The Best Teas for Energy, Stress, Sleep, Digestion, and More
Whether you're dragging your heels, enduring tummy woes, facing a restless night, or feeling frazzled, there's a tea for that. From calming chamomile to energy-boosting black tea, read on for our favorites.
Herbal Element Anxiety Release
Lemon balm, lavender, licorice, orange peel, and more come together in this soothing blend you'll love, especially when the workday grind or other stress has you down. For a unique sipping experience, these teas also come with tarot cards for a touch of the founder's Voodoo flair.
BUY IT: Herbal Element Anxiety Release, $12; herbalelement.com
Good Earth Tea Sweet & Spicy Good Night Tea
Chamomile flowers dance with exotic dragon fruit and a hint of cinnamon in this naturally caffeine-free tea.
BUY IT: Good Earth Tea Sweet & Spicy Good Night Tea, $4.49; goodearth.com
Edible Beauty, No. 9 Tulsi Immune Fire Tea
This decongestant tea is an appealing mix of the botanicals tulsi, elderberry, and yarrow, along with a touch of ginger and chili to try and knock that cold out of you.
BUY IT: Edible Beauty, No. 9 Tulsi Immune Fire Tea, $13; ediblebeautyaustralia.com
Lidl Organic Wellness Herbal Tea Digestive Relief
A combination of senna leaf, licorice, peppermint, and fennel seeds fights belly aches and digestive issues. Senna is an FDA-approved non-prescription laxative while the licorice root and other organic ingredients work to quell gastrointestinal woes.
BUY IT: Lidl Organic Wellness Herbal Tea Digestive Relief, $2.99; visit lidl.com for store locations
Amora Earl Grey Tea
Made with fermented black tea leaves, black tea offers some of the highest caffeine content out of all teas. After a cup or two, you'll surely get a boost of alertness and energy thanks to the caffeine and theophylline, another stimulant found in tea.
BUY IT: Amora Earl Grey Tea, prices vary; amoratea.com
Horsetail, nettle, and plantain may not be household names, but coupled with fennel, lemon verbena, and sage, you'll be dazzled by this tea's ability to aid concentration. With magnesium, potassium, and chromium, this herbal tea can help keep fatigue at bay and deliver oxygen to your brain, helping you stay focused and relaxed.
BUY IT: Teasäne, Focus, $18.95; liveteasane.com
Gold Emblem Abound, Organic Evening Herbal Tea
Ready to unwind? This organic tea with calming chamomile and lavender should do the trick. Bonus: It's organic and free from artificial ingredients.
BUY IT: Gold Emblem Abound, Organic Evening Herbal Tea, $3.99; cvs.com
The Tea Can Company, Rose Petals Tea
Ceylon black tea melds together with rose petals for this caffeinated tea that may help relieve cramps. Did we mention how pretty the tin is?
BUY IT: The Tea Can Company, Rose Petals Tea, $9.99; theteacancompany.com
Pukka Herbs, Elderberry & Echinacea
With flu season in full swing, you may want to have plenty of this potent tea on hand. The immunity-supporting tea includes elderberry and echinacea root and leaf, along with acerola, rosehip berry, ginger root, peppermint leaf, and aniseed, which together offer Vitamin C, mucus-clearing salvation, and enhanced digestion.
BUY IT: Pukka Herbs, Elderberry & Echinacea, $5.55; iherb.com
This caffeine-free delight spotlights Passiflora incarnata, better known as passionflower, to help coax you into a deep, relaxing sleep and reduce tension.
BUY IT: Alvita Passionflower, $5.09; vitacost.com
The Tea Smith Calming Harmony Herbal Tea
This hand-blended tea may very well convince you you're drinking a warming lemon dreamsicle. Slow down during a hectic day with ingredients including chamomile, lemon balm, lemongrass, and passionflower.
BUY IT: The Tea Smith Calming Harmony Herbal Tea, $4.75; theteasmith.com
Olbas Instant Herbal Tea
Take a chill pill with this peppermint tea that is said to help with sinuses and nasal passages and promote better sleep. In total, there are 20 herbs mixed into Olbas' brew.
BUY IT: Olbas Instant Herbal Tea, $18.95; pennherb.com