Relaxing herbal teas: 10 recipes against stress and insomnia

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At the end of a long day, it's finally time to relax. What's better than a nice relaxing herbal tea in the evening, maybe before going to sleep? Relaxing healing helps promote good rest and prepare the body for restful sleep.

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At the end of a long day it is time for Relaxing. What's better than a beautiful one relaxing herbal tea in the evening, maybe before going to sleep? The risane relaxing they help promote good rest and prepare the body for restful sleep.

Recommended doses for preparation of a relaxing herbal tea: 1 sachet of herbal tea per cup or 1 or 2 teaspoons of the dried leaves and / or flowers of the chosen remedy in a 250 ml cup of boiling water. For more specific indications, based on your possible health problems, we recommend that you refer to your trusted herbalist.


Passionflower herbal tea

La Passionflower herbal tea is prepared in the form of an infusion using two teaspoons of dried passionflower for each cup of boiling water (250 ml) and can be taken in the amount of two cups a day. In this regard, you can ask your herbalist for further information. Passionflower is in fact used in herbal medicine for the preparation of natural remedies useful in case of anxiety, anguish and insomnia. Passionflower has a relaxing and sedative effect on the central nervous system.

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Lemon balm herbal tea

You can prepare one lemon balm tea starting from its dried and chopped leaves. Collect and dry the lemon balm if you grow it in pots or in the garden, or buy lemon balm leaves for herbal tea. Lemon balm has calming and relaxing properties. In addition, this herbal tea tastes great.

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Linden herbal tea

Linden herbal tea it is useful against sleep disorders, it is calming and sedative and has excellent diuretic properties. This herbal tea could be contraindicated in case of allergy to this plant, as can happen for all herbal teas based on medicinal herbs. So choose the remedy that suits you best. Recommended dose: 2 teaspoons of dried lime in a 250ml cup of water.

Mallow herbal tea

With the mallow you can prepare a relaxing herbal tea that will also have emollient properties for the intestine. Mallow also has soothing properties useful in case of inflammation of the urinary tract and mild episodes of cystitis. It relaxes the muscles of the intestine and facilitates the transit of toxins. For intestinal well-being it may be useful to accompany the consumption of mallow herbal tea with that of flaxseed.

Valerian herbal tea

Valerian is well known from the medicinal point of view for its relaxing and calming properties. To prepare a valerian infusion you will need 1 level teaspoon of valerian root and 1 cup of 150-200 ml boiling water. Valerian herbal tea has sedative properties. It is useful to take it before going to sleep.

Hawthorn herbal tea

Hawthorn herbal tea is suitable for fighting anxiety, stress, nervous agitation. It does not cause drowsiness and does not prevent driving. Hawthorn has sedative, anxiolytic and hypotensive properties. In relaxing herbal teas it can be combined, for example, with passion flower, lemon balm and hops. To prepare this herbal tea you can use them hawthorn berries and leaves.

Verbena herbal tea

La herbal tea with verbena it is useful not only for relaxation but also to calm coughs, thanks to its sedative properties. Verbena herbal tea is used in case of cough and bronchitis. Calms the cough stimulus and has a mucolytic effect. The sedative effect on cough It reflects on the whole organism with greater tranquility.

Hops herbal tea

Il hop it is used for the preparation of relaxing herbal teas in combination with chamomile or lemon balm. Dried hop flowers are used. The hop tea is recommended in case of stomach ailments of nervous origin, digestive disorders and loss of appetite. It is also beneficial for the liver and gallbladder, always in the form of herbal tea. Hops have sedative, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties.

Lavender herbal tea

Lavender flowers, prepared for herbal use, are also suitable for the preparation of relaxing herbal teas, also in combination with other remedies, such as chamomile and lemon balm. Lavender herbal tea relaxes the nerves and has digestive properties. L'lavender infusion added to the bath water calms nervous people. The advice is to combine a pinch of lavender flowers with the classic relaxing herbal tea with chamomile.

Chamomile tea

THEchamomile infusion it is the classic of the classics when we think of relaxing herbal teas. You can prepare chamomile tea in a very simple way in the form of an infusion starting from two teaspoons of dried chamomile flowers per cup, or from the classic sachets. With fresh chamomile flowers you can prepare a decoction by boiling a spoonful in a saucepan with half a liter of water.

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