Fall Asleep Fast With These Delicious Bedtime Teas
The nightly ritual of brewing your favourite tea—inhaling the fragrant aroma as you pour hot water into your mug—is the perfect way to get into a restful frame of mind. On a cold night, a cup of tea can warm you from the inside out and help to calm your nerves, relax your muscles, and soothe your mind.
Whether you're looking to get into the tea game, or possibly looking to switch things up a bit, consider these tasty bedtime teas.
With a subtle natural sweetness, cinnamon tea is a lovely bedtime tea option. Not only that, cinnamon can help to soothe digestive issues and reduce inflammation in the body. For a more intense flavour, create your own blend with cinnamon sticks and boiling water.
Lavender is a titan of the sleep remedy world—touted for its notoriously calming scent. When consumed in tea form, lavender has been shown to increase time spent in deep sleep, leaving you refreshed when you wake up in the morning.
This ancient ingredient has been used for centuries to treat anxiety, sleeplessness, and even wounds. Featuring a citrusy mint taste, lemon balm tea is a zesty option to help clear your mind and delight your tastebuds at once.
Passionflowers are striking plants that produce a fleshy fruit that is commonly used to relieve anxious thoughts. By controlling unpleasant thoughts at night, you'll find it easier to get to sleep (and stay that way). Grab a book and enjoy the exotic, earthy taste of a passionflower tea.
Caffeine-free and delightfully aromatic, hibiscus tea should be high on your nightly tea rotation. Using the beautiful, crimson toned calyces of the roselle flower, you'll want to brew this one in a glass mug just to enjoy the colour that perfectly complements its cranberry-like taste.
This delicious, floral blend is a sweet and tangy option for a bedtime cup. Made from the fruit of the rose plant, rosehip tea contains a high amount of vitamins A and C that support your immune system and help to fight off the common cold. Give it a go for a tasty tea that also benefits your body.
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