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NATURALLY HEALTHY

BENEFITS OF HERBS

Herbal "teas" are not "tea" at all as they do not contain the leaf Camellia sinensis. However, some of these herbal infusions carry with them health benefits all their own.

BLACKBERRY LEAVES

Many folk remedies have relied on blackberry leaf to soothe sore throats and treat diarrhea.3

Contained in:

  • BLACK CURRANT

  • WILD BERRY HIBISCUS

  • ICED GINGER PEAR

  • ICED RASPBERRY NECTAR

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Cardamon

Cardamom may help alleviate gastrointestinal and stomach distress.5

Contained in:

  • BOMBAY CHAI

  • ROOIBOS RAJA CHAI

  • PURIFY

  • TUMERIC TANTRA CHAI

  • VANILLA VEDA CHAI

  • WINTER CHAI

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CHAMOMILE

Some use chamomile to treat mouth ulcers, and, with other herbs, to relieve upset stomach and diarrhea in children.3

Contained in:

  • CHAMOMILE CITRON

  • LEMON LAVENDER

  • PURIFY

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CINNAMON

Cinnamon may play a role in increasing insulin sensitivity, providing a potentially valuable tool in treating Type 2 diabetes. Traditionally it has also been suggested to aid with indigestion, heart burn and menorrhagia (heavy menstruation.).1

Contained in:

  • BOMBAY CHAI

  • HARVEST APPLE SPICE

  • PUMPKIN SPICE

  • SWEET ORANGE SPICE

  • VANILLA VEDA CHAI

  • WINTER CHAI

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CLOVES

Clove oil is an extraordinarily strong antioxidant.4

Contained in:

  • BOMBAY CHAI

  • HARVEST APPLE SPICE

  • SWEET ORANGE SPICE

  • VANILLA VEDA CHAI

  • WINTER CHAI

  • PUMPKIN SPICE

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GINGER

Ginger can safely relieve pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting when used for short periods of time. It is possible that it can also improve nausea from other causes such as motion sickness, chemotherapy, and surgery. Researchers are currently studying the potential role in treating rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or joint and muscle pain.2

Contained in:

  • GINGER MATCHA

  • WHITE GINGER PEAR

  • DEFENSE

  • INVIGORATE

  • GINGER LEMONGRASS

  • VANILLA PEAR

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HIBISCUS

According to new studies, hibiscus may assist in the treatment of hypertension.1

Contained in:

  • BLUEBERRY MERLOT

  • HIBISCUS BLOSSOM

  • RADIANCE

  • ICED RASPBERRY NECTAR

  • STRAWBERRY HIBISCUS

  • WILD BERRY HIBISCUS

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LICORICE ROOT

Researchers are studying how licorice may assist with stomach ulcers.1

Contained in:

  • DEFENSE

  • GINGER LEMONGRASS

  • TUMERIC TANTRA CHAI

  • WILD BERRY HIBISCUS

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PEPPERMINT

Peppermint oil may help with irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. Many folk remedies have also relied on peppermint to treat nausea, cold symptoms, and indigestion.2

Contained in:

  • BELGIAN MINT

  • CITRUS MIN

  • GREEN MANGO PEACH

  • CHAMOMILE CITRON

  • SERENITY

  • ICED MANGO PEACH

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ROOIBOS

Rooibos is a caffeine-free herb that is rich in antioxidants.

Contained in:

  • AFRICAN SOLSTICE

  • APRICOT AMARETTO

  • HARVEST APPLE SPICE

  • MOJITO MARMALADE

  • ROOIBOS RAJA CHAI

  • WINTER CHAI

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ROSEHIP

Traditionally rosehip has been used in home remedies for the treatment of colds and stomach irritations.1

Contained in:

  • AFRICAN SOLSTICE

  • CHERRY COSMO

  • DARJEELING QUINCE

  • WILD BERRY HIBISCUS

  • HIBISCUS BLOSSOM

  • RASPBERRY NECTAR

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  • 1 National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health
  • 2 ORAC of Selected Foods, USDA 2007 and Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
  • 3 University of Michigan Health System Healthwise Knowledgebase
  • 4 ORAC of Selected Foods, USDA 2007 and Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
  • 5 WebMD
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