5 Warm Herbal Teas to Warm a Winter Heart
How many times have you heard people wish they were home in their pyjamas?
All cosy and snuggled up watching the rain beat down on the windows..
Countless – because nothing beats a gorgeous pair of soft, comfy pjs and your hands wrapped around a warming drink in front of the fire.
Whether we are at home relaxing, or at work wishing we were at home relaxing; a cup of warm herbal tea can transport you to that blissful state.
Herbal tea is so simple and so powerful all in one sip. It is as simple as the infusion of any edible plant, however it’s health benefits are far from basic. If anything can warm your heart, help heal your sniffles or winter sadness, give you energy and then help you to sleep – herbal tea will do it.
Let’s have a look at the five herbal teas perfect for soothing us, and paired with the perfect Clementine Sleepwear for absolute bliss.A tea to warm your heart:
Turmeric tea has all the goodness and versatility you want to warm you from the inside out. Drink it straight, or mix in ginger, cinnamon and coconut milk for the ultimate in heart and body warming drinks.
Pairs perfectly with: Fleur-de- Lis Cotton Knit Pyjama Set.A tea to heal your sniffles:
Ginger tea for the winter – this tea soothes a sore throat, settles an upset tummy, clears sinuses and congestion, and has anti-inflammatory properties.
Paired perfectly with: The Sheryl Night Shirt.A tea to take away winter sadness:
Lemon Balm tea is used in traditional medicine to treat anxiety as the rosmarinic acid contained within the plant increases the availability of GABA neurotransmitters in the brain. Low levels of GABA are believed to be associated with anxiety.
Pairs perfectly with: The Dot Bamboo Lace Trim Pyjama Set.A tea for energy:
Yerba Mate – a tea originating from Latin America, it increases mental energy and focus while loaded with antioxidants, and a metabolising effect beneficial for weight loss.
Pairs perfectly with: The Dot Bamboo Night Shirt.A tea for sleep:
Passionflower tea is lovely alternative to Camomile (the most widely known sleep-inducing tea) because it relieves insomnia, restlessness and anxiety; and promotes enhanced mood, better sleep and reduces the intensity of hot flushes. It has a mild grassy taste that can be sweetened with a little honey.
Pairs perfectly with: The Rosalie Pyjama set.
**Please note if you (or someone you share this blog with) are pregnant or breastfeeding always check with your doctor before choosing your herbal tea.