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Tea of the Week: Licorice Spice

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Licorice Spice Tea

Benefits:Licorice Spice Tea

  • Protects the lining of the stomach, mild laxative, relieves constipation and ulcer symptoms
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Helps relieve mucous congestion in the respiratory tract (expectorant)
  • Decreases spasms. Relieves cough and sore throat 
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Relieves allergies including hay fever
  • Neutralize toxins in the liver, aids disorders of the liver (hepatitis)
  • Relieve PMS symptoms (breast tenderness, bloating and irritability)
  • Decreases plaque formation in arteries. Aids in cholesterol lowering
  • Increases blood pressure
  • Stress relief and anti-depressant
  • Increases energy

Spices:

  • Cinnamon – decreases cholesterol, lowers blood sugar, anti-oxidant, increases alertness and memory
  • Orange Peel- relieves hangovers, bronchitis, constipation, bad breath, insomnia, cough and common cold. Improves weight loss, increases metabolism, lowers cholesterol and decreases inflammation
  • Chinese star anise- Antibacterial, antiviral (herpes), anti-fungal, anti-oxidant, and anti-inflammatory. Shikimic acid is extracted from Chinese star anise to make Tamiflu, the flu drug.
  • Sarsaparilla- Anti-inflammatory (arthritis and gout), improves appetite and digestion. Improves mental concentration and memory.
  • Orange oil – Anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, anti-septic, anti-depressant, improves relaxation and improves digestion
  • Clove bud oil – helps relieve digestive complaints, nausea, vomiting and flatulence. Antiseptic and stimulating to the body. Improves blood circulation and warms the body.
  • Cardamom oil – Decreases bad breath, fights tooth decay and gum disease, aids digestion, relieves heartburn and constipation.
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