Our Lapsang Souchong is a black tea from the Fujian province of China and is a smokey and smooth black tea that is unlike any traditional black tea. It's a member of the Bohea family of teas and is sometimes called "smoked tea". This tea comes from the traditional Camellia sinensis plant, and therefore has the normal antioxidants and nutrients of black tea, but the preparation method and flavor are what sets it apart from other black teas. TasteLapsang Souchong is famous for its smoky aroma and flavor. Lapsang Souchong Tea & why people drink itAntioxidants called polyphenols in black tea may help prevent DNA damage in the body. It also helps to provide mental alertness and energy. Health benefits Antioxidants called polyphenols in black tea may help prevent DNA damage in the body Deter weight gain and promote fat loss Lower blood sugar levels and the chance of developing type-2 diabetes Lowers risk of heart attack and cardiovascular disease Reduce blood pressure Helps to provide mental alertness and energy Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Our Assam Black Tea gives a bold yet sweet and malty finish to its drinkers. Its origin is located in the Assam region in India and is commonly referred to as “red tea.” Everything about this tea is big – even the leaf. The larger leaves produce a darker and stronger tea. TasteIndia's tropical climate contributes to Assam's unique malty taste, a feature for which this tea is well known. Even though it’s a very strong tea, Assam is velvety smooth. Why drink Assam teaAntioxidants called polyphenols in black tea may help prevent DNA damage in the body. This tea also provides mental alertness and energy. Health benefits Antioxidants called polyphenols in black tea may help prevent DNA damage in the body Deter weight gain and promote fat loss Lower blood sugar levels and the chance of developing type-2 diabetes Lowers risk of heart attack and cardiovascular disease Reduce blood pressure Helps to provide mental alertness and energy Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Chaga Mushroom is Zen's Tea House's best-kept secret. This powerful medicinal fungus grows wild in the Alaskan forest, on the sides of birch trees. Zen's Tea House works with privately-owned Alaskan farmers. Zen's Wild Crafted Chaga Mushroom is not the same as other Chaga products. TasteChaga Mushrooms have an earthy, spicy taste. What this tea can doIn the United States, it is illegal to recognize or promote Chaga 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 Wild Crafted Chaga Mushroom. Health benefits Anti-tumor Antiviral Immune modulating (cancer-fighting) 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.
Rose petals are beautiful flowers containing a multitude of compounds and nutrients known to benefit the body. Zen's Rose Petals are grown in the beautiful fields of Egypt. TasteRose petals have a sweet, rosy, and grassy flavor and aroma. Why people drink Rose TeaRose 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 Organic Rose Petals. Health benefits Ease menstrual pains Stimulate mood Regulate the sleep cycle Grown in Egypt & 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. Holy Basil & Why people drink itThis 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.
Zen's Citrus Oolong contains Dark Green Taiwanese Oolong leaves, blended with natural citrus flavors and ingredients. This Citrus Peachy Tea is calorie-free and does not need additional sweeteners. Citrus Oolong is a Weight Loss, Skinny Tea that is easy to drink hot or cold. Watcha a Cold Brew video by clicking this Link. TasteCitrus Oolong Tea has a naturally sweet and fruity taste. It makes the perfect iced tea! What Citrus Oolong can do Oolong tea leaves are known to contain significant amounts of Manganese, a compound known to boost metabolic rate or function. Oolong has also been used for weight loss due to its effectiveness in burning midsection fat. Making this tea a great supplement to add to a healthy diet. Health benefits Like Green tea, Oolong tea is packed with catechins, which boost weight loss efforts by improving the body's ability to metabolize fat. This selection of Taiwanese Oolong is rich in antioxidants and bioflavonoids, polyphenols, and catechins that speed up metabolism and reduce fat accumulation, helping to lose weight The health benefits of oolong tea include improved mental alertness. Regular intake of caffeine-rich oolong tea may help in improving mental performance and maintaining alertness throughout the day Grown in a Zen's Organic Taiwanese Tea Garden & hand-packed in the USA.
