Origin: India, Croatia, Chile, United States
Has been used as a digestive aid and immunity booster
Traditionally been used to ease stomach inflammation
Holy Detox is our #1, best selling herbal blend. The flavor profile in this heavenly mixture is characterized by refreshingly minty, lemon and berry accents. The herbs in Holy Detox are known to decrease high levels of cortisol (“the stress hormone”), which can provide a notable feeling of mind-body wellness and clarity. Zen's Tea House can provide a custom 'Holy Detox' blend using other Ayurvedic herbs. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian medical practice that promotes a more holistic approach.
Holy Basil (Tulsi), rosehips, lemon myrtle and linden blossoms
Holy Basil (Tulsi) is known to be anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and anti-viral making it a great digestive aid and immune booster.
Spearmint and linden blossoms help the body process food more logically and settle bloating and gastro-intestinal inflammation.
Rosehips are known to contain 50% more Vitamin C than oranges. Rose Hips have been traditionally used as a diuretic and known to gently soothe blockage in cases of mild kidney disorders and constipation.
Lemon Myrtle is an herb that compliments the flavor and has antioxidants that is comparable to many teas.
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Holy Basil (Tulsi): Holy basil has been found to have antidepressant and anti-anxiety properties with effects comparable to diazepam, an antidepressant prescription drug. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4296439/
Linden Blossoms: Used in many cold remedies and is widely used to treat symptoms such as cough, stuffy nose, sore throat, headaches, and fever. https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-550/linden
Rose Hips: Research has shown that rosehip significantly reduces stiffness, pain, disability, and painkiller use in participants with osteoarthritis. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK75292/
Lemon Myrtle: Studies show that Lemon Myrtle has anti-inflammatory properties.
Interesting Article by the Journal of Ethnopharmacology
The majority of the used plants (Ingredients of Holy Detox being some of them) were situated on the recreational-medicinal continuum, which could be divided into two domains: recreational, medicinal and the “grey” area that lies around the borderline. The predominance of the cold and cold-related diseases on the spectrum treated by plants used for making recreational tea reflects the climatic conditions of the region and suggests that they are the most commonly self-treated diseases in the region,..). For the full article please Click Here
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