List of herbal plants to grow for herbal tea
One of the best things about herbal tea benefits is the opportunity to grow many herbs by yourself and make your own blends. Black and Green teas are difficult to grow. This is where herbal teas win. The following herbs are easy to grow depending on the climate conditions of where you live. Save your flower seeds before the fall and sprinkle in nursery pots or directly into your herb garden during spring.
The ease of growing them at home gives you an opportunity to try many different flavors and enjoy them at any time. But apart from being delicious and refreshing, herbal teas may offer numerous health benefits – from boosting the immune system to making you fall asleep more easily.
- Moringa-Boosts Energy, clears bronchial asthma, builds up the immune system.
- Garcinia Cambogia-promotes weight loss, suppresses hunger, controls blood sugar.
- Lemon Grass– Promotes sleep, relieves anxiety, anti microbial properties, aids digestion.
- Peppermint– promotes alertness, great for headaches, aids digestive disorders and body aches and pains.
- Tulsi– supports the mood, energizes and stimulates the mind, sharpens awareness, uplifts mood, supports immune function. It is a powerful adaptogen, helping to regulate hormones and deal with stress.
- Gota Kola– balances the brain, heals connective tissue, enhances clarity of thinking, stimulates memory.
- Ginkgo Biloba– increases microcirculation and blood flow, anti-inflammatory.
- Rosemary– improves memory, cognitive function, can decrease pain and inflammation.
- Bacopa or Brahmi- in Auyerveda balances all three doshas, enhances cognitive function, increases mental focusing.
- Lemon balm-restores the nervous system, great for indigestion, acid reflux and irritability. It can bring feelings of ease, happiness, lightness, supports cognitive health.
- Passionflower – takes everything down a notch. Calms mind-chatter and anxiety-driven insomnia. Improves sleep quality.
- Skullcap– helps to settle the mind chatter, eases anxiety, quells nerve irritation, muscle tension, strengthens the nervous system over time.
- Camomile– calming, good for anxiety, stress, and jitters. Soothes indigestion, boosts immunity, calms the parasympathetic nervous system.
- Oatstraw– anti-depressant, nutritive, replenishes nervous system.
- Spearmint– promotes relaxation, reduces stress, improves digestion.
- Lavender– calming, relieves stress, lifts mood, promotes a state of ease.
- Rose– calming, soothing, relaxing, helps to lift depression.
- Valerian– strongly sedating, relaxing, helps with nervous anxiety, restlessness, and insomnia, relaxes muscle tension.
- Licorice– soothes the digestive tract, helps the body absorb nutrients, anti-inflammatory.
- Dandelion root– strengthens and nourishes the liver, helps to break down food and digest fats, digestive aid.
- Milk Thistle– protects and nourishes the liver.(obtain whole seeds and grind)
- Schisandra – regulates the immune system, protects the liver and other organs, promotes vitality.
- Ginger- increases circulation, promotes digestion, increases the potency of other herbs, anti-inflammatory.
- Welpenela– Welpenela is one of nature’s most potent herbs for sexual wellness and performance.
- Cacao Nibs– can lower blood pressure, elevate mood, supports healthy cholesterol levels.
- Chicory Root- high in inulin, helps to cleanse the liver, improves digestion.
- Stevia– (natural green leaf form) 200 times sweeter than sugar! Antioxidant supports healthy cholesterol levels and blood pressure levels. Some of the best Organic herbal teas of Ceylon can be found at Orbitherbz.com