The 6 Best Teas For Nausea:
1) Chamomile Tea (Chamomilla officinalis L.)
2) Ginger Tea (Zingiber officinale Roscoe)
3) Lemon Verbena Tea (Verbena officinalis L.)
4) Passion Flower/Ginger Root Tea (Passiflora incarnata L.
var. piperita L.)
5) Rosemary Leaf Tea (Rosmarinus officinalis L.
6) Black Tea (Camellia sinensis L.
Chamomile tea is used to treat various symptoms of nausea such as vomiting, bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain and other ailments related with nausea. Chamomile contains several compounds called flavonoids which have been shown to reduce inflammation and relieve pain associated with nausea. It has also been found to decrease blood sugar levels and increase insulin sensitivity in humans. Chamomile’s anti-inflammatory properties may explain its ability to alleviate nausea.
Ginger tea is used to prevent or treat nausea, vomiting and other symptoms related with nausea such as stomach pain, diarrhea, loss of appetite, headache and dizziness. It can be prepared using either fresh ginger root or dried powdered ginger. The tea is ingested by adding one teaspoon of the dried herb or 2 teaspoons of fresh root into a cup of hot water.
It can also be prepared using apple cider vinegar instead of water. Apple cider vinegar is known to prevent nausea, vomiting and alleviate diarrhea.
Lemon Verbena tea can be prepared by infusing 1 teaspoon of dried herb in a cup of hot water. It is then strained and ingested. The herb has been used to eliminate feelings of dizziness, anxiety, nausea, cramps, headache and flatulence.
It is also used as an expectorant for the treatment of respiratory illnesses such as colds and flu. Lemon Verbena contains high levels of a toxic compound called actinidine. It is important not to over consume this tea as high dosages can cause serious health complications such as vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain.
Passion flower tea can be prepared using 1 teaspoon of dried herb for each cup of hot water. It is ingested after adding the dried herbs to a cup of hot water. It is used to treat symptoms of nausea such as headaches, muscle pains, sleeping problems and other ailments.
Passion flower has a calming effect, it is used to alleviate anxiety and promote sleep.
Rosemary tea can be prepared by adding 2 teaspoons of dried rosemary leaves into a cup of hot water. It is ingested after bringing the water to a boil then removing it from heat. After 10 minutes, the tea has to be strained and then served.
Rosemary is used as a spice in cooking and has several therapeutic uses. Topically it is applied to the skin it can relieve pain such as muscle aches and joint pains. Internally, it is ingested or inhaled to promote circulation, relieve congestion and treat respiratory problems such as asthma.
Finally, black tea is prepared by adding a spoonful of black tea leaves into boiling water. It is preferred to allow the tea to steep for about 4 minutes. Black tea is used to reduce stress, prevent heart disease, prevent cancer and many other health benefits.
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