Tea recipe that helps with bloating

After indulging in heavy, rich meals and sugary treats during the holidays, it’s natural for our digestive systems to feel a little off. This can lead to bloating, discomfort, and even stomach pain. But fear not! There is a simple solution that can help alleviate these symptoms! This tea for bloating is a natural and effective way to soothe your upset stomach and get your digestive system back on track.

De bloating tea recipe

When feeling bloated and uncomfortable, reach for a cup of this tea for bloating instead of over-the-counter medications. I absolutely love preparing this delightful tea! After indulging in heavy meals and an abundance of cookies and cakes during the holidays, I felt the consequences. I’m not used to consuming such a large amount of food, especially sweets, in such a short period of time. As a result, my stomach rebelled after a few meals, leaving me feeling bloated and weighed down.

But I remembered this incredible tea that works wonders in relieving bloating. It’s made with fennel and anise seeds, ginger, and lemon zest. These ingredients support digestion and induce relaxation while creating a truly delicious blend!

I used to drink loads of fennel and anise tea when I was breastfeeding as it was helping me with milk production, and water retention and it was also great for my daughter’s terrible colic and acid reflux. After I tried several teas in addition to adjusting my diet with no spectacular results, I finally had that much needed “Aha!” moment.

I added some ginger tea because it helps with digestion. I love citrus so I sprinkled some lemon zest and cinnamon for added flavor (on that note, you might also like this orange peel tea). I opted for a teaspoon of honey as I think this tea for bloating tastes amazing with a bit of honey, but that’s only optional. It has a bitter flavor without honey though.

De bloating tea recipe

How to make tea for bloating

To prepare this delightful concoction, gather fennel and anise seeds, ginger, lemon zest, and cinnamon. Place them in a small kettle. Meanwhile, bring 2 cups of water to a boil in another kettle. Carefully pour the boiling water over the dry ingredients and cover the kettle, allowing the flavors to infuse for a blissful 5 minutes. Once the time is up, strain the mixture through a fine sieve, and if desired, sweeten with a touch of honey.

This delightful beverage is best enjoyed warm or hot, offering a comforting and soothing experience. Sip slowly and enjoy the relief it brings to your digestive system.

The concoction was pure perfection, best tea for stomach pain and bloating! My bloating problem went away within half an hour. I kept drinking the belly bloat tea for several days but only because I really love the flavor and plan to make it a habit as it truly is an amazing addition to my lifestyle. I love sipping a cup of this delightful tea for bloating in the afternoon, a great replacement for coffee I would say.

Fennel and anise seeds are renowned for their medicinal properties for digestive system, respiratory diseases, sore throat or for calming nerves, support immune system and as a great source of antioxidants. They’re also used in soups, stews and some vegetable dishes to make them less flatulent. I also hear fennel and anise seeds help with breast enhancement (wink).

Ingredients for 2 cups of tea for stomach bloating:

  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon anise seeds
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 lemon zest
  • honey – optional

Instructions:

  1. Place fennel and anise seeds, ginger, lemon zest and cinnamon in a small kettle.
  2. In another kettle, boil 2 cups of water.
  3. Pour the hot water over the dry ingredients and cover for 5 minutes.
  4. Strain through a fine sieve and add honey (optional).
  5. Best served warm or hot.

When should you drink debloat tea?

I would recommend drinking the tea when you feel bloated, uncomfortable or have stomach pain. It can also be consumed preventatively after indulging in a heavy meal to aid digestion and prevent bloating from occurring in the first place.

In addition to consuming this tea for bloating, it’s important to listen to your body and make healthy choices in your diet. Avoiding excessive amounts of sugary, fatty, and processed foods can help prevent bloating and promote a healthy digestive system. Additionally, staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water can also aid in digestion.

How does tea help with bloating?

Certain herbal teas, such as fennel tea and anise seed tea, contain anti-inflammatory properties that aid digestion, and decrease bloating, nausea and abdominal pain. They might even be able to help with some of the ibs symptoms.

De bloating tea recipe

Can drinking too much tea cause bloating?

While tea can be helpful for reducing bloating, cramps, and other digestive issues, consuming excessive amounts of any liquid can contribute to bloating and digestive discomfort.

