Did you know that Tea can south your vocal cords for caroling this holiday season?

There are so many different types of tea leaves, each with their own benefits and many have more than one! Skinny’s new Relaxation tea includes chamomile, valerian root, rose hips, hibiscus, and orange peel.

Chamomile tea is often thought of as a relaxation or sleepy time tea, one reason for this is due to its anti-inflammatory properties. These same properties also help relieve congestions and boost immunity.

Add in chamomiles calming effects which can help soothe nerves and relax the body before and after a performance and you have a great vocal remedy! Valerian Root tea is great for rest and recovery in all aspects, including your vocal cords.

Many cultures use valerian root as an herbal remedy which not has scientific findings to help with insomnia, anxiety, and it may even help with depression and menopausal related hot flashes.

Researchers believe it affects the neurotransmitters GABA and serotonin, both which help with sleep and mood. Serotonin is a chemical in the brain many people call the happy chemical because it does just that! It makes you feel happier and relaxed.

So next time you think of a cup of tea as just cozy and warm, think again! It very well has its own super powers!

December 19, 2022 — Bianca Shah