5 Health Benefits of Hops

5 Health Benefits of Hops

Hops (Humulus lupulus), a member of the Cannabaceae family, (a relative to Cannabis) is an herb that was traditionally used to provide relaxation, sedation and treat insomnia. 

Hops have been used in the beer brewing industry for centuries. They were first discovered way back in the 11th century and have since become a staple in the beer-making business.

The vitamins found in hops include vitamins C, E, and B6. These nutrients have powerful antioxidant properties which can help protect the body from disease, boost the immune system and slow down the body’s aging process.

Stress and Anxiety

Studies have shown that Hops have a sedative effect allowing your body to calm down and relax you.  In combination with the relaxing feeling of having a cold non alcoholic beer at the end of the work day.  The benefits are two fold.

Improved Sleep

Hops have traditionally been used to help with sleep issues and several studies have analyzed its effectiveness as a sleep aid. Several studies have found that hops were effective in promoting quality sleep and with a better nights sleep the results can be astounding.  So many alcohol drinkers do so in an attempt to get a restful sleep, but with the combination of alcohol, it will put you to sleep but alcohol will not allow your body to have a proper sleep.  Image a beer that tastes great and leaves you rested and not hung over in the morning.  Those two benefits alone will improve your daily heathy lifestyle choices.


Studies have shown that Hops have chemicals that act like estrogen.  These chemicals have shown to have an improved lifestyle effect in women going through menopause.

A daily intact of hops or hops extract had a beneficial effect on lowering the discomfort of 'hot flashes'.

The benefit here is pretty amazing.  Enjoy an non alcoholic beer, get your daily intake of hop and see for yourself if your daily life improves.


Studies have shown that hops can be used to reduce how your body deals with joint stiffness, sore muscles and muscle spasms.  When you crack open a cold non alcoholic beer you are also getting a tiny dose of a natural anti-inflammatory which will help promote your body to heal and make you feel better too!!

General Health

There are so many studies being published about how hops can prevent brain’s cells from oxidative stress.  These stress have been shown to lead to degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.  There are also studies that show that hops can reduce the chances of certain breast, colon, and ovarian cancers.  These findings and great selection of delicious non alcoholic beers found at Designated Drinks is a pretty great way of improving your daily life and helping your body feel better.

I Want to Try Some!

Visit our website and check out all the non alcoholic beers and also our great selection of Sparkling Hop Water.  They are available for purchase today!!

Obviously, we are not doctors at Designated Drinks and if you want more scientific and medical information regarding the benefits of hops please contact your doctor.  

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