Top Teas for Health and Wellness
While we don’t need an excuse to sip, slurp and savour all our favourite T2 teas, it’s nice to know that studies have shown drinking tea can be beneficial to our health and wellbeing.
Drunk for thousands of years for medicinal purposes, the humble cup of tea can restore, renew, revive and relax us!
What are the benefits of tea?
Not only are all the different types of teas delightfully refreshing and totally tealicious, they are fully loaded with body-loving nutrients like antioxidants, flavonoids and polyphenols.
At T2, you can explore our range of health benefiting teas, including:
Across all the different types of teas including those from stemming from the camellia sinensis plant and popular herbal tea plants, the blooming best benefits include:
- Boosting the immune system
- Decreasing blood sugar levels
- Lowering blood pressure
- Assisting weight loss
- Decreasing bloating
- Improving digestion
- Improving sleep quality
- Increasing mental focus
- Cleansing the gut
- Reducing inflammation
- Calming the mind
- Reducing oxidative stress
- Reducing cholesterol
What is the healthiest tea?
The wide range of T2 Wellness Teas deliver a smorgasbord of health benefits, but the purest, least processed tea with the highest level of antioxidants is white tea.
We might need to pop the kettle on to ponder the next healthiest of all the healthy teas though, because:
- The best healthy tea for sleep - Sleep Tight, Just Chamomile, Nighty Night or The Dreamer - has ingredients shown to help calm a busy brain and improve snooze time, which we all know we need more of!
- Tea for digestion includes the Belly Blend, Tummy Tea, Detox and Just Ginger tea, all craftily blended to support digestion and gut health.
- Heroic herbal blends give our bods a boost while settling it down with nature’s natural ingredients such as linden, lavender, nettle, hops, valerian, cacao, apple, rosehip, lemongrass, ginger, turmeric and popular chamomile tea along with many more.
- A daily tea such as your favourite blend of black breakfast tea, oolong tea or pu-erh tea, delivers high levels of flavonoids and polyphenols which studies have shown may reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, type 2 diabetes, high blood sugar and some cancers.
- We know our daily greens are good for us, but did you know studies show healthy green tea might also help to protect against Alzheimer’s disease? A daily cup of antioxidant-loaded Matcha, Gorgeous Geisha, Jade Mountain, Green Rose or Japanese Sencha could also prevent cell damage caused by nasty free radicals, lower bad cholesterol, reduce blood sugars, and reduce stress and inflammation!
Are fruit teas healthy?
Fabulously fun and delicious fruit tisanes contain dried fruits and herbs so not only do they taste yummy, they’re good for us too!
Enjoy a refreshing splash of iced tea make from fruit tisanes which are especially hydrating. Popular fruit tisanes include Packs A Peach, Fruitalicious, Strawberries and Cream, and Pumping Pomegranate. If you’re on a weight loss journey try fruit teas to help reduce your sugar cravings.
How many cups of tea a day is healthy?
There is no hard and fast answer to this, but generally up to three or four cups a day can be considered not excessive.