Herbal tea is prepared from the decoction or infusion of herbs and spices in water. The best thing about herbal tea is that it is free from caffeine or any habit-forming substance. Along with its relaxing aroma, it naturally heals our body.

Herbal tea is a decoction or infusion of herbs and spices in water. Along with its relaxing aroma, it naturally heals our body ailments.

Drinking herbal tea is mostly in trend among people who are conscious about their diet and lifestyle. If you are also very diet conscious and love sipping your herbal tea, try these herbal teas according to your Ayurvedic body type.

Ayurveda emphasizes consuming diet according to your body type. Ayurvedic body type (Prakriti) is a unique concept which entitles each one of us as a unique entity. As per Ayurveda, food and lifestyle affect each one of us differently based on our body types.

A wide range of herbal teas is used to encounter many ailments like constipation, indigestion, irregular periods, cough, and cold. Here, I am giving you a unique formula of herbal blends that will individually balance you according to your body type. Let us find which herbal tea is best for you according to your body type.

Vata Tea

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • 4 to 5 tulsi leaves, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon carom seeds
  • 1 cup water

How to prepare it?

  • Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan.
  • Boil them for five minutes over a medium flame.
  • Strain the herbal tea and pour it in a cup.
  • Serve it hot.

Vata people mostly suffer from bloating, constipation, and gas. Vata tea has warming effects, which is beneficial to balance the Vata dosha (bioenergy). This herbal tea is more useful for a Vata dominant person or suffering from any Vata imbalance.

Benefits of Vata Tea:

  • Improves digestion.
  • Heals cough and cold.
  • Helps to cure constipation.
Herbal tea is a decoction or infusion of herbs and spices in water. Along with its relaxing aroma, it naturally heals our body ailments.

Pitta Tea

Ingredients:

  • 1 cardamom
  • 4 to 5 rose petals, fresh
  • ½ teaspoon licorice root powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • ½ teaspoon chamomile flower, dry

How to prepare it?:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a sacuepan.
  • Boil it for five minutes over a medium flame.
  • Strain the herbal tea and pour it in a cup.
  • Serve it hot.

Pitta people mostly suffer from acidity, burning sensation in the body, headache, etc. Pitta tea has cooling effects, which is beneficial to balance the Pitta dosha (bioenergy). This herbal tea is more beneficial for a Pitta dominant person or the one suffering from any Pitta imbalance.

Benefits of Pitta tea:

  • Provides cooling effects.
  • Improves skin complexion.
  • Reduces stress and improves sleep.

Avoid in the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy
  • Low blood pressure

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Kapha Tea

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon ginger, freshly grated
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder, organic
  • ½ star anise
  • A small piece of lemongrass leaf
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper, grounded

How to prepare it?

  • Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan.
  • Boil it for five minutes over a medium flame.
  • Strain the herbal tea and pour it in a cup.
  • Serve it hot.

Kapha people mostly suffer from heaviness in the body, weak digestion, laziness, and others. Kapha tea brings lightness in the body and is beneficial to balance the Kapha dosha (bioenergy). This herbal tea is more advantageous for Kapha dominant person or suffering from any Kapha imbalance.

Benefits of Kapha tea:

Benefits –

  • Improves digestion.
  • Help lose extra fat.
  • Brings lightness in the body.

Try these herbal blends as per your Ayurvedic body type and feel the difference! Let us know about your experience in the comment section below.