My Organic Tea Ingredient Glossary
Alfalfa - Contains almost all vitamins, minerals & trace elements. Acts as a blood tonic, used for alkalising the body, immune boosting. Super herb.
Aloe - Used to aid the digestive system, also used as an appetite suppressant.
All spice: Has an analgesic effect, numbing the nerves and helps relieve pain associated with headaches.
Angelica - Promotes vitality & longevity. Helps restore health. Defends against colds and flu. Calms nerves, flatulence, headaches and menstrual cramps.
Apple - High in fibre and vitamins, reduces cholesterol, lowers cardio vascular disease. An apple a day keeps the Doctor away!
Artichoke Leaf - Lowers cholesterol, aids in relief of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and cardio vascular disease.
Ashwagandha Root - Promotes graceful aging, menopausal support, memory support, sexual potency and mood booster.
Barberry Bark - Used to cleanse and strengthen the body and all its systems. Has a laxative effect, mainly used for the kidney's, liver and gallbladder.
Basil - Assists with clearing headaches, indigestion, inflammation and joint pain. Assists in the menstrual cycle.
Black Pepper - Stimulates the appetite, aids in digestion, headaches, congestion and constipation.
Blueberries - Contain antioxidants, which work to neutralize free radicals linked to the development of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other age-related conditions.
Burdock Root - Protects the body from free radicals. Acts as a diuretic increasing flow of urine & reduces fluid retained in the body. Rapid blood cleansing action, recommended blood cleanser.
Calendula - The best herb for treating skin problems. Helps reduce leaky gut syndrome, can strengthen eye sight, a wide variety of benefits, internally and externally. Taste great.
Cardamom - Aids digestion. Immune enhancing tonic, benefits the nervous system and eyesight.
Cat's Claw - Helps with Arthritis and digestive and stomach problems. This herb helps to increase the immune system response. Anti-inflammatory properties.
Catnip: Relaxes the mind, primarily used for headaches and migraines.
Chamomile - Calming relaxing, a wide variety of uses from toothache to irritable bowel syndrome. can be used as internally and externally. Safe for children.
Cherry - Extremely high in antioxidants. Energy Booster. Healthy source of copper that aids in collagen production. High in Vitamin C and A, both beneficial for healthy skin.
Chickweed - Internal cleanser and external healer. soothing on the entire digestive system, aiding in conditions such as inflammation, ulceration & bowel disorders.
Cinnamon - Stimulates appetite, helps with nausea, may lower blood pressure, assists arthritis and rheumatic pain.
Citrus: Added for flavour and detoxification purposes.
Coconut - Helps maintain healthy tissue and fights disease. Contains healthy saturated fats that are beneficial for good health and healing.
Cumin - Calms nerves, helps the body to detox, assists with inflammation.
Damiana - Aphrodisiac. Stimulates blood flow to the vagina in females and stimulates happy hormones. Calming and uplifting all at the same time.
Dandelion Leaf - Relieves diabetes assists with liver complaints. Cell regeneration, alkalizes the body. Helps keep liver in peak condition. Helps with skin conditions.
Dandelion Root - Soothes the digestive tract, absorb toxins from the bowel. Assisting the flora of the stomach, inhibiting unfriendly bacteria. Assists with allergies, asthma, arthritis and gout.
Dark Chocolate - Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, it is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Studies show that dark chocolate can improve health and lower the risk of heart disease.
Echinacea - Reviving the immune system and fighting bacteria, infection fighter, natural antibiotic. Works by strengthening tissues against assault from invading bad bacteria.
Eucalyptus - Assists in treating respiratory tract infections, treats heartburn, refreshing and up lifting. Eases sore throats and sinus issues.
Evening Primrose - Contains high doses of linoleic and GLA (gamma linolenic) This GLA sets this herb apart from all the others, keeps membrane wall of cells in order from attack from free radicals.
Fennel - Builds strength and endurance. Assists restoring and sharpening sight. Aphrodisiac. Helps regulate intestinal flora, gas, hiccups, nausea, vomiting, fatigue etc.
Fenugreek - Powerful blood cleanser. Can help with symptoms of Tinnitus, powerful liver cleansing. Assists people with drug and nicotine withdrawals, strengthens the nervous system, lungs, liver and kidneys.
