One of quickest and simplest remedies of all to help get rid of any stress or tension is with the help of the humble teabag.

There are so many varieties available these days,especially online. Chocolate teabags are always a wonderfully sweet and warming choice.The republicoftea.com do a great range.

Lavender teabags can be used for ultimate relaxation.Amazon is a great place to find them as well as at bhuddateas.com.

Vanilla tea is another sweet treat and very comforting and calming. Twinings do a very popular vanilla tea.

Basil tea,often known as ‘holy basil’  is very stress relieving and uplifting.Basil is also great for mature skin and is good for the circulation.You can find them at iherb.com who also supply yogi teas honey and lavender stress relief tea bags.

There are just so many great varieties to try out and you can also create a combo by doing a mix and match with your favourites.

The threefold teabag treat

Step one – Brew yourself a cup of your chosen herbal tea,breathing in the aroma with deep calm breaths.

Step two – Run yourself a bath and add two or three of the teabags.You could also add a tablespoon or two of  a chosen carrier oil such as almond oil.

Step three – Place two of the herbal teabags on your eyes and keep them on for as long as you feel is required.Use green tea to revive tiredness or camomile to calm.Many teabags have soothing properties for the eyes.Although certain types of teabag may be too harsh for your eyes but on the whole most will do well.

This routine is so easy to apply at any time when you need to feel calmer in a short amount of time.Just grab a box of teabags off the kitchen shelf  then head straight for the bathroom and feel the many benefits.