Butterfly Pea Tea can be used to make a naturally blue herbal tea or tisane. Zen's Butterfly Pea Tea can be brewed hot, cold and be mixed with other herbs and flowers. TasteThis tea has a light grassy, earthy flavor. You can add Butterfly Pea to your tea or brew a concentrate and add it to your juice. Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & 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. Milk Thistle Leaf tea & why people drink itMilk 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.
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 Astragalus root is used forAstragalus 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 has historically been used to produce spontaneous sweating. 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. 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.
Kava Kava root is a unique herb, easy to brew with a smooth, sedative taste. This Kava Kava is imported from the tropic Fiji and South Pacific Islands. It is currently difficult to get in large quantities because of logistic challenges ( Kava Kava orders may require 2-3 week shipment time). 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 Kava 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.
High-quality shogun of Sencha, Arihara grade, Japanese green tea with a rich aroma and delicate flavor. This green tea is picked from the highest mountain regions of Japan. Every cup is loaded with the highest amount of young nutrients and catechins (aka “antioxidants”). TasteSencha is grassy, delicate, and full-bodied in taste. What this tea can do Sencha contains an abundance of the amino acid theanine known to produce tranquilizing effects in the brain. Health benefits Immune Support Cardiovascular Support Weight Loss Energy Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Prevent cold & fight off viruses with our caffeine-free Echinacea Herb Tea. Echinacea has been used for centuries to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. it is also the base for hundreds of medicinal supplements. TasteEchinacea has an earthy, floral taste. How does Echinacea workPrevent cold & fight off viruses with Echinacea Herb Tea. This amazing caffeine-free herb naturally helps fight inflammation as well as bacterial and viral infection and stimulates certain white blood cells. This herb has been shown to assist the immune system Common Cold Zen's Med. Echinace is used specifically for the lymphatic system and is used for allergies, colic, colds, flu, and other infectious illnesses. Health benefits Immune Support Pain Relief/Relaxation Grown in North America & 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. Lavender tea & why people drink itLavender 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.
Nilgiris green tea comes from the Southern Indian region, referred to as the Blue Mountains. Nilgiris 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 and in a class of its own. Nilgiris Green tea & why people drink itThe Nilgiris Green Tea region produces quality leaves and it is the tea leaves that Zen's Tea House uses to flavor their teas like Coconut, Pomegranate, & American Peach. immunity booster. Health benefits Immune Support Cardiovascular Support 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 doVietnamese 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.
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 Tumeric Powder can do Turmeric 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.
Zen's Peach Oolong is a metabolism boosting, weight-loss tea, blended with potent Rich, Silky Oolong Tea leaves. A calorie-free tea that does not need additional sweeteners. Silky Peach Oolong is a Skinny Tea that is easy to drink hot or cold, preferably hot. Watch Jake's video explaining the different Peach Oolong by clicking this Link. TasteA rich green, aromatic Oolong with Zen's fruity peach taste. A higher quality Peach Oolong Tea. What Peach Oolong can do Oolong tea leaves are known to contain significant amounts of Manganese, a compound known to boost metabolic rate or function. Oolong has also been used for weight loss due to its effectiveness in burning midsection fat. Making this tea a great supplement to add to a healthy diet. Health benefits Like Green tea, Zen's Silky Oolong tea is packed with catechins, which boost weight loss efforts by improving the body's ability to metabolize fat. This selection of Taiwanese Oolong is rich in antioxidants and bioflavonoids, polyphenols, and catechins that speed up metabolism and reduce fat accumulation, helping to lose weight The health benefits of oolong tea include improved mental alertness. Regular intake of caffeine-rich oolong tea may help in improving mental performance and maintaining alertness throughout the day Grown in a Zen's Organic Taiwanese Tea Garden & hand-packed in the USA.
