Some herbal teas can help take the edge off occasional stress and anxiety, while others may be better used as a routine complementary therapy for an underlying condition.
It’s important to remember that what works for one person may not work for you. Finding the right herbal tea or herbal tea blend can take time.
Although herbal teas are technically different from supplementary capsules, oils, and tinctures, interactions are still possible. You should always talk with a doctor or other healthcare provider before adding an herbal tea to your routine.
Read on to learn how these popular teas can help soothe and support your overall sense of well-being.
1. Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
This classic garden plant can be used for more than just seasoning. Some research suggests that the aroma may reduce feelings of frustration, anxiety, and fatigue.
Separate research finds that inhaling the scent of peppermint oil may soothe anxiety in people who were hospitalized for heart attack and child birth.
Read more at Healthline.