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Nov 5, 2019 BY Joy McCarthy

Which Joyous Health Herbal Tea Is Best For You?

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As you may already know, I'm a huuuuuuge tea lover! You can find me sipping on an herbal tea most times of the day because I love how comforting it is and because herbal tea (if you are sipping high-quality tea and not this kind of tea ) can pack a ton of nutrition into your day!

Joy McCarthy Drinking Tea

As for what tea I drink, well, I switch it up depending on what I'm in the mood for. I often alternate between the three herbal teas we have available in the Joyous Shop Rise and Shine, Joyous Rejuvenate and Joyous Detox! 

Since we primarily sell these teas online (in addition to Simple Kitchen in Toronto and the odd tradeshow that we partake in), I'm often asked about each of the teas and which one is the best for you.

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It can be a bit tricky to know which one to order just from seeing them online, so we're going to play a little game! I'm going to pretend I'm the waitress at a restaurant and instead of a wine list, I'm going to hand you my tea list and walk you through all of the flavour profiles of each and which one would be the best for you based on your unique palette and preferences.

Hopefully, by the end of my shpiel, you'll feel confident to make a decision and order the tea (or teas!) that are perfect for you! 

Keep in mind, all of our teas are free of caffeine, artificial flavours, colours and sweeteners and are made with only organic, all-natural ingredients!

Rise and Shine Tea

Joyous Health Rise and Shine Tea

Why I Love It

I love all of our Joyous Teas, but it's no surprise that this one is a top favourite of mine because of it's delicious turmeric flavour (I'm turmeric OBSESSED, in case you didn't know!). The best way I can describe it is that it tastes like a warm, cozy hug on a cool day. It also tastes incredibly delicious in my Rise and Shine Latte or as a base for other tea lattes, like my Maple & Spice Oat Milk Latte . This is a must-have in the cooler months! 

Tasting Notes

  • Feels like a warm hug on a cold morning!
  • Warming, comforting spices including ginger, cardamom, and cinnamon.

Health Benefits

  • Blood sugar-balancing
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Helps to manage inflammation
  • Eases digestion

You will love it if

You are a turmeric lover like me! However, if you aren't a huge fan of turmeric, don't worry – the turmeric isn't overwhelming since it's complemented by the warming, naturally sweet flavours of cinnamon, cardamom and coconut extract. If you suffer from any sort of inflammatory condition such as arthritis or digestive issues like IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis, you may find this tea brings some relief due to its anti-inflammatory properties.

Recipes to enjoy it in

Joyous Rejuvenate Tea

Joyous Health Joyous Rejuvenate Tea

Why I Love It

It's not just the name; once you take your first sip of our Joyous Rejuvenate Tea, you will feel rejuvenated! You can enjoy this tea any time of day, but I love to have it in the afternoon. The lemon and hibiscus flavours make it feel like a sweet treat. They're bright and refreshing, making it great to enjoy hot or cold.

Tasting Notes

  • Bright and refreshing.
  • Beautiful citrus notes from the lemon verbena, lemon peel, organic lemongrass
  • Green rooibos (the base) is the raw version of red rooibos, but it doesn't have the same over-powering flavour and has a much higher antioxidant profile.
  • An easy, everyday drinking tea.
  • Delicious as an iced tea in the summer!

Health Benefits 

  • Supports natural liver detoxification.
  • Reduces inflammation.
  • May improve blood sugar levels.
  • Helps to alleviate digestive woes (i.e. gas, bloating, indigestion).
  • Naturally antimicrobial (to kill harmful bacteria).

You will love it if

You enjoy the uplifting flavours of lemongrass, hibiscus and lemon. The organic ginger in this tea gives it a super subtle kick that leaves you feeling a sense of calmness and rejuvenation!

Recipes To Enjoy It In 

Joyous Detox Tea

Joyous Health Joyous Detox Tea

Why I Love It

OMG! I don't have enough good things to say about our Joyous Detox Tea! First off, I view detox as a daily habit so you won't find me jumping on the bandwagon of any quick-fix detox regimes. We can detox daily through the food we eat, our lifestyle habits and the tea we drink. YES! You read that right. Simply by drinking this Joyous Detox Tea, you will be supporting your entire body's detoxification systems including your liver, kidneys and digestive system!

Tasting Notes

  • Organic ginger provides a good amount of spice upfront while the organic orange peel and orange oil help to tame the flavour profile so it doesn't become overwhelming.
  • Get the benefits of this everyday detox with milk thistle and dandelion, without the overly medicinal or earthy flavour that can accompany other traditional detox teas with these ingredients.

Health Benefits

  • Gently detoxes the liver.
  • Supports the digestion of fats (by increasing bile production).
  • Removes excess mucus from the body.
  • May help to alleviate constipation and indigestion.

You will love it if

You are experiencing sluggish digestion, low energy and are in need of a boost! You will especially enjoy this tea if you prefer more of an energizing "spicy" ginger flavour. The blend of orange peel and orange oil bring and uplifting citrus flavour. And the combination of both, along with the other ingredients, make it a super yummy, nourishing detox tea!

So, there you have it – our Joyous Herbal Tea! If you have any other questions about any of our Joyous Herbal Teas, please drop them in the comments below. I would be more than happy to address them and help you find the most perfect Joyous Tea(s) for you.

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By the way, we also have a FREE 7-Day Time For Tea Challenge that shows you how you can incorporate herbal tea into your daily life to support everything from your energy levels, hormones, detoxification, metabolism and more; in other words, everything you need to feel like your most joyous self! It's free to join and when you register, you'll get access to an exclusive discount on our line of Joyous Teas. You can sign up here.

Happy tea drinking!

Joy xo

Nov 5, 2019 BY Joy McCarthy
3 Comments
Rachel S.   •   November 5, 2019

Are there teas that are safe to drink while breastfeeding ?

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Cara Pennington   •   November 10, 2019

Are the teas safe when pregnant ? Also...are they caffeine free ? I tend to struggle with not sleeping after caffeine. Thanks !

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Joy McCarthy   •   November 11, 2019

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