Don’t underestimate the power that comes in small packages, and in this case, I’m talking about tea. There is a wide variety of teas to try out there, and each blend can offer various benefits. There are a few practices with tea that should be taken into consideration though, such as steeping time and water temperature. Factors such as these will affect potency as well as flavor.
So what types of teas can boost your mood towards positivity? That will really depend on personal preference, although some herbs are known to have mood enhancing properties. You should just find a flavor or a scent that you enjoy the most, and experiment a little. In the end, the drink you choose should be something you really like.
I love sweet drinks, and having a sweet tea is no exception. I also keep track of how much sugar I use. Enter liquorice root and the stevia plant. These are natural additions to tea that add sweetness to get that low sugar tea drink. The licorice root has a mild flavor as does the stevia plant. Both can be used in their natural forms as additions to your favorite teas
You can do teas in two ways. One way is in the bag and the other is in a tea steeper. The bag is the most convenient method, but does not allow for alteration. If you want to experiment with a mix of flavors then the tea steeper is the way to go. I like to use a simple metal tea steeper that acts as a bag. This provides the ability to control the strength of the tea as well as the complexity of the flavor that I want.
Do you ever use tea as a way to lift your mood or wind down after a hard day?
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