There is nothing better
than the sweet smell of fresh spring flowers. There are so many ways to enjoy these beautiful blooms, from admiring their bright colors that line the sidewalks to placing cut flowers in your house to enjoy.
One unique way to enjoy
flowers is by adding floral teas to your morning routine. Floral teas not only taste amazing but they can have medicinal benefits as well.
10 popular Floral Teas and Their Benefits
Calendula Daisies – skin-healing, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties
Lavender – support of tired muscles, treatment of insomnia, maintenance of cardiovascular health, treatment of indigestion, acne and headaches
Chamomile – reduce menstrual pain, lower blood sugar, slow osteoporosis, reduce inflammation, and help with sleep and relaxation.
Chrysanthemum – treat respiratory problems, high blood pressure and can reduce inflammation.
Hibiscus – keeps your immune system healthy, help your digestion, tame inflammation and improve liver health.
Mint – reduce stress, combat insomnia, aid in weight loss, improve digestion and prevent bad breath
Jasmine – reduce the risk of heart attack, build a stronger immune system, prevent cancer, improve digestion and lower cholesterol levels.
Lotus – treats stomach, spleen or liver problems.
Rose Petal – treats menstrual cramps or constipation, boost the immune system and has skin and hair benefits.
Free Guide and Printables to Create Your Own Tea Bags and Tags
To help you customize your floral tea to your liking, FTD has a tutorial on how to make a tea bag. This DIY includes steps for making a tea bag from coffee filters and includes cute printable tags to make your tea-drinking experience that much more enjoyable.
Check out their tutorial and then try it for yourself!