Naturally Healthy

Benefits of Herbs

Herbal "teas" are not "tea" at all as they do not contain the leaf Camellia sinensis. However, some of these herbal infusions carry with them health benefits all their own.

Blackberry Leaves

Many folk remedies have relied on blackberry leaf to soothe sore throats and treat diarrhea.3

CONTAINED IN:

Black Currant
Raspberry Nectar
WINTER CHAI
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Cardamon

Cardamom may help alleviate gastrointestinal and stomach distress.5

CONTAINED IN:

Bombay Chai
Rooibos Raja Chai
Tumeric Tantra Chai
Vanilla Veda Chai
WINTER CHAI
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CHAMOMILE

Some use chamomile to treat mouth ulcers, and, with other herbs, to relieve upset stomach and diarrhea in children.3

CONTAINED IN:

Chamomile Citron
RETREAT
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CINNAMON

Cinnamon may play a role in increasing insulin sensitivity, providing a potentially valuable tool in treating Type 2 diabetes. Traditionally it has also been suggested to aid with indigestion, heart burn and menorrhagia (heavy menstruation.).1

CONTAINED IN:

Bombay Chai
Ginger Guru Chai
Maté Mantra Chai
Sweet Orange Spice
Vanilla Veda Chai
Winter Chai
Pumpkin Spice
REBOOT
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CLOVES

Clove oil is an extraordinarily strong antioxidant.4

CONTAINED IN:

Bombay Chai
Sweet Orange Spice
Vanilla Veda Chai
Winter Chai
Pumpkin Spice
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GINGER

Ginger can safely relieve pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting when used for short periods of time. It is possible that it can also improve nausea from other causes such as motion sickness, chemotherapy, and surgery. Researchers are currently studying the potential role in treating rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or joint and muscle pain.2

CONTAINED IN:

Ginger Matcha
Ginger Guru Chai
White Ginger Pear
Vanilla Pear
Kiwi Lime Ginger
Maya Chai Macron
Ginger Lemongrass
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HIBISCUS

According to new studies, hibiscus may assist in the treatment of hypertension.1

CONTAINED IN:

Wild Berry Hibiscus
Bleu Hibiscus
Raspberry Nectar
Cherry Cosmo
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LICORICE ROOT

Researchers are studying how licorice may assist with stomach ulcers.1

CONTAINED IN:

Black Cherry
Chamomile Citron
Ginger Lemongrass
RESIST
Tumeric Tantra Chai
Wild Berry Hibiscus
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PEPPERMINT

Peppermint oil may help with irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. Many folk remedies have also relied on peppermint to treat nausea, cold symptoms, and indigestion.2

CONTAINED IN:

Belgian Mint
Citrus Mint
Cucumber Mint
Moroccan Mint
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ROOIBOS

Rooibos is a caffeine-free herb that is rich in antioxidants.

CONTAINED IN:

African Solstice
Apricot Amaretto
Harvest Apple Spice
Mojito Marmalade
Rooibos Raja Chai
Winter Chai
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ROSEHIP

Traditionally rosehip has been used in home remedies for the treatment of colds and stomach irritations.1

CONTAINED IN:

African Solstice
Raspberry Nectar
Cherry Amour
Cherry Cosmo
Wild Berry Hibiscus
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  • 1 National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health
  • 2 ORAC of Selected Foods, USDA 2007 and Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
  • 3 University of Michigan Health System Healthwise Knowledgebase
  • 4 ORAC of Selected Foods, USDA 2007 and Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
  • 5 WebMD