Organic Looseleaf & Caffeinated Tea ~ Mate Series
Sunrise is the perfect caffeinated infusion to start your day! Its digestive jump start and natural energy help put the pep in your morning step, while helping to reduce any anxiety that may arrive. This sunshine brew contains classic favorite ingredients, that many of you already know and love.
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.
Lemon balm is known to help reduce anxiety, while uplifting the spirit, to bring the mind back to center. Melissa contains strong anti-viral properties, may lower cholesterol and supports the digestive system.
Lemon peel is a traditional remedy for the morning and afternoon, especially after a meal. It helps to relieve gas and bloating, strengthens the immune system, may reduce liver inflammation and boost the correct processing of enzymes & minerals. It helps to cleanse the body of toxins and acts as a diuretic. In the morning, lemon helps to maintain the pH balance of the body. Have you ever heard to drink a hot mug of lemon water in the morning? Lemon increases stomach acid secretion production and bile secretion, leading to an easy systematic breakdown of food particles and the seamless absorption of required nutrients necessary for the human body.
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.
Another powerful anti-inflammatory in this combination is ginger root. Ginger is considered a warming digestive stimulant & antispasmodic herb to help improve digestion and appetite. Ginger is often used for indigestion, gas, stomach cramping, nausea and IBS.
Known as the golden healer, helichrysum has powerful effects on the solar plexus and psyche. This joyful yellow flower is said to call in eternal love. It is the flower of forgiveness, love and everlasting light. Helichrysum is a bile stimulator which can be incredibly helpful in the morning to kickstart the digestive system.
Ingredients: Yerba Mate* (Ilex paraguariensis), Lemon Balm* (Melissa officinalis), Lemon Peel* (Citrus x limon), Peppermint* (Mentha piperita), Ginger Root* (Zingiber officinale) & Helichrysum* (Helichrysum arenarium)
*organically grown ingredients
Serving: 1 heaping tsp (or 1 TBS for stronger tea) to 8 oz. water
Steep: 3-7 min.