3 Organic Teas That Are Perfect To Keep You Warm In Winters

Keep yourself warm in the chilling weather by consuming warm organic teas. Find recipes and benefits here.

Chanchal Sengar
Written by: Chanchal SengarPublished at: Jan 24, 2022Updated at: Jan 24, 2022
3 Organic Teas That Are Perfect To Keep You Warm In Winters

Teas are normally a favourite for many. It is the perfect cup of tea after a long day of work that eases our minds. It helps boost our energy, keeps us warm, and also gives us a sense of peace and calm while we slowly sip on it. However, most people like to have milk tea which might be pleasing for the palate but not so healthy. A lot of people are thus, switching to organic or herbal teas that contain only natural ingredients offering a myriad health benefits. In this article, Nutrition and Diet Counsellor Dr. Archana Batra shares 3 easy-to-make organic teas that provide needful warmth during cold season along with boosting immunity. You must try these and see their positive impact on the body.

Benefits of Organic Teas

Organic teas have been around for decades. It is what the common man drinks. It is their boost of energy. There are also tons of benefits in drinking organic teas and here are some of them listed down:

Organic Teas

  • There are no synthetic pesticide or herbicide residue on the leaves.
  • It also acts as a great antioxidant
  • It helps maintain the good bacteria in your gut and digestive system.
  • There has been research that organic tea also helps us stay in good form and protects us from diseases like Alzheimer’s.
  • It also has been proved that it helps stimulate better blood flow and keeps your cholesterol levels under check. 

With this chilly season, it is important that we stay warm and consume warm liquids as much as possible. We have curated a list of organic teas you can make at home just with a few of your kitchen supplies!

1. Ginger Honey tea

Ginger Honey tea

If you have a cold, cough, or fever, drink this tea. The ginger's heat helps to kill germs, while the honey soothes your sore throat. This one is a multitasker because it also treats stomach problems. Ginger and cinnamon are particularly effective at reducing the symptoms of indigestion.

Here is how to make a warm cup of organic ginger tea:

  • You will need 1 teaspoon grated ginger root, 1 teaspoon honey, 2 cloves, 1-inch piece, cinnamon bark, and a 3-inch strip of orange peel.
  • Bring a cup of water to a boil in a separate pot.
  • After that, put all of the ingredients to the boiling water.
  • Reduce the heat to low and steep for about fifteen minutes. 
  • Your ginger tea is ready.

2. Lemon and Pepper Tea

Lemon and Pepper Tea

This particular is an excellent drink for boosting immunity. It is also said to be beneficial for detoxifying the body and alleviating achy joint symptoms in arthritis sufferers. However, if you are allergic to citrusy fruits in winters, avoid its consumption and try ginger honey tea instead.

  • To make this tea, you will need 1 lemon juice, a half teaspoon of turmeric powder, a quarter teaspoon of pepper and 1 1/2 tablespoons honey.
  • Fill the cup halfway with hot water and add the pepper and turmeric.
  • Once you're done, add the lemon juice and honey.
  • Drink this hot as then only you would be able to reap its benefits.

3. Tulsi tea

Also known as holy basil, tulsi is a wonderful herb with mentions in Ayurveda. It not only boosts your immunity and fights infections, but it also aids in the healing of a variety of skin conditions. It also helps with diabetics, assisting in blood sugar homeostasis.

  • For this, you will need 1 tsp honey, 2 tsp lemon juice, 1/4 cup basil.
  • In a saucepan, combine the basil leaves with one and a quarter cups of water.
  • Bring the water to a boil and after that, reduce the heat to low for 15 minutes.
  • Strain into a cup and whisk in the honey and lemon juice.

These are the 3 types of organic teas you can easily make at your home. Organic teas are definitely proven to be better than those that are chemically sourced. Introducing natural flavors to your body is essential, as many of them come with healing properties and tons of antioxidants that will only do your body and health good.

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