Functional Herb Spotlights

37 Healthiest Teas

healthiest teas

Often touted as a health beverage, tea is high in antioxidants and other health-promoting ingredients like flavonoids.  Tea can also help you to stay hydrated, de-stress, boost focus, and balance mood, and has even been shown to have benefits on your cardiovascular system.  These teas are rich in healthy ingredients to help you feel nourished and cleansed with each and every sip.

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Goji Green by CITIZENTEA:  Often said to be one of the healthiest teas, green tea is packed with antioxidants and helps to improve focus while protecting against disease.  This blend gets a boost from the flavorful addition of goji berries, another great source of antioxidants to further strengthen your immune system.

Peppermint Leaves by Smith Teamaker: This excellent herbal tea is made with peppermint leaves harvested from the Pacific Northwest for the best depth of flavor.  Peppermint helps to relax muscles in the body, which soothes the digestive system, is refreshing, and can also help ease headaches and migraines.

Maca Chocolaté by Teeccino: Rich in superfoods like maca and cocoa, this blend is designed to help you feel energized without feeling wired. Maca root itself is well known for boosting energy, improving endurance and providing a natural mood boost.

Supergreens Latte by Copper Cup: This superfood blend of wheatgrass, spirulina, and chlorella is packed with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients, chlorophyll, minerals, and plant protein. It also contains the adaptogen Panax Ginseng, an ancient and powerful root spice with benefits including increased energy and stress reduction. As an added bonus, this blend whips up a beautiful bright green latte.

Cacao Tea by MiCacao: Cacao is an incredibly powerful superfood, and this tea captures it all!  It’s super high in antioxidants and contains powerful substances, like theobromine, which naturally helps to brighten your mood and flavonoids, which can help to reduce inflammation.

Supreme Matcha Green by Pukka: This antioxidant-rich blend contains three different types of green tea and matcha, to help you get all the benefits from all.  Green tea, and matcha in particular, is one of the healthiest teas that you can sip because it contains high concentrations of EGCG, antioxidants which help to protect your body and slow the effects of aging.

Sleeping Tranquilitea by Full Leaf Tea Company: Specially designed for sleep, this blend contains valerian root, which is often called “nature’s Valium” as it helps to relax your body and ease both mental and physical tension.  This tea also contains other great ingredients for soothing stress like chamomile and lavender.

Sweet Matcha by MOTION MATCHA: Because matcha is made with the whole leaf, it contains even more antioxidants than traditional green teas, and these pouches make it easy to enjoy matcha even when you’re on the go.  Plus, they’re sweetened naturally with monk fruit to brighten up the matcha’s flavor.

Tulsi Cinnamon Rose by ORGANIC INDIA: Tulsi, also known as holy basil, is excellent for reducing stress while also acting as a natural antimicrobial to give your immune system a boost. Combined with rose, this blend is calming for the nervous system. 

Rooibos Spice Chai by Davidson’s Organic: Rooibos is an herbal tea that is high in antioxidants, is naturally caffeine-free and is excellent for heart health.  This blend combines with chai spices to create a cozy cup. 

Creamy Orange Lapacho by Tranquilo Teas: Lapacho, also known by the Portuguese name Pau D’Arco, has been used for medicinal purposes in South America for thousands of years. The herbal tea is rich in vitamins and minerals, and is believed to have many benefits including anti-aging, immune-boosting, anti-inflammatory and pain-relief.

Sweet Clementine Stress Support by Yogi Tea: The star ingredient in this tea is ashwagandha, an adaptogenic herb that reduces stress and anxiety.  But you’ll also be zenning out with the flavors of orange, lemongrass, and lemon balm.

Snooze by teapigs: With stress-reducing ingredients like chamomile and lavender, this caffeine-free sip, designed for before bedtime, is great whenever you need to slow down.

Recover by Snarky Tea: Designed to make you feel renewed, Recover features immune-boosting echinacea, soothing and settling anise, anti-inflammatory turmeric, and antioxidant-rich white tea. With healthy and delicious cinnamon and ginger, this blend is like a hug, but better.

Saffron Chai Tea by Tahmina: Giving you that gorgeous yellow color, saffron is a natural mood booster.  This tea also contains warming spices like ginger, clove, and cinnamon, as well as antioxidant-rich black tea.

Kanchanjangha Verde by Nepal Tea: This green tea from Nepal is minimally processed to retain all those heart-healthy antioxidants. Green tea is also great for brain health and boosting focus, making this a great sip to start your day with.

