Ginger root has been used traditionally to improve a wide range of bodily functions. This tea is commonly offered during pregnancy. Ginger root tea, caffeine-free, carries a number of different healing properties but ginger is probably best known for its distinct flavor. TasteZen's Ginger Root Grandules gives every cup a flavor and feeling of warmth, clarity, and spice and is easy to mix with other teas. What this tea can do for youGinger root has been used traditionally to improve a wide range of bodily functions. As a tea, Ginger has been proven to operate as a potent anti-inflammatory, soothing agent for digestive discomfort, and a tool to improve blood circulation and pressure. Health benefits Immune Support Digestion Pain Relief/Relaxation Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Anise Seeds are produced by the Pimpinella anisum plant, which has been cultivated in Egypt, the Middle East, and Europe for many centuries. Anise seed has been used for centuries in various parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. TasteIt has a licorice-like sweet flavor and is widely used to flavor cakes, cookies, bread, and fruit dishes. What this tea can do for youAnise seeds are antioxidant, antifungal, and have astringent properties. It helps to support the liver and hydrate the skin. Anise seed is also useful for diarrhea and fever. Health benefits Contains nutrients like iron, manganese, and calcium Aids in Digestion - One of the oldest uses of anise tea is as a mild laxative. Drinking this tea when you are feeling a bit blocked up can quickly stimulate the movements in your colon and relieve symptoms of constipation Maintains Hormonal Balance - Anise has certain hormone-mimicking properties and the ability to regulate hormone fluctuations in the body, helping everything from sleep issues, PMS, stimulate menstruation, to reducing symptoms of menopause. Relieves Inflammation - This tea has a number of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that make it a soothing and relaxing beverage, both mentally and physically, such as for conditions like arthritis, gout, headaches, and chronic injuries and diseases. Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Saigon cinnamon, also known as Vietnamese cinnamon is a variety of cinnamon. Vietnamese Cinnamon contains more cinnamaldehyde than other types. This compound is responsible for its strong flavor and aroma. It is ideal for baking and cooking, as it's easily found in grocery stores. TasteVietnamese cassia cinnamon is intensely fragrant and flavorful Our organic Vietnamese Cinnamon is a perfect balance of sweet and spicy flavor, making it a favorite for coffee drinkers and cinnamon lovers. What this tea can do for youVietnamese Cinnamon has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Research shows that consumption of Cinnamon once or twice daily can improve digestion, metabolism, and circulation. Health benefits Anti-inflammatory Soothes an upset stomach Relieve indigestion Help keep blood sugar levels balanced Enhance circulation Improve insulin efficiency making it an ideal spice for diabetics High in glutathione, the body’s major antioxidants Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
A natural leaf that is sweet and calorie-free. This sugar-free substitute can be added to any tea. It is also perfect for cooking and baking. TasteStevia leaves have a sweet taste. What this tea can do for youThe Stevia leaf is a miraculous remedy used widely as a calorie-free and sugar-free substitute. Health benefits Controls Diabetes - It helps regulate blood sugar levels. Weight Loss - Allows sweetness without ruining a diet. Regulates Blood Pressure - Glycosides can relax blood vessels, increase urination, and helps eliminate sodium. Prevents Cancer - A rich source of antioxidants that helps prevent cancer. Controls Cholesterol Levels - Lowers bad LDL and raises good HDL. Oral Health - Reduces bacterial formation in the mouth and prevents cavities. Prevents Osteoporosis - Aids in increasing bone mineral density Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Licorice root tea, as the name implies, is made by steeping the roots of the licorice plant, scientifically known as Glycyrrhiza glabra. Licorice root tea has been a popular tool in natural medicine for thousands of years, particularly in regions where this plant is native including Europe, Asia, and India. TasteAlthough Licorice root tea's flavor profile mimics anise, star anise, and fennel, they are not botanically related. What this tea can do for youThe licorice plant is a herbaceous perennial legume. The many health benefits of licorice root tea are due to the presence of unique organic compounds, including glycosides, flavonoids, anethole, coumarins, sterols, and a number of other antioxidants, as well as certain minerals and vitamins. In terms of skin health, licorice root tea can also improve the antioxidant levels in your body, helping to minimize signs of aging. Furthermore, licorice tea can help soothe inflammatory conditions like psoriasis or eczema, and even act as a natural sunscreen, helping to block UV rays that damage the skin. By soothing the symptoms of seizure disorders and spasms of smooth muscle tissue in the body, licorice root tea can help to relieve heart palpitations, smooth digestive properties, and ensure proper muscle function throughout the body. Health benefits Immune Support Detox Cardiovascular Support Digestion Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Zen's organic grade of relaxing Lavender tea is the perfect Bed Time tea as Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a