Tea And Me: The Health Benefits of Herbs

Basil Tea

According to Healthline, holy basil, which is a common herb used in marinara sauce, has many health benefits!

The herb contains:Holy basil Tea

  • vitamin A and C
  • calcium
  • zinc
  • iron
  • chlorophyll

And different parts of the plant are for different conditions such as:

  • fresh flowers for bronchitis
  • leaves and seeds, with black pepper, for malaria
  • whole plant for diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting
  • pills and ointments for eczema
  • alcohol extract for stomach ulcers and eye diseases
  • oil for insect bites

Some other benefits include:

  • Reduced Stress and Anxiety
  • Protects against infections and treats wounds
  • Lowers blood sugar
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Eases inflammation and joint pain
  • Protects the stomach

A great way to add holy basil to your diet is through a tea. Buddha tea’s has Holy Basil Tea for $7.49 on Amazon.