Healthy Spirit – Its Tea Time

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As we sit in our sukkahs, warming up with a hot glass of tea after the seudah, we’re doing more than just relaxing – we’re actually improving our health! Brew yourself a glass of your favorite tea and reap the benefits.

Chamomile Tea – Aids in sleep and relaxation, can reduce stress and help relax muscle spasms.

Green Tea – Can help lower bad cholesterol and reduce blood clotting; can also help lower blood pressure.

Hibiscus Tea – Can improve liver health, lower blood pressure, and helps reduce cravings for sweets; may also prevent kidney stones.

Oolong Tea – Contains l-theanine which can help reduce anxiety and aid in alertness and attention; L-theanine can also help prevent cognitive decline.

Black Tea – Contains high levels of tannins which have anti-bacterial and antiinflammatory properties.

Rooibos Tea – Can help increase good cholesterol levels; improves hair and skin health; can improve blood pressure and circulation.

Ginger Tea – Helps combat morning sickness and chronic indigestion; can also relieve joint pain from arthritis.

Peppermint Tea – Soothes upset stomach, aids in constipation and motion sickness; can also relieve headache pain.

KOSHER NOTE: Tea without any additives (pure dried tea leaves) does not need a kosher symbol. Decaffeinated tea, or tea with any added ingredients, requires a reliable kosher symbol.