Summer wouldn't be the same without iced tea.
Green, black or fruity, a tall glass with sugar and a twist of lemon caps off a hot day in style. But there are also teas that can do more than deliver a few antioxidants and help you cool off. Herbal teas blended with ingredients like turmeric, ginger, licorice root, linden leaf, lemongrass, and verbena support your entire well being beyond body temperature.
Plagued by headaches, insomnia or anxiety, tea might help. From Physical GraffiTea in New York, also on Treatmo, we've selected three herbal blends that are flavorful enough without any added sugar and serve health benefits too. Plus they're refreshing beyond what you might anticipate from an herbal tea.
Green Herbs Tea
This amazing blend contains classic herbs that have been used for centuries to create balance. The tea combines holy basil, nettle, lemongrass, verveine, and rosemary leaf. Holy Basil is revered in Ayurvedic medicine and is considered an adaptogen which optimizes body function in times of stress to reduce deal with emotional stress.
The flavor of the iced tea is mild, delicious and slightly floral. It's a crowd pleaser for sure. The all purpose blend soothes, aids digestion, and helps with clarity.
Turmeric Ginger Tea
Hot or cold day, tea always brings a sense of calm. This turmeric ginger tea is an amazing blend that also includes lemongrass, licorice root, and orange and lemon peel. Turmeric has curcumin which is anti-inflammatory and calms down the body promoting long term health, especially if you drink it every day. Ginger aids digestion and licorice root soothes the mouth and throat. Orange and lemon provide citrusy flavor to make this tea stand out with vibrant flavor, no sugar needed, and instant restoration. It's a favorite of the Treatmo team!
Linden Leaf and Flowers Tea
When you want to sip away tension that’s been building up over a long time, then Linden Leaf and Flowers iced tea is a good bet. The linden tree is related to the lime tree which gives it a subtle citrusy flavor. Good for relieving tension, headaches and relaxing blood vessels, this iced tea will give you an even flow and help deal with the days ahead.
Order all three blends for your iced tea concoctions on Treatmo from Physical GraffiTea an amazing tea shop in NYC’s East Village. Search on their store by the tea name and order away with a 2 ounce minimum. Shipment across the U.S. arrives within 3 to 8 business days.