tea


BENEFITS OF DRINKING TEA

Black Tea

May assist in lowering cholesterol and is good for the heart. Medical Research suggests black tea promotes healthy teeth, skin and bones. Medical research suggests black tea helps to regulate blood sugar, lower blood pressure and keep blood vessels soft, because of caffeine.

Green Tea

Has poly phenols for cancer prevention, boosts immune system, helps regulate blood sugar, aids in detoxifying the body and promotes healthy teeth, skin and bones. Has the most EGCG, complex which is good for metabolism.

White Tea

Is the highest in antioxidants, aids in cleansing or detoxifying the body, helps fight cancer, helps to increase your metabolism, and is best for skin and complexion. (Helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles)

Oolong Tea

Drinking oolong tea during or after a cholesterol meal has been shown to lower the intake of fat content in the blood. It also contains the most tannic acid, which is good for lowering cholesterol. Oolong tea is good for the skin as well and is a weight loss tea, since it burns fat already built up in the body.

Pu-Erh Tea

Helps the body break down fat and digest oils which is why it is often called diet tea. It also assists in lowering cholesterol, which is good for the heart.

Rooibos

Is high in antioxidants and rich in vitamins & minerals. Rooibos can strongly be recommended for people suffering from irritability, headaches, disturbed sleeping patterns, insomnia, nervous tension, mild depression or hypertension, as it contains no caffeine and has a soothing effect on the central nervous system. Stomach and digestive problems like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach ulcers and constipation can be relieved by drinking Rooibos. Rooibos has anti-spasmodic properties , thus relieving stomach cramps and colic in infants . It is caffeine free and is good for those with a sensitive central nervous system.

Mate Tea

Mate tea gives the most energy of any type of tea; they have 100% of the caffeine as a cup of coffee. Mate tea also helps curb the appetite and contains 21 vitamins and minerals. Rich in mateine. Rich in Vitamin C and other naturally occurring nutrients and antioxidants.

Lavender

Herbalist recommend lavender to treat migraines, ease digestive spasms and for certain respiratory problems.

Hibiscus

Rich in vitamin A and C and beta-carotene making it a good antioxidant. Health benefits- replaces electrolytes and quenches thirst during and after athletic endeavours. Helps to ease symptoms of colds, flu and coughs.

Peppermint

Peppermint oil stimulates the flow of bile to the stomach and helps to relieve gas pain. It sweetens the breath and calms the digestive system, helps heartburn, stomach ache and nausea. Peppermint is a primary ingredient in remedies used in the relief of gastrointestinal disorder, headaches, and local aches and pains.

Ginger

Ginger is a warming stimulant that energizes the blood. It helps with stress, aids digestion, soothes upset stomach, good for nausea, abdominal pains & spasms, good for heart disease (tonic heart), and helps reduce cholesterol & blood clots. Aids circulation. Ginger used for headache. Good for colds, sore throats, coughs, flu, laryngitis. Raises body temperature when taken in frequent doses. Anti inflammatory, used for arthritis, pain relief, joint mobility & morning stiffness.

Camomile

Soothes headaches and is a natural relaxing herb known to assist the restless and those suffering from insomnia. Known to assist digestive disorders by setting the stomach and calming the nerves.

Rose Hip

One ounce of concentrated rose hip contains about as much vitamin C as a dozen oranges. Rose hips provide B-complex vitamins A, D, and E, are high in iron and calcium and contain measurable amounts of potassium, sulphur, silica, and zinc as well as fructose and tannins. The tea is considered to be a stimulant, a diuretic and a good treatment for diarrhoea. It also reinforces immunity to infectious disease as it is high in vitamin C. Some sources state that this herb is a good blood purifier considered helpful against infections, especially those affecting the bladder or kidney. It eases stress, battles coughs and colds, the flu and is nourishing to the skin. It also contains essential fatty acids and antioxidant flavanoids Has been used as a remedy for rheumatoid arthritis, dizziness, and headaches. It is commonly used in an oil to restore firmness to skin by nourishing tissue.

Licorice Root

Has been used as a dietary supplement for stomach ulcers(reduce acid levels), bronchitis/asthma, and sore throats, also been used as a mild laxative.

Raspberry Leaf

Raspberry, Rubus idaeus L. [Fam. Rosaceae], is indigenous to Europe, North America, and Asia. Raspberry leaf is most often recommended for pregnant women suffering from morning sickness and nausea, but is also recommended for respiratory conditions and for heart health maintenance. Raspberry leaf tea also has potent antioxidant activity. Raspberry leaf tea is also given for inflammation of the mouth and throat, skin disorders, flu, fever, water retention, menstrual pain, vitamin deficiency, blood sugar irregularities, and as a blood and skin purification agent.

Lemon Grass

Lemon grass is a good cleanser that helps to detoxify the Liver, pancreas, kidney, bladder and the digestive tract. It cuts down uric acid, cholesterol, excess fats and other toxins in the body while stimulating digestion, blood circulation, and lactation; it also alleviates indigestion and gastroenteritis. It is said that lemon grass also helps improve the skin by reducing acne and pimples and acts as a muscle and tissue toner. Lemon grass can also reduce blood pressure.