June marks the beginning of iced tea season! There are many varieties of teas that taste delicious iced ... and that also enhance your health and wellbeing.
GREEN TEA FOR WELLBEING
Sip Magic Hour green tea blends Goddess Green, Almond Matcha, Jasmine Pearl & Emerald Mao Jian in good health and for cooling off in the summer heat.
A recent study published on Psychopharmacology Online states that green tea drinkers experienced "...a boost in connectivity between the parietal and the frontal cortex of the brain. The enhanced connectivity, researchers said, correlated positively with an improvement in working memory."
HERBAL TEA ON ICE
Caffeine-Free Child's Pose, Bliss, Lucid Dreams & Mantra Mint are delicious iced and incorporate Adaptogens to enhance your health.
TULSI, also known as Holy Basil, is an herbal tonic for the mind, body, and spirit. As an adaptogenic herb, Tulsi helps your body to chemically adapt to outside stressors and promote mental balance by halting production of the stress-hormone cortisol. Cortisol ages us and causes disease, Holy Basil/Tulsi is used to change the body’s chemistry to slow or stop the cortisol production and calms the nervous system.
ASHWAGANDHA, an ancient medicinal herb used for 3,000 years, is a miracle adaptogen that boosts immunity, brain function (improving concentration) and energy levels, lowers blood sugar and cortisol levels. Over 40 years ago a study found that Withaferin A, a compound in Ashwagandha, induces apoptosis–the destruction of cancer cells.
ENERGIZING BLACK TEAS
Best-Selling Magic Hour Blends & Zhena 's Gypsy Tea Classics Bohemian Breakfast, Sin Eraser Puerh, Gypsy Rose & Raspberry Earl Grey promote a healthy heart and digestive tract, as well as imparting energy to start the day–without the coffee crash.
A scientific study from an article in Lipids Health found that "...black tea polyphenols such as Theaflavins and thearubigins have therapeutic potential to tackle targeted maladies especially oxidative stress related disorders like hypercholesterolemia and diabetes."
BEAUTIFYING WHITE TEAS
Sip Harmonize, Raspberry Earl White, Silver Moon & Jasmine Moon all summer long to increase collagen production & beautify the skin.
WHITE TEA is low in caffeine and the least processed of all teas, and thus the highest in antioxidants. Cooling on the system, white tea helps to calm moods, inflammation, and digestion. Known to help collagen production, this tea is used in Asia to help create luminous skin. Nourishing and beautifying, our pure white tea is a balancing tonic to draw the power of the cosmos through the relaxing nature of this elegant tea.
OOLONG: THE EMPRESS OF TEAS
Oolongs are absolutely delicious iced! Ti Quan Yin Oolong Tea with the enlivening scents of orchid, peach and cherry blossom and hints of lotus & fresh rain, is world famous for its elegant flavor and mood-heightening qualities. It is highly prized for both its refinement and wellness benefits:
- boost energy levels
- heighten mental alertness
- aid in weight reduction
- reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, ovarian cancer, osteoporosis, eczema, high blood pressure and tooth decay
Our Member's Only limited edition elixir for June is sweet (with no sugar added) Renewal Peach-Goji-Rose Oolong. Renewal tastes divine over ice–and is full of wellness benefits.
Ready to brew your own loose leaf iced tea? Watch the video below, as Zhena teaches her two favorite ways to make iced tea.
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