Loose Herbal Teas for Beautiful Skin

  Loose Herbal Teas for Beautiful Skin

Here are some herbal teas known to be good for skin, hair nails and beauty. Explore with single herbal teas and be inspired by making herbal tea blends. The purpose of beauty herbal teas is to promote the function of the skin as a detoxifying organ and nourish the hair, and nails. These herbs are great for skin conditions.

Make Herbal loose tea your daily ritual.

 

Burdock Root

(Arctium lappa)
Burdock Root Benefits

Detox

Burdock Root Tea is incredibly cleansing and detoxifying. It supports the lymphatic system - stimulating lymphatic drainage and detoxification. It is also powerfully diuretic, by increasing the rate of urination, Burdock can help to remove waste from the blood and body.

Digestive Health

Burdock Root contains inulin, a soluble and prebiotic fibre that helps improve digestion. Acting as food for healthy gut bacteria, inulin helps regulate inflammation and remove toxins from the body.

Skin and Beauty

 As a natural detoxifier, Burdock Root can help to clear the body of harmful toxins that can damage the skin.

To make Burdock Root Tea use 1-2 teaspoons per cup of boiling water and steep for 3-10 minutes.

Tea benefits... Detox, Digestive, Skin and Beauty
 

Jasmine

Jasmine

Peace and Wellbeing

This herbal tea has the power to calm and arouse making it great anytime of the day.

Skin and Beauty

Jasmine flowers have an age old tradition of being associated with beauty. Their fragrance intoxicates and enhances the senses.

Traditionalists might like to mix Jasmin Flowers with Sencha Green Tea or you could mix it with other blends to add aroma and taste. A highly enjoyable cup of tea.

Tea benefits... Peace and Wellbeing, Skin and Beauty, Tastes Good
 

Red Clover

(Trifolium pretense)
Red Clover Benefits

Menopause

Red Clover has been found to contain estrogen mimicking flavonoids, known as phytoestrogens these substances can contribute to maintaining normal estrogen levels during the menopause. This is especially helpful in reducing hot flashes and night sweats – two of the most common symptoms experienced by women in this change of life.

Skin and Beauty

Red Clover can retard the process of skin aging due to its estrogen-like effects, helping to maintain youthful and vibrant skin.

1-2 teaspoons of loose herb in one cup of hot water, steep for 10 - 15 minutes.

 

Tea benefits... Menopause, Skin and Beauty
 

Rosehip

(Rosa canina)
Rosehip

Get Well

Aside from the huge amount of immune boosting vitamin C, the carotenoids, flavonoids, and polyphenols found in Rose Hips are very powerful antioxidants which keep the body healthy and the immune system strong.

Skin and Beauty

The astringent quality of Rose Hips can maintain skin elasticity, thus preventing wrinkles and keeping the skin looking young and vibrant.

1 - 4 grams per serving, steep for 5 - 10 minutes.

 

Tea benefits... Get Well, Skin and Beauty
 

Schizandra

(Schisandra chinensis)
Schisandra Benefits

De-Stress

It has been found that Schizandra reduces cortisol levels in the body (the stress hormone) and is effective in controlling changes in serotonin and adrenaline caused by stress. This adaptogenic berry also fights the adrenal fatigue that is linked to stress. 

Long Life

Often used in Traditional Chinese Medicine longevity formulas, the Schizandra Berry has long been known to maintain vitality and support healthy cellular function.

Skin and Beauty

The Schizandra berry was cherished by Chinese royalty for its beauty and anti-aging qualities. Packed with antioxidants, including key vitamins C and E, Schisandra’s strong astringent qualities enable the skin to hold in moisture for more fullness.

1-2 tsp of berries or powder in 1 cup boiling water, steep for 15 mins, drink with honey or agave. Good as part of a tea blend.

Tea benefits... De-Stress, Long Life, Skin and Beauty

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