Always recommended by most “grandmas”, teas are good options to fight and prevent diseases, besides, of course, being cheap and easily found. Even though they are mostly made from natural herbs, the maximum number of cups of tea a day cannot exceed five.Some teas, such as “mate tea”, for example, are rich in caffeine and should be avoided after 6 pm, so that there is no interference with sleep. See below the properties of some teas that are so useful you should always have at home.

Lemon balm tea

In addition to being very tasty, lemon balm tea or melissa tea has essential oils that make it calming and relaxing, a great sleep inducer, which makes it very suitable for people who have difficulty sleeping. The herb also helps fight digestive problems such as gas or heartburn after meals.

rosemary tea

Rich in several minerals and vitamins such as potassium, calcium, sodium, magnesium and phosphorus, rosemary tea is considered a liver tonic, in addition to having many other functions, including detoxifying, digestive, antispasmodic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory . It helps to fight both kidney and menstrual cramps, it also helps to fight thrush, a vaginal infection that is caused by a fungus. In addition to all these advantages, the herb also helps in weight loss by providing a feeling of satiety to those who drink the tea.

Yerba mate Tea

Very popular in the south of the country, mate tea, in addition to being a great antioxidant, is a strong ally in weight loss, as it has thermogenic action, which speeds up metabolism. In addition, it also fights premature aging. But beware: you must be careful with the amount consumed, since tea contains caffeine and can interfere with sleep depending on the time it is consumed.

Fennel tea

One of the most popular and used teas (including by babies), fennel has relaxing properties, acts to combat colic, promotes gas relief and normalizes blood circulation.

Mint tea

It has antifungal and antiparasitic properties, which help to fight fungi and bacteria that attack the intestine. As it is a digestive tea, it helps to stimulate the functioning of the digestive system and helps to fight heartburn and gas.

Lemon tea

Rich in vitamin C, the fruit has antioxidant and alkalizing action, which makes the blood pH ideal to prevent the loss of nutrients and ensure the proper functioning of the body. If made with the bark, the tea has a detoxifying effect and, together with honey, helps with colds and flu.

chamomile tea

This is certainly the best known herb when it comes to tea with a calming effect. Chamomile is also a strong ally to fight gout, circulation problems, rheumatism and inflammation in general.

Ginger tea

It contains natural compounds that help prevent many diseases, such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, irritable bowel syndrome, flu, and also relieves nasal congestion and fights respiratory problems, in addition to strengthening the immune system.

Hibiscus tea

It is rich in antioxidant substances such as flavonoids and organic acids, which provide several benefits, including diuretic action, which aids in digestion and accelerates metabolism.

Boldo tea

It is a great natural remedy to cure occasional digestion problems, cold sweats and liver problems. Because it has a strong diuretic action, it helps in cases of weight loss diets or nutritional re-education.