3 Herbal Teas That Reduce Stress
Feeling a bit tight and anxious at the moment?
This is normal! As the season changes and momentum builds up again in our work and social lifes, feelings of apprehensiveness can arise.
Allison, from Peachy Health has us covered with 3 herbal tea blends that are here to support you.
Passionflower is used to soothe a tense and anxious mind by enhancing the activity of GABA, the calming neurotransmitter. Passionflower is beneficial during times of stress to relax the mind, relieve feelings of tension and anxiety and promote sleep quality. Great for the ‘wired and tired’ type.
Lemon balm has mild sedative qualities, bringing you out of the ‘fight or flight’ response that comes with stressful periods. This herb also improves mood and cognitive function.
The perfect herb for people who hold stress in their digestive system, when gut symptoms appear from feelings of nervous tension or anxiety. Chamomile regulates the nervous system and increases the release of various feel-good neurotransmitters like GABA, promoting a sense of calm.
Use 2 tea bags when drinking herbal tea to get a therapeutic dose of all the beneficial plant phytochemicals that are responsible for their actions.