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A herbal boost for the immune system
Just one cup of this specially formulated herbal tonic tea can give your body the support it needs to stay in tip top form.
It contains a range of the most popular and widely used herbs and plant extracts to help control many of the common infections and health conditions, such as the common cold, influenza, skin infections and even hypertension (raised blood pressure).
Just one cup a day is all you need to perk up the body’s natural protection cells and prevent many of the common health problems from affecting you, it can even help if you are already experiencing a problem such as a cough or cold.
Containing the combined power of Echinacea and Elderberry, two of the most widely used and effective natural herbs means that you are tapping into centuries of traditional plant based healing knowledge.
Formulated exclusively for the Good Life Letter by a Medical Herbalist
This tonic tea has been especially blended for The Good Life by recognised Medical herbalist Lizzie Foulon.
Lizzie is a Medical Herbalist working in general practice seeing patients with both chronic and acute conditions. She has been practicing as a Medical Herbalist since 2005 and holds a degree in Phytotherapy, the science of Herbal Medicine, through which she undertook rigorous training in the medical sciences, nutrition and the uses of herbal medicines and their constituents.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Cautions: Please consult your medical advisor if symptoms persist.
Allergies/Intolerances: None reported, however, this product is blended in a facility that also handles allergy based materials such as nuts, seeds, milk, egg, cereals, soya, mustard, celery, fish, crustaceans and sulphites.
The combined effects of these herbs can help;
- Support the immune system
- Ease coughs and sneezes
- Prevent the spread of cold and flu viruses
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Birt, D. F., Widrlechner, M. P., LaLone, C. A., Wu, L., Bae, J., Solco, A. K., … & Hebert, S. C. (2008). Echinacea in infection. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 87(2), 488S-492S.
Directions for Use
Stir the contents of the bag well, place about 6g (one flat dessert spoon) of the blend into a mug and fill with boiling water. It is important to place a lid or saucer over the mug to stop essential oil from being lost due to evaporation. Leave to steep for 10-15 minutes before straining and drink the tea warm or cold according to preference, lemon juice can be added.
Echinacea purpurea root (root is the most active part)