Turmeric Peppermint and Clove by Tipson Tea: This herbal tea contains a variety of healing ingredients, including turmeric, peppermint, and clove.  Turmeric is an awesome ingredient to look for in your tea, as it's a natural anti-inflammatory that can be helpful when dealing with joint stiffness and pain. 

Glow by Jade Leaf Matcha: Jade Leaf Matcha is unique in that they make matcha tea a functional beverage by combining it with collagen and biotin for healthy skin, hair, and nails, as well as prebiotic fiber to support gut health.

Organic Blueberry Superfood Green Tea by The Republic of Tea: In addition to the power of green tea, this tea is loaded with organic blueberries, providing you with even more antioxidants. Blueberry tea is also great for reducing inflammation, and its gallic acid content can help ward off allergies.

Spice by Healthy Teas: Turmeric is a go-to spice for reducing inflammation, and adds a unique twist to this herbal blend along with other immune-system boosting spices like ginger, cinnamon, and clove.

Throat Coat Eucalyptus by Traditional Medicinals: If you’re feeling under the weather, whether it’s from a cold, flu, or allergies,  eucalyptus is essential to have on hand to help ease congestion. Plus, when it’s combined with other ingredients like slippery elm, marshmallow root, and licorice root, it can help soothe sore throats and coughs.

La Vie En Rose by Aesthete Tea: Tulsi is the main component of this tea, which helps to reduce stress while also supporting your digestion and respiratory system.  This tea also contains caraway and fennel, both of which are beneficial for your gut, as well as rose, another calming and antioxidant-rich ingredient.

Green Tea Lemon Ginger Moringa Energy Infusion by Miracle Tree: Miracle Tree uses moringa, which is super high in antioxidants as well as vitamins and minerals and has even been shown to be helpful with blood pressure and blood sugar management.  This blend has caffeine tea extract to get you going in the morning.

Revitalise by Pukka: With warming cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, this tea will naturally spark your mood, plus you’ll get all those feel-good benefits from the spices like reduced inflammation, an immune system boost, and even reduced period-related pain.

Detox by Ahmad Tea: This tea contains ingredients that support liver and kidney health like fennel, dandelion, and birch to help you feel healthier.

Alpine Oolong by Tea Journal: Oolong tea is almost like a combination between green tea and black tea, high in heart-healthy polyphenols as well as l-theanine, which helps promote relaxation. 

Lemon Cayenne Cleanse by DAVIDsTEA: A truly unique tea that is designed to detoxify, white tea is the base of this blend, which gets a cleansing kick from lemon and cayenne pepper to help you reset.

Cup of Sunshine by Traditional Medicinals: This tea is made with kanna, an herb that helps to boost your mood while also reducing stress and anxiety thanks to its alkaloid content.

Original Organic Yerba Maté by SoulMaté: A stimulating and antioxidant-rich South American herb, yerba maté can help to boost focus and even improve athletic performance. It also makes a great alternative to coffee.

Get Clean by The Republic of Tea: In addition to antioxidant-rich rooibos, this tea contains other detoxifying ingredients like dandelion and burdock root. Burdock root is also frequently used in Chinese medicine to improve liver health and support the immune system.

Mushroom Hero by Rishi Tea: This dark, satisfying coffee-like infusion contains reishi mushroom, known as a powerful adaptogenic herb that alleviates stress and promotes vitality for the whole body. It also includes detoxing dandelion root, which can soothe your digestive system and ease bloating.

Lavender  by TheTéSpa: It comes as no surprise that lavender tea is incredibly relaxing and calming, but it can also be helpful in easing tense muscles and supporting healthy digestion.

Asheville Grey by Asheville Tea Co.: This Earl Grey black tea blend features locally grown calendula, a type of marigold flower that helps soothe the digestive system (and is especially helpful for GERD) and also acts as an anti-inflammatory. 

Organic Rooibos by MY RED TEA: We love rooibos for its antioxidant content, but this naturally caffeine-free tea is also helpful in reducing inflammation, combating allergies and keeping your skin healthy. 

Blackcurrant Beauty by Pukka: This beautiful purple tea contains blackcurrant and beetroot, both of which are great for circulation and reducing inflammation. 

Dragon Eye Oolong by Revolution Tea: This tea contains two types of Chinese oolong, complemented perfectly by apricot and peach flavors. Oolong tea has certainly earned its spot on this list thanks to its ability to boost your metabolism and support healthy blood sugar and blood pressure levels.

Naughty Guayusa by Sabroso Chai: Guayusa is a powerful herb that helps to boost both mood and energy. We love it in this blend with cinnamon, hibiscus, and fennel to help support your immune system and ease inflammation.



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