Ingredients & Lore
blended with senna leaf, green rooibos tea, licorice, aniseed, chicory, orange, ginger, pu-erh tea & slippery elm
Senna is a type of plant in the legume family. There are hundreds of kinds of senna worldwide, many of which grow in tropical regions. Senna is often used as a laxative, either through its pods or by steeping the leaves in herbal teas. Ginger, a spice made from the root of ginger plants that is known for its bold, punchy flavor, is also said to alleviate stomach discomforts, as are fennel and anise, both of which are said to help with stomach issues and gas.
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Also known as the cassia marilandica or locust plant, these leaves have commonly been used for its laxative properties.
Senna contains glycosides, which are a group of organic compound that work by smoothing the muscles of the digestive system.
Used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries, licorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavor can be extracted.
It's uses include soothing stomach issues such as food poisoning, stomach ulcers and heartburn. It is also prized for the anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties derived from its glycyrrhiza acid.
The greenish seeds of the Pimpinella anisum have been a sought-after commodity throughout history.
Aniseed is an excellent source of iron, manganese, magnesium, calcium, zinc, potassium and copper. These minerals are essential to cardiac, bone and blood health.
The seeds have also been used to improve digestion and reduce nausea and aid in insomnia.
A native Mediterranean plant, chicory is a common herbaceous plant that is a valuable source of vitamins and mineral. These include since, magnesium, manganese, calcium, folic acid, potassium, and vitamins A, B6, C, E and K. Chicory has been used to ease digestive issues, prevent heartburn, and reduce inflammation.
Ginger root or Zingiber officinale is a traditional remedy for nausea and indigestion that has been used for centuries throughout the world.
Additionally it is thought to be an effective anti-viral, which makes it an ideal cold and flu remedy. Ginger is also a powerful anti-inflammatory used to treat joint problems and arthritis.
Native to North America, Slippery Elm or Ulmus rubra, is a traditional herbal remedy that has been used by Native American for centuries.
The active ingredient in slipper elm is called mucilage, which has the ability to coat and sooth the mouth, throat, stomach and intestines. Because of this it has been used to relieve symptoms from IBS and other gastrointestinal ailments.
Part of good for you teas sampler
Explore a variety of teas with our popular sampler set.
Four teas included are:
happy belly, skinny tea, tea-tox, turmeric bliss,