If you’ve tried everything to calm down and relax at the end of a stressful day but did not find any help, switch to your teapot. Green tea, black tea, and organic herbal teas (which also known as ‘Tisanes bio’ in the French language) can help your stress dissolve.
Even the process of putting the kettle, steeping tea, and sip slowly can help you relax. If you prefer not to drink tea but also a relaxing benefit, consider making use of face masks or the inhalation of vapors tea.
Brew a cup of peppermint tea. Peppermint contains menthol, which can relax the muscles and soothe you. Peppermint tea to brew, put 1 teaspoon dried peppermint or 2 large fresh peppermint rod at the bottom of your teacup. Pour boiling water over peppermint and let it steep for 5-10 minutes. Strain and sip peppermint it.
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Studies show that drinking black tea from time to time can reduce your stress levels by helping you relax. It can also lower cortisol, a steroid hormone your body releases when you become stressed.
Even the ritual of tea brewing and sipping slowly can help relax you after a long day. Choose your favorite black tea and prepare however you like (add milk, sugar or lemon). If your cortisol levels are usually high, you can develop a number of health problems caused by stress.
Keep in mind that black tea contains caffeine, so if you are worried about it keeps you awake, you should limit your intake throughout the day.
Although more research is needed, early studies showed that extracts of chamomile can relieve stress in people with a generalized anxiety disorder. For a relaxing cup of chamomile tea, put 1 heaping teaspoon of dried chamomile tea or a flower in your teacup.
Pour boiling water over the chamomile and let it steep for 5 -10 minutes. Strain the tea and drink it slowly.