Do you like tea? Here are a variety of infusions to improve your physical and mental health.
We present you a list of infusions that, due to their chemical components, could bring you great benefits in your health. Photo: Unsplash
LatinAmerican Post | Brandon Martínez Salazar
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The daily activities of each human being involve effort and a great expenditure of energy that are reflected both physically and psychologically, in addition to the health conditions that people develop throughout their lives. Daily life is accompanied by mental difficulties, ailments in the body, and even diseases that may require medical assistance. However, there is a way to avoid all that exhaustion without the need to resort to drugs and that is infusions, a natural treatment that not simply helps to improve your quality of life but also to alleviate common pathologies or disorders such as stress and anxiety.
Here is a list of infusions that, due to their chemical components, could improve your health:
Ginger is a plant that has been used for nausea and digestive discomfort for many years. It especially helps to reduce pressure in the abdominal area and creates a feeling of relief from indigestion. It also acts positively on menstrual cramps and sore throats.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and are also low in calories. So this tea helps improve skin health, detoxify the body, increase digestion, and has benefits for people looking to lose weight. It is recommended to drink it in the morning.
This infusion is effective for the relaxation of the gastrointestinal muscles as it helps them relax and prevents the stomach from becoming inflamed. It helps to improve skin conditions and is an excellent stimulant of deep sleep when drunk before going to sleep.
For centuries it has been used in India to improve tranquility. It is a mixture of herbs that provide important health and beauty benefits. Plus, it works for coughs, colds, and indigestion. It also strengthens the immune system.
Matcha helps to strengthen the immune system and to produce energy in the body naturally. It is composed of antioxidants that also protect the skin from serious diseases and UV rays. On the other hand, it is quite useful for burning belly fat and detoxifying.
Black tea is essential to control sugar levels in the body, decrease hunger pangs, and aid in weight loss. It is made up of the aged leaves and stems of the Camellia Sinensi plant.
White tea is rich in antioxidants and has been shown to be functional in increasing metabolic rate. However, L-theanine (amino acid present in the plant) helps to improve concentration and reduce stress.
It has antioxidant, antibacterial, anticancer, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antimutagenic properties. For that reason, it is a remedy that is used to treat the flu, sore throat, colds, acne, and some skin problems.
Green tea has different benefits in the human body. It has been used for arthritis pain, inflammation, and muscle pain after physical training. The infusion acts in this way in the body thanks to the presence of epigallocatechin gallate in its chemical composition.