Top Teas for Stress Relief

Stress can hit you really at any day and any moment, completely unannounced. It's nice to know that there are more than a few remedies can help alleviate the pain and tension. Below, we have listed six different types of teas to try that can do this for you. We want to keep it light and offer more nourishing alternatives that you can use during this uncertain time, and hopefully tea comes out as an unknown commodity. Happy reading!

chamomile tea

Chamomile tea is a very popular caffeine-free blend that many go to for any spike in anxiety or stress. It can help naturally increase serotonin and melatonin levels in the body, and help decrease tension in the body muscles and brain. This combination can leave you more relaxed rather than feeling tired and drowsy. 

peppermint tea in a cup

Peppermint tea is your best friend when it comes to level spikes. Its natural menthol acts as a muscle relaxant and is antispasmodic in nature, helping the brain relax and better perform under ongoing stress. It is refreshing, cooling, and perfect if you're feeling just not yourself. 

valerian root extract tea

Valerian root tea is made from the roots and stems of the valerian plant, which have a variety of antioxidants and are often referred to as "nature's Valium". Drinking a cup of this will help calm your nerves and promote a relaxing remainder of the day. Be sure not to drink too much though as to not fall asleep. 

lemon balm tea in a clear cup

Lemon balm tea is almost as relaxing as drinking a glass of lemon water in the morning. It has extremely soothing and citrusy properties that help cleanse and recharge the body. Take this if you want to relieve symptoms of stress, increase relaxation, and boost your mood. 

rose tea in a cup

Rose tea is a hydrating choice if you need to prevent an oncoming headache or spike in anxiety. With essence of fresh or dried rose petals, this drink will ease the mind and even induce a better sleep. Take this when you're in need of a nourishing refreshment. 

lavender tea in a cup

Lavender tea is a well-known remedy for a stressed body and mind. Whether physically, mentally, or emotionally, the dried petal extract will help sooth the muscles and relieve stress and tension from the nerves. You can also add natural anti-inflammatory and digestive help to the list of benefits. It's a very rounded fix for stress. 

 

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