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This specially blended herbal tea is only available from our shop. It has been carefully created by a fully qualified Medical Herbalist and is made in small batches to ensure that the ingredients retain their fresh potency and health boosting properties.
Each batch is prepared from fresh ingredients and the price will always reflect market price of the herbs, spices and botanicals this exclusive tea is made from.
A blend to calm the gut, support digestion and liver function.
It works at its best if taken a few minutes before a meal.
The tea is a very special combination of several proven and traditional remedies to help the body remove toxin build ups and encourage energy release – giving you a real health tonic.
Cracked Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) seeds have been shown in studies to increase the number of liver cells and improve liver function, thus enhancing detoxification.
Fennel seed (Foeniculum vulgare) and cardamom (Elettaria cardamonum) contain volatile oils that are used to calm wind in the gut.
Dandelion root (Taraxacum officinale) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) traditionally used, these gently bitter herbs stimulates the liver and improve digestion.
Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria) is an astringent herb with a long history of use for the gut as a tonic which stimulates the liver and digestive secretions.
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Approx 90g per pack, suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
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.
Always consult your health practitioner before taking nutritional supplements if you are taking medication or are under medical supervision.
Pregnant or lactating mothers should consult a health practitioner before using health supplements.
You should not take supplements as a substitute for a varied balanced diet.
Store in a cool dry place, out of reach of children.
Do not exceed stated dose unless under instruction from your health practitioner.
This product is manufactured in a facility that also handles allergy based materials such as nuts, seeds, milk, egg, cereals, soya, mustard, celery, fish, crustaceans and sulphites.
- May help to support a healthy immune system.
- Potent anti-oxidant may help protect against free radicals.
- May help to maintain a healthy cardiovascular system.
- May help to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.
- May help to support skin health.
Recommended usage: 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.
Best drunk before a meal.
Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale radix)
Dandelion root relieves congestion of the liver and is an essential part of a detox. Traditionally used both as a general tonic and a liver tonic, dandelion helps the digestive system and is especially good for the digestion of fats. Because of its effect upon the liver it also helps to clear the skin. Dandelion root contains components that have been researched and found to have many beneficial effects, such as the elimination of pathogens in the gastrointestinal tract, for example the roots contain up to 45% inulin, a complex carbohydrate (fructo-oligosaccharides).
Milk Thistle Seed (Silybum marianum semen)
Extensive research has shown the incredible effects of this plant on the liver; it increases the numbers of hepatocytes (liver cells) that are working on detoxification of your system. It is a powerful anti-oxidant and works to protect the liver from damage.
Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria)
Agrimony, or ‘church steeples’ has traditionally been used as a spring tonic. The astringent and mildly bitter actions tone and support the gut, generally calming things down while increasing liver secretions and stimulating digestion. There has been some recent research into this plant and it is thought that the volatile oils are the ‘active’ component of this herb.
Fennel Seed (Foeniculum vulgare)
Fennel seed is excellent for reducing flatulence and griping in the gut. The seeds contain volatile oils that stimulate good digestion and are anti-spasmodic. Fennel is extensively used in traditional medicine systems across the globe.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa)
Turmeric is now widely known and used for many health problems in the Western world and has been used in Ayurveda (traditional Indian medicine) for millennia. Turmeric is extensively researched: many studies have shown that it stimulates and protects the liver, helping it to regenerate.
Cardamom (Elattaria cardamomum)
This beautiful, aromatic spice grows in Sri Lanka and Southern India. It is calming to the gut and stimulates the flow of saliva, thus improving digestion. It is very useful for intestinal cramps.