Feverfew: Commonly used for centuries for headaches and dizziness.
Fo-Ti - Anti-aging can act in grey hair reversal, aids in energy and sexual vigour, stimulates the adrenals, body detoxifier.
Fucus Vesiculosus: Maintains a healthy thyroid. Used to combat obesity and digestive disorders. Cleanses the blood.
Ganoderma Lucidum: Balances the bacteria in the gut and combats a high fat diet.
Ginger - Stimulates the excretion of bile, this action can reduce fat absorption and lower cholesterol levels. Cleanses the body and strengthens the immune system.
Gingko - Dilates capillaries, in turn inhibiting clotting. Increases blood flow to the brain, assisting memory problems, increasing oxygen to the brain aiding memory. Helping with dizziness, tinnitus, varicose veins.
Ginseng - Increases stamina, helps build general resistance, strengthens cells, sharpens memory, building strength and energy.
Goats Rue - Can help in the early stages of diabetes, lowers blood pressure, stimulates the adrenal glands and secretion of fluids. Acts as a diuretic.
Gotu Kola - Helps with skin conditions. Assist with memory, strengthens digestions, regenerates and revitalizes nerve and brain cells, promoting calmness and clarity and longevity. It both relaxes and energizes the entire body.
Hawthorn Berries - Assists with heart conditions, increasing a better flow of oxygen rich blood to the lungs, brain and every cell in the body.
Hibiscus/Rosella - Helps with high blood pressure and high cholesterol, as well as the digestive and immune system. Anti inflammatory. It helps to cure liver disease and reduces the risk of cancer.
Horney Goat Weed - Shifts body from fight/flight mode to rest & restore, calming the central nervous system. Assists in treating a variety of sexual dysfunctions. Helps with sex drive.
Horsetail - Treatment for brittle bones, teeth, nails. Strengthen the body’s immune system.
Hyssop: Helps to relieve stress and lessen withdrawals. Removes toxins from the intestine, bladder, liver and kidney's at the same time cleanses the lungs.
Juniper Berries - Detoxing benefits. Relieves gout, bladder infections, arthritis, cellulite. Helps to reduce uric acid.
Ladies Mantle - Affinity with the needs of women, menstrual disorders, prolonged blood loss due to menopause. Helps with wounds. Can be used after the third month of pregnancy. Assists with healing after child birth.
Lavender - Calming and a relaxant. Treatment of baldness, drunkenness, infertility, fainting, fever and insomnia.
Lemon - Contain a multitude of vitamins, minerals and fibre. Use as a skin tonic or age spot lightener. True superfood.
Lemon Myrtle - Frees blood flow, pain reliever. Helps release happy hormones and endorphins, bringing about feelings of wellbeing.
Lemon Balm - Strengthens the brain and memory, renews youth. Calms and relaxes. Helps with gout, headaches, mood swings. Can clear the head and calm nervous tension in the body especially butterflies in the stomach. Helps with morning sickness.
Lemongrass - Rich source of Vitamin C, free radical zapper. Removes toxins from the body, has valuable digestive enzymes.
Licorice - Glycyrrhizin which is 50 times sweeter than sugar. Restores and rejuvenates. Calms the mind, nourishes the brain, benefits vision and stamina.
Lime - Treatment of scurvy, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums and urinary disorders.
Linden: Calms nerves and eases anxiety, tension and inflammatory issues.
Lobelia: Also known as an Indian tobacco. Assists in keeping the lungs clear, a herb to negate with tobacco cravings.
Marshmallow Root - Aids to pass kidney stones. Excellent diuretic, aids in treating urinary tract and the membrane in the intestines.
Milk Thistle - Liver repair, protects from the detriment of alcohol. Increases protein synthesis in the liver, the active flavones in the herb helps to neutralize free radical attacks in the body.
Mugwort - Increases and strengthens libido and fertility. Effective for female complaints, digestive stimulant, used for kidney ailments, gout, food poisoning and depression.
Nettle - Assists with general pain and pain associated with arthritis. Assists with healthy kidney function. Contains high doses of Chlorophyll assists in blood building and promoting new cell growth.
Olive Leaf - Soothing and antiseptic action. Immune building, helps lower blood pressure, natural broad spectrum antibiotic and antioxidant.
