Now that the leaves are falling, it’s time to pull on a sweater, grab a good book, and settle down with a relaxing cup of tea. There’s no better way to combat the cooling weather (not to mention the cold season that comes with it) than a warm, soothing cup of tea. We’ve gathered nine of our favorite teas for you to try this season, each with their own autumn-inspired benefits.
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Stay warm amidst the blowing winds with this fiery chai tea. This blend is packed with spices to keep your inner fire fueled even as the air around you grows colder. Plus, all the ginger will help you fight autumn germs.
Inspired by the Hawaiian Volcano Goddess, Pele’s Fire is another tea that is guaranteed to keep you warm from the inside out. The spicy, fruity flavors in this tea are energizing, awakening, and clarifying—just the boost you need for those foggy, dreary autumn days. And it’s hand-crafted and organic!
The shift from summer to fall can be overwhelming on the body. Full of peppermint, licorice, ginger, and rooibos, this tea has everything you need to revitalize your body—from aiding that pesky dry nose right down to speeding up the slow metabolism that comes with autumn.
The cold, dry air often leads to inflammation in the body, so why not pick a tea with anti-inflammatory benefits? Turmeric is known for its various healing qualities, including strong anti-inflammatory properties.
If you are starting to feel this season’s trademark sore throat, grab a mug of this herbal tea. The slippery elm in Throat Coat creates a slippery, smooth tea that will coat your throat with the comforting protection it needs this time of year.
According to Ayurveda, fall is vata season. Vata season is linked with dry, cold climate on the outside and restlessness, insomnia, and stress on the inside. This tea is meant to help balance your vata levels so you can make it through fall feeling strong and grounded.
Autumn is a time of change as we shed the old and prepare to burrow in for the winter, which can cause stress and worry for many of us. This tea can help counteract that with calming herbs passionflower and lavender.
What would fall be without pumpkin spice? Get into the spirit of the season with this delicious, pumpkin-inspired tea. Enjoy all the seasonal flavors without the caffeine and sugar that usually come with pumpkin-inspired drinks.
The end of autumn and the beginning of winter is cranberry season, so welcome it with this premium cranberry tea. The warming fall flavors are guaranteed to put you in the mood for sweater weather.
Love one of these teas? Have a favorite fall tea we missed? Let us know in the comments below!