All of our botanical ingredients are organic, GMO-free and sustainably sourced from around the globe. Discover the healing benefits of the all natural ingredients used in our adaptogenic herbal tea blends below. Simply click on an ingredient name to jump down the page and read more about it.
Ashwagandha is a potent plant and the epitome of an adaptogen. It is known for supporting the body from all angles by reinforcing immunity, making it one of the best adaptogens for stress. Ashwagandha supports the nervous system and calms anxiety by promoting natural cortisol rhythm, a stable mood, and exercise recovery. Ashwagandha is a powerful relaxation aid, improving restfulness when sleep quality is poor. When fatigue sets in, it works to boost energy and has been known to enhance memory by improving overall cognition. Ashwagandha is commonly used to treat fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, low libido/stamina, and reproductive health.
Beets help keep things moving by feeding and nourishing a healthy microbiome. They are commonly used to aid digestion, inflammation, brain function, and immunity. Beets contain an anti-inflammatory compound called Betaine, which helps to bring stomach acid production in balance and treats gut issues caused by low stomach acid, including indigestion, bloating, and acid reflux or heartburn. Beets are also high in nitrogen, which helps move oxygen throughout the body, keeping you from experiencing a hard 'crash' and "brain fog" after eating. Beets are commonly used to aid digestion, inflammation, brain function, and immunity.
Black Pepper contains Piperine, which is known to increase the bioavailability in herbs and foods by acting as a circulatory stimulant - enlarging blood vessels, making transportation of nutrients more accessible. Piperine can increase the cellular uptake of Turmeric by 2000%. Benefits of Black Pepper also include blood sugar regulation, lowered cholesterol, and improved digestion. Black pepper is commonly used to treat colds, mucus, and fevers.
Broccoli contains an incredible abundance of macro and micronutrients, no wonder it's considered a superfood and overall immune booster. Broccoli is high in sulforaphane, a potent antioxidant that boosts the body's natural defense system and has demonstrated cancer-fighting abilities. A natural source of vitamin C, broccoli helps to prevent and fight off illness. Broccoli also contains good amounts of protein, fiber, iron, potassium, calcium, selenium, magnesium, vitamins A, B, E, K. For these reasons, broccoli is commonly used to treat heart health, bone health, eye health, and cancer prevention.
Chaga mushrooms are a powerful superfood, rich in antioxidants with immune-boosting benefits. Known for its considerable anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties, Chaga promotes cellular regeneration and protects cells from oxidative damage. With compounds that encourage the formation of white blood cells necessary to fight inflammation and infection, this fungus may also be linked to cancer-fighting and prevention with high level of antioxidants triterpene and superoxide dismutase - a powerful liver cleanser. Chaga is commonly used to treat inflammation, infection, heart health, and for cancer prevention.
Chamomile is a soothing herb known to promote relaxation and restful sleep while calming anxiety. Chamomile contains an abundance of apigenin, a powerful antioxidant known to bind to stress-inducing receptors for reduced symptoms. Chamomile is commonly used to treat stress, anxiety, insomnia, and inflammation.
Chicory contains high amounts of inulin, a prebiotic fiber known to feed your healthy gut bacteria. Chicory helps to restore proper microbiome function, promoting optimal digestion, and increasing nutrient absorption and energy levels. Chicory helps to reduce inflammation and works to keep things moving along the digestive tract while relieving bloating gas, and other digestive upsets. Chicory is commonly used to treat digestive issues, blood sugar regulation, and weight management.
Cinnamon contains potent antioxidants that repair tissue damage and calm the body's inflammatory response. Cinnamon is a natural antimicrobial that works to kill bacteria and viruses. This powerful bark mildly thins the blood and increases circulation, helping to excrete waste through the lymphatics more efficiently. Cinnamon brings warmth during cold/ flu seasons, reduces fevers, and slows excess sweating. Cinnamon gently tones the intestinal tract and aids in regulating blood sugar and blood pressure. Cinnamon is commonly used to treat blood movement, colds/flu, arthritis, diarrhea, and toothaches.
