Top 8 Natural Herbal Teas For Anxiety and Stress

Have anxiety and stress? When you experience anxiety and stress, drinking some herbal tea will relieve you. In this article, we mentioned how to prepare these teas, why you should drink these teas, and some little information about them.

What are some psychological benefits of herbal teas?

It can be good for mood because it contains less caffeine than other beverages, so one might assume that it does not contain caffeine, which could lead to an uplifting effect. But the truth is that all types of tea have some level of caffeine, either naturally or as an added ingredient.

Why Should you Drink Herbal Teas for Stress and Anxiety?

  • Herbal teas are far more harmless than cigarettes. In addition, cigarette and other substance dependencies do not reduce your anxiety and stress in the long run.
  • Herbal teas prevents you from substance abuse.
  • Let’s you relax and relax.

However, if you are taking medication for anxiety and stress, we recommend that you consult your doctor before trying the herbal teas below.

Below is a list of 8 natural herbal teas. These herbal teas are the most widely used herbal teas by various countries all over the world. The most important features are good for Anxiety and Stress problems.

Natural Teas For Anxiety and Stress

IIn this regard, we will list natural tea recommendations for depression, stress, and anxiety. 

Warning: Do not consume herbal teas too much. Consuming some herbal teas too much can cause liver problems and vascular occlusion.

Chamomile Tea

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Chamomile has been used in many cultures for centuries for anxiety as well as muscle spasms.

You can find chamomile tea as a packaged bag of tea in various brands.

How to prepare

If you want to prepare yourself, you can wait for 10 minutes to infuse 2 tablespoons of dried daisy into pre-boiled water. After drinking the chamomile tea, your nerves will be calm and you will feel relaxed. 

Valerian Root Tea

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Natural Teas For Anxiety and Stress

This is one of the most calming teas. Valerian Root Tea, which promotes sleep and reduces stress and anxiety, has been used for centuries especially in the east.

It increases the amount of gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) in the brain by creating a similar effect with some prescription anti-anxiety drugs such as alprazolam and diazepam.

How to prepare

To prepare valerian tea, take 1-2 teaspoons of dry valerian root into a pot of boiling water and brew for 10 minutes. You can find the capsules and oil of the plant outside of tea. Valerian root tea begins to show its effect after 1-2 hours and calms your nerves.

Passionflower Tea

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A good sedative is used as relieving stress and anxiety. Its effects are not as intense as valerian root tea but are ideal for relieving moderate stress.

How to prepare

In order to prepare the tea, put 2 teaspoons of dry passionflower and wait for 10-15 minutes brewing in the teapot with boiling water. You can drink 2-3 glasses a day.

Melissa Tea

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Melissa tea is used as an aid in the treatment of depression and anxiety it can be consumed 2-3 cups a day.

How to prepare

For 1 cup of tea, pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1 tablespoon of the tea blend. Cover and steep for 20 minutes. Strain and sweeten with honey, if desired. You could also infuse all 4 cups at once and sip them throughout the day. 

St. John’s Wort Tea

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Especially in Europe, St. John’s wort tea is being used to reduce stress. Nowadays, St. John’s wort is suggested by physicians who are specialized in the treatment of moderate depression in modern medicine.

Scientific studies prove that this tea is effective in the treatment of depression, but if you are taking medication, consult with your doctor.

Preparation of the tea

Put a glass of boiled water and add 1-2 teaspoons of dry yellow St. John’s wort and wait for 10 minutes.

Siberian Ginseng Tea

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Siberian ginseng is a plant. People also use the root of the plant to make medicine. This plant has been used in China for thousands of years, it’s effective in treatments for bone marrow suppression, angina pectoris, hyper cholesterol as well as anorexia and headache.


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It is one of the most important herbal tea with a calming effect.
Consuming 1-2 cups of tea per day provides a more comfortable sleep while calming your nerves.

Another important feature of island tea is that it is a rich source of antioxidants. With its antioxidant properties, it cleanses the body of harmful substances also provides effective protection against diseases.

How to Drink

Just drop a few leaves into the boiling water. A few lemon drops will make it taste better. It should be kept in boiling water for at least 10 minutes.

Last Updated on December 3, 2021 by William Lindberg

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