Nettle Zen's Tea House
Nettle Leaf from $13.99
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.    
Organic Reishi Mushroom Zen's Tea House
Organic Reishi Mushroom from $14.99
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.
Honeybush Zen's Tea House
Honeybush Tea from $10.99
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.
Red Clover Blossom Zen's Tea House Red Clover Blossom Zen's Tea House
Red Clover Blossom from $12.99
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 doRed 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.
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Passion Flower from $21.99
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 Passion Flower can do Most 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.
Spearmint Zen's Tea House Spearmint Zen's Tea House
Spearmint from $14.99
Spearmint is an aromatic, herbaceous perennial plant belonging to the mint family, Lamiaceae. The leaves are where the value lies, at least in terms of use, as they contain many of the active ingredients and a high concentration of the scent and flavor.  TasteSpearmint has a refreshing minty taste. What this tea can do Spearmint’s refreshing and powerful aroma can also be used to alleviate sore throat, tightness in the chest, and sinus congestion. Spearmint leaves contain some of the most important health benefits for improving digestion, boosting respiratory health, increasing circulation, and maximizing heart health. Spearmint leaves are also known to contain natural antibacterial and antimicrobial compounds. Health benefits Antibacterial and Antimicrobial: nature of organic compounds in it help protect your mouth and throat from infections, including those that can damage dental and gum health Respiratory Health: Due to its naturally soothing and anti-inflammatory qualities. It can help relieve sore throats and tightness in the chest, alleviating congestion and irritation, clear up sinuses and even increase mental clarity Aids in Digestion: The secret ingredient in this mint is (-)-carvone, which helps in reducing muscle contractions in the digestive tract, therefore easing an upset stomach  Stress Relief: Menthol, one of the most powerful active ingredients in spearmint, has a soothing and sedative effect on the body. It has been known to help you get into a calm and relaxed state Antioxidant Properties: The other chemical compounds found in spearmint include limonene, cineole, pinene, vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, and thiamin. The combination of these antioxidant compounds with metabolism-balancing substances makes mint a powerful tool to prevent chronic diseases, many of which are caused by free radicals attacking healthy cells. Antioxidants neutralize these free radicals and eliminate them from the body. Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Cleavers Zen's Tea House Cleavers Zen's Tea House
Cleavers from $19.99
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.
White Tip Silver Needle Zen's Tea House
White Tip Silver Needle from $45.00
White Tip Silver Needle is an expensive, rare, limited tea for advanced tea drinkers only. It has been used historically in diverse parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. The reason why it is more expensive than other teas is that it is harvested before the tea plant's leaves open, a few weeks each spring, limiting supplies. The young tea leaves and buds from the Camellia Sinensis plant are carefully selected, handpicked, and processed gently.  There are multiple delicate teas and the varieties are endless but nothing compares to White Tip Silver Needle. Tea drinkers go out of their way to purchase and hold on to this amazing tea; this is not a tea for novices. Zen's Tea House works with multiple tea farmers and brokers to get the very best.  TasteThe leaves are pale in color but have a fresh taste with an aroma that is incomparable to traditional black or green teas.  What this tea can doWhite Tip Silver Needle is rich in antioxidants, helps regulate blood glucose, and metabolizes fat.  Health benefits Immune Support Pain Relief/Relaxation Cardiovascular Support Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Gotu Kola Herb Zen's Tea House Gotu Kola Herb Zen's Tea House
Gotu Kola Herb from $16.99
Gotu Kola Herb, botanical name Centella Asiatica, is a member of the Apiaceae carrot family. It is a natural source of vitamins B and C, proteins, minerals, phytonutrients such as flavonoids, volatile oils, tannins, and polyphenol. TasteGotu Kola Herbs have a spicy, yet sweet taste. Gotu Kola Herb & Why people drink itGotu Kola Herb has been known to improve blood circulation and swelling. Due to its ability to improve blood circulation, it is also known to aid in the healing of minor wounds. Gotu Kola is recognized as a type of Chinese Medicine used for anxiety, common cold and flu, diarrhea, and fatigue. Health benefits Immune Support Pain Relief/Relaxation Cardiovascular Support Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Fenugreek Seed Zen's Tea House Fenugreek Seed Zen's Tea House
Fenugreek Seed from $9.99
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.  
