Health Benefits

Explore the Health Benefits of Teas & Herbals! 

The potential health benefits listed below are not an exhaustive list, but many of the healthy properties are identified that have been discovered about these amazing beverages.

As mentioned in our disclaimer, this information should not be considered medical advice, and a health care professional should be consulted before drinking any tea or herbal for health or medical reasons.

Health Benefits of Tea may include, but are not limited to:

  • promotes heart health
  • has antioxidants
  • reduces oxidative stress
  • boosts immune system
  • aids in weight loss
  • helps prevent cancer
  • is healthy for skin and teeth
  • enhances metabolism helping to burn off fat
  • aids in digestion
  • lowers cholesterol
  • regulates blood sugar levels
  • reduces chances of Alzheimer's disease
  • improves concentration
  • prevents cavities & helps to control gum disease
  • promotes relaxation
  • has anti-aging properties
  • has anti-inflammatory properties
  • has anti-bacterial properties
  • regular tea drinking improves & protects brain health & cognitive abilities
  • zero calories in pure tea; less than 1 calorie in an 8 oz cup if it has fruit
  • strengthens bones, prevents bone loss, bone fractures & reduces risk of osteoporosis
  • bone density is increased if tea is consumed consistently over time
  • reduces the stress hormone, cortisol, in our bodies
  • provides a healthy alternative to coffee
  • has lower caffeine levels than coffee

Purple Tea (in addition to the possible Health Benefits of Tea listed above):

  • contains anthocyanins which are considered super-antioxidants

White Tea (in addition to the possible Health Benefits of Tea listed above):

  • very high in antioxidants - 3 times amount in green or black tea
  • calming and detoxifying effect on skin and body
  • helps prevent skin from sagging

Matcha, Green Tea (in addition to the possible Health Benefits of Tea listed above):

  • very high in antioxidants
  • since made using entire leaf, Matcha contains a more concentrated amount of antioxidants and beneficial plant compounds than green tea

Health Benefits of Herbals may include, but are not limited to:

Mate:
  • does not contain caffeine, but does contain mateine - a caffeine like substance
  • contains minerals including zinc, chromium, potassium, copper, iron, manganese & nickel
  • contains Vitamins C, B1 & B2
  • reduces oxidative stress
  • promotes heart health
  • improves concentration

Fruity Herbals:

  • loaded with Vitamin C & antioxidants
  • healthy alternative to all types of soda
  • caffeine free
  • less than 1 calorie per 8 oz cup

Rooibos (caffeine free & has many of benefits that tea does):

  • loaded with antioxidants - Green Rooibos even more so the Red Rooibos
  • has anti-inflammatory properties
  • protects against heart disease
  • lowers cholesterol
  • helps prevent cancer
  • boosts immune system
  • regulates blood sugar
  • helps reduce high blood pressure
  • source of many nutrients including iron, potassium, calcium, copper, zinc, magnesium, fluoride & manganese
  • helps oxygen circulation in our blood
  • helps with metabolic functions
  • soothes headaches
  • aids in digestive process & helps protect against ulcers
  • prevents allergies including hay fever
  • helps with strong teeth & bones thus reducing development of osteoporosis
  • reduces oxidative stress
  • aids in weight loss
  • promotes healthy liver function
  • regulates hormones
  • promotes a healthy nervous system
  • promotes relaxation & may help some people sleep
  • lowers risk of cataracts
  • has anti-aging properties for skin & hair
  • reduces wrinkles
  • less than 1 calorie per 8 oz cup
  • caffeine free

Herbals - see individual herbals for possible health benefits.