I’m recently having a problem with acid reflux so no matter how much I love coffee, I’m staying off of it for an indefinite period of time. I’ve always loved tea but I loved only one and it’s Peppermint — something that’s not recommended when you have acid reflux.
And because I needed something hot/warm to drink every now and then, I thought I’d try to be more adventurous with my tea selections and try to appreciate other tea flavors. Aside from gaining more knowledge about tea, I’d also reap the health benefits that tea provides.
My tea adventure begins with this FLOWER POWER BUNDLE from NATURE’S APOTHECARY.
The Flower Power Bundle is a collection of extraordinarily fine flower teas that not only taste good but are also packed with health benefits. An elegant bundle that will nourish both the body and mind.
- Lavender (25g)
- Chamomile (25g)
- Butterfly Pea (30g)
- Hibiscus (50g)
- Stevia Leaves
- Mint Leaves
- Tea Strainer
Let me give you a run down on the different flower tea and their health benefits so you have an idea. Who know? You might be needing one of these teas in your life and not know it.
BLUE BUTTERFLY PEA
In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, Clitoria Ternatea has been consumed for centuries as a memory enhancer, brain booster, anti-stress, and calmative agent.
Butterfly Pea is jam-packed full of health promoting antioxidants, flavonoids and peptides and has shown considerable promise as a natural remedy for a range of health complaints.
Butterfly Pea has been shown to enhance cognitive function and boost brain function.
Butterfly Pea has a calming effect on the body, reducing stress and anxiety.
Flavonoids, anthocyanins and phenolic compounds in Butterfly Pea flowers activate antioxidant activity.
Butterfly Pea promotes normal urination, which in turn lowers blood pressure.
Clitoria Ternatea contains an antioxidant called proanthocyanidin, which increases blood flow to the capillaries of the eyes, useful in treatment of glaucoma, blurred vision, retinal damage or tired eyes.
IMPROVES HAIR GROWTH
Rich in bioflavonoids, Butterfly Pea can promote hair growth and reduce greying of hair.
Butterfly Pea’s antioxidants stimulate collagen and elastin synthesis, which helps rejuvenate the skin and lessen wrinkles and other signs of ageing.
Butterfly Pea has been traditionally used as an aphrodisiac particularly for women and used to treat menstruation problems or white vaginal discharge (leucorrhoea).
HIBISCUS HERBAL TEA
Hibiscus Sabdarifa or commonly known as Roselle, is widely known for its research-backed Anti-hypertensive and Cholesterol lowering effects in the human body. As well as its potent antioxidant properties contained in its calyxes.
The plant’s deep red calyxes has been the subject of many scientific studies (as well as clinical trials) which supported its numerous health benefits.
It is also worth noting that not only it is packed with disease fighting enzymes, it is also surprisingly very delicious!
It has a tart flavor similar to that of cranberries and can be enjoyed both hot and cold. Our own Nature’s Apothecary Hibiscus Blend is combined with Goji Berries for a refreshing flavor.
Packed With Antioxidants
Antioxidants are molecules that help fight compounds called free radicals, which cause damage to your cells.
Hibiscus tea is rich in powerful antioxidants and may therefore help prevent damage and disease caused by the buildup of free radicals.
Helps Lower Blood Pressure
One of the most impressive and well-known benefits of hibiscus tea is that it lowers blood pressure.
Over time, high blood pressure can place extra strain on the heart and cause it to weaken. High blood pressure is also associated with an increased risk of heart disease.
Several studies have found that hibiscus tea may lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
Helps Lower Blood Fat Levels
In addition to lowering blood pressure, some studies have found that hibiscus tea helps lower blood fat levels, which are another risk factor for heart disease.
Boosts Liver Health
From producing proteins to secreting bile to breaking down fat, your liver is essential to your overall health.
Interestingly, studies have shown that hibiscus may promote liver health and help keep it working efficiently.
Promotes Weight Loss
Several studies suggest that hibiscus tea may be associated with weight loss and protect against obesity.
