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5 Detoxifying Teas from Around the World

Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, herbal teas are a great way to detox for spring. Here are our five favorite natural, detoxifying teas from around the world. See which one of these herbal brews suits you the most!



Japan: Macha Tea

A popular beverage in Japan, Matcha tea is now becoming widely recognized for its ability to aid detox plans and regimes. In terms of its nutritional value and antioxidant content, drinking one cup of Matcha tea is said to equal drinking 10 cups of green tea. It also contains six times as many antioxidants as goji berries and 60 times as many as spinach! Other key benefits of Matcha tea include its ability to prevent certain types of cancer (due to its high levels of anti-oxidants) and heart disease (as it lowers LDL cholesterol). It also helps in burning fat and is an effective reliever of both physiological and psychological stress.



Turkey: Linden Tea

Known as Ihlamur çayı in Turkey, Linden tea is a well-known remedy passed on from one generation to the next to combat a host of problems. The tea helps to combat headaches, flus, coughs and colds and is also extremely beneficial for those suffering from high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, palpitations and heart diseases. Not only does it sedate nerves, thereby relieving tension and anxiety whilst promoting relaxation, but also induces urination to clear harmful toxins from the body.



Russia: Caravan Tea

Russian Caravan tea received its name from the 18th century, when camel caravans transported it from tea producing China to Russia via the Silk Road. Taking up to half a year on a six thousand-mile journey, the imperial elixir was said to be well worth its expensive and difficult journey. As a blend of oolong, keemun, and lapsang souchong teas, all produced from Camellia sinensis the Chinese tea plant, Russian caravan tea aids in weight loss, reduces cholesterol and high blood pressure thus promoting a healthy heart. It also prevents tooth decay, gives you stronger bones and healthy looking skin by protecting it from ageing, wrinkling and other skin problems.

Yerba MateBrazil: Yerba Mate

First cultivated by the Guaraní people and some Tupí communities in southern Brazil prior to the European colonization, Yerba Mate is also consumed in central and southern South America, particularly Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay and Southern Chile. Yerba Mate is rich in antioxidants, and has 90% more antioxidants than green tea. The tea also has significant immune boosting properties. It can slow down the signs of ageing, detoxify the blood and prevent many types of cancer. It also touted for its ability to enhance mental energy, clarity and focus, as well as physical endurance. It also affects your metabolism, making your body use carbohydrates more efficiently and burn more calories your body has stored in fat cells as fuel.


Morocco: Mint Tea

Moroccan Mint Tea is more than just a delicious beverage; it has a number of health benefits. As a powerful antioxidant, mint tea protects the body against the formation of cancerous cells and inhibits the growth of many different types of bacteria and fungus. Particularly in the case of springtime, it can help with nasal allergies and relieve the symptoms of colds and flu. It is also beneficial for the skin, as it combats skin disorders such as acne and can help to treat minor burns, itching and skin irritations. It is also filled with many vitamins and minerals including carotene, a pigment part of the Vitamin B complex family, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium and manganese.