This is a fabulously fruity blend of Australian black tea and beneficial berries.
Schisandra Berry has been described as having five tastes: sweet, salty, bitter, pungent and sour! It is an adaptogen, one of a unique class of healing plants that help balance, restore and protect the body, increasing resistance to disease and stress, increasing energy, and increasing physical performance and endurance.
The chemicals in schisandra can improve liver function by stimulating enzymes in the liver and promoting liver cell growth and also prevent early ageing, normalise blood sugar and blood pressure, stimulate the immune system, and speed recovery after surgery. Can also help in preventing motion sickness.
Bilberry, is rich in antioxidants and has often been used for medicinal purposes for conditions ranging from eye conditions to diabetes. Bilberries improve the circulation and strengthen blood vessels and may help to lower blood glucose levels.
Hibiscus flowers have a cranberry-like flavour and health benefits which include the ability to reduce high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and inflammatory problems, aid in relieving disturbed digestive and immune system, and potentially help treat diseases of the liver. It may also speed up the metabolism aiding in healthy, gradual weight loss, and can also be linked with better mental health. It is rich in vitamin C, minerals, and antioxidants.
As with most teas, there can be side effects, therefore, it is not recommended for people who already have low blood pressure or planning to undergo surgery For those undergoing hormonal treatments or taking birth control pills, it is recommended to consult your health specialist regarding consumption of this variety of tea and is not recommended during pregnancy.