Tea of the Month: Green Detox
Press reset and detox your body from the excesses of the holidays with Green Detox.
Try it with ice and a slice of lemon!
Organic Direct-trade Assam Green tea
Assam tea is known for its tart, malty flavour, vigorous body and bright colour.
This beautifully handcrafted Assam tea is naturally low in caffeine. Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients.
It also contains small amounts of minerals.
- can improve brain function
- can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and Parkinson’s disease
- in some studies, it has been shown to increase fat burning
- boost the metabolism.
- Studies also show that green tea can improve insulin sensitivity and reduce blood sugar levels.
Organic Milk Thistle
Milk thistle has been used for well over 2,000 years as an herbal remedy for a variety of ailments. It is an excellent detox herb.
Organic Lemon Verbena
Lemon Verbena soothes the mind and makes a good relaxing bedtime tea that brings peaceful sleep. It also facilitates digestion. Beneficial in developing muscle mass, aids in weight loss, reduces joint pain, helps to regulate appetitive and boosts the immune system.
Lemons are packed with antioxidants and nutrients. They also have strong antibacterial, antiviral, and immune-boosting powers.
Ginkgo biloba is one of the oldest living tree species.
Native to China, Ginkgo biloba is said to be one of oldest species. It is so old that it is considered as a ‘living fossil’.
Chinese medicine uses it as a cardiotonic, to maintain normal cholesterol level and to improve cerebral functions.
Rich in antioxidants and vitamin-e, which will support healthy skin.
This herb is known to benefit the body’s ability to handle stress by counteracting the effects of the uncontrolled production of stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol.
Ginkgo biloba is also an adaptogen. It assists in raising the body’s ability to cope with external disturbances.
As the name suggests, lemongrass has the fragrance of lemon but it is milder and sweeter in taste. There are plenty of benefits of lemongrass and it has been used in India for many years for medicinal purposes and is also an Ayurvedic favourite.
It has been used as an ancient remedy for all stomach problems in Chinese medicine.
It is packed with antioxidants that help in detoxing and cleansing you from within. It helps in removal of toxins from the body by relieving fluid retention.
Lemongrass s rich in potassium which increases the production of urine in our body, which in turn stimulates blood circulation and lowers blood pressure. By increasing blood circulation, it also helps in purifying the liver.
Lemongrass is a great source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C which are essential nutrients for healthy skin and hair. By improving the blood circulation, it clears up your skin, treats oily textures and also works on treating eruptions like ace, pimples and eczema
Lemongrass tea is a great option for your weight loss diet plan as it helps in boosting your metabolism which makes digestion quicker and helps in burning more calories.
Lemongrass has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that help you cope with cold, cough and flu.
Lemongrass tea is considered excellent for women's health. It provides relief from hot flashes and helps in reducing menstrual pain due to its soothing effect.
A word of caution. Lemongrass tea is known to lower blood sugar levels. Therefore, diabetics should consult their doctor regarding its consumption.