Natural Health News says that black #tea aromatherapy could aid stress but before you drink it read how this could help.
Try inhaling it. New research shows that back #tea contains aromatic compounds that may help to lower stress levels and improve mood.
#Tea consumption has been shown to have many benefits on mood and attention, such as improving relaxation and concentration, reducing tiredness and psychological distress. But now scientists in Japan are looking in to not just at overall benefits of tea, but how specific components that make of the flavour and aroma of tea might influence health and wellbeing.
In a small study, published in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology, researchers at the University of Shizuoka, Chubu University, Mitsui Norin Co Ltd and Tokai University conducted a study to determine the effects of two kinds of black #tea aromas on physical and psychological stress. They reported that compared to those in the control group, those who inhaled black tea aroma had lower salivary CgA concentration levels after half an hour of mentally stressful tasks.
A student inhaling either Darjeeling or Assam tea aroma in the middle of a stressful maths test showed measurably lower levels stress.
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Here are 6 different types of teapots and cups for preparing your tea from traditional to old fashioned.
Eloments Organic Vitamin Tea is offering free vitamin tea just by signing up for their newsletter.
Eloments is made from 100% natural ingredients and is filled with vitamins and minerals. Herbal teas are perfect for cleansing your body and giving you a boost.
There are loads of different flavours up for grabs, including Double Lemon Green Tea, Egyptian Mint Tea, and Masala Chai.
Eloments is a women-owned fair trade brand that was founded by Nicole Lamond and Julie Hirsch out of a love for natural products and ethical business.
Nicole was a Founding Member of the Fair Trade Association of Australia and running a fair trade tea company, and Julie was the Deputy Director of an Australian Environmental NGO.
Eloments Vitamin Tea blends some of the best Fairtrade ingredients in the world – from Egyptian mint, hand-picked vanilla pods and Ceylon tea – with organic vitamins and minerals from fruits and other botanicals.
The London Tea Company are giving away FREE samples of their delicious herbal teas, how exciting!
Herbal Teas are the perfect hot drink to unwind with after a busy day. London Tea is committed to sourcing tea responsibly, offering a range of Fairtrade certified teas and herbal infusions. They do a whole host of delicious flavours, including Peach & Rhubarb, Pure Camomile, Raspberry, Ginger & Vanilla, Sencha Green Tea and loads more.
To get your free sample (limited amount) follow the link below to The London Tea Company ‘Contact Us’ page on their website. Complete your contact details and change the ‘Enquiry Type’ to ‘Sample Request’.
The London Tea have also got a competition you can enter to win a year’s supply of their brand new range of fully Fairtrade certified teas. The prize consists of 6 boxes of each of the following blends: London Breakfast, Earl Grey, Sencha Green Tea, Pure Peppermint, Pure Camomile, Pure Rooibos, Tropical Green Tea, Vanilla Chai, Raspberry Inferno, Zesty Lemon & Ginger, White Tea Pear Tatin and Peach & Rhubarb Flavoured Herbal Infusion. That’s 1440 tea bags which is more than enough to keep you going for the next 365 days. Only open to those consumers based in the UK.
Tea-shirt are giving away FREE Samples of their tasty new tea. They have lots of funky flavours, including Marshmallow, Mango & Coconut, even Gin & Tonic!
To get your sample, simply follow this link and add your free samples to your basket. You will have to pay a small amount of postage (99p) for this freebie.
You can choose from herbal, green tea, black or fruit tea samples.
Conditions: New customers only. 1 free sample per customer. If more samples are selected, the customer will receive the first item on the order list. Promotion cannot be combined with others. Royal Mail 2nd class postage not included.
Dalgety Herbal Teas are also offering a herbal tea taster, just head to their website and fill your details in. They have a selection which include Honey & Ginger, Camomile and Lemongrass, Slimline Tea, Green Tea and Ginger, and more here.
According to an article on Step to Health, six of the best teas to drink to help you sleep well are –
1. Chamomile and Tila – Tila is known for being a natural sedative which is highly recommended for relaxation and for relieving tension.I think we all know about how relaxing and calming Chamomile is.
2. Lemon Balm – has an acidic aroma. Using its flowers and leaves to make teas helps one get a deep sleep.
3. Mint Tea – it contains anti-inflammatories and sedatives, and is a great way to get a better night’s sleep.
4. Passion Flower and Valerian – Passion flowers contain natural anxiolytics and acts as a natural tranquilizer and Valerian is one of the best known natural sedatives. Although its taste is not very pleasant, it induces sleep and reduces nervousness.