What makes a Super Food? Nutrient-rich Super Foods are thought to cultivate wellness by producing a number of positive effects in the body. Many teas and herbs create outstanding health benefits. More specifically, adaptogens are plant substances that identify areas in the body that need repair. Follow the list below to learn more about the many delicious ingredients that fall under the Super Food umbrella.
Chaga contains a bountiful collection of healthful vitamins and minerals. Packed full of antioxidants, chaga mushrooms are a powerhouse that help to fight inflammation, lower blood sugar and blood pressure. Chaga also contains high levels of melanin that are believed to mimic the melanin naturally produced in the skin. Consequently, chaga is believed to repair damaged cells that cause visible signs of ageing and may help protect the skin from sun damage. Try our Chaga Herbal Tea.
Tulsi, also know as Holy Basil, promotes healthy digestion. This healthful herb has also gained a reputation for supporting respiratory and ear health, and promoting healthy skin. Try our Tulsi Garden of Eden Herbal Tea.
Green tea is rich in antioxidants and polyphenolic compounds that have strong anti-inflammatory effects. One of the most prevalent antioxidants in green tea is the catechin epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG. EGCG is likely what gives green tea its ability to protect against some chronic diseases. Try our Blueberry Sencha Green Tea.
Fermented, probiotic-rich foods like puerh offer several health benefits, including reduced cholesterol, lowered blood pressure, improved digestion, and anti-inflammatory effects. Try our Cinnamon Punch Puerh.
Ginger root contains many antioxidants, like gingerol, that are responsible for its incredible health benefits. Ginger is frequently used for managing symptoms of chronic inflammatory like nausea and reduced pain. Try our Ginger Fresh Organic Herbal Tea.
Curcumin is the active compound in turmeric. This compound has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects in the body. Studies show that curcumin may be effective in alleviating the symptoms of some chronic illnesses. This powerful root may also aid in wound healing and may help reduce pain. Try our Turmeric Soother Herbal Tea.
Berries are renowned sources of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Full of antioxidants, berries are associated with a reduced risk of chronic diseases and other inflammatory conditions. Try our Lake of the Woods Fruit Tea.
Moringa is called the tree of life. The leaves, flowers, seeds, and roots of this plant have been harvested for centuries. Moringa has traditionally been used as a remedy for a number of illnesses due to its many vitamins and minerals. This plant is also packed with antioxidants, substances that can protect cells from damage and may boost your immune system. There is some evidence demonstrating that antioxidants play a role in lowering blood pressure and reducing fat in the blood and body. Try our Pomegranate Raspberry Moringa Fruit Tea.
Yerba Maté provides an energetic boost with matteine, said to enhance mental focus and produce effects similar to caffeine without the jitters. Full of antioxidants and important micronutrients, yerba maté makes an excellent addition to any healthful diet. Try our Maté Iced Apple Fruit Tea.
Ultimately, though many foods are “super” in their own right, it is important to remember that no single food holds the key to good health or disease prevention. Rather, healthful and intentional life choices culminate in building and maintaining wellbeing in the body and mind. Try a super tea today!