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Tulsi Holy Basil: Health Benefits of this Ancient Tea

Posted by Stephany Morgan

Tulsi holy basil is an ancient herbal tea with a ton of goodness! Learn about holy basil's benefits, from lungs and the immune system to stress and diabetes, plus whether it's safe during pregnancy. Plus, discover what an adaptogen is, and why tulsi holy basil's adaptogenic properties make it special.

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Tulsi holy basil is an ancient herbal tea with a ton of goodness! Learn about holy basil's benefits, from lungs and the immune system to stress and diabetes, plus whether it's safe during pregnancy. Plus, discover what an adaptogen is, and why tulsi holy basil's adaptogenic properties make it special.

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Immune Tea: How Tea & Herbal Tea Can Support Your Immune System

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

We investigate *how* the immune system can be supported with tea and tisanes. How tea can be immune stimulants, modulators and tonics, or adaptogenic. What are the best teas for immune system health? Read for immunity tea benefits. Many teas claim to help, but what does the research actually say?
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We investigate *how* the immune system can be supported with tea and tisanes. How tea can be immune stimulants, modulators and tonics, or adaptogenic. What are the best teas for immune system health? Read for immunity tea benefits. Many teas claim to help, but what does the research actually say?
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Teas for Migraines: Can Tea Help with Headaches?

Posted by Stephany Morgan

Finally, an article putting published research about tea + migraines into one place! Learn what specific teas are good for migraines, plus the difference between migraines vs headaches and if tea is a natural remedy for headaches. Can tea help migraines? What is oxidative stress and can antioxidants help?
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Finally, an article putting published research about tea + migraines into one place! Learn what specific teas are good for migraines, plus the difference between migraines vs headaches and if tea is a natural remedy for headaches. Can tea help migraines? What is oxidative stress and can antioxidants help?
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Yerba mate is a tasty herbal tea from South America, with a long history and many health benefits. Learn what yerba mate is, mate's caffeine levels, how to hot and cold brew yerba mate, our own mate recipes, and mythbust why mate has been unfairly accused of causing cancer and is instead an amazing superfood.
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Yerba mate is a tasty herbal tea from South America, with a long history and many health benefits. Learn what yerba mate is, mate's caffeine levels, how to hot and cold brew yerba mate, our own mate recipes, and mythbust why mate has been unfairly accused of causing cancer and is instead an amazing superfood.
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Best Homemade London Fog Tea Latte for Vegan, Keto + Paleo Diets

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Fantastic recipe for an easy aromatic London Fog: a delicious blend of vanilla, lavender, chamomile & Earl Grey rooibos. Plus how to adjust for vegan, paleo or keto diets. Get tips for cutting down on the sugar in your London Fog, and which tea you should use to make it 100% decaf / caffeine-free.
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Fantastic recipe for an easy aromatic London Fog: a delicious blend of vanilla, lavender, chamomile & Earl Grey rooibos. Plus how to adjust for vegan, paleo or keto diets. Get tips for cutting down on the sugar in your London Fog, and which tea you should use to make it 100% decaf / caffeine-free.
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