Cardamom is now classed as one of the superfoods and has properties which I use in my practice for those who want to curb their sweet cravings in mid-morning or mid afternoon.
It reduces flatulence and bloating and helps treat stomach cramping. It can help increase bile flow, which in turn improves digestion of fats as well as other nutrients.
Hibiscus is a botanical that is continuing to grow in popularity particularly for those who suffer from mood swings. There are a number of vitamins and minerals in hibiscus that bring about a calming effect on the nervous system and has been used for centuries to treat anxiety.
An added benefit is that it is a natural appetite suppressant and if you are eating less (especially late in the day) it can help with weight loss.
It is being assessed in India currently for use in treatment for type I and type II diabetes.
The natural lemon flavour we use add a refreshing zesty taste to our teas.
Green tea is made from un-oxidized leaves and is one of the less processed types of tea (with white tea the least) and therefore contains one of the most antioxidants and beneficial polyphenols.
Green tea has had thousands of years of empirical use in traditional Chinese and Aryudvedic herbal traditions and has been used by those traditions to control bleeding and heal wounds, aid digestion, improve heart and mental wellbeing.