The HealthWise Clinic has developed our very own range of tasty, organic, loose-leaf herbal teas.
These herbal teas have been expertly formulated by our own qualified herbalists using organic, medicinal grade herbs and are unique to HealthWise. The range includes:
Cold & Flu Tea
A feel-good blend of echinacea, yarrow, elder flowers, thyme, licorice and ginger.
Cool, Calm & Collected Tea
A relaxing (non-sedating) blend of lemon balm, lemon verbena, lemon myrtle, chamomile, passiflora, vervain and cinnamon.
A purifying blend of burdock root, nettle, oregon grape, clivers, peppermint and ginger.
A delicious blend of peppermint, chamomile, ginger, cinnamon, aniseed and chen pi (mandarin peel).
A cleansing blend of buchu, echinacea, couch grass, uva ursi and licorice.
Brewing the perfect cup of herbal tea
Tea pot or closed tea cup: Add one to two level teaspoons of loose leaf tea per cup (in a strainer if you have one). Simmer in a closed pot for 5-10 minutes.
Plunger: Add one to two level teaspoons of loose leaf tea per cup. Allow 10 minutes to infuse.
What do each of the herbs do?
Aniseed: Reduces spasm and colicky pain. An aromatic digestive that will help reduce bloating and gas.
Baical Skullcap: Anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic. Very effective in allergic skin conditions such as hives & eczema.
Buchu: A urinary antiseptic for infections of the kidneys and urinary tract.
Burdock: A blood cleansing (depurative) herb, which improves detoxification and encourages blemish-free skin.
Chamomile: Exerts a calming effect on the digestive and nervous system, reduces gas production, intestinal spasm and colicky pain.
Chen pi (Mandarin peel): Has a relaxant effect on the gut, reducing spasm and improving digestion. An aromatic digestive.
Cinnamon: An aromatic digestive that helps to reduce gas build-up and intestinal spasm. Also has a balancing effect on blood sugar, which helps to regulate energy and metabolism.
Couch Grass: A diuretic and urinary demulcent, used for inflammation of the urinary tract.
Crataeva: Anti-inflammatory and a tonic for the bladder. Also used for kidney and bladder stones.
Echinacea: Supports immune function and is particularly useful in upper respiratory tract infections.
Elder Flowers: A diaphoretic herb, which helps fevers and high temperatures by promoting sweating.
Ginger: Has a warming and soothing effect on digestion. Very effective for nausea and vomiting.
Juniper berries: A urinary tract antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and mild diuretic.
Lemon Balm: Exerts a calming effect on the digestive and nervous system, improving mood and sleep disorders.
Lemon Myrtle: Rich in essential oils, giving off a sweet and citrus aroma. Lifts the mood and supports digestion.
Lemon Verbena: Light and floral, this aromatic herb lifts the mood.
Licorice: A demulcent herb, which will sooth an inflamed sore throat and add a pleasant taste to any formula.
Nettle: Anti-allergic and depurative, improving detoxification and inflammatory conditions.
Oregon Grape: Traditionally used in chronic skin conditions, due to anti-inflammatory and depurative actions.
Passionflower: Reduces anxiety and calms an active, nervous mind. Often used for stress and insomnia.
Peppermint: Calms upset digestion, reducing spasm and colicky pain. Very effective for reducing nausea. Has a cooling and soothing effect.
Thyme: An expectorant that can be very useful for a productive cough (i.e. coughing up phlegm). Also antibacterial.
Uva ursi: A urinary antiseptic for astringent for problems down below involving infections.
Vervain: A nervine tonic used for stress, anxiety and depression.
Yarrow: A diaphoretic herb, which helps fevers and high temperatures by promoting sweating.
Yes we deliver!
Ask about them next time you're in the clinic or contact us to place your order for home delivery now.