Herbal tea and health go hand-in-hand. There are several types of herbal tea, from calming chamomile to refreshing lemon tea, each is beloved for its distinct flavour, aroma, and health benefits. However, herbal tea is not actually a tea! The proper term for herbal tea is herbal infusion, since leaves from the Camellia Sinensis or tea bush are not used in this brew.
Made with natural ingredients and traditional, holistic wellness recipes under the supervision of Ayurvedic physicians, Arana, Dilmah’s range of herbal infusions perfectly encapsulates Sri Lanka’s long tradition of Ayurvedic practices, and combines it with the passion of a teamaker. Here are 5 healthy herbal teas from our Arana collection that you must try.
This fragrant blend of herbs work together, to create the best detox herbal tea. The warm comforting honeybush gives the tea a lovely, sweet and faintly floral taste to it, which complements the fruity flavour of the and the herbaceous quality of holy basil. Honeybush is a shrub which originated from South Africa and is closely related to rooibos. This herb has several health benefits which range from having antidiabetic properties to improving bone health. Furthermore, the Iramusu is an Ayurvedic wonder herb that is known to cool the body and help ailments like ulcers and headaches.
Arana AWAKE - Natural Herbal Tea
Begin your morning with this refreshing and energising brew of peppermint, ashwagandha, clove, and Ceylon Green Tea. Unlike the other infusions, this brew is infused with the goodness of Real Ceylon Green Tea which is enriched with caffeine, and can gently awaken your senses. Ashwagandha is an important Ayurvedic spice that has been used for centuries, and some of its health benefits include boosting brain function and helping reduce stress and anxiety. There is no better way to start your day than with this invigorating and flavourful herbal tea.
Arana DIGESTIVE - Natural Herbal Infusion
Infused with several Ayurvedic wonder herbs such as cinnamon, lemongrass, coriander, curry leaves, and even red rooibos, this piquant herbal tea benefits the digestive system. This brew has a rather complex taste, where sweet and savoury flavours blend together to create a vague scent of Ayurvedic physician’s atelier. Similar to pure Ceylon Tea, Ceylon Cinnamon is referred to as “true” cinnamon, and is loaded with health benefits. Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties, this superfood can also help lower blood sugar by decreasing the amount of glucose that enters your blood after a meal.
Arana SLEEP - Natural Herbal Infusion
If you have trouble sleeping, then you must reduce your caffeine intake or stop it altogether. Herbal infusions are a wonderful solution to help you sleep better, not only are they naturally caffeine-free, but some teas like this Arana SLEEP – Natural Herbal Infusion have certain herbs to help prepare you for a blissful night’s sleep. This soft, fragrant brew with an amber-hued appearance is naturally sweetened with herbs like honey bush, that can help relax you with the cooling Iramusu, and infused with the goodness of Gotukola.
STRENGTH - Natural Herbal Infusion
Revitalise your senses with this powerful herbal infusion of warming and strengthening spices such as cinnamon, coriander, Heen-Araththa also known as snap ginger, and the sweet honeybush. This blend of earthy and woody spices combined with delicate floral honeybush is an energetic combination of flavours - perfect for that midday pick-me-up. Coriander is an excellent spice to add to your diet, not only does it have anti-inflammatory properties and aids digestion, but it can also protect brain health against diseases like Alzheimer's and improve memory.
Experience the goodness of wonderful spices and herbs of Sri Lanka when you try Dilmah’s Arana collection. This range of herbal infusions seamlessly infuses two important Sri Lankan traditions, growing tea and Ayurveda, each made with taste, goodness and purpose.