no caffeine herb, known for relaxation. It also contains linalyl acetate and linalool, which reduce depression and insomnia, calm the mind, and relieve anxiety. TasteLavender has a floral and sweet grassy flavor and aroma. What this tea can do for youLavender is traditionally alleged to have a variety of therapeutic and curative properties, ranging from inducing relaxation to treating parasitic infections, burns, insect bites, and spasms. There is growing evidence suggesting that lavender may be an effective medicament in the treatment of several neurological disorders. Several animal and human investigations suggest anxiolytic, mood stabilizers, sedatives, analgesic, and anticonvulsive and neuroprotective properties for lavender. These studies raised the possibility of revival of lavender therapeutic efficacy in neurological disorders. Health benefits Pain Relief/Relaxation Immune Support Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Holy basil, or Tulsi, is a super herb plant that has been used for centuries by herbalists and Ayurvedic medicine as an “adaptogen”. It carries flavonoids and phenolics, both known for antifungal properties and its PTSD relief. The essential oils in the leaves of Tulsi are a particularly rich source of valuable phytochemicals. Warning: Holy basil may cause the blood to clot slower, so please use carefully when taking anticoagulants. Increased perspiration may occur when taking Tulsi. TasteThe essential oils in the leaves of Tulsi give this tea a refreshing flavor. What this tea can do for youThis super herb allows the body to adapt against stress and promotes good general health. Tulsi has been found to have antidepressant and anti-anxiety properties with effects comparable to diazepam, an antidepressant prescription drug. Health benefits Strong antioxidant Antibacterial Antiviral Adaptogenic Anti-fungal properties Fights the common cold and fever Aids in the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, earache, headache, upset stomach Mosquito repellant When applied topically, holy basil may aid in the treatment of ringworm Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
This herbal tea, which is also known as Goddess Tonic, is for women around that time of month because it contains herbs that may help aid cramp relief, and an extra dose of dandelion root is added to relieve excess water the body tends to store during the menstrual cycle. TasteThe hibiscus in Dr. Jen's Blend provides a tropical and floral flavor and gives this blend a beautiful pink hue. What this tea can do for youOrganic herbs like Dandelion Root, Nettle & Red Clover Blossoms and Hibiscus may help aid cramp relief & relieve excess water the body tends to store during the menstrual cycle. The hibiscus has cooling properties for the body. This blend is also helpful in reducing the discomfort and frequency of hot flashes in menopausal women by balancing estrogen and hormones in the body. Health benefits May aid in the relief of uterine cramps Reducing the discomfort and frequency of hot flashes in menopausal women Contains liver and kidney detoxification properties Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Our Reishi Mushroom is known as a powerful medicinal fungus that grows wild in a hot and humid location in the Chinese Mountains. Traditional Chinese healers first began using the reishi mushroom more than 2,000 years ago during the Han dynasty. Reishi mushroom is a fungus. The above-ground part and portions of the below-ground parts are used as medicine. TasteSome people describe Reishi mushrooms as "tough" and "woody" with a bitter taste. What this tea can do for youWithin the mushroom, there are several molecules, including triterpenoids, polysaccharides, and peptidoglycans, that may be responsible for its health effects. In the United States, it is illegal to recognize or promote Reishi mushrooms as an alternative treatment for cancer. And because Zen's Tea House does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and our educational services are not a substitute for professional medical advice we always advise customers to first seek the advice of their doctor before making any changes to diet, health routine, or treatment; this includes Organic Reishi Mushroom. Health benefits Cancer-fighting potential - the triterpenoids found in this type of fungus have the ability to reduce the metastasis of cancerous cells and slow the progression of tumor growth. Furthermore, a second study found that the active ingredients of reishi mushroom extract can seek out and neutralize cancerous cells within the body Helps Fatigue - The bioactive constituents that contribute to the antifatigue effects of mushrooms may include polysaccharides, peptides, nucleosides, phenolic compounds, and triterpenoids Helps Boost Immune System - Reishi mushrooms also contain beta-glucans, one of the most effective and powerful immune system boosters that we know of. By increasing the number of beta-glucans in your body, you can protect yourself against a vast range of potential diseases and reduce the signs of aging Anti-aging potential - Modern studies have positively linked reishi mushrooms to certain lifespan expansion, namely due to the impressive polysaccharide content of these fungi. Grown in North America & hand-packed in the USA. DISCLAIMER: Zen's Tea House does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Zen's Tea House and its services are not a substitute for professional medical advice and treatment. Always seek your doctor's advice before making any changes to your diet, health routine, or treatment.
