An uplifting combo is tasty and invigorating. Snapback and revive yourself with our lemon-ginger-snap green tea! Great way to kick-start your day.
Green Tea | Moderate caffeine | Steep at 195° for 1-2 minutes | up to 75 servings
Organic Chinese green tea
- Green Tea may contain bioactive compounds that may assist with improving health. Green tea is loaded with polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins, which may function as powerful antioxidants
- Compounds in Green Tea may assist with improving brain function and make you smarter. Green tea may do more than just keep you awake.
- The key active ingredient is caffeine, which may be known as a stimulant. It doesn’t contain as much as coffee, but enough to produce a response without causing the “jittery” effects associated with too much caffeine. What caffeine does in the brain is to block an inhibitory neurotransmitter called Adenosine. This way, it actually increases the firing of neurons and the concentration of neurotransmitters like dopamine and norepinephrine. Caffeine has been intensively studied before and consistently leads to improvements in various aspects of brain function, including improved mood, vigilance, reaction time, and memory.
- Green tea contains more than just caffeine. It also may have the amino acid L-theanine, which may be able to cross the blood-brain barrier. L-theanine increases the activity of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA, which may have anti-anxiety effects. It also may increase dopamine and the production of alpha waves in the brain. Studies show that caffeine and L-theanine may have synergistic effects. The combination of the two may be particularly potent at improving brain function
- Green Tea may assist in Increasing fat burning and improving physical performance. If you look at the ingredients list for any fat burning supplement, chances are that green tea may be on there. This is because green tea may assist in increasing fat burning and boosting the metabolic rate. Caffeine itself may also improve physical performance by mobilizing fatty acids from the fat tissues and making them available for use as energy.
- Green tea may have powerful antioxidants that may protect against cancer. Multiple studies show that green tea drinkers may have a lower risk of various types of cancer.
- The bioactive compounds in green tea may have various protective effects on neurons and may help reduce the risk of both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, the two most common neurodegenerative disorders.
- The catechins in green tea may inhibit the growth of bacteria and some viruses. This may also assist in lowering the risk of infections and lead to improvements in dental health.
- Some controlled trials show that green tea may assist in mild reductions in blood sugar levels. It may also lower the risk of developing type II diabetes in the long term.
- Green tea may assist in lowering total and LDL cholesterol, as well as may protect the LDL particles from oxidation. Observational studies show that green tea drinkers may experience a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
- Some studies show that green tea may assist with increased weight loss. It may be particularly effective at reducing dangerous abdominal fat.
Organic Ginger Root
- Ginger is a popular spice. It may be high in gingerol, a substance that may have powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
- 1-1.5 grams of ginger may assist in preventing various types of nausea. This applies to seasickness, chemotherapy-related nausea, nausea after surgery, and morning sickness.
- There are some studies showing ginger may be effective at reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis.
- Ginger may assist in lowering blood sugar levels and improving various heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Ginger may assist in speeding up the emptying of the stomach, which can be beneficial for people with indigestion and related stomach discomfort.
- There may be some evidence, in both animals and humans, that ginger may lead to significant reductions in LDL cholesterol and blood triglyceride levels.
- Ginger contains a substance called 6-gingerol, which may have protective effects against cancer.
- Studies suggest that ginger may assist in protecting against age-related damage to the brain. It may also assist in improving brain function in elderly women.
- Gingerol, the bioactive substance in fresh ginger, can help lower the risk of infections.
- In fact, ginger extract may assist in inhibiting the growth of many different types of bacteria. It is may be effective against the oral bacteria linked to inflammatory diseases in the gums, such as gingivitis and periodontitis.
- Fresh ginger may also be effective against the RSV virus, a common cause of respiratory infections.
Organic Lemon Myrtle
Lemon Myrtle is a uniquely refreshing and exquisitely aromatic “tisane” from the coastal rainforests of eastern Australia. The essential oils in the leaves are the world’s richest known natural source of citral (90-98%). Citral may provide anti-microbial and possible immuno-stimulating benefits, and may be particularly helpful in developing protection against common colds, influenza, bronchitis, and indigestion. Caffeine-free Lemon Myrtle has an intense refreshing lemon-lime aroma and taste that can be enjoyed day or night.
The key ingredient in lemon myrtle is the high concentration of citral in its leaves. Citral comprises 90-98% of the essential oils in lemon myrtle, as opposed to less than 10% in lemons and limes. Some of the characteristics of citral include:
- Citral may be an anti-fungal agent.
- Citral is non-acidic.
- Citral is may be high in anti-oxidants.
The list of reputed benefits of lemon myrtle tea is voluminous. Just some of the disorders it is said to assist in relieving muscle cramps and spasms, rheumatism, headaches, and fevers. Scientific studies have indicated that citral may assist with inhibiting the growth of the pathogen which is one of the causes of many gastro-duodenal diseases, including ulcers. It is also may aid in the reduction of cellulite and the anti-oxidants in citral help boost the immune system. A pleasant tasting tea, it is used alone or in combination with green tea as a caffeine-free replacement for coffee and black tea.
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