Learn About Wellness Teas

What are "Wellness" Teas?

Wellness teas are specialized blends crafted to support various aspects of health and well-being. These teas typically include a combination of herbs, spices, and traditional tea leaves that are selected for their therapeutic properties.

Common ingredients in wellness teas may include Chamomile for relaxation, Ginger for digestion, Peppermint for soothing the stomach, and Echinacea for immune support. Each blend is thoughtfully created to target specific health benefits, providing a natural and holistic approach to enhancing one's overall wellness.

In addition to their health benefits, wellness teas are often enjoyed for their comforting and soothing qualities. They provide a natural way to relax and unwind, making them a popular choice for people looking to incorporate more mindful and health-conscious habits into their daily routines. Whether you're looking to alleviate stress, boost your immune system, or improve digestion, there's likely a wellness tea blend that can help.

These teas not only offer physical benefits but also contribute to a sense of tranquility and well-being, making them a valuable addition to a healthy lifestyle.

Organic Anti-Inflammatory

Organic Anti-Inflammatory Tea is a blend designed to offer relief from inflammation while providing a pleasant drinking experience. This tea features a green tea base, which contributes medium to high caffeine content, making it suitable for an energizing yet soothing beverage.

The flavor profile of this tea is a harmonious blend of the earthy notes of green tea, the spicy warmth of ginger and cinnamon, and the slightly sweet and tangy hints of rose hips and holy basil. Together, these ingredients create a balanced and flavorful tea that not only helps combat inflammation but also offers a delightful taste experience.

Organic Sleeping TranquiliTea

Organic Sleeping TranquiliTea is a caffeine-free herbal blend designed to promote restful sleep and relaxation. The base of this soothing tea includes organic rooibos, which is naturally caffeine-free and packed with antioxidants that help reduce stress and anxiety.

This blend also features organic valerian root, known for its sleep-inducing properties and ability to calm the nervous system. Complementing these ingredients are organic peppermint, chamomile, and lavender, each contributing to the tea's light minty and floral flavor profile.

Organic Lung Health

Organic Lung Health Tea is a caffeine-free blend designed to support respiratory health and ease breathing. The base of this tea is herbal, utilizing a variety of ingredients such as ginger root and licorice root.

These components not only provide health benefits but also create a cozy, slightly spicy, and naturally sweet flavor profile. The blend also includes ingredients like ginkgo biloba, lemongrass, sage, oregano, and slippery elm, which contribute to its soothing and aromatic qualities, making it a delightful and healthful beverage

Organic Migraine Relief

Organic Migraine Relief Tea is a caffeine-free herbal blend formulated to help alleviate and prevent migraines. The base of this tea is composed of soothing herbs, including peppermint, ginger root, and lavender.

These ingredients create a refreshing and slightly spicy flavor profile, complemented by the floral notes of lavender and the mild bitterness of feverfew. This tea offers a calming and therapeutic experience, making it an excellent choice for those seeking natural relief from migraines

Organic Detox Tea

Organic Detox Tea is a caffeine-free herbal blend designed to support the body's natural detoxification processes. The base tea is composed of a mixture of organic herbs including holy basil, spearmint, rose hips, lemon verbena, and linden leaf and flower.

This blend offers a refreshing and invigorating flavor profile. The spearmint provides a minty freshness, while the lemon verbena adds a subtle citrus note. The rose hips contribute a slight tartness, balancing the overall taste to create a delightful and soothing tea experience

Organic Liver Cleanse

Organic Liver Cleanse Tea is a caffeine-free herbal blend crafted to support liver detoxification and overall wellness. The base of this tea includes potent ingredients like dandelion root, milk thistle, chicory root, and boldo, all known for their liver-cleansing properties.

The flavor profile is an earthy mix with hints of sweetness from licorice root and fennel, complemented by the mild bitterness of boldo and the robust, coffee-like taste of chicory root. This blend not only aids in liver health but also offers a soothing and refreshing tea experience

Organic Cholesterol Control

Organic Cholesterol Control Tea is a medium to high caffeine blend, featuring a base of pu-erh tea. This unique tea is sun-dried and lightly fermented, which helps produce lovastatin, a compound known to lower cholesterol.

The flavor profile of this tea is mildly earthy with refreshing peppermint notes. The blend also includes organic ginger root and fenugreek, both of which contribute to its cholesterol-lowering properties and add a subtle spiciness to the overall taste​

What Do Wellness Teas Taste Like?

