The Different Types of Herbal Tea & Their Uses

By Herbaly Marketplace Inc.
Types of Herbal Teas for Every Occasion: From Boosting Energy to Relaxation - Herbaly

June 26, 2023

Herbal teas are a natural and delicious way to support your wellbeing. With a wide variety of flavors and benefits, there are different types of herbal tea for every occasion.

Whether you're looking to boost your energy, unwind after a long day, or anything in between, this guide will introduce you to the perfect herbal tea blend for your needs.

What Are Herbal Teas?

Also known as tisanes, they are infusions made from the leaves, flowers, seeds, roots, or bark of various plants. 

Unlike traditional teas, which come from theCamellia sinensis plant, herbal teas are naturally caffeine-free and offer a wide range of flavors and health benefits. Some popular types of herbal teas include chamomile, peppermint, ginger, and hibiscus.

  • Types of Herbal Teas for Different Occasions

Here are some sorts of herbal tea to consider for various events:

  • Energy-Boosting Teas

When you need a natural pick-me-up, ponder reaching for a stimulating herbal tea blend. Some energizing ingredients to look for include ginseng, yerba mate, and ashwagandha. A great example of an energy-boosting blend is Herbaly's Wellness Herbal Tea.

  • Relaxation Teas

For those moments when you want to unwind and loosen up, herbal teas with calming properties are the perfect choice. Ingredients like chamomile, lavender, and lemon balm are known for their soothing effects.

A delightful blend to try for relaxation is Herbaly's Mood Functional Tea, crafted to help you find balance and tranquility.

  • Sleep-Promoting Teas

If you're struggling to fall asleep or simply want to enjoy a restful night, certain herbal teas can help promote sleep. Look for blends containing valerian root, passionflower, and hops. Herbaly's Dream Vibes Functional Tea is a fantastic option for encouraging a restful slumber.

  • Digestive Support Teas

To help ease absorption and soothe an upset stomach, herbal teas with ingredients like ginger, peppermint, and fennel can provide relief. These herbs are known for their digestive benefits.

How to Make Herbal Tea

Making this sort of blend is simple and allows you to customize the strength and flavor to your liking. Here's a step-by-step guide to preparing the perfect cup:

  • Choose Your Herbal Blend

Select the type of herbal tea that best suits your needs and predilections.

  • Measure the Tea

Use one heaping teaspoon of loose-leaf tea or one tea bag per 8-ounce cup.

  • Heat the Water

Bring fresh, cold water to a boil. For most herbal teas, the ideal water temperature is between 200-212 °F (93-100 °C).

  • Steep the Tea

Pour the hot water over the tea and allow it to drench for the recommended time. Most herbal teas require a steeping time of 5–7 minutes, but it's essential to follow the specific instructions for your chosen blend.

  • Strain or Remove the Tea

Once the steeping time has elapsed, strain the loose leaves or remove the tea bag to prevent over-extraction.

  • Customize your Cup

If desired, add sweeteners, lemon, or milk to taste. Some herbal teas pair well with honey or a slice of fresh ginger.

  • Enjoy

Sip and savor your perfectly brewed cup of herbal tea. Take a moment to appreciate the flavors and benefits it offers.

  • Storing Herbal Teas

To maintain the freshness and potency of your herbal teas, proper storage is essential. Follow these tips for optimal stowing:

  • Keep your tea in an airtight container, such as a glass jar or a tin with a tight-fitting lid;
  • Store the container in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight and heat. Exposure to light and warmth can cause the tea to degrade more quickly;
  • Avoid storing tea near strong-smelling items, as herbal teas can absorb odors and have their flavor altered;
  • Always use clean utensils when handling your tea to prevent contamination.


Herbal teas offer a delightful and natural way to support your wellbeing in general on various occasions.

With a vast array of flavors and health benefits, you're sure to find the perfect blend for your needs.

So, whether you're seeking an energy boost, relaxation, or something in between, explore the world of herbal teas and discover the ideal cup for every moment. 

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