Feeling in need of a little self-indulgence, or simply an insatiable craving for chocolate? The guilt-free solution is right here! Who needs dessert when you’ve got this caffeine-free Rooibos-Choc-Mint blend?
Rooibos (pronounced ‘Roy-boss’) tea does not contain caffeine and has low tannin level compared to black or green tea and while some teas have an acquired taste, rooibos tea has a sweet, mild flavour.
Native to South Africa, Rooibos contains 50% more antioxidants than green tea, and used on its own, for hundreds of years, has been used to relieve teething gums, soothe colicky babies, and help people sleep.
Cacao nibs are the raw, pure form of chocolate, made from crushed cocoa beans and providing some remarkable health benefits. They are highly nutritious and exceptionally rich in antioxidants that help reduce oxidative stress and inflammation. Cocoa products like cacao nibs have also been linked to reduced heart disease and diabetes risk.
Peppermint is renowned for a myriad of benefits including: soothing an upset stomach, inhibiting feelings of nausea, combating bad breath, improving digestion, relieving a sore throat and even boosting your immune system.
Nutmeg Chips is a warm, rich and fragrant spice that can enhance the flavour of almost any dish or dessert. Not only is this awesome spice versatile and delicious, but its many impressive health benefits have been well documented. It has been associated with a long list of potential benefits and uses which include increased heart health, better sleep, improves digestion and is a boost to brain health. Furthermore, it also helps supply a small amount of several essential nutrients, including calcium, iron, magnesium, and fibre.
Cardamom Pods and Seeds is one of the most expensive spices in the world. With citrus, mint, spicy and herbal notes all at once, the benefits it provides with its impressive range of active compounds and nutrients, make it well worth the price!
Cloves have a distinct and undeniable warmth and are very well-known for their medicinal properties. Rich in a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants they can relieve digestive issues and strengthen your immune system.
Cassia Cinnamon Chips impart the spice’s intoxicating flavour and scent without overpowering your drink. Cinnamon has been used medicinally in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years to treat a variety of ailments.
Ginger has been used for centuries as a cure for nausea and vomiting caused by morning sickness and motion sickness. It also contains compounds that fight to eliminate free radicals and toxins which cause you to get sick in the first place. Ginger also works to prevent the immune system response that causes wheezing, sneezing, itchy and watery eyes in allergic reactions and also has anti-inflammatory properties that may help to ease muscle pain and joint pain
Black Pepper Cracked has an aroma that has warm lemony undertones without the risk of making you sneeze! It is a source of manganese, Vitamin K, copper, iron, chromium, calcium and dietary fibre, and has impressive antioxidant and antibacterial effects. Not only does black pepper help you derive the most benefit from your food, the outer layer of the peppercorn stimulates the breakdown of fat cells, helping to keep you slim and assuaging any guilt you might feel from enjoying your Choc Mint drink!
Star Anise tea after meals helps treat digestive ailments such as bloating, gas, indigestion and constipation.
As with most teas, mint tea can have a few minor side effects. This tea should be avoided by people with allergies to its ingredients and sufferers of acid reflux. Pregnant women should monitor and limit their intake of mint tea and should also avoid drinking mint tea when breastfeeding since peppermint oils can cause breathing problems in infants and children.