Benefits of Herbal Tea on your Health Goals

We all know water is vital for our health, as it keeps us hydrated. However, the benefits of herbal tea are well documented and researched. Tea shouldn’t come in place of adequate hydration with pure water, but it is a beautiful supplement to add to your daily life. Let’s highlight a few herbs and why they are so great!

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Red Clover

This flower is an herb that will improve your immunity. Red clover is excellent when taken alongside vitamin C. It is helpful for bronchitis and asthma as well. Red Clover

It benefits the lymphatic and endocrine systems. It is a blood purifier and blood thinner that can lower your heart disease rate and prevent clots. It is excellent for indigestion, especially when combined with the herbs in Know Your Gut, Trust Your Gut tea by You, Me, and Uni.


Ginger comes in many forms and has many uses. You can add the powdered form of it to tea, rice dishes, meat marinades, and a smoothie. Crystalized ginger is delicious and a great way to entice children to eat. There is also ginger root, ginger syrup, ginger capsules, ginger ale, and ginger beer.

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Why is ginger helpful?

  • Joint pain
  • Arthritis
  • Nausea
  • Boost immunity
  • Digestion


Maintaining a robust immune system is a smart decision during this time. 

The purple coneflower is in the sunflower category and has striking purple leaves with a plump pollen center, shaped like a cone. Studies concluded that echinacea could reduce a person’s chances of catching a cold by approximately 58 percent. Taking echinacea with the first symptoms of illness can lessen the possibility that it will become severe. Taking echinacea throughout a condition is likely to shorten the duration of the illness.

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Forms of Echinacea

  • Capsules
  • Tea
  • Infusions
  • Tinctures
  • Decoction

In 7 Ways Tea Can Help You With Your Health Goals, we discussed removing high caffeine and high sugar drinks and replacing them with healthy herbal tea. Going on a cleanse by using specific herbs to help you detoxify. Replace soda with unsweet tea. If this is hard for you, try half unsweet and half sweet until you can wean off the sugar completely.

Have a tea latte

Adding steamed milk to tea will add extra protein and will fill you up. If you are living caffeine-free as a temporary health goal or a forever way of life, you can enjoy a creamy, hot tea latte that will inspire the feeling of a cup of caffeine without the guilt. Coconut sugar is a beautiful alternative to sugar and honey when you are cutting back on sweeteners.

In the evenings, drink a cup of hot tea instead of having alcohol.

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This may be easier to do in the winter months, so take advantage of this time indoors. While you may have frequented bars and restaurants in the past, now is the time to reset your health goals. And with fewer temptations in the form of parties and going out, it is easier to cut back on alcohol consumption. Perhaps you participated in Dry January. Now that it’s February, how do you want to move forward?

Journaling your goals

Writing down your health goals will help you clarify what you want and outline a plan for getting there. Journaling is a fabulous way to stay accountable. Think of it as your health coach, yet you have all of the power. You can write your goals and list your daily progress. If you cheat or stray from your goals, it is up to you to start the next day again.

Journaling is a way for you to slow down, giving you time for reflection. I believe you have the power within yourself to change, heal, and grow in remarkable ways. Yet if you keep yourself busy every waking minute, you will not be able to listen to the tiny voice with new ideas for your life. Feminism: A Journey to Equality – YOU, ME AND UNI is a tool that can help you unleash the YOU that you always wanted to be. Everything you have wished for and wanted in your life could become a reality. 

The authors of Feminism: A Journey to Equality are sisters: Danaelle and Jennifer.

Their Feminism workbook celebrates equality in a refreshing and fun way. The pages draw you in with their unique artistic style. The stories and beautiful artwork will delight you with a perfect balance of calm and excitement. Each page guides you through an inspiring journey to discover more of yourself. The journal will direct you to write as you go through the simple exercises. 

You are asked to label parts of yourself as a way to take ownership of all of your fantastic titles: leader, mother, fighter, artist, beautiful, and goofy, etc. The book will guide you to write a letter, share your dark side, and what makes you feel alive. In the end, you will have your own story, written in your own words as a celebration of your life.

For more inspiration on herbal tea and how to enjoy it, read Calming Herbal Tea and Fun Facts About Tea

Anastacia Elizabeth Walden is a writer, editor, and owner of Walden Writes For Women.



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