The Power of Tea

The Power of Tea

Tea is a wonderful thing! Many wrongs have been righted throughout history over a simple cuppa. It has amazing restorative and comforting powers and there are many kinds to choose from, each with their own healing powers for all kinds of illnesses. Here is a selection plus their health benefits to help you choose what to have on your next  break.

 Green Tea              file501270397351

  • High in antioxidants
  • Reduces bad cholesterol
  • Promotes healthy cell growth
  • has a calming effect

White Tea

  • Highest level of antioxidants
  • Low in caffeine
  • Lowers Cholesterol & blood pressure
  • Antibacterial


  • Aids weight management
  • Helps alleviate skin conditions


Black tea

  • Lowers the risk of heart disease & diabetes
  • Regulates Blood sugar
  •  Anti Inflammatory properties

Rooibos ( Red Bush )

  • Naturally caffeine free
  • Benefits irritated skin
  • Contains Cancer fighting properties



  • Decongestant
  • Anti inflammatory
  • Appetite suppressant

Yerba Mate

  • Helps open up respiratory passagesfile5411242135142
  • Lowers Lipids leading to lower cholesterol & blood pressure


  • Aids sleep problems
  • Calms stomach disorders
  • Antibacterial



  • Lowers Cholesterol
  • Fights Viruses
  • Increases antioxidants
  • Alleviates Arthritis symptoms


  • Refreshing
  • lowers Blood pressure
  • Naturally high in vitamins
  • Diuretic



So there you have it, the perfect excuse for a tea break with all the benefits in your cup. Enjoy.




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A therapist and tutor for over 23 years, Victoria specialises in Relaxation and Wellbeing, Clinical Acupuncture, Holistic and Shamanic therapies.

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