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How Drinking Tea and Herbal Blends can help your Body, Mind and Soul.

Some say they love the warm soothing aroma and some says its the quenching flavor of their favorite tea over ice on a hot day, but the fact is the healing powers of this ancient beverage continue to interest doctors and scientist more and more each day. Recent research, suggests drinking tea may help prevent everything from cavities to Parkinson’s disease. And some studies even indicate it may lead to longevity.

Here is a short list of a few of our everyday popular teas and what they can do for your Body, Mind and Soul.

See us at the Empowering Light Holistic Expo October 27th – 29th at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA to learn taste our teas and learn more about keeping your body, mind and soul healthy!

GREEN TEA-
GREEN Tea is super high in antioxidants. Antioxidants can help keep cancers from growing within the bladder, lung, breast, stomach, pancreas and colorectal areas. Researchers speculate that the polyphenols in tea may inhibit certain mechanisms that promote cancer growth. Both green and black teas have been credited with cancer-inhibiting powers.
• Antioxidants can help remove toxins from bloodstream
• Strengthens the immune system
• Prevents bacterial infection
• Improves Cholesterol
• Aids in Cardiovascular health
• Reduces risk of stroke
• Reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease
• Reduces risk of Parkinson’s disease
• Help prevent tooth decay (contains Fluoride)
• Help with bad breath by killing bacteria

Some of our green teas are Ancient Green Leaves, Apricot & Peach Tree, Asian Cherry Blossom, Jasmine Vine, Lemon Lavender, Moroccan Mint, and Sencha Green.

BLACK TEA- A cup a day keeps the Doctor away!
• Strengthens the immune system
• Antioxidants can help remove toxins from bloodstream
• Prevents bacterial infection
• Flu - A recent study showed that people who gargled with a black tea extract solution twice per day showed a higher immunity to flu virus compared to the people who did not gargle with black tea.
• Helps aid in damaged lungs from smoking
• Reduces risk of stroke
• Helps with Blood Pressure
• Helps with capillary blood flow
• Helps with Asthma by expanding airways, making breathing easier
• Help with bad breath by killing bacteria

Some our black teas are: Breakfast Blend, Earl Grey Supreme, Lemon Myrtle, Mango Amazon, Orange Almond, Rose Petals, and Vanilla Chai.

WHITE TEA- Light, soft and oh so powerful!
• Helps prevent cancers. Higher antioxidant potency than other teas
• Helps with Blood Pressure
• Protects the heart and entire circulatory system
• Help with tooth decay
• Help with bad breath by killing bacteria
• Strengthens the immune system
• Prevents bacterial infection

OOLONG TEA- Add Oolong to your diet so you don’t have too!
• Improves Cholesterol
• Aids in Weight loss
• Aids with Diabetes by managing blood sugars
• Helps prevent cancers.
• Strengthens the immune system

Some our oolong teas are: Raspberry Oolong and Tahitian Vanilla Rose.

PU-ERH TEA- The ancient remedy returns.
• Improves Cholesterol
• Helps with capillary blood flow
• Improves circulation
• Aids in digestion
• Antioxidants can help remove toxins from bloodstream
• Improves spleen health

CHAMOMILE TEA- This soothing, caffeine tea has mild sedative properties. The flower petals are medicinal. Quit counting sheep and fall asleep peacefully.
• Relieves anxiety
• Induces Sleep
• Antioxidants can help the effect of Diabetes- Vision Loss and Nerve and Kidney Damage.
• Known to stunt the growth of some cancers
• Helps digestion and helps prevents gas
• Reduces stomach cramps
• Helps with inflammation,
• Has been known to help with irritable bowel syndrome

Our chamomile teas include: Chamomile Comfort and Serene Herbal.

Warning: If you take blood thinners, you should avoid Chamomile tea. The Ragweed plant and The Chamomile plant are closely related, so if you have allergies to Ragweed, you may want to beware of Chamomile.

HIBISCUS TEA- A beautiful flower with so much power!
• Helps to reduce Blood Pressure
• Helps to lower cholesterol
• Helps to maintain the effects of atherosclerosis
• High in vitamin C

Our Hibiscus Teas include: Hibiscus Flower and Raspberry Oolong.

