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Ingredients: All organic non-gmo stinging nettle, lemongrass, lemon peel, green tea.
This is a great tea to serve over ice in warmer months with some honey and a sprig of fresh herbs for a refreashing treat.
This tea is made with premium quality Organic Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus), and Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) which brews up into a delightful, lemony-flavored tea. Containing antioxidants and healthful properties, lemongrass is cooling in nature and makes a calming cup of tea to help sooth, relax and revitalize the mind and body. You can sweeten it with honey or stevia, and even chill it and serve it cold.
Stinging Nettle makes an almost iridescent emerald green tea that is very nutritious, mild and slightly grassy. Nettle leaves contain natural antihistamines and anti-inflammatories that open up constricted bronchial and nasal passages to ease hay fever and allergy symptoms. This herb is one of natures best nutraceuticals, containing protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, beta-carotene, along with vitamins A,C, D, and B complex, all in a form that is easy for the body to use. Use as a daily tonic for bone health.
- Promote lactation.
- Stimulate hair growth.
- Help control blood sugar in patients with diabetes.
- Reduce bleeding connected to gingivitis.
- Treat disorders of the kidneys and urinary tract.
- Provide relief from water retention.
- Prevent or treat diarrhea.
Nutritionally, lemongrass is a good source of vitamins A and C, folate, folic acid, magnesium, zinc, copper, iron, potassium, phosphorus, calcium and manganese. It also has minute traces of B vitamins.
It has many beneficial medicinal properties including analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antipyretic, antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, astringent, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, galactogogue, insecticidal, sedative, and anti-cancer properties.
They contain vitamin C, citric acid, flavonoids, B-complex vitamins, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and fiber. Lemons contain more potassium than apple or grapes, which is beneficial to the heart.
Lemons are alkalizing for the body: Lemons are acidic, to begin with but they are alkaline-forming on body fluids helping to restore balance to the body’s pH.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and flavonoids that work against infections like colds and flues.
Your liver loves lemons: “The lemon is a wonderful stimulant to the liver and is a dissolvent of uric acid and other poisons, liquefies the bile” says Back to Eden Mr. Kloss. Fresh lemon juice added to a large glass of water in the morning is a great liver detoxifier.
Cleans your bowels: Lemons increase peristalsis in the bowels helping to create a bowel movement thus eliminating waste and bonus to help with being regular. Add the juice of one lemon to warm water and drink after you Drink your two to three cups of Water First Thing in the Morning.
Scurvy is treated by giving one to two ounces of lemon juice diluted with water every two to four hours. In 1747, a naval James Lind cured scurvy with fresh lemons. To this day, the British Navy requires ships to carry enough lemons so that every sailor can have one ounce of juice a day. This is where the English got their nickname Limeys. Pirates used to eat Lemons to save them from the dreaded scurvy! http://youtu.be/2HYUaLiNPxE
The citric acid in lemon juice helps to dissolve gallstones, calcium deposits, and kidney stones.
Vitamin C in lemons helps to neutralize free radicals linked to aging and most types of disease.
The lemon peel contains the potent phytonutrient tangeretin, which has been proven to be effective for brain disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
In India, Ayurveda medicine values the lemon as a fruit and for its properties. It is sour, warm, promoter of gastric fire, light, good for vision, pungent and astringent.
It destroys intestinal worms.
When there are insufficient oxygen and difficulty in breathing such as when mountain climbinglemons are very helpful. The first man, Edmund Hillary to reach the top of Mt. Everest, said that his success on Mt. Everest was greatly due to lemons.
Lemons have powerful antibacterial properties; experiments have found the juice of lemons destroy the bacteria of malaria, cholera, diphtheria, typhoid and other deadly diseases.
Blood vessels are strengthened by the Vitamin P in lemon thus prevents internal haemorrhage. Also, making it useful in treating high blood pressure.
The symptoms of eye disorders, including diabetic retinopathy, have been shown in research to improve due to the Rutin, found in lemons.
A lemon contain 22 anti-cancer compounds, including naturally occurring limonene; oil which slows or halts the growth of cancer tumours in animals and flavonol glycosides which stop cell division in cancer cells.
Green Tea Contains Bioactive Compounds That Improve Health
Green tea is more than just green liquid.
Many of the bioactive compounds in the tea leaves do make it into the final drink, which contains large amounts of important nutrients.
It is loaded with polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins, which function as powerful antioxidants (1).
These substances can reduce the formation of free radicals in the body, protecting cells and molecules from damage. These free radicals are known to play a role in aging and all sorts of diseases.
One of the more powerful compounds in green tea is the antioxidant Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), which has been studied to treat various diseases and may be one of the main reasons green tea has such powerful medicinal properties.
Green tea also has small amounts of minerals that are important for health.
Try to choose a higher quality brand of green tea, because some of the lower quality brands can contain excessive levels of fluoride
It is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body. This includes improved brain function, fat loss, a lower risk of cancer and many other incredible benefits. Here are 10 health benefitsof green tea that have been confirmed in human research studies.