11 Of The Best Herbal Teas For Morning & Night
Herbal teas are great no matter what time of the day it is. They are a good alternative to your second coffee for the day, feel like a hug in a mug during the cooler months and not to mention tea counts towards your daily h20 intake, so there’s that, too!
But did you know that you can benefit from drinking certain teas at different times of the day? Yep! Specific ingredients promote various health properties which all have different effects on our bodies.
Whilst your morning cuppa is all about providing you energy for taking on the day and stimulating digestion (think; green tea, dandelion, licorice, ginger and English Breakfast), you want your evening brew to help you relax and unwind as you get ready for bed!
Here are some of our faves for both the AM and PM:
Eloments Ceylon Breakfast
This certified organic, GMO-free and fair-trade tea boasts 9 essential vitamins and minerals including vitamins B1, C and zinc in each tea bag which are all derived from nutrient-rich herbs, fruits and botanicals for a healthy way to start your day!
Pukka Ginseng Matcha Green Tea
Combines Sencha green tea with a hint of lemongrass, ginger and pure red ginseng for an uplifting brew perfect for the morning.
Planet Organic English Breakfast
If you love a classic English Breakfast tea, look no further than this one from Planet Organic. Tea bags are made from hemp and bleached naturally, with no nasty chlorine or chemicals. It offers a full-bodied flavour for those who like it strong! Shop here.
Ovvio Organics Earl Grey Tea
Another classic morning blend that'll kickstart your day the right way. Made with certified organic ingredients, the Ovvio Earl Grey tea combines black tea with citrus bergamot - a great source of antioxidants and natural digestive.
Qi Organics Green Tea
A refreshing and cleansing green tea with the natural benefits of milk thistle, dandelion root, ginger, lemon and a hint of peppermint for digestion.
Try and avoid teas like black tea or green tea that contain caffeine close to bedtime (especially if you're sensitive to its effects!). Your night-time tea should include sleep-inducing ingredients that help calm your body and mind. Our picks:
Pukka Night time
Made with oat flower, soothing lavender, and limeflower together with the magic of valerian (all known for their sleep properties).
Planet Organic Passionflower
Containing passionflower, it boasts both natural sedative and anti-anxiety effects. It’s understood that passionflower acts on the body’s GABA receptors to induce calm and relaxation! Find it over on the GoodnessMe Shop.
Yogi Tea Bedtime
Combines gentle ingredients such as passionflower and chamomile flower with licorice, cardamom and cinnamon for a warming and delicious option. Shop it here!
Little Wildling Co I Am A Goddess
An organic blend of wild-grown calendula, dandelion, burdock, nettle, licorice root, lemongrass, red clover, oats, St Marys Thistle (and a touch of stevia leaf) to add to your evening beauty regime for a natural glow from the inside out.
Yogi Tea Honey Lavender Stress Relief
Lavender is a relaxing herb that can help calm the mind. Did you know that even just smelling lavender before bed may have similar effects!? Shop here.
Planet Organic Chamomile
The calming effects of chamomile may be attributed to an antioxidant called apigenin, which is found in abundance in chamomile tea. Apigenin binds to specific receptors in your brain that may decrease anxiety and initiate sleep. Shop here.