Herbal Infusions – Immune Boost
Immune Boost Tea’s combination of flu fighting herbs are great immune system boosters that can be used daily during the cold and flu season, or if you are feeling a bit run-down.
Soothing and healing to help fight off those winter colds.
Here at The Tea Chest our teas are all hand blended made in small batches, packaged in heat sealed foil lined bags with tear off resealable zip lock enclosure to help maintain freshness. Blended and packaged in the rainforest surrounds of Far North Queensland.
The Tea Chest is a small family, and operated business producing a treasure of teas.
Caffeine Class: Naturally Caffeine Free
How it tastes: Minty with a faint tartness
Why it’s special: A fantastic flavour filled blend, that is jam packed with herbs all known to improve health and treat cold and flu symptoms.
To serve one: Heat 250mls of water to 100°C. Add 1 heaped tsps. of tea, allow to infuse for 5-10 minutes.
Can be brewed 2 – 3 times can also be served as an iced tea.
Tea Type: Herbal Tea
Rosehip Benefits:There are many benefits to drinking rosehip tea. Rosehip offers strong doses of Vitamin C which makes it a great immunity booster. It is also rich in antioxidants, bioflavonoids, polyphenols and B Vitamins.
Peppermint Benefits: Peppermint Leaf is known to promote digestive health and can relieve an upset stomach. Commonly used to relieves nausea and motion sickness, helps IBS symptoms, aids in relieving hangovers, decrease flatulence, calms, restores and lends clarity, relieves headaches, clears throat, boosts energy.
Echinacea Benefits: Echinacea is known to fight off the common cold and flu and may help shorten the duration. Echinacea has been identified as having anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiviral properties and as an immune-strengthening agent.
Nettle Benefits: Nettle tea is known to flush out toxins from the body, and is also know to regulate blood pressure levels and support the nervous system, and loosen congestion in people suffering from minor coughs.
Lemon Myrtle Benefits: Lemon myrtle is reported to have anti-fungal, anti-viral and calmative qualities. Indigenous Australians have long used Lemon Myrtle as a healing plant flavouring food. Australian Native Lemon Myrtle; often described as a combination of lemon, lime and lemongrass. Lemon Myrtle has a desirably fresh fragrance.
Lemongrass Benefits: there are believed to be many health benefits to drinking Lemongrass in a tea. The leaves are high in folic acid, Vitamin C and Vitamin B. Lemongrass is also known to have a calming effect on a nervous stomach and can help improve digestion.
Hibiscus Benefits: Hibiscus Sabdariffa is very high in antioxidants that has been linked to lowering blood pressure. Rich and red with a slightly tart taste it is also high in Vitamin C.
Olive Leaf: Olive leaf is a natural antioxidant, traditionally used in Western medicine to strengthen the immune system.
Rose Petal Benefits: Consuming Rose Petals in tea is thought to improve menstrual health and reduce anxiety, pain, and inflammatory diseases.