Blast From the Past: 5 Herbal Teas to Relax Aches and Pains

Soaking in a tub and incorporating muscle relaxing herbs both helps you relieve your stress and pains and feels great

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Originally posted by Erin Young in June 2017

During the course of our daily tasks, we could experience aching pains and muscles whether it be from conditions like arthritis or from straining ourselves. So treating these pains and aches immediately is a great idea these aches and pains may lead to strain and fatigue and may aggravate ailments. There are. We’ve listed our top five choices below.

  1. Common Sage: Sage is a superb herb for treating muscle soreness. Sage is an antispasmodic which means that it helps you to relax muscle fibres — it’s a great cough medication to helping relax lungs and the lungs. It works nicely as a hot tea to wash and also applied to the skin by steeping a solid hot tea (for 10-15 minutes), waiting for it for it to develop into luke-warm, then applying it using a tower as a compress on the region experiencing soreness. This herb can be purchased at your local supermarket.
  2. Matcha Green Tea: Matcha is a sort of green tea where it is the tea leaf stone ground into a fine powder so that it really dissolves in water to form an extremely concentrated tea.Studies have shown green tea can help reduce inflammation and arthritis pain because of its active ingredient EGCG that’s a powerful antioxidant that works to stop the production of certain inflammatory compounds in the human body. Matcha contains a higher degree of EGCG compared to conventional tea bags making it the perfect drink. So once you drink matcha your own body is flooded with antioxidants that help stop cell damage that could be the cause of inflammation and ailments additionally, matcha contains a remarkably high degree of antioxidants. To make matcha, you enjoy and blend 1/4 teaspoon of this powder into a cup of hot water. This tea can be purchased on line at Australian boutique business Zen Green Tea. The tea can help with colic, flatulence, or an upset stomach. It may also be applied as a wash to reduce any ailments like coughs or colds. Drinking a lavender tea and soaking with some relaxing music in a tub with lavender oil is the best method to relieve any stress which can be the cause of muscle spasms. You can steep lavender blossoms (purchased at your local florist) to form the tea or buy the dried blossoms at your local health food store.
  3. Cardamom Tea: Cardamom tea, like lavender tea, is great for treating stomach ailments i.e. nausea and indigestion. In case you’ve consumed too many cups of coffee it helps to remove the caffeine out of your system interestingly, cardamom works as a caffeine detoxifier. Cardamom can be purchased at your local supermarket and it is enjoyed with milk. It’s featured in many chai tea mixes (ensure you purchase chai leaves though not the powdered sugar-laden varieties).
  4. Peppermint Tea: Peppermint tea is a fantastic overall herb that contains both menthol and camphor- 2 compounds that help relieve muscle strain.   Peppermint assists in indigestion and assists in relieving headaches and nervousness which could lead to stress related muscle spasms. This tea can be purchased at your local supermarket.

Directions: At a muslin bag blend a couple of lavender blossoms, a tea bag quantity worth of peppermint tea, sage, a teaspoon of matcha and a few drops of lavender oil. Steep the bag from your tub and enjoy the light green colour, the effects and the gorgeous smell!

Ache Relieving Relaxing Bath Tea Bag