Zen's Ceylon Cinnamon is a high-quality spice native to Sri Lanka and is the highest quality type of cinnamon across the board. TasteCeylon Cinnamon's flavor and aroma is extremely mild and delicate, it definitely reads as "cinnamon," but with subtle, almost floral notes in there. Diabetes TeaCeylon cinnamon has been studied for its potential in lowering high blood sugar, aiding in digestion, and lowering LDL cholesterol. If you enjoy Ceylon Cinnamon, we recommend Zen's Golden Milk W/ Ceylon Cinnamon. 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Organic Indonesian Cinnamon, a variety of cassia cinnamon, is ideal for baking and cooking. There are three specific types of cassia cinnamon: Indonesian, Chinese, and Saigon. Indonesian cassia is the sweetest, most mild, and is the most common in America. TasteOur organic Indonesian Cinnamon Granules (chips) is a perfect balance of sweet and spicy flavor, making it a favorite for coffee drinkers and cinnamon lovers. Used in Zen's Organic Masala Chai. Indonesian cinnamon & why people drink itResearch shows that consumption of Cinnamon once or twice daily can improve digestion, metabolism, and circulation. Health benefits 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.
Olive (Olea europaea L.) is one of the oldest known cultivated plant tree species. The wild olive tree is an evergreen, prolonged species, extensive as a native plant in the Mediterranean province. TasteThe olive leaf is a robust and slightly bitter-tasting leaf derived from olive trees. What Olive leaf tea can do This sanctified tree is an affluent source of important nutrients and bioactive of remedial and therapeutic interest. Olive Leaf contains an active ingredient called oleuropein. This nutrient is thought to be anti-inflammatory, contain antioxidants, and help with lowering blood pressure. Health benefits Anti-inflammatory - Oleuropein elicits anti-inflammatory effects by lipoxygenase activity Anti-viral - Oleuropein also possesses a well-documented antiviral activity. Its efficacy against hemorrhagic septicemia rhabdovirus, hepatitis B virus, and human immunodeficiency virus was demonstrated. The beneficial effect of oleuropein against VHSV is exerted through a virucidal effect, reducing virus infectivity and avoiding cell-to-cell fusion of uninfected cells. Antioxidant properties - Oleuropein’s antioxidant potential is mainly related to its ability to improve radical stability through the formation of an intramolecular hydrogen bond between the free hydrogen of the hydroxyl group and its phenoxyl radicals Lower blood pressure and obesity - Olive leaves are rich in polyphenols, of which the most abundant phenolic compound is oleuropein. Previous studies that reported remarkable effects of olive polyphenols or oleuropein for antiobesity and glucose metabolism improvement Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.
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.
Valerian root is a unique herb, easy to brew with a smelly, sedative taste. This is a sedative herb and used in many sleep blends. 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 is NOT tasty, people add sugar or juice to help with the flavor. What Valerian Root 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. Health benefits Pain Relief/Relaxation Sleep Grown in India on organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.
Rosemary is a delicious and refreshing way to boost overall health in a variety of ways! Native to the Mediterranean region, considered an evergreen shrub with needles for “leaves,” this versatile herb provides a truly stimulating, system regulating, absolutely delicious cup of tea, hot or cold. Food manufacturers add rosemary to meats and sauces as an antioxidant and stabilizer. TasteRosemary tea has a citrus, minty, earthy taste. What this tea can doRosemary tea has been used as a natural internal cooling agent, making it a treasured remedy for reducing fevers in children and adults as well as “hot flashes” in menopausal women. Rosemary leaves are used in herbal medicine and are often employed as an aid to support cognitive health. Rosemary tea has been used as a natural internal cooling agent, making it a treasured remedy for reducing fevers in children and adults as well as “hot flashes” in menopausal women. Health benefits Rosemary tea contains compounds shown to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial effects. The two most studied compounds in rosemary are rosmarinic acid and carnosic acid. Regarding the extracts, the phytochemicals mainly present in R. officinalis are rosmarinic acid, camphor, caffeic acid, ursolic acid, betulinic acid, carnosic acid, and carnosol. Therefore, R. Officinalis is mainly composed of phenolic compounds, di- and triterpenes, and essential oils Reducing the discomfort and frequency of hot flashes i Grown in Asia on our organic plantations & hand-packed in the USA.