What Can Our Herbal & Superfood Teas Do For You?
Looking For an Energy Boost?
Moringa is a superfood that contains a unique variety of nutrients that can provide mental clarity, as well as help to increase focus and concentration. It provides various B vitamins which help your body better absorb its other vitamins and minerals. More specifically, Vitamin B1 helps your body convert sugar into energy. This is what gives Moringa its all-natural energizing properties. The plant does not contain an energy-boosting chemical like caffeine, but rather contains the specific vitamins that aid in your body's effort to create energy.
The magnesium content in Moringa helps to increase energy, while simultaneously calming nerves and reducing anxiety. This is what allows the plant to provide you with an energy boost that is not accompanied by shakes or jitters.
Lastly, Moringa contains all 3 of the amino acids that make up a group known as The Branched Chain Amino Acids, or BCAAs. This group of amino acids is most well-known for providing your muscles with fuel for energy.
The Yerba Mate leaf is naturally caffeinated, so tea made from this herb is most popularly used for its energy-enhancing effects. It has a grassy taste that is similar to green tea.
Yerbs Mate also contains some of the same compounds as green tea, such as theobromine and theophylline. These compounds are alkaloids that work together in order to stimulate both the mind and body by increasing mental clarity, alertness, focus, and concentration.
Looking For Relaxation?
Because it contains substances known as adaptogens - which control your response to both external and internal stressors - Ashwagandha root can help the body cope with changing environmental factors and toxins, as well as internal problems like anxiety and insomnia. Adaptogens are what give Ashwagandha tea the ability to reduce stress, fatigue, lack of energy, and difficulty concentrating. Additionally, it is known to provide users with feelings of serenity and calmness.
The Graviola plant is commonly used to calm the nerves and promote relaxation because of its sedative, antispasmodic properties. Drinking herbal Graviola tea has been found to support the brain in the production of serotonin, which promotes relaxation and emotional balance. By assisting the brain in producing this neurotransmitter, stress levels may be significantly reduced.
Need To Toughen Up Your Immune System?
Echinacea is an herb rich in polysaccharides, glycoproteins, alkamides, volatile oils, essential oils, flavonoids, Vitamin C, and inulin which all work together in order to boost the immune system. Because it contains such a unique blend of naturally-occurring chemicals that combat both infection and inflammation, Echinacea is widely used to ward off the common cold. It has also been found to help relieve pain and have hormonal, antiviral, and antioxidant properties.
Fun fact: According to a study conducted by researchers at The University of Connecticut's School of Pharmacy, Echinacea cuts the chance of catching the common cold by a whopping 58%.
Ashwagandha is a known adaptogen, meaning has the ability to "adapt" to specific health needs within our bodies, such as varying hormone levels and stress levels. This is key to keeping our body healthy, because stress - whether internal or external - can have an immunosuppressive effect on the body, meaning it reduces the strength of our immune system. Ashwagandha's adaptogenic properties are what allow it to reduce the immunosuppressive effects of stress on the body, and keep our immune system up.
Ashwagandha can increase both white blood cell and killer cell count, helping to strengthen the body’s immunity and help fight a wide range of diseases. It is also rich in iron, tannins, glucose, potassium nitrate, alkaloids, glycowithanolides, and fatty acids - all of which contribute to the body's overall health and well-being.
Trying To Beat Painful Inflammation?
Numerous studies have found that the root of the Turmeric plant it is extremely effective in reducing inflammation, as it contains over 2 dozen anti-inflammatory compounds. Among these compounds are 6 that work specifically to prevent and reduce pain, swelling, joint stiffness, and inflammation.
One of these compounds is curcumin, which works inhibit oxidation. To break it down into simpler terms, curcumin stops harmful chemical reactions from taking place, preventing cell damage.
Additionally, Turmeric helps to neutralize "free radicals" - harmful chemicals known to cause inflammation and joint damage - providing relief to those suffering from arthritis.
Want To Improve Overall Performance?
The Maca root is used widely for its performance-enhancing effects. Maca is rich in Vitamins B, C, and E, as well as abundant in calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, sulfur, protein, and fiber.
Maca contains all of the essential amino acids, as well as fatty acids that are necessary for overall well-being. It is a known adaptogen, meaning it helps the body to adapt to both external and internal stressors, as well as cope with anxiety. Consuming Maca has been found to enhance stamina, memory, and athletic performance.
Maca helps to regulate hormones by nourishing the hypothalamus an pituitary glands. It is also widely used as an aphrodisiac in order to boost sexual desire. Similarly, Maca has been found to improve sperm production, mobility, and volume, contributing to increased fertility in males. For females, it may help reduce the effects of menopause, like hot flashes, depression, and irregular sleep, as well as help to increase fertility.
Additionally, Maca has been found to balance cholesterol as well as improve the immune system.
The Moringa plant contains 25 bio-available vitamins and nutrients, 47 active antioxidants, all 8 essential amino acids, and soaring vitamin C, A, calcium, and iron levels.
It is also the world's leading source of something called Zeatin - a naturally-occurring plant hormone which is known for its ability to prolong youthfulness in cells. Zeatin slows down the aging process within the body and improves cells' ability to respond to oxidative stress. It works by making sure cells undergo division before they become too large, and therefore, old. Because of this, the amount of fresh, young, newly-produced cells remains greater than the number of older, large cells. This results in a total rejuvenation of the body
Additionally, the isothiocyanates, flavonoids, and phenolic acids in Moringa provide powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
Looking For Some Yummy Flavor?
Our Moringa tea comes in several flavors: Lemon, Chai, Pomegranate, and Orange-Cranberry.