Feeling Stressed? These 4 Types Of Teas May Help You to Calm Down

These different varieties of green and herbal teas may help you to relax the nervous system and uplift your mood.

Somdatta Saha  |  Updated: July 16, 2020 19:18 IST

Feeling Stressed? These 4 Types Of Teas May Help You to Calm Down

In this fast-paced, technology-driven world, stress has become a fairly common phenomenon. As per health experts, it is a major concern gripping the globe today, taking severe toll on people's overall health and mental well-being. While meditation and yoga are being recommended by experts around the world, some small and basic additions to your lifestyle may also help beat the stress and calm you down; one common example being sipping a soothing cup of tea.

It is said that a hot cup of green tea or herbal tea not only calms you down, but also relaxes your nerves that may further lead to a peaceful sleep at night. According to experts, these teas are enriched with certain properties like L-theanine and essential oils, which are known to play an important role in relieving our daily stress.

Hence, we bring you a few herbal and green tea options that may help to boost your mood on a particularly gloomy day:

Chamomile Tea

Also referred to as babune ka phal, these delicate daisy-like flowers contain chamazulene, an aromatic chemical compound, which is touted to be rich in anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antispasmodic properties. Hence, chamomile tea has become a popular beverage across the world for relaxing the nervous system. In the pool of chamomile tea brands available in the market, here's our pick for you:


An exotic mix of green tea leaves, Indian spices, nuts and saffron, kahwa is a delight to start the day with. It is also known to be packed with antioxidants that help to counteract against the negative effects of stress, making you feel relaxed for the whole day. We bring you this packet of ready-made kahwa masala that can make your job a bit easier:

Rose Tea

There's no doubt that the soothing smell of roses can help us relax anytime of the day. They are known to have relaxation and stress reduction effects on our body. Likewise, a cup of rose tea may also have the same calming effect on our overall health. This may further help to induce better sleep at night. If you too want to give it a try, here's an option for you:

Peppermint Tea

Another popular choice, peppermint tea is rich menthol- an herb that is known to be a muscle relaxant and is antispasmodic in nature. A cup of peppermint tea is often recommended post dinner to calm your mind before hitting the bed. We have picked this option for you to try:

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About Somdatta SahaExplorer- this is what Somdatta likes to call herself. Be it in terms of food, people or places, all she craves for is to know the unknown. A simple aglio olio pasta or daal-chawal and a good movie can make her day.

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