Looking for your remedy? Science insists you look to nature
The IMMUNITea Tonic herbal tea is a rich blend of 15 powerful ingredients that work to nourish and cleanse your body while strengthening it's defences.
This unique combination of herbs helps to eliminate heavy metals, free radicals and pathogens from the body, improves resistance to illness, reduces illness symptoms, and helps speed up recovery from illnesses and injuries alike.
It does this by providing a rich valuable food source of essential minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, and other potent healing compounds.
The IMMUNITea Tonic's flavour is inspired by the traditional home flu season remedy - lemon, ginger and turmeric, but with a twist. And every ingredient is strongly supported by science.
Explore the IMMUNITea Tonic ingredients below.
Black Turmeric (Curcuma caesia)
Turmeric has been called the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Well meet its big brother, Curcuma caesia, ranked more auspicious by the first people to use them both medicinally. Black turmeric is a powerful natural anti-inflammatory as effective as pharmaceutical drugs, but without the side effects. High quality studies prove black turmeric's ability to increase antioxidant activity in your body, protecting you from most chronic, degenerative and infectious diseases. And yes, we did add a dash of black pepper to the IMMUNITea Tonic (if you didn't know, piperine is an alkaloid in black pepper that increases your body's absorption of curcumin, turmeric's active compound, by to 2000%.)
A source of: B vitamins, vitamins A and C, curcumin, calcium, phosphorous, potassium, iron, zinc, turmerone, sesquiterpenes, zingiberene, polysaccharides, fatty acids.
Black Ginger (Kaempferia parviflora)
Black ginger is highly valued in its native regions of southeast Asia, primarily for its powerful medicinal qualities, but also for its beautiful purple hue that tantalises our primal senses, "hey, look at me, just bursting with nutritional value". Black ginger is a powerful antiviral and anti-inflammatory agent, able to keep you protected against both seasonal and chronic illnesses. Black ginger also restores energy and strength to those weakened by illness, helping increase your comfort and speed up your recovery.
A source of: B vitamins, vitamins A and C, silicon, calcium, iron, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, manganese, selenium, flavonoids, phenolic acids, pinostrobin, laminarin, methoxyflavones, alginic acid.
Fever Grass (Cymbopogon citratus)
Fever grass, or West Indian lemongrass, is a notable species among the lemongrasses due to its comparative nutrient density and robust citrus flavour. It is widely used with great efficacy in the treatment and prevention of fevers, colds, and flus, as well as promoting healthy digestion.
A source of: B vitamins, vitamins A and C, calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron, triterpenoids, flavonoids, phenolic compounds, essential oils.
Black Cumin Seeds (Nigella sativa)
Black cumin seed is one of the most powerful known natural antibiotics. For over 3000 years, people have used it to cure numerous ailments and maintain good health. Modern studies have shown black nigella seed to be highly effective in boosting your immunity, helping you prevent and fight off colds, coughs, fevers, and flu's, and prevent a number of chronic, degenerative and infectious diseases.
A source of: B vitamins, vitamin E, iron, copper, zinc, phosphorous, calcium, folic acid, thymoquinone, thymohydroquinone, dithymoquinone, p-cymene, carvacrol, 4-terpineol, t-anethol, sesquiterpene longifolene, α-pinene, thymol.
Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lingzhi)
Reishi mushroom is often called 'the mushroom of immortality'. And perhaps with good cause. Reishi mushroom is in a rare class of plants able to adjust your body's immune responses in a way that it can most effectively repair itself, and restore optimal balance and function. In fact most of its benefits have been observed in those who are ill, but studies show it can also improve resistance to infections in healthy people too.
A source of: B vitamins, Vitamins A, C, D and K, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, copper, iron, manganese, zinc, polysaccharides, peptides, beta-glucans, triterpenes, antioxidants, ganaddoral, luceidenic acid B, Ergosterol.
African Wormwood (Artemisia afra)
Wormwood has been used to treat Malaria for over 5000 years, and is creditted with saving millions of lives. Further, the most effect anti-malaria drugs on the market today use extracts of wormwood as their key ingredient. It's efficacy extends to intestinal parasites as well as viral infections, and scientists are busy searching for new applications for this astonishing plant.
A source of: B vitamins, vitamins A and C, manganese, calcium, potassium, silicon, cobalt, acetylenes, azulenes, flavonoids, quercitin, lignins, phenolic acids, chamazulene, artemisinin, santonin, sesquiterpene, lactones, absinthin, anabsinthin.
Burdock Root (Articum lappa)
Burdock root is a nutrient powerhouse. It is able to effectively remove toxins from your blood while promoting circulation. And studies show its powerful antioxidants increase your protection against both chronic and infectious diseases.
