Candy canes, bows, lights, and the hustle and bustle of the holidays can be exhilarating and exciting. With so much to do, it is a good idea to take a few minutes to recharge your battery and relax. The below teas are great to drink during the winter and will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

Chai Tea

With its rich, deep flavor of spices enhanced with the sweetness of honey or sugar, this milk tea produces a soothing and warming effect that gives you the feeling of well-being. A definite must to help find your zen during the holiday season. Make your own or try the different flavors of Oregon Chai.

Mint Tea

The cool and refreshing flavor of mint will help your digestion, while the minty aroma will remind you of candy canes, reindeers, and presents under the tree. Why not enjoy a cup of this soothing tea, and relax from all of your holiday bustle.

Green Tea

Green tea has a long laundry list of benefits you can gain from drinking it. The benefits range from fat burning and improved brain function to lowering the risk of cancer and reducing the risk of infection, with many more in between. This tea is full of antioxidants and some minerals. It is great to enjoy by itself or after a satisfying meal.

Ginger Tea

Enjoy the spicy goodness of ginger tea, and get a boost to keep you well during chilly days and nights. You can make this tea yourself with thin, freshly sliced ginger and honey, or find it already prepared. Either way, you will stay warm and relaxed.

Osmanthus Tea

Known for its rich aroma, it has been reported in scientific journals that merely inhaling the fragrant aroma of osmanthus tea can curb your appetite. The tea is often mixed with green tea or an oolong variety. Whether you drink it alone or mixed with another tea, the buttery flavor and flowery aroma is the perfect tea to settle down for some “me” time.