(Herbs in Our Teas and How They Boost Your Immune System)
Our immune system is incredibly complex and continually working to battle foreign matter. Taking preventive steps is key to making sure your immune system is top-notch, armed, and ready to fight whatever is thrown its way. Here at Full Leaf, we want to help combat these pesky “bugs” by offering preventative teas, teas for recovery, and overall wellness. The following ingredients are listed alphabetically.
Anise is an anti-epileptic, antiseptic, relaxant & antispasmodic. It can be used as a decongestant, respiratory help, and can be used as a mild sedative.
Found in the following tea: Organic Healthy Vision and Organic Holiday Cheer.
Basil helps reduce fevers and relieve symptoms of colds, coughs, and the flu. Holy Basil has been used to treat everything from bronchitis to malaria. It is also well known for helping to prevent eye diseases and relieve fevers and congestion. Holy Basil can be used to treat an upset stomach and help prevent such symptoms as vomit and diarrhea. It can also be used to help treat eczema and improve digestion.
Found in the following teas: Organic Beauty Me, Organic Cycle Support, Organic Detox, Organic Green Energy, Organic Herbal Comfort, and Organic Relieve Stress.
Chamomile has a myriad of health benefits. It is incredible at treating insomnia and when drunk near bedtime will help the drinker have a good night’s sleep. Chamomile can also settle a sore stomach and is generally an excellent treatment for a cold. If you’re looking to reduce stress and anxiety, chamomile might help you relax. It is also fantastic for your hair, skin, and nails. Drinking chamomile may also reduce your risk of cancer, as it contains antioxidants that significantly reduce free radicals in the body.
Found in the following teas: Organic Chamomile, Organic Sleeping TranquiliTea, and Organic Throat Clarity.
Cinnamon is used to warm the body and clear mucus congestion due to colds and flu. Additionally, cinnamon contains antioxidants such as polyphenols and has anti - inflammatory properties.
Found in the following teas: Organic Chai Mate, Organic Chai Pu-Erh, Organic Healthy Heart, Organic Herbal Chai, Organic Holiday Cheer, Organic Hot Cinnamon, Organic Masala Chai, Organic Orange Cinnamon Spice, Organic Skinny Natural, Organic Winter Brew, and Organic White Chai.
Cloves relieve congestion, soothe headaches, and helps prevent tooth decay. Cloves contain fiber, manganese, and vitamin K. Additionally, studies show cloves have antimicrobial properties -- helping your body stop the growth of microorganisms like bacteria.
Found in the following tea: Organic Holiday Cheer, Organic Hot Cinnamon, Organic Masala Chai, Organic Orange Cinnamon Spice, and Organic Throat Clarity.
Dandelion Root is filled with tons of antioxidants, similar to green tea. It has been shown to reduce cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and inflammation, and boost the immune system.
Found in the following teas: Organic Beauty Me and Organic Liver Cleanse.
Echinacea fights the flu, helps control blood sugar, aids healthy cell growth, potentially reduces the risk of breast cancer, helps manage anxiety, and lowers blood pressure.
Found in the following tea: Organic Immunity Blend.
Elderberries encourage the immune system and reduce many of the symptoms of colds, flu, and some other illnesses, infections, and conditions.
Found in the following teas: Organic Immunity Blend and Organic Vita Me Tea.
Ginger can help reduce inflammation in the body, which is the cause of countless ailments, including migraines and weight gain. Ginger can also help heal your respiratory system and eliminate some of the congestion associated with the common cold. It is excellent for your heart and encourages blood circulation in the body as well as lowers bad cholesterol.
Found in the following tea: Organic Beauty Me, Organic Chai Mate, Organic Chai Pu-Erh, Organic Hangover Relief, Organic Heartburn Relief, Organic Herbal Chai, Organic Lactation Boost, Organic Lemon Ginger Mate, Organic Lung Health, Organic Masala Chai, Organic Skinny Natural, Organic Throat Clarity, Organic Tummy Balance, Organic Turmeric Ginger Mate, and Organic White Chai.
Ginkgo Biloba is an ancient remedy for several ailments. Like ginger, it increases blood circulation and can help you maintain a healthy heart and mind. Ginkgo Biloba can also ease headaches and cramps. Ginkgo Biloba enables you to rid your body of harmful toxins and may help people cope with depression and anxiety, acting as a natural and organic mood stabilizer.
Found in the following tea: Organic Brain Health, Organic Healthy Vision, and Organic Lung Health.
Hawthorn berries have been used for centuries to treat heart problems. The flavonoids in hawthorn berry can help prevent cardiovascular diseases and relieve chest pain. They may also help lower blood pressure.
Found in the following tea: Organic Healthy Heart.
Linden leaf gives the immune system a powerful boost. Like chamomile, Linden Leaf helps calm the body and reduces anxiety and stress. Linden is also known to reduce inflammation, the culprit of many common diseases. Drinking Linden Leaf Tea may also reduce your stress and soothe a sore throat.
Found in the following tea: Organic Detox Tea.
Peppermint is best known as a reliable solution for an upset stomach, and it is even used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Peppermint can also treat your headache, as it opens up the brain’s constricted blood vessels, just like ibuprofen. If you are experiencing sinus or congestion trouble, peppermint can ease your inflamed mucus membrane and provide some relief.
Found in the following teas: Organic Beauty Me, Organic Brain Health, Organic Hangover Relief, Organic Healthy Colon, Organic Herbal Comfort, Organic Immunity Blend, Organic Mint Bliss, Organic Pure Seduction for Him, Organic Sleeping TranquiliTea, Organic Throat Clarity, Organic Tummy Balance, and Organic Winter Brew.
Rooibos is filled with tons of antioxidants to help fight anything that comes your way! Studies show Rooibos can reduce your risk of illnesses and increase antioxidants in your body.
Found in the following teas: Organic Beauty Me, Organic Blood Orange Rooibos, Organic Citrus Blossom, Organic Herbal Chai, Organic Herbal Earl, Organic Immunity Blend, Organic Passion, Organic Relieve Stress, Organic Sleeping TranquiliTea, Organic Winter Brew, and Organic Vita Me Tea Blend.
Rose hips are an excellent immune booster! They contain 50% MORE vitamin C than oranges. Rose hips are rich in antioxidants. Interestingly enough; in a study by science direct, rose hips were found to have the highest antioxidant capacity among six fruit extracts.
Found in the following tea: Organic Blood Orange Black, Organic Blood Orange Rooibos, Organic Detox Tea, Organic Lemon Turmeric, and Organic Live Fit.
Turmeric is excellent for fighting inflammation, reducing cancer risk, and increasing brain health, to name a few. This earthy spice also provides a boost to your immune system and may prevent the formation of ulcers!
Found in the following tea: Organic Brain Health, Organic Hangover Relief, Organic Heartburn Relief, Organic Healthy Heart, Organic Healthy Vision, Organic Lemon Turmeric, Organic Turmeric Ginger Mate, and Organic Turmeric Green.