A source of: Vitamins B, Vitamin A, C, E and K, potassium, phosphorous, chromium, cobalt, iron, magnesium, silicon, zinc, selenium, silicon, phenolic acids, lignans, sesquiterpenes, flavonoids, glycosides.
Chaga Mushroom (Inonotus obliquus)
Chaga mushroom has been consumed for its immunity boosting properties for centuries. It has the highest ORAC score (the measure of antioxidant potency) of any superfood. The active compounds in chaga mushroom such as melanin and super-oxide dismutase make it highly efficient in reducing long-term inflammation and fighting harmful bacteria and viruses.
A source of: B vitamins, vitamins D2 & K, calcium, cesium, chromium, germanium, silicon, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, super-oxide dismutase, polysaccharides, beta-glucans, betulinic acid, tripeptides, triterpenes, sterols, saponins, melanin.
Astragalus Root (Astragalus membranaceus)
Astragalus root has been valued for thousands of years for its antiviral and immune-enhancing properties. Research shows that the 50 or so different compounds in astragalus work by stimulating immune cells to fight off disease. In Asia, it's even given to cancer patients. Astragalus root is recommended by doctors to increase your protection during cold and flu season.
A source of: Vitamins A, C and E, selenium, iron, calcium, zinc, copper, cobalt, silicon, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, chromium, vanadium, phosphorous, bioflavanoids, choline, astragalan B.
Manjistha Root (Rubia cordifolia)
Manjistha root was first documented 2000 years ago, and has been highly valued in both Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine ever since. It is a potent blood purifier, and facilitates smooth functioning of the lymphatic system. What does this mean for you? A strengthened immune system, a protected heart and liver, even improved skin.
A source of: Calcium, magnesium, copper, mollugin, terpenoids, anthraquinone, glycosides, alizarin, purpurin, munjistin, xanthopurpurin, pseudopurpurin.
Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)
Stinging nettle is a rich source of chlorophyll, a natural green pigment known for its blood and organ cleansing properties. It has been used medicinally since at least the times of Ancient Greece. Stinging nettle increases your resistance to environmental pollutants, such as toxic heavy metals that can quickly destroy health. It also gives you welcomed relief from allergy symptoms, such as with hay fever.
A source of: B vitamins, vitamins A, C, and K, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, zinc, chromium, copper, chlorophyll, linoleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, aleic acid, polyphenols, flavonoids.
Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)
Sometimes referred to as the holy fruit of the Himalayas, sea buckthorn has been used for thousands of years as a natural remedy against various ailments. Studies have found sea buckthorn's high vitamin C and flavonoid content to be the main source of it's healing power. Aside from being highly nutritious, sea buckthorn is able to boost your immune system and help protect your body against bacterial and viral infections.
A source of: B vitamins, vitamin A, C, D, E, F and K, potassium, iron, magnesium, calcium, zinc, manganese, copper, omega 3, 6, 7 and 9, carotenoids, strong antioxidants (tocopherols, tocotrienols), flavonoids (approx. 36 types), malic acid, citric acids, phenolic compounds, tannins, phospholipids, anthocyanins.
Black Walnut Hull (Juglans nigra)
The hull of black walnuts has been used to treat fevers, kidney ailments, bacterial infections and intestinal parasites for centuries. According to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, black walnut is effective against ringworm, tapeworm, pin or thread worm, and other parasites of the intestine. This is why black walnut makes a great addition to any parasite cleanse.
A source of: B vitamins, vitamins A, C, E and K, choline, folate, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, calcium, Iron, zinc, manganese, copper, selenium, juglone, plumbagin, melatonin, quinic acid, gallic acid, quercetin, phenolic acids, flavonoids, catechins.
Wild Mint (Mentha arvensis)
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, wild mint was primarily used to improve digestion and the respiratory system. The Aztecs used it to treat digestive problems and coughs. Modern studies have found wild mint to be effective in the treatment of fevers and respiratory infections, including the common cold, coughs, and the flu. Interestingly, wild mint is also in a special class of plants with radioprotective properties, meaning it helps your body protect itself against the harmful effects of cellular radiation, harmful EMFs, DNA damage and radiation-induced lethality. An essential supplement in today's hi-tech world.
A source of: Vitamins A, C and E, folate, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorous, manganese, zinc, copper, menthol, pulegone piperitone, volatile oils.
Lemon (Citrus limon)
An immunity boosting herbal tea would not be complete without a slice of lemon. Aside from the refreshing zest it brings, lemon strengthens our immunity and improves digestion thanks to its high vitamin C, citrus acids and essential oil content. These qualities make lemon a very effective and flavourful supporting act for the IMMUNITea Tonic.
A source of: B Vitamins, vitamin A, C and E, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, zinc, potassium, limonins, citric acid, ascorbic acid, flavonoids, essential oils.
So if an apple a day keeps the doctor away, how about an IMMUNITea Tonic?