Immunitea Loose Leaf Herbal Tea Blend
This loose leaf tea is a naturally caffeine-free immune-boosting blend of herbs and spices. Brew the perfect cup of wellness tea for cold and flu season. This blend contains echinacea, turmeric, black pepper, ginger, and elderberry. Elderberry adds a rich berry sweetness that balances the pungency of the roots.
Hand blended by the tea connoisseurs at Dobra Tea Pittsburgh.
Wonderful served warm with honey or as an iced tea.
Echinachea: this popular herbal remedy has been used for centuries as a traditional health tonic. Echinacea plants are high in antioxidants and contain a variety of bioactive compounds including flavonoids, cichoric acid, and rosmarinic acid. In addition, echinacea contains compounds called alkamides which enhance antioxidant activity and absorptions.
Turmeric: known as “the golden spice.” This orange root is a rich source of vitamins and nutrients including vitamin C, manganese, iron and potassium. Famous for its hallmark compound curcumin which is studied for a variety of health benefits. Shown to be a safe and effective way to lower systemic inflammation.
Black Pepper: a natural source of piperine which has been shown to significantly increase the bioavailability of curcumin from turmeric.
Ginger: closely related to turmeric and cardamom. Gingerol, the main bioactive ingredient in ginger, is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Ginger has been used traditionally to aid digestion, reduce nausea, and generally support immune function.
Elderberry: elderberry is an immune powerhouse that is popular during cold and flu season. These berries are a rich source of vitamin c, phenolic acids, flavonoid, and anthocyanin. Elderberry contains quercetin, kaempferol and isorhamnetin.