Marshmallow root (Althaea Officinalis) is a perennial herb that’s native to Europe, Western Asia, and Northern Africa. Marshmallow root encourages the natural productions of mucus that maintains, soothes, and moistens mucous membranes of the respiratory, digestive, and urinary tracts. TasteThis does not taste sweet like a regular marshmallow, but it has a more minty flavor. Marshmallow Root & why people drink itMarshmallow root has been used for thousands of years to treat digestive, respiratory, and skin conditions. It also contains chemicals that might decrease cough and help heal wounds by decreasing inflammation and fighting certain microbes. Health benefits Help treat cough - Marshmallow root appears to act as an enzyme to loosen mucus and inhibit bacteria. Wound healing - Marshmallow root has antibacterial activity that may make it effective in wound healing. When applied topically to rat wounds, the extract significantly increased wound healing in comparison to antibiotic controls. It’s thought to speed up the healing time and reduce inflammation. Soothes respiratory system - This medicinal root is perhaps best known in traditional medicine for its soothing effect on the respiratory system. It can help relieve the pain of a sore throat, soothe the irritation that causes coughing, and help to cut through the mucus and phlegm in your respiratory tracts. This root tea can even help attack the underlying infection that is causing bronchitis, sinus infection, or inflammatory issues. Reduces inflammation - marshmallow root can soothe the swelling and reduce discomfort, helping to relieve the symptoms quickly. This reduction in inflammation is very important for the gut, where marshmallow root can prevent gastric ulcers, constipation, diarrhea, and acid reflux disease. Grown in Africa & 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. Houjicha TeaHoujicha is known to have wonderful benefits for heart health. Health benefits Immune Support Cardiovascular Support Grown in Japan on an 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. Root tea & its usesTraditionally 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.
Rose Hips are the fruit from blossoms of the wild rose flower. Rose hips contain the seeds of the rose plant. When dried rose hips and the seeds are used together, they are some of the most nutritionally packed fruits of any plant, which is why they have become such a desirable and sought-after product in markets around the world. TasteRose Hips have a tangy and citrus taste. What this tea can do They are known to contain 50% more Vitamin C than oranges. Rose Hips have been traditionally used as a diuretic and known to gently soothe blockage in cases of mild kidney disorders and constipation. Health benefits Boost Immunity - Rose hips have an impressive amount of vitamin C, which is one of the best components to boost the immune system. Vitamin C stimulates white blood cells and is also essential for the prevention of asthma and the general health of the respiratory system. This can be seen in the reduction of respiratory conditions such as cold and flu through the intake of rose hips and their high levels of vitamin C Enhance Bone Health - One of the most important roles of vitamin C is its essential role in producing collagen. Collagen, along with the other important minerals found in rose hips, can help prevent osteoporosis and osteoarthritis by maintaining bone mineral density well into your old age, keeping you strong, flexible, and able to live an active life Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Bentonite clay is an absorbent clay that typically forms after volcanic ash ages. The name comes from the largest known deposit of bentonite clay located in Fort Benton, Montana. TasteBentonite clay has an earthy taste. Earthy Bentonite UsesPeople have been using bentonite clay for centuries as a way to detoxify the body, improve digestion, improve skin tone, and more. This clay has a unique composition and can absorb “negatively charged” toxins that can accumulate in the body and keep it from functioning correctly. When it comes in contact with a toxin, chemical, or heavy metal, the clay will absorb the toxin and release its minerals for the body to use. How to use Bentonite Clay: On the skin: Bentonite clay is also a popular ingredient in skincare products. When a person uses it on the skin, bentonite clay may have the power to adsorb oils and bacteria. Combine purified water and bentonite clay to make a paste and apply on to your skin as a mask to calm any itching, burning, cuts, blemishes, or insect bites. Also applying a lotion or cream with bentonite clay in it creates a barrier between your skin and possible irritants. Internally: When Bentonite Clay is consumed, it may absorb toxins or other unwanted substances from the digestive tract. Bentonite clay