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Which Hello Joyous Herbal Tea Is Best For You?

As you may already know, I'm a huge tea lover! You can find me sipping on an herbal tea most times of the day because I love how comforting it is and because high quality herbal teas can pack a ton of nutrition into your day!
Mar 29, 2022 | Joy McCarthy

As you may already know, I'm a huuuuuuge tea lover! You can find me sipping on an herbal tea most times of the day because I love how comforting it is and because herbal tea (if you are sipping high-quality tea and not this kind of tea) can pack a ton of nutrition into your day!

Joy McCarthy Drinking Tea

As for what tea I drink, well, I switch it up depending on what I'm in the mood for. I often alternate between the four herbal teas available in the Hello Joyous shop – Rise and Shine Tea, Everyday Detox Tea, Pure Radiance Tea, and our soothing T.L.C. Tea!

Since we primarily sell these teas online, I'm often asked about each of the teas and which one is the best for you.


It can be a bit tricky to know which one to order just from seeing them online, so we're going to play a little game! I'm going to pretend I'm the server at a restaurant and instead of a wine list, I'm going to hand you my tea list and walk you through the flavour profiles of each and which one would be the best for you based on your unique palette and preferences.

Hopefully, by the end of my shpiel, you'll feel confident to make a decision and order the tea (or teas!) that are perfect for you! 

Keep in mind, all of our teas are free of artificial flavours, colours, preservatives, and sweeteners and any other junk you don't want in your cup. Each blend is made with only organic, all-natural ingredients! 

T.L.C. Tea

Hello Joyous TLC Herbal Tea for Sleep

Why I Love It

One of my favourite things about drinking tea is the whole ritual that surrounds it. It’s such a perfect, mindful practice of brewing, steeping, and sipping that can help you stay present in the midst of a busy day. I wanted to take that peacefulness to another level by formulating a tea specifically designed to help calm your nervous system and encourage a state of relaxation. I love to brew some T.L.C. Tea when I need to relax and infuse my body with a tender loving cuppa. I can feel the goodness supporting my whole body health with every sip!

Tasting Notes

  • Soothes your body and soul with every sip!
  • Subtly honey-sweet and floral flavour thanks to the chamomile, lavender, and passionflower.
  • A hint of freshness from cooling lemon balm.

Hello Joyous TLC Tea for Sleep

Health Benefits

  • Calming and sleep inducing
  • Reduces anxiety & may boost mood
  • Supports the production of GABA to promote relaxation
  • Soothes digestion

You Will Love It If

You want the perfect cuppa tea to help you find a peaceful moment or to help you unwind at the end of a long day. The blend of herbs have all been specially chosen to nourish and soothe your nervous system so you can feel relaxed and calm any time of day. It’s also a great tea for people who struggle with stress and anxiety, since these powerful herbs can help boost your resilience and reduce anxiety.

Pure Radiance Tea

Pure Radiance Herbal Tea for Skin Health

Why I Love It

This tea is fast becoming a favourite of mine because it's loaded with skin-loving ingredients like rose petals, nettles, moringa, and lavender. Pure Radiance Tea is a light and earthy, caffeinated, herbal green tea blend that will have you glowing from the inside out! It’s the perfect, tasty way to stay hydrated and get your glow on with every sip.

Tasting Notes

  • Feels beautifying with every sip!
  • Subtle floral taste thanks to the rose and lavender that is perfectly complemented by the light & earthy notes of green tea.

Hello Joyous Radiance Herbal Tea for Beauty

Health Benefits

  • Strengthens and protects skin cells
  • Nourishes the gut and supports healthy digestion for glowing skin
  • Balances blood sugar
  • Rich in anti-inflammatory compounds
  • Packed with skin-loving nutrients like calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium and vitamins A & C

You Will Love It If

You’re looking for a gentle and delicious way to nourish your skin from the inside out. It’s great for people who want to support healthy digestion thanks to the rose petals and moringa. It also has green and white tea, for a gentle hit of caffeine and tons of beauty boosting benefits. Just remember if you’re sensitive to caffeine then you’ll want to sip earlier in the day to ensure a restful sleep.

