea mainly soothes the stomach, but basically also calms the nerves. The plant acts both cooling, analgesic as well as decongestant - and is especially good for headaches. Anyway, if you're looking for a tea to relax your stomach, peppermint tea is usually at the top of the list!

10. valerian tea

You are often worried, stressed and nervous? Then a cup or two of freshly brewed valerian tea can certainly help you. The plant promotes concentration and has a calming effect - and is often used for dizziness, overwork and also for stomach problems. Just make yourself a cup of valerian tea regularly, if you want to escape from the stressful everyday life and simply switch off again so right.

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Use calming teas to relax!

In this post, you've learned about ten truly soothing teas. Whether you prepare your relaxation teas from dried or fresh plants is up to you. In any case, use the teas to find peace even on stressful days.

Do you have any questions or suggestions? Or can you think of other natural teas against stress and tension? Then feel free to write me a comment.

Stay healthy and relaxed,

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

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Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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