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Floral Teas & Their Benefits

As widely known, floral teas are not just the delectable beverage during your afternoon break. They offer several benefits such as preventing cancer and chronic diseases, detoxifying the body and aiding in good digestion, protect the skin against signs of aging and regenerate new skin cells… etc.

Just recently, we introduced a new range of caffeine-free premium organic floral teas from Osher Organic. Apart from daily consumption, these flowers can also be use to make soaps, other D.I.Y crafts, and some as natural fabric dye.

A herbal beverage that is full of potent antioxidants, Butterfly Pea floral drink helps protect the skin against premature aging, reduce inflammation, as well as prevents cancer.

The drink can be served hot or cold, and it tastes similar to unsweeted green tea. Depending on one’s preference, you can mix it with honey, ginger, or even passion fruit!

For centuries in Europe, North America and North Africa, Calendula flowers are known to treat burns and rashes (both internally & externally), heal wounds, and helps support the immune system.

Other than making Calendula tea, some use the flowers to make mineral-rich broth as it helps to prevent flu and colds.

A very well-known and delicious beverage since thousands of years ago in China, Chrysanthemum comes with it numerous health benefits from treating fever, heat stroke to relieving sore throat and reducing redness in the eye. It also helps to ease digestion, relief respiratory problems, detox the liver, as well as prevent blocked arteries.

A protected plant in several countries including Austria, Croatia, Switzerland, and United States, Edelweiss has long been known and used as traditional medicine to treat respiratory problems and stomach upsets. It also has popular cosmetic benefits such as protecting the skin against harmful ultraviolet radiation, and is fully loaded with antioxidant properties which helps in anti-aging. It may be uncommon as floral tea, simply add honey and the drink will make your day.

Naturally rich in minerals, vitamins, and a great source of antioxidants, adding figs to your diet actually helps in regulating digestion, lowering cholesterol, strengthening bones, and prevent heart diseases. For those who are working hard to lose weight, high fibre food such as fig provides that feeling of fullness which helps in reducing hunger and cravings.

Similar to Fig, Globe Amaranth is also rich in minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. However, it has very different benefits including improving skin condition, reducing fatigue, and preventing gray hairs. The plant also helps in arthritis, asthma, and bronchitis.

Apart from Chrysanthemum, Jasmine tea is another well-known beverage since the Song Dynasty (13th Century A.D.) in China and was mainly reserved only for the royalty. Other than helping to boost a stronger immune system, Jasmine tea also aids in preventing cancer and diabetes, improves digestive system, and lower cholesterol levels. It is also rich in antioxidants, and relieves daily stress.

Steeping a small handful of Lavender buds in boiling water and you get a healthful tea which soothes frazzled nerves and gives you a good night’s rest. Lavender is also a very popular ingredient for homemade D.I.Y soap and body balm.

A delightfully healthy and refreshing beverage that comes with it benefits such as boosting metabolism (and burns fats!), regulating blood pressure, relieves menstrual pain, as well as heals cold and flu. Rich in antioxidants and helps detox toxins from the body, Lemongrass is a natural goodness for great skin and hair.

Not just a popular floral tea in China, Osmanthus is also a favored ingredient in several famous Chinese delicacies. Also rich in antioxidants that help to slow down the aging process, the tea combats free radicals and is good for the skin and eyes. It has detoxifying effects, treat allergies, ease menstrual pain, and relieves stress. Apart from drinking it with honey, you can mix it with Oolong Tea and even Green Tea for different flavors!

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A fruit tea that is naturally rich in vitamins and minerals, orange helps prevent cancer, heart diseases, diabetes, and is good source of nutrition for our skin.

A rich source of vitamins A, B, and C, Peach Blossom has detoxifying effects and helps ease constipation. Apart from improving blood circulation, it also regulates the female cycle and prevents acne. Also rich in antioxidants, Peach Blossom promotes good skin health and slows down the aging process. Naturally potent in flavor, you can simply drink the tea on its own.

Peony, also well-known as Mu Dan Hua, has been consumed for centuries in China for its medicinal properties. It is rich in antioxidants that protect our body from free radicals which helps to slow down the aging process, and these properties promote glowing healthy skin. Not just a cancer fighter, Peach Blossom lowers blood cholesterol and blood pressure, strengthens our bones and gives us healthy oral gum.

Rose Petal tea is a great remedy for irregular periods as well as infertility. It has an uplifting effect on our nervous system, which helps relieves stress, fatigue, depression and insomnia.

Now that you’ve learned how amazing and beneficial these blooming teas are, grab a packet today and enjoy the goodness of each.