Some days, with all the hustle and bustle, it can be difficult to relax and turn the mind off. A relaxing tea blend can often be just the thing you need.
Life gets busy and it’s so easy to get caught up in all that is going on that we don’t take enough time to relax. I know some of you are laughing but I have learned that it is just important to take a few minutes each day to relax as it is to get your ‘to do’ list done.
Resting and relaxing is good for your body (especially those tired adrenals!) and your mind. In our society many people ‘relax’ by scrolling through Facebook or playing a game on their phone before bed.
Friends, let me tell you, that is not relaxing. NOT AT ALL!
It’s an easy habit to form and I am so guilty of it. However, this year, I am intentionally trying to turn the computer and phone off early. I need to get back to really relaxing before bed. Part of that ritual for me is a hot cup of tea before bed.
Tea is not always my favorite thing but I’m a big fan of herbal teas that not help promote health. There are so many benefits from the herbs that it is worth having a cup each night.
This blend was one my favorites when I was having a really rough time with anxiety from my tapped out adrenals. This cup of relaxing tea blend provides minerals as well as the herbs have relaxing properties to settle my mind and body.
- 2 tsp. chamomile
- 1 tsp. hibiscus
- 1 tsp. lemon balm
- 8 ounces of boiling water
- Mix the herbs together and pour boil water over them.
- Let sip for 5 minutes
- Add a dash of raw honey and enjoy
This is an easy, light blend. I like to make this in bulk so it’s easy to grab a scoop out of a jar instead of pulling out all the herb jars each night. It store well with a lid on it.
Did you know that January is tea month? It is! So, to honor that I will be posting a tea post every week. If you check out my Facebook page, I’ll be sharing other blogger’s tea posts as well for the month. I hope that the different blends and posts will help inspire you to find some favorite tea blends for yourself.
Everything you put into your body counts, adding herbal tea is a great way to get real food vitamins and minerals into your routine.
What are some of your favorite tea blends for relaxing?
This post is shared at Recipes to Nourish for Savoring Saturdays.