Organic & Wildharvested Looseleaf & Caffeinated Tea ~ Mate Series
Revival, bodyguard blend, is 1 of 3 in our Mate series. This powerful infusion helps support overall wellness in the body, while giving you natural energy for your day! This is an amazing tea both hot or iced, and adds outstanding flavor to your senses.
Yerba Mate is a traditional South American drink, said to have the strength of coffee, health benefits of tea and the joyfulness of cacao. It is rich in antioxidants and nutrients. It's natural caffeination can boost energy (reduce fatigue) and improve mental focus. Mate can help reduce appetite and boost metabolism (which may help play a factor in weight loss). Mate may also help lower blood sugar levels.
Rosehips have a unique, sweet and tangy flavor. Rosehips are the fruit of the rose, reminding us of the sweetness of life. They are a valuable source of vitamins A & C which helps support and boost immune function. Like hibiscus, rosehips are high in antioxidants that fight off free radicals that can cause oxidative stress. This herb also contains vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that protects against premature aging. Both rosehips and hibiscus contain anti-inflammatory properties that help to soothe the stomach.
Reishi mushrooms help detoxify the body and fight inflammation. Reishi mushroom is adaptogenic and helps one’s ability to naturally cope with stress levels thus allowing the body to return to a more relaxed state. Reishi’s anti-stress effects are believed to contribute to easing tension, strengthening and balancing the immune system, sharpening concentration and improving memory.
Turkey tail offers vitamin c benefits, fiber to promote gut health. In TCM (traditional Chinese medicine) it is used for its cleansing and detoxifying properties. Ancient Chinese formulations have long been believed to generally promote health, strength, and longevity. Laboratory studies suggest it may have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiviral, and anti-tumor properties. Turkey tail mushrooms may help reduce chronic inflammation and aid in conditions such as physical discomfort, difficulty sleeping, digestive issues, fatigue and help enhance overall mood. They also contain prebiotics, the fibers that gut bacteria feed on to survive and thrive. Some studies have found that compounds in these mushrooms “led to clear and consistent microbiome changes consistent with its activity as a prebiotic.” While more studies are needed, turkey tails may be a way to improve your digestion, and in turn, your immunity.
Chaga helps to balance the immune system. The polysaccharides help to simulate the growth of leukocytes in the body, fortifying the immune system to fight against infections. Chaga promotes healthy skin, liver function, cardiovascular health & can help stabilize one's mood.
Sage is rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds. It may improve blood sugar control, help lower cholesterol, promote brain health & improve mood. It has been used as an herbal remedy for digestive issues and to boost the immune system. The aroma of garden sage is intoxicating to the senses!
Peppermint invigorates the senses and sharpens the mind's ability to focus. It has been used to relieve tension headaches and improve energy levels. It has been shown to assist in pain relief with its cooling, mild antispasmodic effects. Peppermint is used to support the digestive system for stomach ache/spasm, colic, indigestion, constipation & IBS, while helping to ease excessive gas and bloating.
Ingredients: Yerba Mate* (Ilex paraguariensis), Rosehips* (Rosa canina), Reishi* (Ganoderma lucidum), Turkey Tail** (Trametes versicolor), Chaga* (Inonotus obliquus), Sage Leaf* (Salvia officinalis) & Peppermint* (Mentha piperita)
*organically grown ingredients
Serving: 1 heaping tsp (or 1 TBS for stronger tea) to 8 oz. water
Steep: 3-7 min.