Yerba Mate is a beautiful emerald green drink that originates in Argentina and has become the vitality nectar of Argentina, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and recently the United States. Yerba mate is a well-known beverage widely consumed by people of South America. It is made from dried leaves of the Ilex paraguariensis tree which is a native South American tree. Zen's Argentina Yerba maté is handpicked in the shade of the rainforest canopy - fresh & vibrant, not aged or smoked. TasteYerba Mate is comparable in taste to a high-quality Japanese green tea but with a more herbaceous, grassy character and contains as many antioxidants in every serving. What this tea can do for youA healthy and stimulating drink, Yerba Maté is a potent natural source of antioxidants and an appetite suppressant. It contains vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, Niacin (B3), B5 & minerals such as Calcium, Manganese, Iron, Selenium, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Chromium, Copper, and Aluminum. Other compounds in Yerba Mate are Chlorophyll, Flavonols, Polyphenols, Antioxidants, & 15 Amino Acids. Health benefits Antimicrobial Antioxidant Antiobesity Anti-diabetic Digestive improvement Stimulant Cardiovascular properties Grown in South America & hand-packed in the USA.
Kava Kava root is a unique herb found in the tropic Fiji and South Pacific Islands. Legally, there are restrictions to what this powerful blend can be described as and recommended for. This herbal infusion can be used for anxiety or insomnia. Warning: This herb is incredibly powerful and should only be taken for a short period of time. Extended use, or use in large quantities, can cause significant damage to the liver. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. TasteIt's most popular for its earthy and bold flavor, making it a great addition to our other sedative herbs and sleep blends. What this tea can do for youKava Kava has been traditionally used to treat anxiety, moderate to severe difficulty with sleep, stress, achy joints, and a variety of skin conditions. When applied topically, Kava Kava has been thought to aid in the healing of wounds, as well as a pain reliever for skin conditions. Extracts of 70% kavalactones may work to lower anxiety and aid in relieving stress. Health benefits Pain Relief/Relaxation Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Passionflower, or Passiflora Incarnata as its scientific name, is a folk remedy commonly used for anxiety. This plant is native to the southeastern United States, and Central and South America. The above-ground parts are used to make medicine. TasteThis tea has a floral, fruity yet spicy taste. What this tea can do for youMost of the health benefits of passionflower tea are the result of significant levels of harmine, flavonoids, and organic acids, such as linolenic, palmitic, and myristic acid, as well as various amino acids, coumarins, and other antioxidants. Extracts and fluid extracts from the aerial parts from Passiflora incarnata L. are widely used as components of herbal sedatives. From some of the studies also anxiolytic effects can be deduced. Passiflora extracts are an important factor in the phytotherapy of tenseness, restlessness, and irritability with difficulty in falling asleep. Health benefits Anxiety and Stress: The flavonoids found in passionflower tea, such as quercetin and kaempferol, are known to improve mood and reduce levels of stress hormones in the body. This can keep you feeling energized and positive, relieving feelings of stress and anxiety. Contains Antioxidants: The main constituents of P. incarnata leaves are flavonoids such as vitexin, isovitexin, orientin, isoorientin, apigenin, quercetin, and kaempferol. Flavonoids are rich in antioxidant activity and can help your body ward off everyday toxins. Antioxidants help your body fight off potentially harmful molecules that can be introduced to the body and help protect your body against everyday toxins and stressors. P. incarnata Linn (Passifloraceae) has been known to possess anxiolytic, sedative-hypnotic, anticonvulsant, anti-inflammatory, antitussive, antiasthmatic, and aphrodisiac activity. Grown in North America & hand-packed in the USA.
