Which Tea is Which? The Best Teas for Specific Issues

It’s not breaking news that I’m a fan of tea. And to be honest, I think when someone drinks more than three cups a tea a day it’s more than just liking tea–not ashamed!
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Tea has a lot of amazing health benefits. But all teas are not made equal. Certain teas help with certain issues you may be experiencing.

Slow Metabolism / Energy Boost — Green and Cayenne Pepper Tea

Insomnia — Chamomile, Lavender, and Valtarian Tea

Seasonal Cold / Illness — Elderflower, Echinacea, Rose Hip, and White Tea

Digestive Issues / Nausea — Ginger and Fennel Tea

Bloating — Peppermint, Ginger, and Lemon Tea

Constipation — Triphala and Green Tea

Menstrual Issues — Red Clover, Hibiscous, and Rasberry Leaf Tea

Night Sweats / Hot Flashes — Sage Tea

Detox — Dandelion, Nettle, Milk Thistle, and Green Tea

Acne — Spearmint, Rooibos, and Green Tea

Coffee Addiction — Green and Black Tea

Caffeine Intolerance — Rooibos, Camomile, Peppermint, Ginger, Raspberry, Lemon and most fruit teas

Warning: Some teas do contain ingredients that are not-so-good-for-you. The FDA has warned consumers about the following ingredients in certain teas. When purchasing tea, keep an eye out for the following ingredients:

  • Comfrey
  • Ephedra
  • Lobelia
  • Willow Bark
  • Chaparral
  • Germander




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