“Stay safe & stay sane“Those are things that are often said to each other during a pandemic like this. These words not only remind us to maintain physical health, but also mentally. A pandemic that does not end is very natural if it triggers feelings of anxiety that lead to anxiety. stressed.
According to a survey, the level of mental health disorders since the pandemic has increased sharply in various countries, including Indonesia. Mental health disorders are triggered by various factors ranging from the fear of the virus, the experience of those closest to them will face the virus so that it triggerspanic attack’, the loss of loved ones, to the economic factor as a result of this pandemic where many people have been laid off and lost their livelihoods.
Feelings of stress and anxiety can lead to serious mental disorders such as depression/Source: Pexels.com
However, of course we should not follow the feelings above. On the contrary, we must be able to control negative feelings and emotions that have an impact on mental health. The ways of course vary, ranging from getting used to thinking positively, exercising regularly, to eating healthy foods and drinks. One of the drinks that can help us relieve stress is teh rooibos.
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This South African red tea contains many minerals and vitamins that are very beneficial for the body. In addition, this tea is also known as tea without caffeine. As we know caffeine is a substance that can improve the system in the body so that anyone who consumes it will feel excited and energized.
In fact, caffeine can actually disrupt sleep patterns, increase dehydration and anxiety levels, and trigger spikes in blood pressure that can cause heart palpitations. So the decision to switch from caffeinated drinks like coffee and replace it with Rooibos tea is believed to be very effective in reducing stress.
Rooibos red tea that contains many benefits/Source: Unsplash.com
A study in America also stated that teh rooibos can significantly reduce levels of cortisol or the stress hormone. This tea also contains magnesium which acts as a sedative because it can help smooth the blood and nervous system so that the body will feel more relaxed.
That’s the reason why teh rooibos highly recommended to be consumed every day, especially at times like this!