Cocoa is an ancient superfood packed with extremely high amounts of polyphenols and antioxidant compounds that promote heart health. Cocoa is known to enhance mood and reduce fatigue while combating inflammation. Packed with iron, magnesium, and powerful antioxidants, Cocoa improves cognitive function, protects the brain from oxidative stress, and aids exercise recovery. Cocoa is commonly used to treat heart health, lower blood pressure, and help regulate healthy cholesterol levels.
Ginger has a wide range of uses, and its healing effects have been utilized for thousands of years. Ginger contains gingerol and shogaol, potent antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory agents that reduce muscle pain, menstrual pain, and exercise-induced soreness. Gingerol is responsible for Ginger's anti-inflammatory properties that are useful in managing osteoarthritis and arthritis. Ginger is also used to treat nausea, migraines, arthritis, colds/flu, and to stimulate digestion and detoxification of the colon and liver.
Ginseng is one of the most widely used adaptogens for improving energy and focus. A plant with beneficial cognitive boosting properties, Ginseng is known to enhance alertness and memory. Ginseng components are linked to lower oxidative stress and increased energy production in cells, making it a very useful adaptogen. Other benefits of Ginseng include the reduction of chronic stress and inflammation as well as protection from degenerative disease. Ginseng is commonly used to boost immunity, cognitive function, and cancer prevention.
Hibiscus is high in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. It's bold, sweet flavour makes Hibiscus a great addition to any tea or tincture. High in vitamin C, this powerful flowering plant will give the body a natural immunity boost. Hibiscus also helps to calm the nervous system and relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression. Hibiscus is commonly used to treat inflammation, blood pressure, liver support, and cancer prevention.
Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods out there. High in sulforaphane, a potent antioxidant that naturally boosts immunity, Kale also contains high levels of vitamins A, C and K. Loaded with antioxidants, Kale is an excellent defence against oxidative damage to the body, which can cause cancers, infections, disease, and other pro-inflammatory ailments. Kale is commonly used to promote immunity, heart health, eye health, inflammation, and cancer-fighting/prevention.
Lavender is a calming herb used to reduce stress, anxiety, mental exhaustion, and to promote restful sleep. With an immediate aromatic calming effect, it's no wonder this flower has been used for centuries as a sleep aid and anti-anxiety remedy. Lavender lowers blood pressure, heart rate, and skin temperature through an autonomic (involuntary) calming effect on the nervous system, promoting a relaxed state. Lavender is commonly used to treat stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, headaches, and depression.
Lemon peel contains a high number and range of antioxidants that support anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antimicrobial responses in the body. Although most people tend to throw away their Lemon peels, they're packed with nutrients easily absorbed by the body, even in small quantities. Benefits of Lemon peel include high levels of antioxidants that aid in liver detoxification and help protect cells from damage by boosting the immune system. High in vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that works to lower inflammation, lemon peel is commonly used as an antibacterial immunity booster, and to treat inflammation.
Licorice root is a powerful adaptogen with gut-healing properties, used to heal the adrenal glands. Licorice root helps promote a healthy stress response, improves digestion, and provides increased energy production. Licorice root is one of the most effective soothing agents for gastrointestinal issues. It works by helping the body repair the mucosal gut lining, which promotes a healthy intestinal barrier, reducing irritation and soothing inflammation. Licorice root is commonly used to treat digestion, stress, respiratory health, and eczema.
Moringa, also known as the "Tree of Life," is a potent adaptogen that helps the body cope with mental and physical stress. Due to its considerably high antioxidant content, Moringa plays a significant role in reducing overall inflammation by suppressing pro-inflammatory enzymes in the body and increasing nutrient absorption. Moringa is beneficial in balancing the gut microbiome by promoting the health of good bacteria, eliminating bad bacteria, and optimizing digestive tract function. Moringa helps regulate blood sugar and is commonly used to treat inflammation, stomach ulcers, fungal and yeast infections, and many other gastrointestinal symptoms.
Reishi mushrooms are an adaptogenic superfood with many immune-boosting properties that enhance the body's response to fatigue, stress, and inflammation. Benefits of Reishi include liver support, kidney detoxification, and helping cleanse the body of old and damaged cells while stimulating the production of new and healthy cells. Reishi naturally increases specific white blood cells that are known to fight against infections and cancers. This powerful mushroom is also used to calm stress and balance sleep cycles without the drowsy effect of other natural sleep aids. Reishi is commonly used to boost immunity, fight off fatigue, and cancer prevention.
