Licorice ZingA Tea
Licorice Zinga is a uniquely blended herbal tea, with a strong, pleasant flavour; the ideal tea for a relaxing timeout pick me up social occasion.
Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is one of the most widely used herbs as it has an important place in both Western and Eastern herbal medicine. It has been shown to provide support for the immune system.
Spearmint leaf (Mentha spicata) has a menthol aroma and contains essential oils. It has soothing effects which are useful for nervousness and stomach complaint.
Chamomile flower (Matricaria chamomilla) has been reputed as a popular herbal tea with a strong influence in Europe’s history. It has many beneficial effects including wound-healing. It also acts as a relaxant, aids the digestion and relaxes muscles. Chamomile supports bronchial health, the bodys responses to allergens, the menstural period, nervous tension, relaxation and sleep.
Rose hips ( Rosa spp.) are fruits of the rose that appear in late summer or fall. It has a zesty acidic but fruity taste due to the rich amount of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) present. Fresh rose hips are found to contain 60 times as much vitamin C as oranges. This makes rose hips beneficial for supporting the immune system, skin health and integrity, digestive health and as a liver tonic.
Siberian Ginseng root (Eleutherococcus senticosus) has a long history of use in Chinese medicine as tonics. It has anti-fatigue and anti-stress properties. Siberian Ginseng suports the body’s ability to cope with stress, energy metabolism, balanced blood sugar, immunity, liver function and cell growth.
Licorice Zinga is a wonderful tea to be enjoyed either during break or social occasion with various health benefits. A great pick me up for everyone!
Suggested Use: Infuse 1-2 teabags in very hot water (not boiling) for 2-10 minutes before drinking to fully capture the flavour and herbal benefits. Use up to 3 or 4 times daily. Best consumed without milk. A slice of lemon or juice may be added to flavour. Add honey to sweeten if desired.
Ingredients: Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Spearmint leaf (Mentha spicata), Chamomile flower (Matricaria chamomilla), Rose hips ( Rosa spp.), Lemon flavour, Siberian Ginseng root (Eleutherococcus senticosus), Citric acid.
Note: Consult your health professional if pregnant, lactating, taking medications or suffering from a serious health condition (such as high blood pressure, liver and kidney problems) before taking. Discontinue taking & seek professional advice if any adverse reaction occurs. Always read the label and use as directed. If symptoms persist see your healthcare practitioner.
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Reavley N., The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements and Herbs, Bookman Press, Melbourne, 1998.
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