Nothing soothes the soul quite like a good old fashioned cup of tea. And whether you like a mug of builders with a dash of milk or a calming cup of camomile tea to soothe frayed nerves, you’ll be pleased to hear that drinking your favourite variety of chai is actually good for you. So raise your pinky, dig out the good China and prepare to drink up!

Benefits of green tea

As well as being light and refreshing a cup of green tea could also kick-start your weight loss regime. Find out how here.

Detox done right

Choosing the right tea can help cleanse your system and leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Echinacea and peppermint varieties are perfect for soothing and detoxing your system. Read more here.

Ginger tea benefits

High in vitamin C and amino acids ginger tea is the perfect guilt-free cuppa. Amongst other benefits drinking ginger tea can aid with helping the body absorb nutrients and help to alleviate stomach pain due to its anti-inflammatory properties.

Benefits of drinking tea –  there’s more…

Black tea

If you’ve ever felt guilty for having one too many tea breaks during the day, then don’t. Black tea is packed full of polyphenols – antioxidants that can help shield your cells from DNA damage. Our translation? Drinking a cup of anything from Earl Grey to Assam could help keep ageing at bay. The perfect excuse to try out the best ever places for a spot of afternoon tea!

Putting the kettle on

You can get all the feel good benefits of drinking tea, WITHOUT even putting a mug to your lips. Scientists found that putting the kettle on can slash stress levels by up to a quarter.

Who’s ready to make the flick?