Diet & Nutrition Products from Mexico
The origins of herbal teas have been traced as far back as ancient Egypt and China. Documents have been found detailing the long history and uses of herbal teas, which have been imbibed and enjoyed among the ancient Chinese and Egyptians for ages.
An herbal tea is a plant or herbal infusion that comes from the leaves of a tea bush and is typically made by combining boiling water with either fresh or dried flowers, herbs, fruits, leaves, seeds and roots. Afterwards the flowers and boiling water is left to steep for a few minutes, and then sweetened as desired before being served. Many companies produce the popular herbal tea bags for such infusions, since they are very simple to prepare and are quite tasty.
Green Side and Malabar are two popular brands that produce many herbal infusions that are healthy and have a great flavor. Listed below are some of herbal tea products you can find and their many benefits.
Horsetail – This herbal tea aids in treating bladder infections and weakness, which means that adults who experience nocturnal incontinence will benefit from the properties of this tea. Since the herb relieves the persistent urge to urinate. It can also be used to strengthen bones, fingernails and hair.
Green Tea – Is one of the most popular teas on the market, widely known for its many beneficial properties such as the treatment and prevention of cancer, weight loss due to its raising of the metabolism which helps burn calories faster, it reduces the risk of heart attacks and cardiovascular diseases, and is also used to treat arthritis, as well as preventing tooth decay and aiding with digestion.
Hibiscus Tea – This is one of the tastiest herbal teas on the market that can be enjoyed either hot or cold. It has many beneficial properties, for starters the Hibiscus flower from which the herbal tea is made is known as a natural diuretic, which aids the body to expel toxins and is used to lower blood pressure. It is also beneficial for lowering cholesterol and for people who suffer from type 2 diabetes. Hibiscus is also helpful in combating heart diseases and treating liver problems. The tea is packed with vitamin C which makes it very helpful for fighting the symptoms of the common cold and flu, since it is known to strengthen the immune system. This makes the tea useful for preventing and fighting infections, as well as preventing constipation and keeping the body’s bladder function and digestive system healthy.
Anise Tea – This tea is known for its sweet and strong fragrance, and is known for being a great decongestant since it helps to loosen phlegm in the throat and lungs. Anise tea can also be used to treat respiratory problems such as colds, bronchitis, sinusitis and pneumonia. It can also help to treat colic, upset stomach as well as reduce flatulence and even gets rid of hiccups.
These herbs are also available as dietary pills by Malabar, Green Side and Mexico Natural. Other diet capsules you can find are Nopal (Cactus), Aloe Vera, Valerian and Boldo.
Always remember to consult your physician before taking herbal teas or pills.