From reducing your risks of cancer and boosting cognitive function to protecting your heart health and improving your vision - shallots are not just great for your health but are also a great mood booster. Rich in flavonols and polyphenolic compounds, this low-calorie bulb makes a delicious ingredient to add to your diet and won't sabotage your weight loss plans!
For centuries, hawthorn berry has been used as an herbal remedy, especially in Chinese medicine, for digestive problems, heart failure, and high blood pressure. It contains polyphenols, powerful antioxidant compounds found in plants, that may promote healthy hair growth, reduce allergies and prevent cancer. It also has a very mild sedative effect, which may help decrease anxiety symptoms.
Yerba mate increases satiety and speeds up fat burning to aid weight loss. It helps maintain liver health and lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels to protect heart health. It contains compounds, including caffeine, that improve brain function, memory, and thinking. It might even protect against cancer.
Lavender flower's health benefits lie in the oil extracted from it. Lavender oil is known to help reduce anxiety, fight stress, treat wounds, alleviate pain, boost brain function, and prevent the onset of age-related brain disorders. The oil is also particularly beneficial for new mothers and can help cope with insomnia and postpartum depression.
The lemon myrtle is an aromatic bush herb that’s a wild native to Australian rainforests. Thanks to the high levels of citral in this plant, the essential oil that can be found in its leaves and stems can cure congestion issues from sinus, bronchitis, and sore throats to skin-related problems like acne and Molluscum contagiosum at 1 percent concentration.
Cannabidiol oil interacts with neurotransmitters to reduce pain-causing inflammation. It prevents acne by lowering inflammation and reducing the production of sebum. It aids in the treatment of depression and anxiety and protects heart health. It might protect against epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson's disease. It might also relieve the symptoms of cancer and prevent its occurrence.
Rooibos tea does not contain caffeine and has low tannin levels compared to black tea or green tea. The tea has a taste and color somewhat similar to hibiscus tea. Mandarin Rooibos is a blend of select South African Rooibos herbal tea and mandarin orange essence. Rooibos contains polyphenols, including flavanols, flavones, and flavanones that improve heart, liver, and skin health. It also helps in the management of diabetes and weight loss.
Siberian Ginseng is mostly used in traditional medicines as an adaptogen, a compound that helps boost energy, increase resistance to daily internal/external stressors, and improve stamina. It also acts as a stimulant, increasing nervous and cognitive system functions. It helps improve mental performance in people with mild to moderate, stress-induced fatigue. It reduces severity/duration of herpes simplex type II infections, and treats arteriosclerosis and fibromyalgia.