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Originally published August 12 2015

Top 10 herbal teas to enhance immunity, boost brain function, combat exhaustion and more

by Natural News Staff

(NaturalNews) It's been jokingly said that an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea. Herbal tea is one of those universally appreciated beverages consumed in nearly every culture. It can be served year-round hot or iced. Yet herbal tea isn't enjoyed just because it's palatable. For centuries, it's been used to enhance immunity, boost brain function and combat exhaustion, among other health benefits. There are many herbal teas made from herbs around the world. Reap the health benefits of herbal tea today with these beloved beverages.

1. Mint tea

Mint tea has a pleasant aroma and is known as a breath freshener. There are many health benefits attached to mint tea, too. The strong aroma of mint tea can help soothe a sore throat and provide relief to respiratory problems. It benefits the mind as well by making you feel awake and focused. Mint tea has also been shown to be an effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome. According to a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics, approximately 75 percent of children who were given peppermint oil capsules had reduced pain from irritable bowel syndrome. So savor the scent and drink mint.

2. Ginger tea

Ginger is a spicy tea, often mixed with honey, that is great to drink next to a fire on a cold winter day. The ginger root is the primary source of its medicinal properties. It is widely considered to be an effective treatment for nausea induced by motion sickness or chemotherapy. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that can provide relief for sore muscles and cramps. Although ginger can soothe stomach cramps, drinking too much ginger can also cause stomach problems, so try to drink this savory beverage in moderation.

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