Zen's pure organic ground Turmeric is a high-grade powder derived from the Turmeric root. With its pungent taste and bright yellow color, combined with its notable popularity as a healing agent, turmeric has earned a distinctive, and distinguished place in both the kitchen and the medicine cabinet. Health tip: Adding a pinch of black pepper to Turmeric and cooking oil can help boost the benefits of Turmeric greatly! TasteYou probably know turmeric as the main spice in curry. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powders, mustards, butter, and cheeses. What this tea can do for youTurmeric has been used for centuries for its world-renowned benefits as a natural anti-inflammatory and pain soothing remedy. It contains the chemical curcumin. Curcumin and other chemicals in turmeric might decrease swelling (inflammation). Because of this, turmeric might be beneficial for treating conditions that involve inflammation. Health benefits Relieve pain and inflammation: such as osteoarthritis: due to the presence of curcumin, acts as a potent anti-inflammatory agent. The curcumin in turmeric works by inhibiting several different molecules that play a role in inflammation. Some research shows that taking turmeric extracts, alone or in combination with other herbal ingredients, can reduce pain and improve function in people with knee osteoarthritis. In some research, turmeric worked about as well as ibuprofen for reducing osteoarthritis pain. Hay fever: Taking curcumin, a chemical found in turmeric, seems to reduce hay fever symptoms such as sneezing, itching, runny nose, and congestion. Depression: Most available research shows that taking curcumin, a chemical found in turmeric reduces depression symptoms in people already using antidepressant High cholesterol: Turmeric seems to lower levels of blood fats called triglycerides. The effects of turmeric on cholesterol levels are conflicting. There are many different turmeric products available. It is not known which ones work best. Itching: Research suggests that taking turmeric by mouth three times daily for 8 weeks reduces itching in people with long-term kidney disease. Also, early research suggests that taking a specific combination product (C3 Complex, Sami Labs LTD) containing curcumin plus black pepper or long pepper daily for 4 weeks reduces itching severity and improves the quality of life in people with chronic itching caused by mustard gas. Thinking and memory skills: In traditional medicine, turmeric was often relied on to boost cognitive abilities, increase concentration, and boost memory retention. Many of those traditional beliefs have now been legitimated through research, and turmeric is still considered a brain-boosting herb today. It can also protect the neural pathways from long-term oxidative stress and the build-up of plaque. Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Citrus sinensis, better known as the common sweet orange, belongs to a large family that includes grapefruit and lime. Its peel is edible and flavorful, as well as aromatic. It is used to brighten tea blends and to provide fragrance to bath bags, sachets, and potpourri. The peel is also used in baked goods, marmalades and chutneys, and tea blends. TasteOrange peels have a natural sweet taste, perfect for any tea cupboard. What this tea can do for youOrange peel provides Vitamin C helps with colds, overall immunity, and aid in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. Health benefits Immune Support Digestion Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Mullein Leaf, botanical name Verbascum thapsus L. is a medicinal plant readily found in roadsides, meadows, and pasture lands. Native to Europe, northern Africa, and Asia, and established in the United States in the early 18th century or mullein is a common biennial plant with furry leaves. TasteMullein Leaf has a sweet, earthy taste. It can be brewed for 2-3 minutes and then consumed for sore throats or it can be brewed for longer to be made into a tonic. What this tea can do for youIt contains active ingredients and unique compounds, such as verbascose and verbasterol, as well as coumarins, ascorbic acid, saponins, and other antioxidants. This tea has good concentrations of flavonoids, tannins, terpenoids, glycosides, and saponins, all of which can have notable antioxidant effects on the body. There is also a good amount of mucilage in this tea, which provides an anti-inflammatory coating on the throat. Health benefits Digestion Pain Relief/Relaxation Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Organic Honeybush is an herbal infusion from South Africa that is low in tannins and contains no caffeine. It is botanically related to rooibos but tends to brew up a little bit sweeter. Organic Honeybush has been enjoyed by tea drinkers who enjoy the flavor of a healthy beverage, rich in antioxidants and minerals. TasteThe flowers, stems, and leaves from honeybush are used to make a drink that has a pleasant taste with a honey-like flavor. What this tea can do for youHoneybush tea is a natural source of many antioxidants, including major phenolic compounds. Phenolic compounds play a significant role in protecting the immune system from oxidative stress. Phenolic compounds also modulate the immune system, which helps the body's natural defenses against infections. This may be responsible for the belief that honeybush tea is effective in relieving colds, influenza, and other diseases. Evidence also exists that the phenolic compounds in honeybush tea are able to reduce inflammation and prevent the development of chronic inflammatory diseases. They have a direct effect on down-regulating the body's inflammatory response. The proanthocyanidin-like compounds present in this herbal tea have a protective effect against cancer Health benefits Immune Support Digestion Cardiovascular Support Grown in Africa & hand-packed in the USA.
