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The body needs certain essential dietary nutrients to take on the demands of life. Many plants, herbs + spices contain disease-fighting antioxidants and vitamins, which strengthen the immune system and aid in healing. In addition they can make a big difference to emotional wellbeing and overall happiness. If we understand the effects natural ingredients can have, we can utilise them to improve our health. Each ingredient has been mindfully selected and does have a significant impact on the performance and taste of the infusions. Discover more about these powerful ingredients and their vital roles.
Burdock Root has antioxidant and diuretic properties and is one of the most well known herbs thought to promote liver health and purify the blood. It contains iron, sulphur and B-vitamins. Traditionally used to lower blood sugar and improve skin diseases.
Cardamom is an antioxidant with applications for oral disorders. It is a natural diuretic and helps support the kidneys as they carry out their function of removing waste from the body. It is also known to be soothing to the digestive system.
Chamomile is most known for its perceived ability to calm the nerves, gently soothe restlessness and promote good sleep. It has also shown promise as an anti-inflammatory and in the treatment of cardiovascular and gastrointestinal disorders.
Dandelion Leaf is renowned for its reputed diuretic and mild laxative properties. This popular herb is thought to be effective in aiding the body’s digestive systems and helping liver disorders. It is rich in nutrient minerals and contains Vitamins A, B + C.
Ginger Root is a versatile herb, used throughout history as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory agent and anti-nausea compound. Ginger is well renowned for it's abilities to aid digestion, but also promote circulation, calm spasms and lower cholesterol.
Most known for its perceived effectiveness in improving mental health, boosting memory function and mood. Ginkgo biloba may also help to stimulate blood flow to the body’s extremities and aid in respiratory complaints, including asthma.
Packed full of antioxidants and other essential nutrients, goji berries are believed to provide an all-round health boost. They are also thought to treat high blood pressure, maintain a healthy heart, aid in weight loss and can boost the immune system.
Studies have suggested that hibiscus may be effective at lowering both blood pressure and cholesterol levels, making it a popular choice for those wishing to combat the effects of stress and promote circulatory health. Also thought to be an effective treatment for colds.
Lavender has been traditionally used to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and widely used as a relaxant in aromatherapy. Studies have also suggested that lavender may be useful as an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agent. Can ease insect bites and migraines.
With most of the fruit’s nutrients concentrated within the skin, citrus peels have been linked to a myriad of health benefits, including improving respiratory function, regulating blood pressure, reducing cholesterol levels and potential anti-carcinogenic properties.
With an uplifting zesty aroma, lemon verbena is commonly used to treat digestive disorders and alleviate symptoms of anxiety. It is also believed to be used to relieve colds and chills, treat skin conditions and promote healthy sleep.
Widely used across the world as a general health tonic. This sweet tasting root is also used by some to treat depression and anxiety, aid in reducing inflammation and promote a healthy digestion. Liquorice is also thought to improve the function of the adrenal glands.
With most of the fruit’s nutrients concentrated within the skin, citrus peels have been linked to a myriad of health benefits, from improving respiratory function to potential anti-carcinogenic properties. Known to treat infections due to it's antiseptic properties.
Passion Flower Leaf
Passion Flower Leaf is traditionally used for a variety of sleep and anxiety disorders. It is also used by herbalists as a muscle relaxant. It lowers blood pressure, reduces inflammation and can improve skin disorders. Passionflower is naturally calming.
Rich in iron and many other essential minerals and naturally caffeine free, rooibos is perfect for promoting all-round health and well-being at any time of day. Packed full of vitamins and antioxidants, rooibos boosts immune function and increases cellular protection.
This pleasantly perfumed herb has a mildly sedative effect, known to be rich in vitamin C and thought to have significant antibacterial properties. It has a cleansing action, naturally relieves digestive troubles and is used to strengthen the immune system.
Rosehips are a significant source of antioxidants and vitamin C. They have been used to treat arthritis and are said to have an uplifting effect on mood. Rosehip is also traditionally known as a 'stomach tonic' aiding in digestive health.
Rosemary is a gently stimulating herb that is thought to have an antidepressant effect and reduce inflammation. Known to improve brain function and enhance memory and concentration. Used also for digestive concerns and liver complaints.
Safflower is a gentle laxative and has also demonstrated potential to reduce levels of cholesterol in the body. Believed to be effective in the treatment for coughs, fever and breathing concerns. Also known to maintain a healthy heart.
Spearmint is thought to exhibit natural digestive properties and is traditionally used to treat indigestion and nausea. It is also known to aid colds, headaches and sore throats. Spearmint is commonly used for its anti-inflammatory properties.
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