Solidago (Goldenrod) Zen's Tea House
Solidago (Goldenrod) from $10.99
Solidago, also known as Goldenrod, 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.  It's Botanical Name is Solidago virgaurea & also called European Goldenrod, Woundwort, Aaron's Rod. This herb is used in Chinese Traditional Medicine. TasteSolidago has a sweet, earthy taste. What this tea can doSolidago is used to reduce pain and swelling (inflammation), as a diuretic to increase urine flow and to stop muscle spasms.  Health benefits Prostate Health Men's Wellness Immune Support Grown in North America & hand-packed in the USA.
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Pai Mu Tan (White Peony Tea) from $21.99
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.
Euphrasia (Eyebright), Powder Zen's Tea House Euphrasia (Eyebright), Powder Zen's Tea House
Euphrasia (Eyebright), Powder from $18.99
Euphrasia (Eyebright) Powder has been used for centuries in various parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments, it's typically touted as a natural remedy for eye problems. TasteEuphrasia Powder has an earthy flavor. What this tea can do for youIt has been known to prevent the secretion of fluids and relieve discomfort from eye strain or minor irritation; it is also used as an eyewash. It is also good for allergies, itchy and/or watery eyes, and runny nose, and possesses anti-inflammatory properties due to the compounds called tannins. Health benefits Immune Support Pain Relief/Relaxation Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Cat Nip Zen's Tea House Cat Nip Zen's Tea House
Cat Nip from $15.99
The flowering perennial known commonly as catnip, catmint, or catswort actually has the scientific name of Nepeta cataria. Cat Nip has been used historically in diverse parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments.  TasteCat Nip has an earthy, minty flavor. Kitty Cats & TeaCat Nip is used to dispel gas, aid in digestion and sleep, relieve stress and anxiety, and lower pain and inflammation. It is potent due to a certain terpenoid, called nepetalactone, but various other chemical constituents and nutrients also benefit human health. Cat lovers do give Cat Nip to their cats. Health benefits May Help Relieve Stress - The catnip plant has iridoid glycosides, which is responsible for relaxing effects on humans. Due to the herb's effect, herbalists have made catnip tea for centuries to treat anxiety. It also contains potent nervine properties, the reason it’s considered to be highly effective for patients nervousness related anxiety. Drinking catnip tea can help relieve tension headaches and bring about relaxation. It can also reduce anxiety and stress. Improves Quality of Sleep - Catnip has been effectively used to remedy insomnia for decades. The sedative nature of this calming herb helps to slow down the body’s natural cycles and bring about a relaxed state and calm. Used to Treat Digestive Issues - Catnip can relieve digestive problems such as constipation, diarrhea, cramping, flatulence, and bloating. This natural herbal remedy also regulates the production of bile and gastric juice secretion thereby keeping your digestive system healthy. The relaxing, anti-inflammatory effects of organic compounds in it can ease the knots and inflammation in your gastrointestinal system and relieve tightness and discomfort. Used As A Remedy for Colds/Flus - Drinking catnip tea can fight fever and colds by strengthening the immune system. The herb is categorized as a diaphoretic herb, which means it can induce perspiration while maintaining body temperature. People with a sore throat, flu, or cold could benefit by using a hot catnip infusion as an inhalant. Apart from being an effective decongestant, catnip also alleviates catarrh and sinusitis.  Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Thyme Leaf Zen's Tea House
Thyme Leaf from $11.99
Originating in the Mediterranean, Thyme can now be found worldwide as a flavourful, aromatic herb. Thyme is an evergreen shrub that has been used in medicine for thousands of years. Thyme leaf can be added to multiple teas for flavor but also is used today as a natural cooking ingredient.  TasteThyme leaves have an earthy, minty taste. What this tea can do Thyme's active ingredients, such as thymol, act as powerful antioxidants. The tea also boasts a few other unique compounds that give it such an impressive range of potential health benefits.  