The season of new beginnings. Delicate buds begin to open to reveal their inner beauty and the earth comes to life again. Sunlight shines down on us so that we can start to unravel ourselves from scarves, gloves and winter coats.
I like to think of Spring as a personal renewal time as well. Something about having the windows open again, taking walks with the pup, and feeling like I am emerging from my winter den. My loose leaf tea selections also start to shift. With so many varieties of loose leaf tea to explore with delicious flavors, beautiful fragrances, and amazing health benefits, loose leaf tea is a perfect choice for your own renewal.
If you’re new to loose leaf teas or looking to find the best loose leaf tea for you, then you’re in the right place. Read on to learn about the benefits of loose leaf tea and some suggested flavors to try.
Talk about an amazing cup full of health benefits. Beyond the hydration benefits, drinking green tea may improve dental health, your mood, bone mineral density, along with the health and performance of your brain. Green tea has also been shown to encourage weight loss, maintain the cardiovascular system, and improve the condition of your skin. Some studies suggest that green tea can even lower the risk of some cancers, infections, and type2 diabetes.
Check out these Tealeavz flavors of green tea!
- Apricot Verde Green Tea
- Ginseng and Ginger Green Tea
- Mango Verde Green Tea
- Misty Morning Rose Green Tea
- Moroccan Twist Green Tea
- Toasty Dragonwell Green Tea
White tea contains some compounds that, according to some studies, may help fight cancer and help protect your teeth from bacteria, help control diabetes, improve heart disease, aid in weight loss, and relieve colds.
Examples of white tea are:
- Cool as a Cucumber White Tea
- Jasmine Whisper White Tea (Sound delicious for spring, don’t you think?)
Looking for healthier hair, a stronger immune system and better skin? Then Oolong may just be your cup of tea. Studies suggest that drinking Oolong tea may also prevent osteoporosis and tooth decay. Oolong tea is also known to stabilize blood sugar and reduce cholesterol.
Don't you love the names of these Tealeavz Oolong teas?
The antioxidants in herbal teas are known to have anti-aging properties. Herbal tea is also known to fight colds, boost the immune system, improve digestion, reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure, and relieve anxiety and stress. Just like Oolong also promotes healthier skin.
Relax and try one of these herbal teas:
- Turmeric Ginger (Have you read about the benefits of Turmeric? If not, here are some interesting facts!)
- Wild Elderberry Herbal Tea
- Blood Orange Blitz Herbal Tea
- Brazilian Beauty Herbal Tea
- Egyptian Goddess Herbal Tea
- Orange Bouquet Herbal Tea
- Samurai Spirit Mate Herbal Tea (Check out all the 5-star reviews this one is getting! Tip: Also delicious blended with White Ayurvedic Chai!)
- Peppermint Herbal Tea
- Wild Elderberry
According to studies, drinking chai tea may help lower blood sugar, encourage weight loss, reduce pain and inflammation, detoxification, reduce tumor growth, preventing heart diseases and eliminate constipation. Moderate consumption of chai tea may also offer digestive support, ease menstrual cramps and reduce the risk of various cancers.
Lots of choices here - why not give one a try?
- Apple Chai Spice Tea
- White Ayurvedic Chai Tea (The reviews don't lie! This one is a customer fave!)
- Dancing Vanilla Bean Tea
- Masala Spiced Chai Tea
- White Chai Spice Tea
- Pumpkin Spice Chai
It almost sounds too good to be true! Studies suggest that drinking black tea may:
- Prevent cardiovascular disease and strokes
- Reduce the risk of diabetes and cancer
- Improve oral health, digestion, and increase alertness
And if you experience puffy eyes, asthma, stress, and diarrhea, you might want to give black tea a try!
A few delicious flavors of black tea to try:
- Cinn-fully Spiced Black Tea (another fave of mine - hint hint cinnamon lovers!)
- Earl Grey Vanilla Black Tea
- Ginger and Peaches Black Tea
- Mango Madness Black Tea
- Twisted Raspberry Black Tea (this one is delicious as an iced tea too!)
- Golden Monkey Black Tea
- Hibiscus Black Ceylon Tea
Rooibos tea is known to contain anti-aging and anti-allergic properties and prevent diabetes and cancer. Naturally caffeine-free, it may provide healthier, stronger bones and better skin. According to studies, drinking rooibos tea can also help in fighting dandruff, lowering blood pressure and promoting healthy digestion.
You can just taste the names of these Rooibos teas:
Matcha tea...Green tea powder...Have you heard about this wonder? Matcha is so amazing because the entire leaves are dissolved in water so you ingest all their antioxidant powers with antioxidant numbers off the charts — 6.2x more than goji berries, 7x that of dark chocolate, 17x that of wild blueberries and 60.5x that of spinach! Sorry, Popeye!
Look at what these amazing antioxidants may be able to help you with:
- Reducing the risk of heart diseases and type2 diabetes
- Helping in detoxification and cleansing of the body
- Reinforcing the immune system
- Helping your concentration
- Reducing stress
- Fighting various kinds of cancers.
Three yummy flavors to choose from!
Last but not least, comes the wellness tea. It is completely different from regular tea. Wellness teas are manufactured with adaptogens and other herbs that provide wonderful benefits. Wellness tea is known to improve your focus, boost energy, promote healthy digestion and increase calmness.
Different flavors of wellness tea available are:
- Egyptian Goddess Wellness Tea
- Find Your Slender Wellness Tea
- Peppermint Wellness Tea
- Serene Tummy Wellness Tea
Now that you know everything you needed to know about loose leaf tea, what are you waiting for? Choose a healthier lifestyle this spring with a steaming cup of tea!