Ginger is useful to settle motion sickness, aide digestion and can be beneficial with other stomach complaints. It is said to help with the symptoms of sore throats, colds and flu's and is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Chamomile offers ‘age old‘ remedies such as promoting sleep, assisting with anxiety and relieving stomach cramps. The antibacterial
properties of chamomile can help prevent bacterial illnesses and infections.
An aromatic healer, lemon grass is known for its refreshing taste as well as for its astringent, binding and contracting effect on the mucous membranes. With its antibacterial and antifungal properties lemon grass has traditionally been used to help fight coughs, colds, flu's and fevers. Lemongrass can aide with maintaining healthy cholesterol levels as well as assisting digestion with its antiseptic properties. It is even said to help fight cancerous cells.
Bancha is rich in minerals such as selenium, copper, calcium, zinc, fluorine, and manganese as well as Vitamins, such as A, B complex and C. It is also a rich source of flavanoids and catechins, the popular anti-cancerous polyphenols. Bancha is also said to have an alkalising effect on the body.
Probably the richest nutritional herb as it contains vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
Spearmint is high in potassium which is essential for maintain healthy blood pressure. The soothing and anti-inflammatory properties of the menthol in spearmint may assist with sore throats and chest congestion as well as inducing a calm, relaxed state for those suffering from stress or anxiety.
Liquorice tea helps boost energy and restore vitality. Liquorice has been valued tor centuries as a remedy for common colds, throat irritations and colic. Liquorice is an expectorant and demulcent, can settle upset stomachs and heartburn and has traditionally been known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Being naturally sweet, liquorice tea helps reduce sugar cravings.
Raspberry Leaves have been traditionally known as ‘women’s friends’. This tea can be helpful with menstrual complaints, particularly period pains and excessive bleeding. It is sometimes prescribed in the last trimester of pregnancy as it is said to improve the efficiency of contractions during labour.
Peppermint is known for its 'age old' properties such as stress relief, relieving insomnia, reducing fevers and sinus congestion. The menthol in peppermint has been traditionally used to treat digestive and gastrointestinal conditions as well as assisting with bad breath. It's antibacterial properties can help fight infections as well as preventing them in the first place.