Naturopath and Herbalist Kimberlee Ashanti talks about the “Morning” herbal tea blend and its benefits, which is part of the Health Tea Box natural herbal wellness system.
We are a tired culture; often lifestyle choices/imbalances and poor diet contribute to this. Leaving us with various types of fatigue; mentally, emotionally and physically. We then turn to stimulants in the way of sugary/processed foods or caffeinated drinks that give us the illusion of increasing our energy levels, but actually drop them further once it wears off//causing greater oxidation, inflammation—a vicious cycle.
Warm water has a stimulating effect on your body; reducing congestion, and aiding digestion which is ideal first thing in the morning.
This blend enhances energy and reduces fatigue. It helps to increase your physical performance and improves functionality.
Ingredients: It contains: White tea, Green tea, Matcha, Hibiscus, blueberries, strawberries & apple
This combination increases Alertness-A higher consumption of green tea is associated with a lower prevalence of cognitive impairment and fatigue in humans.It can also improve your endurance.
This blend helps you to feel Stimulated not ‘wired”. Its effects are longer lasting, and you don’t come down with a crash. This more sustainable energy/ release in the tea is gradual /gentle over 6 hours or so vs coffee- a 2-hour drop. Plus, the natural relaxant in green tea L-theanine combines with hibiscus (which reduces BP) to help balance it all out.
White & Green teas are high in antioxidants and therefore protective against inflammation. Scientists believe that the polyphenol EGCG in green tea, when habitually drunk contributes the ability to block tumour growth (Asian Paradox)..despite heavy smoking-low incidence of heart disease and lung cancer. Green teas are also effective in killing Staphylococcal and
Streptococcal infections and bacteria associated with pneumonia. Its regular consumption may also act as an active cholesterol reducing agent; supporting CV health.