10 Herbal Teas That Can Heal You Slideshow

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Gentler than its essential oil form, lovely-smelling lavender is said to have benefits that range from aiding digestion and soothing heartburn to helping with insomnia and anxiety. The latter is attributed to the components found in the essential oil of lavender, namely perillyl alcohol, linalool, and geraniol. Lavender tea's ability to help with indigestion, meanwhile, is due to gas-relieving properties.

To make the tea, steep one to two teaspoons of lavender leaves in a cup of hot water for about 15 minutes.