Best Tea For Inflammation And Pain

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Can you drink the best tea for inflammation and cure the source of the problem? Inflammation is a part of the immune response of our body and is an essential and integral part of an effective daily fight against toxins. When there is an overactive response in the body, excessive inflammatory reactions and various diseases occur as rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.

Autoimmune diseases are also the result of improper functioning of the immune system, as well as allergic reactions. Inflammation also plays an important role in the development of cancerous conditions and increased cholesterol. The recent studies have also shown a significant effect of inflammatory conditions on the excessive accumulation of fatty deposits. Take a look at which tea can reduce an inflammatory problem.

Best tea for inflammation

Strongly processed food, high amounts of sugar and trans fats, stress, malnutrition, obesity, contamination, heavy metals…These can be the reasons that cause inflammatory processes in the body. How can you help yourself with teas and which are appropriate to use in this condition?

Cranberry Tea

Cranberry Tea

The first rule in eliminating bladder inflammation problems is constant fluid intake. Tea from cumin, coriander, and anise, parsley, young birch leaves can be of great help in inflammation of the bladder. Cranberries include among the most effective healing properties not just for preventing but also for curing mild bladder inflammation.

Clinical studies have also confirmed their effectiveness. Cranberries contain tannins and proanthocyanidins that prevent Escheria and Klebsiella bacteria (that generally cause the inflammation) to attach to the urinary tract walls.

These active ingredients protect the bladder with a special coating, which makes the bacteria not to remain in one place for a long time and multiply. This means that they also can’t cause infection.

Blueberry Tea

Blueberry Tea

Americans call it berries for the brain or health, as they contain a lot of nutrients and antioxidants. These berries contain five times more antioxidants than apples, zucchini, broccoli or carrots.

In addition, they also contain large amounts of plant nutrients, in particular anthocyanins. The darker is a blueberry, the more anthocyanins it contains. Blueberries have exceptional healing effects.

Blueberries tea is rich in many phytochemicals, which have both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. They contain a lot of minerals, among which predominate iron, selenium, zinc, calcium, potassium, manganese and magnesium. Blueberries have the most of vitamin B-complex (riboflavin and niacin) and vitamin C, A and E. They also have rich folic acid, which is important for blood growth and formation, while helping with the smooth functioning of the brain and nervous system.

Ginger Tea

Ginger tea contains many aromatic volatile oils that have healing properties. Ginger oil is rich in sesquiterpenes, which relieve inflammation.

Ginger Tea

In addition, it contains monoterpenes and aldehydes for which recent research has shown that they are acting on one of the most common cold viruses.

Ginger has always been one of the most powerful plant antioxidants ever found. Many health studies have shown that it helps with heartburn, bad digestion, and vomiting, and prevents sickness during the journey.

It also promotes blood circulation, helps with a sore throat, releases peripheral blood vessels, strengthens saliva secretion, helps with a sore throat, works well on the liver, reduces cholesterol and has antiseptic properties.

Baobab Tea

Baobab Tea

Baobab is a tree that grows in some parts of the world like Africa, Arabia, and Australia. Indigenous people who are able to read the language of nature have used baobab powder as an effective agent for inhibiting inflammation or even lowering the temperature.

Some interpret it with an extremely good alkaline profile. It contains five times more potassium than bananas, is rich in calcium, contains linoleic acid and vitamins C, B2, and B3. Most of these substances are known to function anti-inflammatory. The locals, therefore, use it to eliminate swelling, to decrease body temperature and to relieve pain.

Sage Tea

Sage Tea

Sage is one of the richer sources of antioxidants which protect us against oxidation of lipids associated with inflammation.

A Slovenian scientific study, carried out at the Biotechnical Faculty in Ljubljana reveals that triterpene ursolic acid is responsible for its anti-inflammatory action.

This acid acts as an inhibitor of the cyclooxygenase enzyme (COX), which is responsible for the accelerated elimination of prostaglandins (the cause of inflammation and pain).

Inflammation facts

One of the signs is increased body temperature locally or in the body. There are also chronic inflammations that can last for months or years and can occur due to body inability to get rid of a pathogen or a foreign body (chronic hepatitis, tuberculosis, peptic ulcer).

Lately, there is more and more inflammation that occurs when the body no longer knows who the enemy is, and it also starts inflammatory responses to ‘home’ cells. This is the case of autoimmune diseases. This group includes hundreds of diagnoses: asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, Chron’s disease, celiac disease, psoriasis, various allergies, and many others.

Inflammation is a characteristic of autoimmune diseases that are destructive. The problem is that it wants to spread. Once the cycle of inflammation starts, a chaining process is quickly generated which can’t be easily confiscated.

Foods that cause inflammation

I should also talk about foods that can cause inflammation. These include red meat, sugar, white flour, and some dairy products. Avoid them in case of frequent inflammation. It is also caused by heated, caramelized, fried and baked foods that are full of AGEs.

What are AGEs?

Advanced Glycation End-products (AGGs) are the final product of glycation. These are formed when sugars and fats react with a protein molecule, making the composition irreversibly altered and glued to different parts of the body, where it restricts the smooth functioning of bodily functions.

AGE’s increase inflammation and oxidation, which results in aging and aging-related diseases – cardiovascular disease, brain disease (such as Alzheimer’s disease), bone and joint disorders, skin diseases, kidney disease, as well as insulin resistance, anemia, and cancer.

Reduce and prevent it

When you have inflammation in your body it is never pleasant. So, watch your (physical and mental) health, avoid flour and sugar, get your best tea for inflammation and eat foods that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, turmeric, walnuts, green tea, citrus, and tomato.

About Vania Pinteric 143 Articles
My name is Vania Pinteric and I am a tea lover who has a passion for drinking and exploring different kinds of teas. Today my partner and I are big tea lovers who doesn’t miss a day without at least one cup of tea. My tea passion grew day by day, so I decided to inspire people to get to know the aromatic world of teas.

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