Deliciously packed with an array of probiotics, Zen's Dark Tea has the highest level of antioxidants since these tea leaves are fermented to be dark. This is not a Green Tea and it is not a Black Tea and it's not an Oolong but a Dark Tea. TasteZen's Dark Tea has a more pungent, nutty flavor than its black counterparts. What this tea can do for youThis tea is perfect for weight loss and to improve digestion. Health benefits Immune Support Digestion Weight Loss Full of antioxidants Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Traditionally, this root tea has been used as a blood purifier, clearing the bloodstream of toxins. Burdock root is treasured as a natural diuretic, helping to expel excess water from the body by naturally increasing the flow of urine output. This root can be consumed with other detoxifying herbs to increase the benefits. TasteBurdock root has a naturally earthy taste. What this tea can do for youTraditionally burdock root has been used as a diuretic and a digestive aid. Antioxidant and antidiabetic compounds have also been found in the root and have active ingredients found to promote blood circulation to the skin surface. Clinically burdock root extract has shown improvement in the appearance of wrinkled skin and the quality/texture of skin when applied topically. Preclinical data has also shown that burdock may have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Health benefits Immune Support Digestion Cardiovascular Support Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Astragalus is a plant in the Leguminosae family grown in the north and eastern parts of China, as well as in Mongolia and Korea. A popular adaptogen, astragalus has been used traditionally in numerous parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. TasteThe sweet yet sharp flavor of Astragalus Root makes for an enticing herbal tea option. What this tea can do for youAstragalus Root acts as a tonic to protect the immune system, making it good for colds, flu, and immune-deficiency-related problems, including cancer and tumors. It also aids digestion, increases metabolism, produces spontaneous sweating, promotes healing, and provides energy to combat fatigue and prolonged stress. Health benefits Helps to reduce side effects of chemotherapy- Astragalus is known for its healing effects, suggesting that astragalus might reduce nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and bone marrow suppression (a decrease in the cells that provide immunity) that is associated with chemotherapy treatments. Energy Levels- By improving metabolic function, this tea can also provide a healthy boost of energy to those who regularly drink it. Digestion- This tea has the ability to soothe inflammation in the gut, improving nutrient uptake and reducing symptoms of constipation, bloating, cramping, and general stomach upset. Immune System- astragalus acts as an immune system tonic. It activates T-cells and seeks out free radicals everywhere in the body, neutralizing them before they can stimulate cellular mutation, and eliminate infectious pathogens. The adaptogenic qualities of astragalus can actually help your immune system become smarter and more effective in its handling of any foreign pathogen and substance, therefore boosting the general strength of your immune system for simple colds and infections. Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Solidago, also known as Goldenrods, is a genus of about 100 to 120 species of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. This caffeine-free herb can be mixed in with other teas as a supplement. TasteSolidago has a sweet, earthy taste. What this tea can do for youSolidago is used to reduce pain and swelling (inflammation), as a diuretic to increase urine flow and to stop muscle spasms. Health benefits Immune Support Pain Relief/Relaxation Grown in North America & hand-packed in the USA.
Rose petals are beautiful flowers containing a multitude of compounds and nutrients known to benefit the body. Our Rose Petals are grown in the finest fields of Egypt. TasteRose petals have a sweet, rosy, and grassy flavor and aroma. What this tea can do for youRose petals are antioxidant‐rich, caffeine‐free, and contain high concentrations of vitamin A and C, polyphenols, and various minerals. Because of its long list of virtues, rose petals are considered an all-purpose natural medicine. Many of Zen's Tea House customers who enjoy Rose Petals also like Dream of Flowers, a caffeine-free blend that contains Rose Petals. Health benefits Ease menstrual pains Boost the immune system Improve digestion Detoxify the body Stimulate mood Regulate the sleep cycle Grown in Africa & hand-packed in the USA.
