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Organic Echinacea & Organic Peppermint Tea - Immune Support

Organic Echinacea & Organic Peppermint Tea - Immune Support

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Organic Echinacea & Peppermint Tea is traditionally know as a powerful immune support tea.  Used for thousands of years to alleviate various aliments, this is an excellent preventative tea in the winter months from colds and flus.  

Benefits of Echinacea; 

  1. Immune system support: Echinacea is most well-known for its immune-enhancing properties. It is believed to stimulate the activity of immune cells, such as white blood cells, which can help the body defend against infections and illnesses.

  2. Cold and flu relief: Some studies suggest that Echinacea may help reduce the severity and duration of cold and flu symptoms when taken at the onset of the illness. It is often used as a natural remedy for upper respiratory tract infections.

  3. Anti-inflammatory effects: Echinacea contains compounds with anti-inflammatory properties, which may help reduce inflammation in the body. This could be beneficial for conditions such as arthritis and other inflammatory disorders.

  4. Wound healing: Echinacea has been used topically to aid in wound healing and skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. The anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties may promote faster healing.

  5. Antioxidant activity: Echinacea contains antioxidants, which help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body. This antioxidant activity can protect cells from damage and potentially lower the risk of chronic diseases.

  6. Potential antiviral properties: Some research suggests that Echinacea may have antiviral effects, which could make it useful in combating certain viral infections.

  7. Allergy relief: Echinacea may help alleviate symptoms of seasonal allergies, such as sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes, by modulating the immune response.

  8. Anxiety reduction: There is some evidence to suggest that Echinacea extracts might have an anxiolytic effect, helping to reduce feelings of anxiety and stress.

Please Note; People with allergies to the Asteraceae family of plants, pregnant mothers, young children and people on medications, please consult your health professional before consuming Echinacea.

Benefits of Peppermint Tea;

  1. Digestive aid: Peppermint tea can help soothe indigestion, bloating, and gas. It has antispasmodic properties that may relax the muscles of the gastrointestinal tract, easing discomfort and promoting better digestion.

  2. Relieves nausea: The menthol in peppermint has been shown to alleviate nausea and motion sickness, making it a helpful remedy for individuals experiencing queasiness.

  3. Stress and anxiety reduction: Peppermint tea's aroma and compounds may have calming effects, helping to reduce stress and anxiety levels. Sipping on a warm cup of peppermint tea can be comforting and relaxing.

  4. Respiratory support: Peppermint tea has decongestant properties that may help open up the airways and relieve symptoms of respiratory conditions like sinus congestion and common cold.

  5. Headache relief: The menthol in peppermint has been linked to headache relief. Drinking peppermint tea or applying peppermint oil topically to the temples may help alleviate tension headaches.

  6. Antioxidant properties: Peppermint tea contains antioxidants that can help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body, potentially reducing the risk of oxidative stress and certain diseases.

  7. Improved focus and alertness: Some studies suggest that the aroma of peppermint may enhance cognitive functions like memory, focus, and alertness, which could be beneficial during tasks that require mental clarity.

  8. Hydration: Peppermint tea is a great alternative to sugary beverages since it can be consumed hot or cold and contains no calories. It can help keep you hydrated and promote overall health.

  9. Antibacterial properties: Peppermint contains antimicrobial compounds that can help fight against certain bacteria and may support oral health by reducing the growth of harmful bacteria in the mouth.

Ocean Gypsy Teas are all loose leaf, and this wonderful Organic Peppermint Tea has the bonus of being Organic, so there are no chemicals contained that negatively impacts on health.  Comes in a 40g bag. 

All of our bags are home-compostable using new technology made from corn and then placed into a paper bag.

Please consult your medical professional before consuming herbal teas to determine if they are right for you.