Rhodiola is an adaptogenic herb that naturally reduces cortisol production in stressful situations. A highly researched plant, Rhodiola combats mental fatigue caused by anxiety and stress, while increasing energy and mental focus. Benefits of Rhodiola include enhanced mental performance, concentration, and physical stamina. This powerful adaptogen is commonly used to treat stress, anxiety, fatigue, depression, and cancer prevention.
Rosehips are high in antioxidants, known to promote immunity and treat inflammatory conditions. Bright red in colour and sweet in taste, Rosehips contain an abundance of vitamin C and E as well as lycopene and beta-carotene. These powerful antioxidants combat oxidative damage in the body, reducing inflammation and boosting immunity. Rosehips are commonly used to treat heart health, blood sugar levels, and digestion.
Rosemary, part of the aromatic mint family, is an antispasmodic that has been used for centuries to aid in digestive upsets. Rosemary contains a compound called Carnosic acid that helps to balance the gut microbiome leading to improved nutrient absorption and gut function. Often accompanying richer foods, Rosemary can support the liver during digestion and, in turn, aid in digesting fats. Soothing agents in Rosemary help to reduce symptoms of digestive discomfort such as gas, bloating, and cramping. Rosemary is commonly used to encourage mental stimulation and to treat digestion, colds, flu, and fungal infections.
Spinach is a well-rounded leafy green, dense with nutrients and health-boosting, disease-preventing antioxidants. Rich in vitamin A, C, K, folic acid, zinc, iron, calcium, and beta-carotene - Spinach works to strengthen and protect the body's immune cells, promoting overall immunity enhancement. Spinach is commonly used to treat eye health, for cancer prevention, heart health, and blood pressure regulation.
Tomatoes are high in lycopene, a powerful antioxidant known to give the plant their vibrant red colour. Lycopene is extremely anti-inflammatory and works to combat free radicals throughout the body, offering an elevated defence against oxidative stress (free radical damage). The higher the content of quality antioxidants, the stronger the fight against inflammation resulting in less disease-prone tissue. Tomatoes are commonly used to treat inflammation, heart health, and cancer prevention.
Tulsi (Holy Basil)
Tulsi, also known as 'Holy Basil', is a powerful adaptogen that helps the body cope with stress and fatigue while encouraging quality sleep. Clinically shown to boost the immune system and enhance the body's immune response to infections - helping prevent the flu and other viral infections. Tulsi aids in reducing reoccurring cough and colds and works to speed up recovery time. This immunity-boosting herb also helps ease general anxiety, promotes relaxation, and is commonly used to treat stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, viral and fungal infections.
Turmeric is a superfood with many uses, but the primary medicinal purpose is its ability to modulate inflammation body-wide. Turmeric contains curcumin, a time-tested antioxidant used to treat inflammatory conditions as effectively, yet more safely than pharmaceutical steroidal anti-inflammatories - encouraging the body to heal itself naturally. Other benefits of Turmeric include the ability to boost brain function, help fight depression, support liver health, and aid digestion. This mighty adaptogen also protects against Alzheimer's effects while improving memory. Often paired with black pepper for increased absorption and bioavailability - Turmeric is commonly used to treat arthritis, digestion, cancer, cold/flu, liver issues, and skin conditions.
Valerian is an effective all-natural sedative dating back thousands of years, commonly used to treat anxiety, stress, and sleeplessness. Valerenic acid, a compound found in valerian root, is believed to affect GABA - an inhibitory neurotransmitter that can affect anxiety and fear receptors, resulting in a relaxed state. Valerian root is commonly used to treat insomnia, sleep disorders, and anxiety.
Yerba Mate is an adaptogen high in antioxidants and nutrients, offering a balanced energy boost without causing jitters while boosting mental focus and physical performance. Often used as a coffee alternative, Yerba Mate is naturally caffeinated and works to enhance productivity, motivation, memory, and mood. Yerba Mate is known to boost metabolism and curb appetite, which can result in weight loss. Yerba Mate is commonly used to increase energy, mental focus, performance enhancement, and reduce inflammation.