Red Clover Blossoms, which is scientifically known as Trifolium pratense, but also known as wild clover, cow clover, and purple clover, is a native plant of North Africa, Asia, and Europe. Red Clover Blossom is a strong, protein-rich herb that is beneficial for women's health and general reproductive health. TasteThis tea has an earthy, floral. sweet taste. What this tea can do for youRed clover blossom also promotes optimal health of the respiratory system, the lymphatic system, the immune system, the blood, and the skin. Many of the health benefits attributed to this herbal tea are due to the presence of isoflavones (estrogen-like compounds) in this plant in addition to vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, calcium, potassium, phosphorous, and magnesium. Health benefits Women's reproductive health - Red Clover contains isoflavones, a type of phytoestrogen (a compound with a chemical makeup similar to the estrogen hormone). The isoflavones found in red clover mimic estrogen, so for women who may struggle to maintain estrogen levels, red clover can help balance their hormonal shifts and prevent mood swings, as well as reduce breast pain. Isoflavones and other phenolic compounds decrease the increased level of markers of oxidative stress and boost DNA resistance to oxidative damage. Isoflavones are well-known not only as antioxidants but also as chemo-preventers and anti-inflammatory agents. Menopausal Symptoms - menopausal women who are receiving phytoestrogens have multiple benefits, such as hot flashes. The synergetic action of the estrogenic and antioxidative mechanism of action exerts positive effects on the cardiovascular, immunological, and central nervous systems. Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Olive (Olea europaea L.) is one of the oldest known cultivated plant tree species. The wild olive tree is an evergreen, prolonged species, extensive as a native plant in the Mediterranean province. TasteThe olive leaf is a robust and slightly bitter-tasting leaf derived from olive trees. What this tea can do for youThis sanctified tree is an affluent source of important nutrients and bioactive of remedial and therapeutic interest. Olive Leaf contains an active ingredient called oleuropein. This nutrient is thought to be anti-inflammatory, contain antioxidants, and help with lowering blood pressure. Health benefits Anti-inflammatory - Oleuropein elicits anti-inflammatory effects by lipoxygenase activity Anti-viral - Oleuropein also possesses a well-documented antiviral activity. Its efficacy against hemorrhagic septicemia rhabdovirus, hepatitis B virus, and human immunodeficiency virus was demonstrated. The beneficial effect of oleuropein against VHSV is exerted through a virucidal effect, reducing virus infectivity and avoiding cell-to-cell fusion of uninfected cells. Antioxidant properties - Oleuropein’s antioxidant potential is mainly related to its ability to improve radical stability through the formation of an intramolecular hydrogen bond between the free hydrogen of the hydroxyl group and its phenoxyl radicals Lower blood pressure and obesity - Olive leaves are rich in polyphenols, of which the most abundant phenolic compound is oleuropein. Previous studies that reported remarkable effects of olive polyphenols or oleuropein for antiobesity and glucose metabolism improvement Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
This green tea comes from the Blue Mountains and is significantly different from Chinese or Japanese green tea. Nilgiris is the name given to a range of mountains spread across the borders among the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala. The Nilgiri Hills are part of a larger mountain chain known as the Western Ghats. Their highest point is the mountain of Doddabetta, height 2,637 meters, and is recognized for producing dark, aromatic, black, and green teas. TasteThe fragrance and flavor of each cup is romantic. What this tea can do for youNilgiris Green Tea is a great immunity booster. Health benefits Immune Support Cardiovascular Support Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
The leaves and stems in some Nettle subspecies have long stinging hairs that inject an array of chemicals when touched, including histamine, formic acid, serotonin, and acetylcholine. This produces an irritating, uncomfortable sensation in the skin, which is how it got the name stinging nettle. However, once you boil these stems and leaves or extract the powerful oils, the stinging substances are neutralized and so that the real benefits of the plant can be enjoyed. TasteNettle Leaves have an earthy taste. What this tea can do for youThe Nettle leaf has been traditionally used to increase the excretion of uric acid through the kidney, which is the main cause of gout. Nettle leaf is a mineral-rich tea and used for its diuretic and soothing effects on the urinary tract. Health benefits Relieves Urinary Tract Infections- A 2016 study titled “Novel Strategies in the Prevention and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections“, suggests that nettle has diuretic and antibacterial properties. Therefore, drinking nettle tea aids in the removal of toxins and makes an excellent remedy for bladder infections, urinary tract infections (UTI), and edema (water retention) Relieves Gout - Phytotherapeutic compounds found in nettle tea have a beneficial effect on joint pain, osteoarthritis, and gout Acts as a Natural Diuretic - It has nephritic qualities, meaning