Organic *Caffeinated* Looseleaf Tea
Cozy up with a cup of our savory "Winter Warmth." Our winter seasonal infusion supports the immune system, warms the body and brings much comfort.
Assam tea helps to improve focus and alertness. Strong, tart and malty with a dark reddish brown color, Assam black tea is named after the Assam region of northeast India, the world's largest tea growing region. Assam tea is classified as a type of black tea and is commonly referred to as English breakfast or Irish breakfast tea. Assam is rich in antioxidants that help fight free radical damage in the body.
Cinnamon is warm, nurturing and comforting, and is high in antioxidants & acts as a mild anti inflammatory. It helps to clear the sinuses and may improve cold symptoms.
Elderberries are widely known for their immune boosting & anti-viral properties. This powerhouse of antioxidants can help support the body through issues such as the common cold, influenza, cough and allergies. Elderberries are rich in flavonoids and high in vitamins A & C, bioflavonoids, betacarotene, iron and potassium. Elderberry is beneficial to the respiratory system by protecting and supporting the upper respiratory tract. Elderberry helps to reduce the swelling in mucous membranes and addresses difficulties related to sinus drainage. Elderberries also act as a mild anti-inflammatory.
Orange peels are rich in flavonones, powerful antioxidants that help reduce oxidative damage and fight free radicals. Orange peel contains natural histamine suppressing compounds. The peel also contains vitamins A & C, enzymes, fiber, and pectin. Vitamin C boosts the immune system to help fight the symptoms of cold and flu.
Ginger root contains anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antibacterial and anti-viral properties. Ginger can help ease pain in the body and reduce irritation/inflammation or other discomforts caused by a cold or flu. It's expectorant properties help loosen the mucus from lungs and sinuses. As a diaphoretic, ginger root helps to warm the body to promote sweating to flush out toxins. Its antispasmodic properties may help to reduce stomach cramping if flu symptoms are present.
Ingredients: Assam (Camellia sinensis), Cinnamon Cassia (Cinnamomum sp), Elderberry* (Sambucus nigra), Orange Peel (Citrus sinensis), & Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale)
*organically grown ingredients
Serving: 1 heaping tsp (or 1 TBS for stronger tea) to 8 oz. water
Steep: 3-5 min.