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Health Benefits

Studies have shown that drinking 5-6 cups per day is optimal for reaping the health benefits of tea, but just 2 cups per day can be effective.

Our teas compliment a healthy and active lifestyle.

According to the Tea Association of Canada, naturally occurring antioxidants in tea have the following health benefits.

Beautiful Skin

Anti-inflammatory properties help to improve skin conditions such as psoriasis, rosacea, and dandruff.

Stress Managment

Theamine helps to relieve stress. Due to the presence of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), pu-erh tea acts as a relaxant which decreases stress and stabilizes mood.

Weight Loss & Digestion

Tea blocks FAS (fatty acid synthase) which is linked to obesity in high levels. Tannins have a therapeutic effect and aid digestion, along with polyphenols that help reduce inflammation in the intestine. Tea can increase good bacterial flora in the intestines.

Cardiovascular Health

Rooibos teas are said to contain rare nutrient contents such as Quercetin and Bioflavanoid that assist with blood circulation.

Antioxidants have been proven to lower the risk of heart disease, maintain a healthy circulatory system and may reduce chance of stroke.

Cancer Prevention

Tea contains polyphenols which may be effective in cancer prevention. They block FAS (fatty acid synthase). GABA inhibits the metastasis of cancer cells and regulates hormone production. Tea may help to prevent skin cancer by blocking the harmful enzymes.

Strengthens Bones & Teeth

Tea is rich in calcium, manganese and fluoride minerals that assist in supporting bone health. Antioxidants in black tea may reduce oral cancers, polyphenols and tannins can bacterial. High levels of flouride can be found in white tea making it effective in dealing with plaque build-up and tooth decay paired with your oral care routine.

Blood pressure

Pu-erh tea thins the blood and increases the flexibility of blood vessels, preventing them from clogging. Pu-erh teas contain lovastatin, one of the most powerful and effective, naturally occurring cholesterol lowering statins.

Diabetes Prevention

Tea contains EGCG, a miraculous ingredient which may help to prevent type-2 diabetes by improving glucose tolerance.

Brain & Nervous System

Caffeine promotes blood flow to the brain and theanine lends a calming effect to reduce overstimulation. It also helps with concentration, and increases energy and stimulates metabolism.

Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary.

Chinese Proverb