Infographic shows the health benefits of teas and tisanes

mug of herbal tea
CC BY 2.0 Taema Dreiden

A mug of herbal tea a day may keep the doctor away!

January is the perfect month for sipping hot, steaming mugs of herbal tea. Not only does tea soothe the soul, warm the hands, and offer a much-needed detox after the indulgences of the holiday season, but it is also really good for you.

The following infographic illustrates the health benefits of various teas and tisanes. Created by Express Vending, the infographic shows only those teas whose active herbal ingredients are supported by scientific studies (via WebMD), rather than anecdotal evidence or herbalists’ recommendations. (More information on their methodology is available here.)

Remember that an herbal tea is not a replacement for medical care, and that the teas shown here are made from plants that are ranked as ‘possibly effective’ or higher.

© Express Vending (used with permission)

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