Alternatives to caffeine

Alternatives to coffee

Are you trying to cut back on caffeine? 
My name is Candice, I am a tea sommelier and founder to Mother cuppa and we are blending for purpose to support women’s health & wellbeing. This week we’ve talked about the difference between caffeine in coffee and tea and why caffeine affects women differently. Head back to my last two Blogs to find out more.  

Now were looking at alternatives. I’m speaking from my own experience and what has worked for me.  These are my personal favourites and ones that gives me the necessary energy I need.  

Ashwagandha’s (completely caffeine free) with its potent antioxidant properties have been used in traditional medicine for centuries to improve energy, stamina and endurance. 

Ginseng, Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to nourish the organs, improve qi (vital energy), and increase stamina, ginseng is considered an adaptogen, meaning it supports and protects the body by rejuvenating and invigorating it 

Green and black tea.  Contains low levels of caffeine (29mg in green and 47mg in black tea) that are released slowly throughout the day This tea can also give you a more even energy boost thanks to the presence of an amino acid known as L-theanine. L-theanine helps to slow the body's absorption of caffeine. This allows the body to process the caffeine more effectively and results in a longer lasting energy boost.

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