Cleanse the body and mind with a subtle whole leaf green tea, detoxifying herbs and strong lemon nuances.
What's in it?
Organic Direct-trade Assam Green tea
Numerous studies have been conducted on the effectiveness of Green tea on weight loss. Its high caffeine content has been found to boost fat burning and improve exercise performance and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) – the star antioxidant in Green tea – has a powerful effect on metabolism.
Organic Milk Thistle
In herbal medicine, Milk Thistle is considered a hepatic (liver tonic), galactogogue (promotes lactation), demulcent (anti-inflammatory, protects mucous membranes) and a cholagogue (stimulates the flow of bile from the liver).
Organic Lemon Verbena
Lemon Verbena is a stomachic and therefore good for relieving indigestion, heartburn, and for tonifying the digestive tract. It is also great for soothing anxiety and as a sedative it is helpful in insomnia.
Did you know lemon peel contains 5 to 10 times more vitamins than lemon itself?
Lemon peel contains a list of vitamin, mineral and fibre like calcium, potassium and Vitamin C, which gives your body a nutritional boost. Lemon peels also have some healthy enzymes, which help us to live a healthier life.
The ability of gingko to strengthen blood vessels, combined with decreased blood clotting leads to better circulation and reduced inflammation – both of which are beneficial to a healthy heart. The improvement in circulation will also improve cognitive function – there must be a steady supply of oxygen rich blood to the brain for it to function properly.
Lemongrass has been used for hundreds of years for both culinary and medicinal purposes. It has strong anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties, contains many antioxidant minerals and vitamins. It can act as a diuretic and is highly effective in flushing toxins and waste out of the body. It may help you lose weight and be used as a calmative agent.
Infuse 1 or 2 heaped teaspoons in water heated at 80-90°c, for 5 minutes.
Whole leaves take longer to infuse but it is definitively worth it!
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Crush or grind the herbs prior to use.
Make sure that all ingredients are well mixed. Lighter particles and powders tend to sink at the bottom of the packet.
Do not leave herbs to steep in water as this may result in a slightly bitter infusion.
Herbs are powerful on their own but their magic also works synergistically - meaning that combined they can be even more powerful.
- Green detox
Note from the Alchemist:
We describe and promote our products in good faith. The information provided about the beneficial properties of all of our products is derived from the use and characteristics commonly attributed to them. Benefits of our products may vary from person to person. It is always advisable to seek the opinion of a professional herbalist or your GP.