Contains Compounds That May Help Prevent Cancer
Hibiscus is high in polyphenols, which are compounds that have been shown to possess powerful anti-cancer properties (14Trusted Source).
Test-tube experiments have found impressive results regarding the potential effect of hibiscus extract on cancer cells.
Helps Fight Bacteria
Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms that can cause a variety of infections, ranging from bronchitis to pneumonia to urinary tract infections.
In addition to having antioxidant and anticancer properties, some test-tube studies have found that hibiscus could help fight bacterial infections
CHAMOMILE FLOWER TEA
This fragrant, delicate, floral infusion has so many benefits. Chamomile tea has traditionally been used to help you relax, boost your immune system and cure a multitude of physical and emotional health concerns.
Our whole Chamomile Flower Tea is all-natural, no sugar, and a relaxing caffeine-free infusion, famed for its effects as a mild sedative, many use it for encouraging a better night of sleep.
Promotes Sleep and Treats Insomnia
Chamomile tea relaxes nerves and soothes the nervous system, therefore helping you sleep better. It lacks the addition of caffeine, and is best consumed before sleeping.
Many studies have shown that Chamomile tea will not only kick illnesses to the curb, but also work as a great preventive measure. It fights harmful bacteria, and has the ability to boost your immune system.
Reduces Muscle Spasms and Period Pain
Chamomile tea has pain-relieving and antispasmodic properties. It relaxes the uterus and decreases the production of prostaglandins (hormone-like substances that cause inflammation and pain).
Soothes Stomach Ache
Chamomile tea has been valued as a digestive relaxant and has been used to treat various gastrointestinal disturbances including flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, anorexia, motion sickness, nausea and vomiting.
Treats Cuts, Wound and Skin Conditions
Did you know that Chamomile tea has been used by the Romans, Greeks and Egyptians to treat wounds and promote healing? This is because the plant Chamomile tea is derived from Matricaria chamomilla L, which has anti inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It also heals skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema.
Today’s busy, chaotic world leaves us feeling increasingly anxious and stressed. Chamomile tea is a gentle relaxant and acts as an effective natural sedative, thereby reducing stress.
LAVENDER FLOWER TEA
This tea is thought to calm nerves, lead to better sleep, improve skin health, and provide many other benefits.
Lavender has been used over the ages for promoting rest and tackling bouts of insomnia. Its pleasant and distinctive smell is associated with stress relief and creating a relaxed state, making it an ideal bedtime tea to help lull you into a restful and peaceful sleep.
The most well known health benefit of lavender tea is its ability to induce calm. The relaxing effects of lavender tea can help improve sleep and may be used to treat sleep disorders.
Lavender tea boasts anti-inflammatory properties that can reduce inflammation and prevent a host of serious ailments. Reducing inflammation can prevent heart attacks by reducing the risk of blood clots caused by inflamed arteries. Lavender tea can also help alleviate pain by reducing inflammation of the muscles and joints. The soothing scent of lavender can also minimize muscle spasms.
Boost Immune Health
Lavender tea contains high amounts of antioxidants and antibacterial compounds that can help fend off the common cold and flu. According to Natural Food Series, lavender tea contains vitamin C, calcium, and magnesium.
Detoxifies the Body
When you drink lavender tea, antioxidants work to eliminate toxins that can cause harmful side effects. These antioxidants work to eliminate free radicals that are caused by pollution, excessive drinking, and smoking.
Supports Digestive Health
Lavender tea can help soothe digestive issues ranging from diarrhea to nausea and stomach cramps. The anti-inflammatory properties of lavender help soothe irritated stomach muscles, eliminating stomach pain. These same antispasmodic effects can help relieve indigestion, gas, and bloating.
Aids Respiratory Health
Lavender tea can help people who suffer from breathing problems by opening up airways. The anti-inflammatory properties of lavender soothe inflamed muscles in the throat and chest, making it easier to breathe.
See? This is indeed a power packed bundle of flower teas. It’s originally for P1,545 but it’s on sale right now and you can get it for P995.
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