Constipation Assist Herbal Tea
A clean gut is the foundation of good health and overall feeling of wellness. This infusion of tea leaves, lemon balm and other herbs works to cure constipation. The warming properties of ginger and function of lemon as a natural laxative combine to relieve indigestion and stimulates bowel movement.
Ingredients: Senna Leaves, Green Tea, Peppermint, Licorice, Triphala, Chamomile, Hibiscus, Fennel, Flaxseed, Fenugreek, Lemon Balm
Brewing Instructions: Always use fresh water. Bring water to near boiling point (90 degree Celsius). Take 1 teaspoon / 1 teabag in a cup. Pour the heated water and steep the tea for 3-4 mins. Adjust the time of brewing as per desired strength.
Tea flavour enhances as it cools. Our teas can be re-brewed, just steep it longer for the second time.
Know more about the herbs in this tea:
Green Tea Green tea comes loaded with bioactive compounds and great benefits. It is high in protective polyphenols and are known to protect the body against disease and make an important contribution towards a healthy, balanced diet. The main bioactive compounds in green tea are flavonoids with the most potent being catechins and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Green teas may boost brain function, boost fat burning, may support blood sugar control and may reduce the risk of heart disease.
Senna Leaves Senna is a natural laxative that can help to stimulate bowel movements and relieve constipation. Senna is an FDA-approved nonprescription laxative. It is also used to clear the bowel before diagnostic tests such as colonoscopy. Senna is also used for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), haemorrhoids, and weight loss.
Peppermint Refreshing and zingy, a dash of mint in tea makes the mood delightful with every sip. Fresh mint leaves are a special concoction in iced teas, relished during summer months. It has powerful antioxidant properties and is believed to manage blood sugar levels and treat skin-related problems. It is also found to aid in digestion and breathing disorders.
Licorice Medicinal use of licorice dates back to ancient Egypt, where the root was made into a sweet drink for pharaohs. It has also been used in traditional Chinese, Middle Eastern, and Greek medicines to soothe an upset stomach, reduce inflammation, and treat upper respiratory problems.
Triphala Though you may have never heard of Triphala, it has been used as a healing remedy for over 1,000 years. Triphala has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine since ancient times as a multi-purpose treatment for symptoms ranging from stomach ailments to dental cavities. It is also believed to promote longevity and overall health.
Chamomile Chamomile tea has long been used, as a traditional folk remedy, for a wide range of health issues.It has a light, sweet, and slightly apple-like flavor, and it is known for its calming and relaxing effects. Chamomile tea is often consumed as a natural remedy for insomnia, anxiety, and stress. It may also have some mild pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects.
Hibiscus Hibiscus is high in antioxidants and offers many benefits. In particular, it may help promote weight loss, reduce the growth of bacteria and cancer cells, and support the health of the heart and liver.
Fennel Fennel has been extensively used for its inherent medicinal and culinary properties since ancient times. Fennel seeds are a storehouse of essential vitamins, nutrients and minerals like vitamin C, vitamin A, fibre, potassium, manganese, zinc, iron, and calcium. They contain polyphenols such as rosmarinic acid, chlorogenic acid, quercetin and apigenin. In addition, fennel seeds are characterised by powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that enable them to treat various health conditions.
Flaxseed Flaxseed's health benefits come from the fact that it's high in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, as well as phytochemicals called lignans. Flaxseed also helps in improving cholesterol and heart health. It also helps in preventing constipation.
Fenugreek Fenugreek is a plant that is native to the Mediterranean region. Fenugreek has been traditionally used to help with digestion and to reduce bloating and gas. Some research suggests that fenugreek may help to lower cholesterol levels in the blood. Fenugreek has been shown to have blood sugar-lowering effects and may be helpful for people with diabetes.
Lemon Balm Lemon balm is a perennial herb that belongs to the mint family. It has a lemon-like aroma and flavour, and it is often used to add a refreshing and uplifting scent to personal care products and natural remedies. Lemon balm has been traditionally used to help with anxiety, stress, and insomnia, and it may have a calming and relaxing effect on the body.