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 Granules gives every cup a flavor and feeling of warmth, clarity, and spice and is easy to mix with other teas. Ginger tea & why people drink itGinger 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.
Our Earl Grey is a superb blend of black tea leaves bathed in Bergamot Oil. Bergamot oil provides a fragrant, yet mildly sweet and citrus flavor for the black tea. The captivating flavor of bergamot has made Earl Grey tea an international bestseller and an integral part of a tradition in England and is usually consumed in the morning with a splash of milk or cream. TasteThis tea has a fragrant, yet mildly sweet and citrus flavor. Why the English drink Earl GreyEarl Grey helps to provide mental alertness and energy throughout the day and is recognized as a great pick me up for the afternoon or morning. 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 Thai Tea is a blend of finely grounded thai black tea leaves infused with delicious extracts of vanilla and Star Anise. Thai Tea, made hot or cold, is a popular iced drink from Thailand. This highly caffeinated tea makes a great runner-up to your morning cup of coffee and blends seamlessly with cream, milk, or milk alternative. TasteThai Black Tea has a sweet, earthy taste. What Thai Black Tea can do Antioxidants called polyphenols in black tea may help prevent DNA damage in the body, help deters weight gain and promote fat loss, lower blood sugar levels, and the chance of developing type-2 diabetes. It lowers the risk of heart attack and cardiovascular disease, reduces blood pressure, and 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 organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Our Qilan Oolong is most well known by Zen's Tea customers as the 'skinny tea'. Oolong tea leaves are known to contain significant amounts of Manganese, a compound known to boost metabolic rate or function. Oolong tea has been used for weight loss due to its effectiveness in burning midsection fat. Typically one cup of oolong tea can boost the metabolism for up to 2 hours. 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. TasteQilan Oolong has a toasty and warming aroma and texture. What this tea can do 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. 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. Health benefits Digestion Cardiovascular Support Weight Loss 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.
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. Licorice Root Tea & why people drink itThe 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Mullein Leaf Tea & why people drink itIt 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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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. Honeybush & Why people drink itHoneybush 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pai Mu Tan, also known as White Peony, is a mildly delicate, herby, and sweet as ripe fruit. White Peony are made from leaves and buds that are picked just before they fully open. Once collected, the unopened tea leaves are withered naturally and then dried out in the sun, providing a unique texture. This is considered as “the real Chinese Tea”, which grows in the Fujian mountains. TastePai Mu Tan has a sweet, fruity taste. What Pai Mu Tan can do Promotes good oral health. Polyphenols, flavonoids, and tannins are thought to help in inhibiting the growth of various bacteria that may cause plaque formation. Health benefits Rich in antioxidants Aids in weight loss and fights diabetes Anti-cancer effects Skincare: suppress several cellular components that may damage the fiber network that helps the skin stay tight and firm Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Mother's Milk is the perfect combination of Fenugreek Seeds, Cinnamon Chips & Fennel. This herbal blend is known as Lactation tea, Breast Milk tea, Milkmaid tea, Nursing Support herbal blend, but the main lactating ingredient is Fenugreek. TasteThis tea has an earthy, spicy, and sweet taste. Mothers Milk Blend & why people drink itFenugreek seed has been used to increase milk production since biblical times. The herb contains phytoestrogens, which are plant chemicals similar to the female sex hormone estrogen. A key compound, diosgenin, has been shown experimentally to increase milk flow; Natural Milk Flow. Health benefits Sex Digestion Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Cleavers is a pasture plant of Britain and North America easily recognized by its clinging leaves and sticky seeds that attach themselves to passing people and animals. The entire plant is used in herbalism, harvested just before it blooms in early summer. TasteCleavers have no odor and a slightly bitter taste. What this tea can do for youCleavers are used to increase urine flow to relieve fluid retention. It is also used for painful urination, enlarged or infected lymph nodes, and a skin condition called psoriasis. People sometimes apply cleavers directly to the skin for ulcers, enlarged glands, breast lumps, and skin rashes. Health benefits Lymphatic System - Cleavers enhances the function of the lymphatic system and improves its ability to flush out toxins, decrease congestion and reduce swelling. The lymph-cleansing action of this herb in turn enhances the function of the immune system. Kidney Health - The diuretic action of Cleavers helps to flush out waste, toxins and excess fluid from the kidneys. When blood flow to the kidneys declines due to illness, they respond by retaining water, which is why diuretic herbs can be useful. Diuretic herbs help the kidneys release excess sodium into the urine and can prevent the build up of other minerals that can cause kidney stones if left unchecked. If you have a pre-existing kidney condition it is vital that you speak to your healthcare provider before using diuretic herbs. Liver Health- Various studies have confirmed the hepatoprotective effect of Cleavers. It not only protects the liver from damage, it helps it to heal with its cleansing properties. Cleavers also stimulates bile production and prevents bile ducts from becoming clogged. Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s)- With a long history of traditional use for UTI’s, Cleavers diuretic properties coupled with its soothing, demulcent action make this herb ideal for calming and inflamed urethra. Regular drinking of Cleavers tea can act as a preventative measure for the incidence of recurring UTI’s. The “Indian Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biotechnology” published an article about the diagnosis, causes, symptoms and treatments of UTI’s. It recommends Cleavers for acute or chronic cystitis with swollen lymph nodes and uterine inflammation.Cleavers can also be useful in protecting the lining of the bladder against irritation which can lead to an overactive bladder. Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Organic Fenugreek seeds contains phytoestrogens, which are plant chemicals similar to the female sex hormone estrogen. A key compound, diosgenin, has been shown experimentally to increase milk flow. Not only do they assist with breastfeeding, but they also contain multiple other health benefits. TasteFenugreek seeds have an earthy and sweet taste. What this tea can do for youFenugreek seeds contain alkaloids (mainly trigonelline) and protein high in lysine and L-tryptophan. Its steroidal saponins (diosgenin, yamogenin, tigogenin, and neotigogenin) and mucilaginous fiber are thought to account for many of the beneficial effects of fenugreek. Health benefits Immune Support Digestion Cardiovascular Support Weight Loss Grown in Africa & hand-packed in the USA.
Slippery Elm Root has been used historically in diverse parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. The bark of the tree is harvested for its inner lining or pith, which contains a high mucilage content that gives rise to the “slippery” factor. WARNING: Do not use if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. TasteSlippery Elm Root has an earthy taste. What this tea can do Slippery Elm is known to help with coughs as well as sore throats. When taken orally, mucilage becomes slick and coats the mucous membranes in the intestinal tract soothing inflammation, relieving pain, and giving your bowels a much-needed rest to heal themselves. It can also aid in relieving diarrhea and constipation. Health benefits Digestion - The mucilage found in its bark is ideal for soothing the digestive tract and eliminating inflammation, primarily the type that causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). There is also a significant amount of fibrous tissue found in the bark, which can help to bulk up the stool and eliminate issues like diarrhea. Sore Throat, Cough - Slippery elm contains mucilage, a sticky mixture of sugars that can’t be broken down by the human digestive tract. The mucilage coats the throat, so it’s no surprise that slippery elm is found commercially in many brands of throat lozenges Anti-inflammation - One small clinical study found that a mixture containing slippery elm enhanced bowel movements in patients with constipation-predominant IBS; however, the bark is part of a mixture of ingredients, and no study to date has supported these findings. Another study found that slippery elm had an antioxidant effect in people with Crohn’s disease Grown in North America & hand-packed in the USA.