Non Caffeine Tea: And the Health Benefits of It

Tea has been known as a healthy drink for centuries.
Since ancient times, Japanese and Chinese people have always had tea on most occasions, and they have their own tea ceremony. Modern people also consume teas in many ways. From iced tea, bubble tea, ice cream made from tea, many different types of foods using tea as one of the ingredients, until the beauty products we slapped onto our skin and hair.

Tea leaves, although it is considered as the healthier alternative compared to coffee, it still contains a little amount of caffeine. And there are people who are born to be sensitive to caffeine. Those people will stay awake the whole night after just a little dose of caffeine in the afternoon time (just like me). Here, we will give you some non-caffeine tea recommendations known as tisane that not only taste great but also good for health.

1. Chamomile

Most people already knew this flower superpower benefits from treating insomnia, reduces menstrual pains in women, improves skin health, and reduces the risk of several types of cancer. Chamomile contains a dietary flavonoid called apigenin, which acts as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral activity, and blood pressure reduction as well as a potent anti-cancer that also acts as onset cancer suppressant. Drinking chamomile tea regularly also can help to cure the irregular sleeping pattern as well as helps in the digestive system. Avoid drinking this flower tea when you are having diarrhea. 

2. Globe Amaranth

Rich in vitamin A, B, and E known as anti-aging and anti-stress. This flower also contains medicinal properties against hypertension, arthritis, migraines, also lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Betacyanins, the natural pigment in this flower acts as antioxidant properties against cancers and cardiovascular diseases.

3. Peppermint

Mint, native herb to Europe and Asia. People have been using this plant for centuries as a flavoring and for its medicinal properties. While peppermint is in the mint family that is a cross between watermint and spearmint. Contains antibacterial and antiviral, this leaves also used a lot in cosmetics, toothpaste, beauty products, and so on. Peppermint also contains potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A and C, also iron. Sip this refreshing drink anytime you want. It helps to ease tummy troubles and great remedy for nausea.

4. Lavender

This flower is known as Lavandula Angustifolia. In ancient times, this plant was only used as a herb until people found out that this flower is not only beneficial as herb, but also edible and contains a lot of health benefits. From curing sleeping disorders, treating depression, menstrual cramps, high blood pressure, and also good for treating acne and preventing hair loss. 

But please bear in mind that pregnant women should refrain from drinking this tea since it may lead to complications during pregnancy. And you should not consume the essential oil of this plant.

5. French Rose

The popular flower on Earth, especially during valentines. Most women love them for their beauty and the fragrant smell. No. Don’t just randomly pluck this flower out from the flower bucket that he gave you last night. You need to have all organic, food grade petals for your tea. And here, we will give you the benefits of drinking this tea: This flower contains a high level of vitamin C. Rose tea will help you to fight cold, sore throat, runny nose, and blocked bronchial tubes. This also has diuretic effects that helps to clear toxins from the bladder and kidneys, reducing the risk of urinary tract infections. And the best part, it can help you to achieve clear looking skin as it contains polyphenol and also rich antioxidants that help protect your body from free-radical damage, which can cause cancer.

6. Apple Blossom

An apple a day, keep the doctor away. We are sure you heard about this. The crisp refreshing apple also tastes so good. But what about the flower? Well, the flower is rich in antioxidants and can help your digestion. Apple blossoms are just one of the many flowers that are being used in Chinese herbal medicine. Called Pin Guo Hua and it acts as an integral part of maintaining the mind and body balance.This flower is also rich in vitamin C which is important for collagen reproduction and increases metabolism. 

7. Butterfly Pea Flower

This striking electric blue flower tea has been used for generations in Southeast Asia and is now hitting the tisane market nowadays. Just squeeze the lemon in it, voila! Your tea becomes purple. This flower is rich in antioxidants, treating eye problems, fighting several types of cancers, increasing vitality, and has even been studied for its ability to help protect the skin against premature aging. Just make sure to take at least one hour gap before or after your meals because this tea can reduce iron absorption from your food if it’s being consumed too close to your mealtime.

SIA

Hi, I am Sia. I'm just a mere mortal from planet Earth. I love seafood and my hobby is writing.