Organic Choco Mint Tea

Organic Choco Mint Tea

This refreshing tea blend is one of my favourites – in fact, it’s the very first tea I tried in the range.

The ingredients include:

Red Rooibos Tea, Cacao Nibs, Peppermint, Nutmeg Chips, Cardamom Pods & Seeds, Whole Cloves, Cassia Cinnamon Chips, Cut Ginger, Black Pepper Cracked & Whole Star Anise.

Red Rooibos Tea

Red Rooibos Tea is a red herbal tea made from the fermented leaves of the Aspalathus linearis, a shrub native to South Africa. It has a delicate, sweet, earthy flavor,r and is naturally caffeine-free, low in tannins, and rich in antioxidants.

Red Rooibos Tea may assist with:

  • Improving heart health
  • Diabetes management
  • Regulating blood sugar levels
  • Weight management
  • Relieving allergies
  • Relieving digestive problems
  • Mental health issues
  • Poor appetite

Cacao Nibs

Cacao nibs are small pieces of crushed cacao beans. They have a bitter, chocolatey flavour – similar to unsweetened dark chocolate. Cacao nibs are rich in antioxidants and minerals, including iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, and copper. They are also a good source of fibre, protein, and healthy fats.

Cacao nibs may help with:

  • Boosting immune health
  • Reducing inflammation
  • Protecting against food allergies
  • Regulating blood sugar levels
  • Increasing heart health
  • Reducing the risk of certain types of cancer

Peppermint

Peppermint is a herb from the mint family and is a cross between spearmint and watermint. The leaves contain essential oils including menthol (which gives peppermint its minty scent and cooling properties), menthone, and limonene.

Peppermint may help:

  • Ease digestive disorders
  • Relieve tension headaches and migraines
  • Relieve clogged sinuses
  • Increase energy levels
  • Relieve menstrual cramps
  • Fight bacterial infections
  • Improve sleep
  • Aid weight loss
  • Improve seasonal allergies
  • Improve concentration
  • Freshen breath

Nutmeg Chips

Nutmeg comes from the seed of the fruit borne by the Myrisica fragrans – an evergreen nutmeg tree native to parts of Indonesia.

Not only does nutmeg add flavour and warmth to your cooking, it may also help:

  • Relieve pain and inflammation
  • Boost brain health
  • Promote a good nights sleep
  • Improve digestion
  • Improve heart health

Cardamom Pods & Seeds

Cardamom originate din India and is used in both sweet and savory recipes. The seeds, oils, and extracts are rich in antioxidants.

Cardamom may help:

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Fight cancer
  • Ease inflammation
  • Combat digestive disorders
  • Fight bad breath and cavities
  • Fight infections
  • Increase lung health
  • Lower blood sugar levels
  • Protect the liver
  • Prevent anxiety
  • Aid weight loss

Whole Cloves

Cloves are the flower buds of the Syzyguim aromaticum, or Clove Tree. Cloves are a sweet, aromatic spice used in Indian cuisine.

Not only do cloves bring a spicey warmth to your recipes, they also contain fibre, manganese, Vitamin K, and are rich in antioxidants.

Cloves may help:

  • Protect against cancer
  • Kill bacteria
  • Improve liver health
  • Regulate blood sugar levels
  • Promote bone health
  • Reduce stomach ulcers

Cassia Cinnamon Chips

There are over 100 varieties of cinnamon tree in the world, but only two are commonly used.

Cassia cinnamon is native to Indonesia and is the spicy and more pungent spice, while Ceylon cinnamon, native to Sri Lanka or Ceylon, is sweeter.

Cinnamon is in almost every kitchen for culinary purposes, but it also has health benefits as it contains manganese, calcium, and iron.

Cinnamon may assist with:

  • Increasing circulation
  • Aiding digestion
  • Relieving cold and flu symptoms
  • Relieving tooth aches
  • Lowering blood sugar levels
  • Relieving yeast infections

Cut Ginger

Ginger is actually ginger root, the stem of the plant that is in the soil. It has a warm, peppery, slightly sweet taste and has been used in cooking for centuries.

Ginger is also a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and zinc.

The many health benefits of ginger have been noted for centuries, and it may help relieve:

  • Gastrointestinal distress
  • Coughs and colds
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Nausea
  • Arthritic pain
  • Menstrual symptoms
  • Respiratory distress

Ginger may also promote heart health.

Cracked Black Pepper

Black pepper belongs to the Piperaceae family and comes from a woody, perennial vine that grows in tropical climates.

Black pepper has been used in various cuisines for over two thousand years. It contains calcium, iron, manganese, and Vitamin K.

Black pepper may:

  • Assist weight loss
  • Decrease vitiligo
  • Relieve gum issues
  • Aid cancer prevention
  • Stimulate appetite
  • Improve brain function
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Lower blood sugar levels

Whole Star Anise

Star Anise is the seed pod from the fruit of the Illicium verum plant, native to South West China.

Star Anise is sweet and spicy – similar to licorice – and is a familiar ingredient in Chinese cuisine.

Star Anise is also rich in antioxidants, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C, and may:

  • Fight free radicals
  • Improve digestion
  • Alleviate cramps
  • Reduce nausea

In Conclusion…

A steaming cup of Organic Choco Mint Tea is the perfect mid-afternoon pick-me-up. (Or mid-morning, depending on how your day is going).

Great tasting and good for you, Organic Choco Mint Tea should be on your weekly shopping list, along with the ingredients for your favourite gluten-free, dairy-free snack.

Enjoy.

LGxx

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By providing the above information, we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or preventing any type of disease or medical condition. Before commencing any type of natural, integrative, or conventional treatment we advise you seek the advice of a licensed medical practitioner.

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