6 Soothing Winter Tea Recipes

There’s nothing as soothing as that first sip of hot tea on a cold day. You can feel the heat and herbs warming and relaxing your body from the inside out. Try these soothing tea recipes to keep you warm during this extra chilly winter.

There's nothing as soothing as that first sip of hot tea on a cold day. You can feel the heat and herbs warming and relaxing your body from the inside out. Try these soothing tea recipes to keep you warm during this extra chilly winter.

Soothing Tea Ingredients

You’ll notice some repeat offenders on the list of soothing tea recipes below:

  • chamomile
  • ginger
  • lavender
  • mint

Of course,these aren’t the only soothing tea ingredients out there, but they’re all easy to find, pretty affordable and delicious.

Chamomile helps you sleep, boosts your immune system and helps reduce stress.

You might think of ginger as an energizing tea addition, but it is also an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever that makes it a perfect soother forcold and flu season.

Lavender is a powerful soothing herb that can boost your mood and fight insomnia.

Like ginger, you probably associate mint with energy, but if you’re having digestive issues, it can be very soothing. Mintmay also help give some relief if you’re suffering from headaches.

Soothing Tea Recipes from Care2

This simple homemade tea blend is perfect for chilly winter days. The mix of calming chamomile with energizing orange and fresh mint make it a perfect pick-me-up.

1. Orange Chamomile

This earthy tea is super relaxing. The recipe makes enough for three to four mugfuls, so you have enough to share or to strain into a thermos and enjoy all day. You can sweeten it with asplash of orange juice, if youlike.

Whether you're fighting a cold or just feeling chilly, spicy-yet-soothing Ginger-Turmeric Tea is just what the doctor ordered!

2.Ginger-Turmeric Tea

Ginger and turmeric were made for each other! Turmeric has a mellow, earthy flavor that blends perfectly with ginger’s spicy zing.Because both of these roots are anti-inflammtory, they’re a perfect soothingblend for when you have a winter cold.

chamomile flowers close up

3.Simple Bliss Tea

Annie B. Bond recommends drinking this milky chamomile tea before bed. I highly recommend vanilla soy milk as yourlightener in this tea – you mayeven be able to skip theoptional sweetener if you go that route!

Lavender Mint Tea

4.Lavender-Mint Tea

Mint and lavender is another herb combination that’s just meant to be. Lavender soothes your senses while the mint in this tea keeps you alert and energized. You can use fresh or dried herbs to make this tea blend – there are amounts provided for both!

Woman drinking tea by window in home

5.Mellow Mood Tea

The name of this soothing tea blend says it all. Chamomile and lavender team up with kava, lemon balm, marjoram and valerian. If you’re worried about kava’s potential health risks, you can skip it – this tea is still relaxing without it.

masala chai tea

6.Homemade Chai Tea

If you’re a fan of chaispices, a steamy mugful of chai tea can be incredibly soothing. To make this an even more soothing tea blend, choose decaffeinated black tea as the base.

Orange-Chamomile and Turmeric-Ginger Tea photos by Becky Striepe. All other photos via Thinkstock.

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John J4 months ago

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Jennifer M
Jennifer K7 months ago

beautifully simple teas

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Chad Anderson7 months ago

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