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Adaptogens in Tea

Do you feel like you need to boost your immune system, increase your clarity or focus, detoxify your body, glow up your skin, or soothe aches and pains? Tea and many botanical blends are packed with powerful top adaptogens that can help balance your body, turning a warm mug of wellness tea into a simple act of self-care you can look forward to every day. Read on to learn more about adaptogens and the health benefits found in tea!

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Adaptogen Tea Shop

Explore the top-rated loose leaf and bagged adaptogen tea blends in our curated Adaptogen Tea Shop. Discover the best adaptogenic teas from premium tea brands around the world, from adaptogenic tulsi teas to adaptogen herbal teas blended with beautiful botanicals. Find adaptogen teas across all caffeine levels so you can enjoy a delicious cup any time of day.

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What Are Adaptogens?

Adaptogens are botanicals that help your body respond to stress, anxiety, fatigue, and promote overall well-being. They bring your body back to a steady balance by managing both physical and mental stressors.

In order to be considered an adaptogen, a botanical must:

  • Be non-toxic when taken in normal doses

  • Help your body cope with stress

  • Support your body returning to balance (homeostasis)

Recognized Health Benefits of Adaptogens

  • Alleviate Anxiety

  • Reduce fatigue and/or increase energy

  • Support coping with trauma

  • Regulate emotional reactions to stress

  • Boost your immune system

  • And more!

What Are Common Adaptogens in Tea + Blends?

  • All "true tea" from the tea plant (L-theanine)

  • Tulsi (Holy Basil)

  • Schisandra

  • Ashwagandha

  • Ginseng

  • Rhodiola

  • Eleuthero

  • Maca Root

  • Mushrooms (reishi, chaga, lion's mane, cordyceps)

  • Vendor:
    Your Botanical Friend

    Happy Place

    Herbal Tea
    Happy Place
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  • Vendor:
    Hale Tea Co

    Pure Energy

    Green Tea
    Pure Energy
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  • Vendor:

    Cordyceps Schisandra Mushroom Adaptogen Herbal Tea

    Herbal Tea
    Cordyceps Schisandra Mushroom Adaptogen Herbal Tea
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