ROOIBOS TEA- A healthy African remedy for every medicine chest.
• Possesses cancer fighting properties
• Helps to lower cholesterol
• Helps to reduce Blood Pressure
• Helps with liver health
• Reduces stomach cramps and intestinal issues

Our rooibos teas include: Rooibos Chai and Cinnamon Apple Blossom.

MINT TEA- Whether you drink peppermint or spearmint in your tea, the healing properties are similar in most varieties. The active component to most mint is menthol. Menthol is a natural wonder and has been around since the Egyptian.
• Reduce congestion in a cold or flu sufferers
• Reduces pain and bloating from gas and reduces cramping from diarrhea
• Relieve nausea without vomiting
• Mint has antispasmodic properties
• Act as a mild expectorant for a chest cold or bronchitis
• Induce sweating, the body’s natural cooling mechanism. This is a natural way to reduce a fever
Caution: Mint tea may worsen the symptoms of some Acid Reflux cases

Our mint teas include: Moroccan Mint, Serene Herbal, and Daily Detox.

GINGER TEA- A zesty root loaded with healing qualities. Makes a great traditional gift for the holidays to keep you healthy.
• Reduce nausea
• Aids with motion sickness
• Chill reducer (warms body)
• Fever reducer
• Sooths sore throat
Caution: We recommend that the average adult does not to ingest more than 4 grams or more/day as ginger can cause mouth sores, indigestion/heartburn and diarrhea if taken in excess.

CINNAMON TEA- Cinnamon is the fragrant bark of a tropical evergreen tree. It has been a culinary spice for centuries. It is anti-bacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal, making it an excellent all-around remedy for whatever ails you. Cinnamon is a wonderful source of immune-boosting antioxidants. It’s a primary ingredient in Chai.
• Reduce nausea
• Aids with motion sickness
• Chill reducer (warms body)
• Fever reducer
• Soothes sore throat

Our cinnamon teas include: Rooibos Chai, Orange Almond, and Cinnamon Apple Blossom.

LEMONGRASS TEA- This herb is loaded with a flavorful lemony taste and with serious medicinal properties.
• Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory
• Anti-parasitic, and anti-fungal
• Aids in digestion
• Calms nerves and anxiety
• May help to lower blood pressure
• Dilates blood vessels and improve circulation
• Acts as a mild diuretic and reduces fluid retention

Our lemongrass teas include: Lemon Lavender and Serene Herbal.

ECHINACEA TEA- This purple perennial is a coneflower wonder-plant. Echinacea’s leaves and flowers stimulates the body’s immune system to fight off bacterial and viral attacks.
• Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory
• Relieves pain
• Reduces inflammation – perfect after a good workout
• Antioxidants stimulate the immune system
• Shortens the symptoms of the common cold

ROSE HIPS TEA- Tartea and Heartea! The “hips” are the seed-filled pods at the base of a rose blossom. Often mixed with fruit teas as a sweet/sour mix
• Major supplement of Vitamin C
• Improves adrenal function and heart health
• Boosts the immune system
• Contains minerals such as calcium, iron, silicon, selenium, natural sodium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, phosphorus and zinc
• Increases energy
• Natural healing for tissues and cells

Our rose hip teas include: Daily Detox and Garden Therapy.

CLOVE TEA- Cloves have been used for centuries for cooking and many ailments. Native to Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, and Madagascar, the seed has antiviral, anti-fungal, antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties
• Pain relief – it is a natural and powerful analgesic, often used for tooth aches and sores
• Break up mucous and work as an expectorant
• Treats strep throat and tonsillitis – it relieves pain and provides a rinse filled with antiviral and antibacterial qualities.
Caution: In high doses, cloves can cause damage to your liver, blood in the urine, diarrhea, nausea, and dizziness.

Think twice before going to the pharmacy.
So when you are sipping on a delicious cup of tea, please know that Mother Nature is working in more ways than meets the eye. Enjoy a tasty treat for maintaining your Body Mind and Soul or Think twice before going to the pharmacy and
deliberately steep a medicinal concoction for what ails you.