Rise and Shine Tea 

Rise and Shine Anti-inflammatory Herbal Tea

Why I Love It

I love all of the Hello Joyous Teas, but it's no surprise that this one is a top favourite of mine because of it's delicious turmeric flavour (I'm turmeric OBSESSED, in case you didn't know!). The best way I can describe it is that it tastes like a warm, cozy hug and a burst of sunshine on a cool day. It also tastes incredibly delicious in my Rise and Shine Latte or as a base for other tea lattes, like my Maple & Spice Oat Milk Latte. This is a must-have in the cooler months! 

Tasting Notes

  • Feels like a warm hug and a burst of sunshine on a cold morning!
  • Natural sweetness from grounding and soothing spices such as ginger, cardamom, and cinnamon.

Hello Joyous Anti-inflammatory Herbal Tea

Health Benefits

  • Blood sugar-balancing
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Helps to manage inflammation
  • Eases digestion

You Will Love It If

You are a turmeric lover like me! However, if you aren't a huge fan of turmeric, don't worry – the turmeric isn't overwhelming since it's complemented by the warming, naturally sweet flavours of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and coconut extract. If you suffer from any sort of inflammatory condition such as arthritis or digestive issues like IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis, you may find this tea brings some relief due to its anti-inflammatory properties.

Recipes To Enjoy It In

Everyday Detox Tea

Gentle Daily Detox Organic Herbal Tea

Why I Love It

OMG! I don't have enough good things to say about our Everyday Detox Tea! First off, I view detox as a daily habit so you won't find me jumping on the bandwagon of any quick-fix detox regimes. We can detox daily through the food we eat, our lifestyle habits and the tea we drink. YES! You read that right. Simply by drinking this Everyday Detox Tea, you will be supporting your entire body's detoxification systems including your liver, kidneys and digestive system!

Tasting Notes

  • Bright and refreshing.
  • Green rooibos (the base) is the raw version of red rooibos, but it doesn't have the same over-powering flavour and has a much higher antioxidant profile.
  • Organic ginger provides a good amount of spice upfront while the the lemon verbena, lemon peel, organic lemongrass provide beautifully balancing citrus notes. 
  • Get the benefits of an everyday detox with milk thistle, burdock and dandelion, without the overly medicinal or earthy flavour that can accompany other traditional detox teas with these ingredients.

Hello Joyous Organic Daily Detox Tea

Health Benefits

  • Gently detoxes the liver.
  • Supports the digestion of fats by increasing bile production.
  • Removes excess mucus from the body.
  • May help to alleviate constipation and indigestion.
  • Reduces inflammation.
  • May improve blood sugar levels.
  • Naturally antimicrobial to help kill harmful bacteria.
  • And yes — it's safe (and encouraged) to drink daily!

You Will Love It If

You are experiencing sluggish digestion, low energy and are in need of a boost! You will especially enjoy this tea if you prefer more of an energizing "spicy" ginger flavour. The blend of lemon, lemongrass, and lemon verbena give this blend an uplifting citrus flavour. And the combination of both, along with the other ingredients, make it a super yummy, nourishing detox tea!

So, there you have it – our full list of Hello Joyous Herbal Teas! If you have any other questions about any of our Hello Joyous Herbal Teas, please drop them in the comments below. I would be more than happy to address them and help you find the most perfect Joyous Tea(s) for you.


By the way, we also have a FREE 7-Day Time For Tea Challenge that shows you how you can incorporate herbal tea into your daily life to support everything from your energy levels, hormones, detoxification, metabolism and more; in other words, everything you need to feel like your most joyous self! It's free to join and when you register, you'll get access to an exclusive discount on our line of Hello Joyous Teas. You can sign up here.

Happy tea drinking!

Joy xo

Rachel S.   •   November 5, 2019

Are there teas that are safe to drink while breastfeeding ?


Cara Pennington   •   November 10, 2019

Are the teas safe when pregnant ? Also...are they caffeine free ? I tend to struggle with not sleeping after caffeine. Thanks !

Joy McCarthy   •   November 11, 2019

Julie L.   •   January 2, 2020

When is the best time to drink your detox tea? In the evening before going to bed or anytime? Thank you!

Joy McCarthy   •   January 6, 2020

julie Lehoux   •   January 6, 2020

Awesome! Thank you very much Joy!

Joy McCarthy   •   January 8, 2020

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