Is it safe to drink this tea during pregnancy?

It is always best to consult with your doctor before consuming any herbal teas while pregnant, as some ingredients may not be safe for you and your baby.

How often should I drink this tea?

It is recommended to consume tea for bloating as needed or up to three times a day in addition to proper water intake.

Are there any other benefits to drinking tea for bloating?

Yes, certain herbal teas can have additional health benefits such as aiding in digestion, reducing inflammation, and providing antioxidants.

Can I add anything else to my tea for bloating?

You can customize your tea with other ingredients such as lemon juice, hibiscus, a few leaves of mint or peppermint tea, or cinnamon for added flavor and gut health benefits. I wouldn’t add black tea or any other tea that contains caffeine as caffeine is a natural diuretic so it can dehydrate you and will interfere with the tea’s purpose.

Does this tea have any side effects?

While generally safe, some herbal teas may cause allergic reactions or interact with certain medications. It is best to consult with your doctor before adding any new teas to your diet.

Can I drink this tea if I have a sensitive stomach?

It is always best to listen to your body and start with small amounts of herbal teas. If you experience any discomfort in your digestive tract, discontinue use and consult with your doctor.

Are there any alternatives to tea for bloating?

Yes, there are other natural remedies such as ginger and peppermint supplements, probiotics, and digestive enzymes that may also help with bloating.

Can children drink tea for bloating?

It is best to consult with a pediatrician before giving herbal teas to children, as some ingredients may not be suitable for their age or health needs.

Overall, tea for bloating can be a soothing and effective way to alleviate discomfort and aid in digestion. Remember to listen to your body, consult with a medical professional if needed, and enjoy the flavorful benefits of herbal tea.  So next time you feel bloated or have tummy troubles, reach for some fennel and anise seed tea and give your digestive system some love!

Tea for bloating

Free e-Cookbook:

9 Puff Pastry Desserts

Get the e-Cookbook "9 Puff Pastry Desserts" when you sign up for my recipe newsletter, to receive updates on new articles, products & offers!

De bloating tea recipe
Print Recipe Pin Recipe Rate this Recipe
5 from 3 votes

Tea recipe for bloating

Say goodbye to bloating, discomfort, and stomach pain! Soothe your upset stomach and get your digestive system back on track with a natural and effective tea for bloating.
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time3 minutes
Steep5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: International
Keyword: best tea for bloating, tea for bloating, tea for stomach bloating
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 18kcal
Author: Petro Neagu

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon anise seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 lemon zest
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp honey optional

Equipment

  • kettle
  • tea cup
  • spoon

Instructions

  • Place fennel and anise seeds, ginger, lemon zest and cinnamon in a small kettle.
  • In another kettle, boil 2 cups of water.
  • Pour over the dry ingredients and cover for 5 minutes.
  • Strain through a fine sieve and add honey (optional).
  • Best served warm or hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 18kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 0.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
Tried this recipe?Mention @easy_peasy_creative_ideas or tag #easy_peasy_creative_ideas!

Most Popular recipes: 

Article may contain Amazon & affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you.

about petro

ABOUT PETRO

Hi, I’m Petro, author and founder of Easy Peasy Creative Ideas. Sewist, crafter, avid DIY-er, foodie, photographer, homemaker and mommy to one. I’m an expert at coming up with quick, clever sewing tips, recycling crafts and simple, easy recipes! You can find my ideas featured in reputable publications such as Country Living, Good House Keeping, Yahoo News, WikiHow, Shutterfly, Parade, Brit & Co and more. Thanks for stopping by and hope you’ll stay for a while, get to know me better and come back another time. Stick around for real fun projects! Read more…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




2 Comments

  1. Diana Rambles says:

    Congratulations! This post is featured over at Diana Rambles this week and has been pinned to the Featured at Diana Rambles board at Pinterest and shared on Twitter. Please grab a featured button via the post guidelines graphic. Thanks for sharing this awesome idea!

  2. Gaye @CalmHealthySexy says:

    Yes, I am needing this after the holidays! Thanks so much for sharing it with the Let’s Get Real party.