IMMUNE BOOSTING TEAS
ECHINACEA – A pleasant floral tea with a little tingle sensation. Echinacea is well known herb commonly used in Western herbal medicine as an immune tonic and to provide relief from the common cold.
OLIVE LEAF – Olive products have been used widely as folk medicine in many European countries. Olive leaf tea is also used as a general tonic to improve wellbeing.
ROSEHIP – fruity, high in Vitamin C to help boost your immune system.
GINGER – A warming spicy tea which can soothe digestive upsets. It has been traditionally used for indigestion, nausea and stimulates circulation.
STRESS AND ANXIETY TEAS
LICORICE – Sweet, smooth and comforting licorice tea. Licorice is widely used in herbal medicinetoday for digestive complaints, to soothe sore throats and coughs as well as provide adrenal support.
TULSI – used for thousands of years in India to treat stress and anxiety.
Fruity teas are light and uplifting, high in vitamins and often cleansing. Always read the ingredients on the pack to ensure your fruit tea is not artificially flavoured or sweetened. Fruity teas include hibiscus, blackcurrant, orange and lemon.
Green and white teas which are high in antioxidants are often flavoured with fruit peel or berries as they do not have much taste on their own. This is a great way to enjoy a tea you may not have liked on its own.
Why not mix it up – try white tea with peppermint, or mix two teas together to suit your taste.
FOR ADVICE ON HOW MUCH TEA TO HAVE DAILY, SPEAK TO YOUR QUALIFIED NATUROPATH