that it can help break down stones in the kidney and gallbladder. This prevents those painful conditions from worsening or requiring those stones to be either passed or surgically removed. Also, as a diuretic, stinging nettle helps eliminate toxins quickly, thereby protecting against bladder infections and excess fluid retention (edema). This plant may help your body shed excess salt and water, which in turn could lower blood pressure temporarily Contains Nutrients - Vitamins A, C and K, Calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and sodium, linoleic acid, linolenic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, and oleic acid, Kaempferol, quercetin, caffeic acid, coumarins, and other flavonoids, Beta-carotene, lutein, luteoxanthin, and other carotenoids. Stinging nettle offers a variety of vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids, polyphenols, and pigments — many of which act as antioxidants inside your body Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Blessed milk thistle, mary thistle, holy thistle... Silybum Marianum yields many names, but we like to call it Milk Thistle. It is a member of the Asteraceae family, one of the oldest and thoroughly researched plants in the treatment of liver diseases. TasteMilk Thistle has a sweet, yet earthy taste. What this tea can do for youMilk Thistle Leaf has been used for centuries in various parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments, like liver detoxification, lowering cholesterol, and controlling diabetes. Silymarin is the main active ingredient in milk thistle seeds, containing various fatty acids, including linoleic acid. Silymarin is both an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant which reduces free radical production and lipid peroxidation. Health benefits Protects The Liver - Milk thistle is known for its detoxifying effects on the liver thanks to its flavonoid complex called silymarin. A 2017 study confirms that it can help to speed up the healing process in the liver, undoing much of the damage from excessive drinking or other damaging behaviors on the liver, including cirrhosis. It may also prevent conditions like fatty liver syndrome, jaundice, and hepatitis Regulates Cholesterol - It is an anti-inflammatory, helps lower the cholesterol levels in the body, cleanses the blood, and prevents oxidative stress. The silymarin present in it extract improves the low-density lipoprotein (LDL or bad cholesterol), total cholesterol, and triglycerides levels in the body Manages Diabetes - The combination of antioxidants, fatty acids, and silibinin milk thistle extract can actually work to regulate insulin levels and maintain even blood sugar levels for people with diabetes or are at risk of developing it Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Lemon balm is derived from the leaves of the lemon balm plant, scientifically known as Melissa Officinalis, which is a member of the mint family. With its mild lemon scent and flavor, lemon balm is not only a perfect way to relax and enjoy a quiet moment, but also a convenient way to supply your body with much-needed nutrients. TasteThis herb has a mild lemon flavor and can be both enjoyed hot or cold. What this tea can do for youThroughout history as a medicinal herb, lemon balm has been used as a digestive aid to relieve gas, and is also well known natural source of vitamin C and thiamine, along with a number of important constituents, including flavonoids, polyphenols, triterpenes, even small amounts of protein and fiber, making it a great all-around tea choice. Health benefits Cold Sores (herpes labialis)- Applying a lip balm containing lemon balm to cold sores seems to shorten healing time and reduce symptoms if applied at the early stages of infection. Numerous studies have linked the flavonoids and phenolic compounds in lemon balm tea to a reduction in the herpes simplex virus. Lemon balm can be topically applied, but the immune system boost gained from the tea can also help clear this up. Cognitive Boost - may improve thinking, sharpen memory, and reduce symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Reduce Anxiety and Stress - The calming properties of the antioxidants and volatile compounds in this tea can have a nervine effect and reduce symptoms of anxiety and stress. Early research shows that taking a single dose of lemon balm increases calmness and alertness in adults under mental stress. Other early research shows that adding lemon balm to a food or drink reduces anxiety and improves memory and alertness during mental testing. Gastrointestinal Distress - Soothing the stomach is another popular use of lemon balm tea, so if you regularly suffer from indigestion, excess flatulence, constipation, acid reflux disease, cramping, or bloating, having a relaxing cup of this tea every day can optimize your digestion. Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Houjicha is a traditional Japanese roasted green tea and is low in caffeine. It is often made from the last harvest of the season. Unlike other Japanese green teas, Houjicha is roasted in a porcelain pot over charcoal; most Japanese teas are steamed. TasteThis tea is fired at a high temperature, altering the leaf color tints from green to reddish-brown and give it an earthy flavor. What this tea can do for youHoujicha is known to have wonderful benefits for heart health. Health benefits Immune Support Cardiovascular Support Energy Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.