Orange - Lowers cholesterol, lowers risk of disease, high in Vitamin C.
Oregano: Anti-biotic, anti-viral, and anti-fungal properties when taken internally.
Parsley - Rich in Vitamin C, Chlorophyll and antioxidants. Benefits the intestine, central nervous system and stomach. Protects against colds and flu.
Passionflower - Tranquilising and sedative effect. Used for sleeplessness an alternative to Valium. Assists with anxiety, stress, tension, depression, nerve pain, headaches and rapid heartbeat.
Peppermint - Assists in the treatments of Colds and flu, allergies, Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Gastric disorders, upset stomach, colic issues, memory loss, bad breath, headache, stress, hair conditions and muscle pain.
Potency Wood - Increases libido, decreases stress, benefits both men and women. Brain food and stimulates energy levels and other issues predominantly associated with women.
Pygeum Bark - Assists erectile dysfunction, prostate and urinary tract disorders.
Raspberry Leaf - Cleanses the after birth from the Uterus. Increase flow of milk after giving birth. helps relive morning sickness. Lowers blood sugar levels, stopping excessive bleeding and can reduce fever.
Red Clover - Most effective for eczema. Aids menopausal discomfort and premenstrual symptoms. The herb contains natural oestrogen which helps balance the female hormones. An alternative to HRT treatment.
Rhodiola Root - Elevates the capacity for exercise. Enhances memory. Aids in weight reduction, increase sexual function and improved energy levels.
Rose - Calming to the stomach, lower blood pressure, helps to heal mouth ulcers.
Rosehip - High source of Vitamin C, high antioxidant levels. Blood cleanser.
Rosemary - Memory, hair loss, aids in the expansion of skin tissue. Energizes and invigorates the body. Promotes liver function, and strengthens the heart and eye sight.
Safflower - Lowers bad cholesterol levels. Helps in the case of intestinal disorders. It also facilitates bowel movements. Warning: Do not use this herb if you have bleeding problems.
Sage White - Relieves indigestion, restores energy. Helps with memory. Retards the aging process, aids in general health long life. Assists with healing kidney disease.
Saw Palmetto - Aids in relief of prostate issues, assists in general health and wellbeing. Improves circulation for erectile dysfunction. Reduces high cholesterol.
Schisandra Berries: Helps control blood sugar levels, stimulating the immune system. Anti ageing properties.
Sencha Green - Amino acid that produces tranquilizing effects in the brain. Thiamine is a unique amino acid found in the leaves Sencha. Energy Booster, anti-aging agent and metabolism booster.
Shatavari - Supports the female productive system and female hormones. Assists women through the natural transition of their hormonal life. Moisturizing effect on the respiratory tract & supports the immune system.
Siberian Ginseng - Prevent colds and flu and to increase energy, longevity, and vitality. Can help with mental or physical stress.
Skullcap - Soothing and sedative effect, rich in potassium and phosphorus minerals which nourish the brain and the central nervous system.
Spearmint - Aids in digestion and to reduce flatulence. Used for relief of nausea and or flatulence. Also good for cold symptoms, stomach distress, headaches and indigestion.
Turmeric - Enhances production of insulin in the pancreas. Helps lower cholesterol, stimulates the adrenal glands and supports liver function. Anti-inflammatory.
Velvet Bean - Used for treating pain. Helps with diabetes and infertility, it’s an aphrodisiac, also a nerve tonic
Vervain - Natural Valium. Acts as a pain reliever and helps with nervous exhaustion and depression. Helps with urinary tract infection and strengthens the nervous system, Warning: This herb may interfere with hormone therapy and blood pressure medication. Check with your Doctor.
Willow Bark - Helps with fever, cold and flu and weight loss. Reduces headaches and lower back pain.
Wood Betony - Reduces inflammation, lowers blood pressure, aids digestion. Helps reduce/pass kidney and bladder stones. Assists with gout complaints.
Worm Wood - Stimulates digestion and appetite. Helps with irritable bowel syndrome. A tonic to enhance resistance to infection. Relieves premenstrual pain and stomach complaints.
Yerba Mate - Mental stimulant, helps soothes the nerves. Promotes clear thinking and recall. Helps the delivery of oxygen to the heart muscle. Decreases sensation for hunger and cravings. Tonic for stamina and endurance.
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