01/27Try these teas when you need to improve your mood

Try these teas when you need to improve your mood

In this day and age, life can be hectic and rough. Just one cup of tea can help reduce stress and improve your mood. Many people feel Zen after enjoying a sip of the brew. And what's best about tea is that you can drink it at any time you want and you'll feel better instantly! However, there are a variety of options to choose from and that can get tricky so here is a list of teas you should go through before you pick your brew!


02/27Pu-erh Tea

Pu-erh Tea

This Chinese fermented drink is more popularly known as ‘heicha’ and contains a ton of beneficial bacteria. Although it tastes a little more bitter than normal tea does, it does get better over time. And while people in the past preferred the green type more, now most people opt for black pu-erh tea.


03/27Barley Tea

Barley Tea

A staple drink in China, Japan and Korea, barley tea is easily amongst the most popular teas in the East. It's made by first toasting barley and then boiling it for a good 20 minutes. Not only will it help elevate your mood but it also works wonders for digestion, improving blood circulation, preventing tooth decay and making you feel super refreshed.




Saffron contains a whole lot of healing properties that is beneficial for our health. Improving our mood is one of those perks you can get from drinking saffron tea. That is because it is able to influence the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain in a positive way that can help put you in a happier state of mind. It can also be very effective for those who suffer from mood swings and painful PMS days.


05/27Jing: Lemongrass and Ginger

Jing: Lemongrass and Ginger

A tea that blends lemongrass and ginger together is the perfect choice for your morning wake me up. It is bursting with freshness and contains a spicy infusion that is sure to delight. The tea is delicate and tasty. Consuming it regularly in the morning will help give your mood a big boost and help you feel energised for the day.




If you have just given up coffee, but finding it hard to stick to your goal, this is the tea to try. It tastes like coffee but doesn't contain properties that are addictive. Drinking it regularly will help give your mood a big boost and will help you start your day off right. It also is great for your digestive system.


07/27Peppermint tea

Peppermint tea

A fresh brew of peppermint tea can put you in a better mood almost instantly. Its refreshing aroma alone is reason enough to try it as it will help boost your mood and energy. Researchers from the Northumbria University found peppermint can significantly improve mood and memory. Another bonus is that a cup of this tea can reduce your cravings for coffee.


08/27Ashwagandha tea

Ashwagandha tea

Ashwagandha is a restorative herb popularly used in Ayurvedic medicine. It can improve one's mood and energy. Researchers have found it can also improve memory and reduce stress. Apart from making a tea out of it, you can also use the berries to treat ulcers, carbuncles and tubercular glands.


09/27Maca tea

Maca tea

The roots of the Maca plant contains loads of natural iodine. This helps to tackle issues like exhaustion and fatigue. Researchers have found it contains almost 55 phytochemicals that helps give you an energy boost and make you feel strong. It could also help reduce stress and anxiety.


10/27Rhodiola tea

Rhodiola tea

Rhodiola rosea has been found to have an impact on the serotonin and dopamine levels. Therefore it makes for a great beverage when you need a pick me up. It could also help tackle issues with depression. Even though it has been used in Scandinavia and Asia for hundreds of years, it is slowly gaining popularity around the world. Best of all it is an inexpensive way to boost your mood.