Tea is a standby in many of our lives, especially during the cold winter months. But some types can be particularly useful depending on your Ayurvedic dosha. Find out your dosha here if you don’t know it yet, then make your tea selections according to the list below!
The restless, changing nature of Vata needs the influence of calming herbs, so reach for teas that promote relaxation and stability. Add gentle flavors like vanilla to calm your system even more.
Chamomile: calms anxiety
Lavender: combats insomnia
Echinacea: boosts immune system and reduces symptoms of cold or flu
Fiery Pitta can be balanced with cooling, soothing teas. Pittas can be prone to skin irritation and burning sensations, so calm the fire even more by adding honey to your tea.
Peppermint: relieves stress
Jasmine: promotes sense of calm
White: antioxidants fight inflammation and disease
Kapha is highly grounded, so it needs influxes of energy and lightness. Use energizing, metabolism-stimulating ingredients to complement your naturally slow, steady nature.
Ginger: improves digestion
Green: boosts blood flow
Oolong: stimulates metabolism and alertness
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