Our Morning Boost Tea is a blend that contains different types of herbs, tea leaves and fruit, all of which have been selected for their special properties. When combined, these ingredients create ‘food synergy’ – a little scientific trick which basically means that they work better, and are more powerful, together.
Our newly improved Night Cleanse tea (Chai flavoured) comprises of new ingredients such as marshmallow root and burdock root that aid digestion, as well as cardamom seed which has soluble fiber that maintains healthy bacterial flora and cinnamon bark which helps to reduce blood sugar levels.
- Used for years in Brazil and all of South America, the Yerba Mate is a daily tea consumed as an alternative to coffee. When drunk in its purest form, the caffeine content and energy kick is comparable to coffee.
- Guarana is a seed that is both a source of caffeine and a diuretic. Commonly powdered and used in teas, it is used as an energy supplement after exerting large amounts of physical strength by the Amazon tribes. When blended together, these two ingredients help to stimulate your metabolism.
- The bitterness of the dandelion root stimulates the liver and gallbladder – organs responsible for cleansing our bodies. It is said that our liver cleanses until 11 am, making this a great ingredient to aid in your Morning Boost.
- Green tea is the purest form of tea you can get. The tea hasn’t been oxidized (reacted with oxygen) and contains so many wonderful antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It supports our liver, our digestion, increases energy and keeps us calm and focused.
- Nettle leaves are as healthy as spinach. The leaves are great for increasing blood circulation, detoxification and also act as a diuretic. Nettle leaves are great for all sorts of skin problems like eczema or even early stages of rheumatism.
- Senna is a natural laxative and the main reason your bowel will start to react. You might also notice a decrease in appetite. When you eliminate properly, your body will crave healthy and pure ingredients. But when constipated, it stimulates your appetite to have something to ‘push’ through. Our minds are strongly connected with our gut and our mood, behavior and sense of well-being change a lot when our intestines don’t work properly.
Lemongrass (relaxant, pain relief, anti-bacterial)
- This ingredient was added for its smooth and fresh taste, as well as for its anti-bacterial and microbial function. A fun fact is that the essential oils extracted from lemongrass are the ‘citronella’ we find in mosquito sprays. It’s a wonderful aroma and taste, and also a great mouth-taste-neutralizer. It is often taken after spicy food, to take away any bad breath or strong flavors.
Ginger (anti-bloating, digestive aid, aphrodisiac)
- Ginger increases heat, blood circulation and aids digestion. Whenever you feel nauseous, ginger is the root you need. Ginger also helps when you are feeling tired and stressed. The root supports the adrenal glands too, which are responsible for our hormonal balance.
Peppermint (anti-bloating, digestive and colic relief)
- Peppermint leaves are often used for digestive stomach problems. It acts immediately and will help both your stomach and your whole digestive tract. It also gives the tea its fresh taste. Peppermint is perfect after dinner, at the end of the day, or when your body has a lot to digest. Moroccan culture drinks Peppermint tea all day long!
Hawthorn berry (circulation, anti-anxiety, digestive)
- The Hawthorn plant, sometimes referred to as “Mountain Rose” is part of the Rose family. The main benefits of hawthorn berries are their effect on our heart and blood vessels. The berries improve circulation, your heart’s function and help prevent high blood pressure. The berries also act as a natural laxative.
- Marshmallow root also has the potential to treat a wide range of digestive conditions, including constipation, heartburn, and intestinal colic.
- The root of the dandelion is rich in the carbohydrate inulin, which is a type of soluble fiber found in plants that supports the growth and maintenance of a healthy bacterial flora in your intestinal tract
- Cardamom may protect against digestive issues and relieving stomach issues, is its possible ability to heal ulcers.
- Cinnamon has been shown to reduce fasting blood sugar levels, having a potent anti-diabetic effect at 1–6 grams or 0.5–2 teaspoons per day.
- Burdock root has been used for centuries in holistic medicine to treat a variety of different conditions. Traditionally, it was most commonly used as a diuretic and a digestive aid.