Wellness teas can range from sweet and mild to strong and bitter, primarily influenced by their ingredients. Turmeric and ginger are significant contributors to the bold flavors often found in wellness teas. Turmeric, known for its potent anti-inflammatory properties, imparts a robust, earthy taste that can be slightly bitter. This distinctive flavor profile is a staple in many wellness blends aimed at reducing inflammation and promoting overall health​

Ginger, another common ingredient in wellness teas, adds a spicy and warming note to the tea. It is widely appreciated not only for its flavor but also for its benefits in aiding digestion and combating nausea. The combination of turmeric and ginger can create a powerful tea blend that is both invigorating and therapeutic. These ingredients work together to provide a balanced mix of flavors that can range from mildly sweet to intensely spicy, catering to a variety of taste preferences while delivering health benefits

Where Did the Term "Wellness Tea" Come From?

The history of wellness tea dates back to ancient civilizations where tea was often used for its medicinal properties. In traditional Chinese medicine, herbal teas were formulated to address specific health concerns, such as digestion, sleep, and immunity. Similarly, in Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine, herbal infusions were used to balance the body's doshas and promote overall well-being. The term "wellness teas" gained popularity in the modern era as a marketing term to describe teas and herbal blends specifically crafted to support health and wellness.

This trend was fueled by a growing interest in natural and holistic health solutions, leading tea companies to develop and promote blends that promise various health benefits, such as detoxification, relaxation, and energy boosting. Today, wellness teas are a staple in many households, appreciated for their potential health benefits and their role in promoting a balanced lifestyle.

How Much Caffeine Is In Herbal Tea?

The caffeine content in wellness teas can vary widely depending on the base tea used in the blend. Generally, wellness teas can have no caffeine, low, medium, or high caffeine levels. Herbal teas, which are a common base for many wellness blends, are naturally caffeine-free. On the other hand, teas with green tea bases tend to have medium caffeine content, while black tea bases can range from medium to high caffeine levels. Pu-erh and yerba mate are also used in some wellness blends and can contribute medium to high caffeine content.

We don’t specify the caffeine content in our teas with specific milligrams because the caffeine levels in tea leaves and other caffeinated plants can differ between batches due to factors like the season and harvest timing. For instance, blends like Organic Anti-Inflammatory Tea and Organic Cholesterol Control Tea might use green tea or pu-erh tea as their base, influencing the overall caffeine content of the tea. We offer a variety of these blends, ensuring that each wellness tea is tailored to provide both the desired health benefits and the right level of caffeine for consumers!

How to Steep Wellness Teas

Each of our Wellness Teas have a different base tea! Some are herbal, some are green tea, and some are black tea! Below you can find how to steep all of our teas to perfection!

Black Tea:

  • Temperature: 200-212°F (93-100°C)
  • Steeping Time: 3-5 minutes
  • Serving Size: 1-2 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water
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Green Tea:

  • Temperature: 170-185°F (75-85°C)
  • Steeping Time: 2-3 minutes
  • Serving Size: 1-2 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water
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Herbal Teas:

  • Temperature: 200-212°F (93-100°C)
  • Steeping Time: 5-7 minutes
  • Serving Size: 1-2 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water
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Oolong Tea:

  • Temperature: 190-200°F (88-93°C)
  • Steeping Time: 3-5 minutes
  • Serving Size: 1-2 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water
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White Tea:

  • Temperature: 170-185°F (75-85°C)
  • Steeping Time: 4-5 minutes
  • Serving Size: 1-2 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water
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Rooibos Tea:

  • Temperature: 200-212°F (93-100°C)
  • Steeping Time: 5-7 minutes
  • Serving Size: 1-2 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water
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Pu-Erh Tea:

  • Temperature: 200-212°F (93-100°C)
  • Steeping Time: 3-4 minutes
  • Serving Size: 1-2 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water
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Yerba Mate:

  • Temperature: 150-180°F (65-82°C)
  • Steeping Time: 5-10 minutes
  • Serving Size: 1-2 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water
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Where Can I Find Wellness Teas?

You can find them right here at Full Leaf Tea Company! We have many blends, besides the ones mentioned above. Don't worry, we offer sample sizes of all of our blends to make sure the tea you bought is the right one for you. Click the button below to be brought to our Wellness Tea Collection!

Happy Sipping!