Health benefits Antioxidant Actions - Thyme contains a high concentration of antioxidants. Hydrophilic extracts of thyme have substantial antioxidant activity in vitro that apparently is due in large part to rosmarinic acid and some flavonoids. Other notable individual antioxidant constituents of thyme identified by in vitro assays include thymol, carvacrol, p-cymene, γ-terpinone, terpinolene, and some flavonoids. Thyme contains many flavonoids, phenolic antioxidants like zeaxanthin, lutein, pigenin, naringenin, luteolin, and thymonin. It is packed with minerals and vitamins A, K, E, and C that are essential for optimum health. Its leaves are one of the richest sources of potassium, iron, calcium, manganese, magnesium and selenium Anti-inflammatory Actions - thymes constituent carvacrol stimulate anti-inflammatory processes and extracts of T vulgaris have anti-inflammatory properties in vitro Possible Respiratory Benefits and Effects on Cough - thyme is claimed to possess antispasmodic, broncholytic, and secretomotor properties used for alleviation of bronchitis, whooping cough, and mucosal inflammation of the respiratory tract. Possibly, the carvacrol and thymol in these medicinals have mild irritant effects on the lung that stimulate mucosal secretions and enhance ciliary movement in the bronchial epithelia leading to a decongestive response. It eliminates phlegm and mucus from the respiratory tracts, eases inflammation to help breathe, and prevents microbial development that can lead to illness Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Celery Seed Zen's Tea House Celery Seed Zen's Tea House
Celery Seed from $6.99
Celery seeds are used in many different ways, from cooking to medicine, and contains a number of unique properties used to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. TasteCelery seeds have an earthy flavor. Historical use of Celery SeedsHistorically Celery Seeds have been known consumed to reduce blood pressure, relieve muscle spasms, and improve appetite. Celery seed has diuretic properties. Health benefits Can help to reduce arthritis or even gout-related inflammation Celery extracts, which contain 85% 3-n-butylphthalide (3nB), are effective in giving relief from arthritis and muscular pains. Helps to lower blood pressure as well as cholesterol due to the celery seed’s phthalides May contain antioxidants Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Slippery Elm Root Zen's Tea House Slippery Elm Root Zen's Tea House
Slippery Elm Root from $28.99
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.
Essiac Tea Zen's Tea House Essiac Tea Zen's Tea House
Essiac Tea from $9.99
Essiac Tea is a combination of Burdock Root, Sheep Sorrel, Rhubarb Root and Slippery Elm Bark. Traditionally these herbs are known to help detox and cleanse the body of toxins.  WARNING: Do not use if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Please consult with your physician about adding Essiac Tea to your diet.  TasteEssiac Tea has a spicy, yet sweet taste. What this tea can do for youThe burdock root acts as a natural diuretic, helping to expel excess water from the body by naturally increasing the flow of urine output. Slippery Elm Root has been used historically in diverse parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. It is also known to help with coughs as well as sore throats and can also aid in relieving diarrhea and constipation. Sheep Sorrel and Rhubarb Root are herbs commonly put in Essiac Tea. Health benefits Immune Support Digestion Cardiovascular Support Detox Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA. Ingredients: Burdock Root, Sheep Sorrel, Rhubarb Root and Slippery Elm Bark.
Elderflower Zen's Tea House Elderflower Zen's Tea House
Elderflower from $19.99
Elderflower is aromatic and makes for a great additive to teas. Like many natural, organically grown botanical medicine, elderflower combats free radicals. This tea can be consumed hot or cold. TasteElderflower has a floral and sweet fruity taste. Elderflower historically been used forElderflower naturally helps to build the blood, cleanse the system, ease constipation, and enhance immune system function. It increases perspiration, lowers fever, soothes the respiratory tract, and stimulates circulation- Yellow Fever Zen's Med. They have antioxidant properties and antiviral effects, which is why they're effective against colds and the flu. They also help reduce nasal inflammation. Health benefits Antioxidant content Flu-Fighting ability Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Fennel Seed Zen's Tea House Fennel Seed Zen's Tea House
Fennel Seed from $9.99
Fennel seed is a remarkably versatile herb with an ancient history that today holds its own with herbal medicine practitioners. TasteFennel seeds have an earthy and sweet taste. What this tea can do for youFennel provides an excellent source of vitamin B, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorous, fiber, protein, and zinc. It is known to be an excellent source of natural antioxidants.   Health benefits Immune Support Digestion Cardiovascular Support Weight Loss Grown in Africa & hand-packed in the USA.