contains natural minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and iron, which may provide additional benefits. Health benefits Acne - face masks Digestion Detox Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Eucalyptus has been used for centuries in various parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. Eucalyptus Leaf Tea, crafted from eucalyptus tree leaves, and famous for its ability to help nurse a cold, makes for a soothing cup when you need an extra boost of warming comfort. TasteEucalyptus Leaf Tea has a pale green color and a strong scent that some describe as woody or pine-like. Others describe the scent of eucalyptus as clean or fresh. What this tea can do for youEucalyptus Leaf acts as a decongestant and mild antiseptic and reduces swelling by helping to increase blood flow. It relaxes tired and sore muscles and is good for colds, coughs, and other respiratory disorders. It also contains a number of other constituents, including flavonoids, quercetin, and tannins. Health benefits Improves Respiratory Health - The active ingredients present in these leaves act as expectorants. This helps remove excess phlegm and mucus from the sinuses and respiratory tracts, eliminating the natural environment for bacteria and other pathogens to multiply and spread. Eucalyptus leaves and extracts are often recommended for people looking for herbal or natural remedies for bronchitis, common cold, and flu. Antioxidants - Eucalyptus leaves are a great source of antioxidants, particularly flavonoids, which protect your body from oxidative stress and free radical damage. The main flavonoids in eucalyptus include catechins, isorhamnetin, luteolin, kaempferol, phloretin, and quercetin. Anti-inflammatory - Eucalyptus is a natural anti-inflammatory substance, so consuming its tea can do everything from easing aches and pains to protecting the heart. Eucalyptus tea is often recommended for people who suffer from asthma, as well as arthritis and chronic muscle strain. It reduces inflammation in the blood vessels and arteries. Grown in Australia & hand-packed in the USA.
Taiwanese oolongs are famous for being naturally milky in taste and texture, with sweet fruit or cream notes. They are classified by the name of the mountain, and how high in elevation they are grown. When these teas are grown at high elevations, the aromas and flavors within the tea become more intensely concentrated. TasteOur Royal Taiwanese Silky Oolong, also called Milky Oolong, has a buttery, creamy, and floral aroma and flavor. What this tea can do Oolong tea leaves are known to contain significant amounts of Manganese, a compound known to boost metabolic rate or function. Oolong is a different type of tea and historically has been used for weight loss, specifically assisting in the midsection. Each cup contains an abundance of milky flavors and health benefits. Health benefits Oolong tea leaves are known to contain significant amounts of Manganese, a compound known to boost metabolic rate or function. Like green tea, Oolong tea is packed with catechins, which boost weight loss efforts by improving the body’s ability to metabolize fat. This selection of Taiwanese Oolong is rich in antioxidants and bioflavonoids, polyphenols, and catechins that speed up metabolism and reduce fat accumulation, helping to lose weight The health benefits of oolong tea include improved mental alertness. Regular intake of caffeine-rich oolong tea may help in improving mental performance and maintaining alertness throughout the day 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. Nettle Tea Leaf & why people drink itThe 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.
Our Darjeeling is a delectably bold black tea harvested on Dual Estate (Risheeat & Putmong) plantation in the Darjeeling region in India. TasteEvery cup is characterized by mild floral notes, a full-bodied taste, and a warm amber color. The Champagne of TeaThe region where this tea is grown gives the tea its distinct 'muscatel' flavor thereby earning the name of 'Champagne of Tea'. The cultivation of tea in Darjeeling can be traced back to the 1800s where the temperate weather and favorable soil conditions attracted many Britishers to experiment with tea cultivation. Health benefits Antioxidants called polyphenols in black tea may help prevent DNA damage in the body Deter weight gain and promote fat loss Lower blood sugar levels and the chance of developing type-2 diabetes Lowers risk of heart attack and cardiovascular disease Reduce blood pressure Helps to provide mental alertness and energy 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 Orange Peel can doOrange 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.
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 Reishi Mushroom can doWithin 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.