Summary: The amount of tea required for health benefits varies greatly among studies. Drinking a minimum of three to five cups of green tea per day seems to work well, but the optimal amount may vary from one person to the next.
Just so, what are the best herbal teas?
10 Healthy Herbal Teas You Should Try
- Chamomile Tea. Chamomile tea is most commonly known for its calming effects and is frequently used as a sleep aid.
- Peppermint Tea. Peppermint tea is one of the most commonly used herbal teas in the world (7).
- Ginger Tea.
- Hibiscus Tea.
- Echinacea Tea.
- Rooibos Tea.
- Sage Tea.
- Lemon Balm Tea.
Is herbal tea safe?
Although no U.S. regulation specifically addresses herbal tea, most herbs the FDA considers safe for food use are presumed safe for tea as well. This may or may not be the case. Teas made from herbs like peppermint and thyme may be safe to drink occasionally in small amounts while you're pregnant or nursing.
Are herbal teas good for you?
Health Benefits of Tea: Herbal Teas. Made from herbs, fruits, seeds, or roots steeped in hot water, herbal teas have lower concentrations of antioxidants than green, white, black, and oolong teas. Echinacea: Often touted as a way to fight the common cold, the research on echinacea has been inconclusive.