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Schisandra Berry (On Back Order) from $27.99
Schisandra, scientifically known as Schisandra Chinensis, is actually a type of woody vine that produces small red berries that are widely used in traditional medicine. Regarded as a popular adaptogenic herb, Schisandra berries are unique in that they hold a remarkable blend of five distinct flavor properties collectively serving to promote overall health and vitality. Namely, bitter, sweet, sour, salty, and hot. Schisandra has been used historically in various parts of the world to improve a variety of bodily functions and ailments. TasteSchisandra has citrus, fruity, sweet taste. What this tea can doSchisandra is used as an "adaptogen" for increasing resistance to disease and stress, increasing energy, and increasing physical performance and endurance. Schisandra berries are an herbal adaptogen that strengthens the body promotes a relaxed, focused calm. Schisandra berries provide powerful antioxidant protection, particularly from free radicals and other toxins in the environment that may cause cellular damage. Schisandra berries function to enhance the body's natural resistance and adaptation to stressful influences, support mental endurance and promote overall metabolic efficiency. The berries of the Schisandra vine contain various lignans and antioxidants, which can provide various health benefits, as well as adaptogens, powerful substances that can ostensibly retrain your body to more effectively manage stress and health. Some people use Schisandra for improving vision ad muscular activity, protecting against radiation, preventing motion sickness, preventing infection, boosting energy at the cellular level, and improving the health of the adrenal glands. How does it work? The chemicals in Schisandra improve liver function by stimulating enzymes (proteins that speed up biochemical reactions) in the liver and promoting liver cell growth. Deoxyschizandrin, a major lignan of Schisandra berries, has been demonstrated to have various biological activities such as antioxidant, hepatoprotective, and antidiabetic effects Health benefits Immune Support Pain Relief/Relaxation Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
Yerba Santa Zen's Tea House Yerba Santa Zen's Tea House
Yerba Santa from $47.99
Yerba Santa is organic, dark, and expensive. At Zen's Tea House we only use the highest quality Yerba Santa leaves.  TasteYerba Santa leaves have a sweet, earthy taste. What this tea can do Yerba Santa leaves can be grounded into a tea and used for respiratory conditions including coughs, colds, tuberculosis, asthma, and chronic bronchitis. Some cultures use drink Yerba Santa for fever and dry mouth. It also contains natural properties that are thought to loosen mucus in the chest and may increase urination. Health benefits Immune Support Pain Relief/Relaxation Grown in North America & hand-packed in the USA.
Uva Ursi Leaf Zen's Tea House Uva Ursi Leaf Zen's Tea House
Uva Ursi Leaf from $22.99
Uva Ursi folium, also known as bearberry leaf, is used in Zen's Uric acid tea blend Gout-B-Gone. Uva Ursi leaves are one of three herbs used in this blend. The berries are tasty to bears and so when the plant was named in Latin uva-ursi, this was taken into consideration; uva, "grape, berry of the vine", ursi, "bear", i.e. "bear's grape". But Uva ursi tea is generally made using the leaves of the plant rather than the sour berries.  TasteUva Ursi leaves have an earthy taste.  What this tea can doThis herbal product is used for urinary infection symptom relief, infections of the kidney, bladder, or urethra (urinary tract infections or UTIs), and swelling (inflammation) of the urinary tract. It contains arbutin, a chemical compound, which belongs to the glycosides and hydroquinones. This tea will help to replenish the lost chemical in your body. Uva Ursi also contains allantoin, a chemical also found in Aloe, which has a soothing effect. The content of arbutin in leaves depends on the season as well as on the geographical distribution.  Health benefits Immune Support Digestion Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.  
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Lemon peel (On Back Order) from $16.99
Lemon peel is the zest from dehydrated lemons – this is the outer portion (or skin) of the lemon with the white membrane or pith removed. Our Lemon peel is dried out and crumbled into this muted, but aromatic granule powder.  TasteLemon Peel has a fruity, citrus taste. Lemon peel & why people drink itLemon Peel is used for flavor, helping to cover stinky breath, and can be brewed into a tea to clear out the body of toxins. It is recognized as a good source of calcium, potassium, and Vitamin A. Lemon peel is added to scores of herbal teas and herbal formulas for aroma and taste enhancement.  Health benefits Lemon peel is very low in calories while high in fiber, vitamin C, and D-limonene. Lemon peels are a rich source of immunity-boosting vitamin C, containing 129 mg of this nutrient per 100 g portion. Vitamin C serves as a potent antioxidant that protects your DNA from free radical damage. Lemon peel offers several antioxidants that protect your immune system and reduce your risk of disease. Lemon peel may offer antimicrobial and antifungal effects — even against antibiotic-resistant strains.  Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.

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