Health Tea Box - Afternoon Blend – Digestive Assist & Gut Health - Health Tea Box

Naturopath and Herbalist Kimberlee Ashanti talks about the “Afternoon” herbal tea blend and its benefits, which is part of the Health Hydration Station natural herbal wellness system

Health Tea Box – Afternoon Blend – Digestive Assist & Gut Health



Video Transcript

There are a number of gastro-intestinal conditions impacting our society such as : IBS/IBD/Heartburn/Reflux/Food sensitivities/Leaky gut/bloating/nausea/constipation and flatulence

It all starts in the GUT! Issues in this area have far reaching effects.

Gut/Brain connection; Signals travel between the gut and the brain in both directions. When NT in your brain become unbalanced they not only affect your mood but also your digestive function . Imbalances in your Gut flora also impact the functioning capacity of your NT. If you have experienced long term stress or anxiety you are left with a digestive tract that is not running correctly; resulting in poor nutrient absorption and toxin elimination.

80-95% of our immune system resides in our GUT so maintaining a healthy microbiome enhances our immune system and resistance to pathogens. All the HHS blends contain antioxidants to bolster the immune response.. This blend has additional herbs to support Gut health including : Turmeric ,Ginger, Cinnamon ,Coconut, Lime, Black Pepper.

This anti-inflammatory blend assists with issues related to gut health and fosters digestion by helping to relieve stomach discomfort.

Ginger-Ginger, for instance, is a herb traditionally used to treat indigestion, nausea and vomiting; for over 2000 years. Ginger also accelerates gastric emptying and its anti-inflammatory actions can soothe painful sensations associated with gastric discomfort.

Used in India for over 4000 years; Research supports Turmeric’s use in chronic ailments of the GIT characterised by recurrent inflammation; such as IBD,  bacterial & fungal infection and intestinal permeability to name a few. In areas where it has been consumed daily   the incidence of Cancer (prostate, melanoma, colorectal, endometrial, lung, bladder, kidney) is significantly lower.

Peppermint- is effective in reducing abdominal pain, flatulence and diarrhea in people suffering from IBS

Cinnamon-provides relief from flatulence, heartburn, indigestion, nausea, and stomach cramps.It also supports healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels .