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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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Adaptogens Part 2: What Foods and Teas Contain Adaptogens?

Posted by Stephany Morgan

Adaptogens are a class of herbs with unique stress-relieving properties, but what do they actually do and how can you benefit from them? Find out how adaptogens work, which herbs are adaptogens, and which ones are right for you - including the best adaptogens for energy, sleep, and more.
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Adaptogens are a class of herbs with unique stress-relieving properties, but what do they actually do and how can you benefit from them? Find out how adaptogens work, which herbs are adaptogens, and which ones are right for you - including the best adaptogens for energy, sleep, and more.
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Moringa: The Energizing, Caffeine-Free Matcha Alternative

Posted by Stephany Morgan

The moringa plant is known as the "miracle tree" for a reason! Learn what moringa is, whether moringa or matcha is better for you, the health benefits of moringa, and whether it's safe to consume moringa when pregnant. Plus, our recommendations and ideas for some delicious moringa powder recipes.

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The moringa plant is known as the "miracle tree" for a reason! Learn what moringa is, whether moringa or matcha is better for you, the health benefits of moringa, and whether it's safe to consume moringa when pregnant. Plus, our recommendations and ideas for some delicious moringa powder recipes.

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Best Teas for Your New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Stephany Morgan

What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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