Boost your immune all year long with this sweet and tangy herbal tea!
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a vitamin your body needs to form blood vessels, cartilage, muscle and collagen in bones. Vitamin C is also vital to your body's healing process.
An antioxidant, vitamin C might help protect your cells against the effects of free radicals — molecules produced when your body breaks down food or is exposed to tobacco smoke and radiation. Free radicals might play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Vitamin C also helps your body absorb and store iron.
Hibiscus flower - tangy and tart with a hint of sweetness. antioxidant rich, antimicrobial.
Hawthorn berries -are rich in anti-oxidants which add to the list of its benefits as well. The rich concentration of antioxidant properties definitely adds to the hawthorn berry health benefits in flushing out of the harmful toxins from the body.
Not just that, these berries are rich in Vitamin C as well which contribute to boosting the activity of the white blood cells in the body that effectively help with the well being of one’s overall immune system too.
Elderberry - rather than just stimulate immune activity, it’s also important to modulate—a process that involves bringing immune cells back into balance. Research on elderberry suggests it’s highly supportive of this kind of balanced immune response—of immune system balance.
Rose Hips -
have more vitamin c in weight than an orange! Vitamin C plays many essential roles in your immune system, including stimulating the production of white blood cells which protects your body against infection
helping maintain your skin’s protective barrier against outside pathogens.
In addition to vitamin C, rose hips contain high levels of polyphenols and vitamins A and E, all of which help strengthen and protect your immune system.
Lemon Grass - Anti-fungal and anti-microbial lemon grass also has powerful antibacterial properties, which is why it’s a common ingredient in homemade cleaners. It’s also a powerful antioxidant, which can be beneficial to the immune system.
hibiscus flower, lemon grass, rose hips, hawthorn berries, elderberries, orange peel