Types of Herbal Detox Teas and Their Health Benefits
By Tad Kumagai
An herbal detox tea is meant to help rid the body of toxins that have built up over the years. Even someone who is in good health, eats healthy food, and has normal bowel movements every day on a regular schedule, can have a substance build up in their colon and intestines. Over time, this substance get harder and harder, and eventually becomes nearly impossible to get it out of the body’s digestive system. There are different types of detox teas out there and each one differs based on the health benefits of the main ingredient in the tea.
Perhaps the most famous of the many types of herbal detox teas is green tea. Green tea is famous for having many health benefits, more so than any other type of tea. A lot claims have been made of the tea that are merely folk tales about what people believe it can do. However many scientific studies have been conducted and there are a number of health benefit claims of green tea that research and data backing them up. As far as colon cleansing goes, this type of tea is great at removing the substance that builds up in the digestive system.
Another one of the many types of herbal detox teas is called chamomile tea. This kind of tea has a somewhat soothing effect and can help the person who drinks it to be all relaxed and calm. This is especially useful for those people that are under a lot of stress or may be struggling with depression or anxiety. Chamomile tea is also good for relieving bloating, as well as help with indigestion. Ginger tea is another herbal detox tea is good for dealing with an upset stomach, and can help with nausea, digestion, and inflammation. It also helps the body to get rid of pollutants and allergens.
Of all the types of herbal detox teas, peppermint is perhaps the best tasting tea. This kind is known for having menthone in it, a potent ingredient which has many therapeutic properties. There are 40 other ingredients contained within, all of which have some benefit or another. Peppermint tea is useful for helping those with irritable bowel syndrome, bloating, indigestion, nausea, and removing toxins from the body. The final herbal detox tea on this list is called Hawthorn berry tea. This type of tea has a cardiac, sedative, diuretic, and antispasmodic effect. It is also used to help with irritable bowel syndrome as well. No matter what type of detox tea you choose, you will be much healthier.
Many people are not aware there is a healthier Japanese herbal tea than Green teas, called Tenchicha. The tea contains 12 herbs with no caffeine. Mr. Kumagai is the president of Eco Vita, which provides information on health benefits of herbal products including tenchicha. For more detail, please visit Tenchicha.com.