Digest is an organic caffeine-free herbal tea luxury blend, featuring a precise combination of bilberries, hibiscus, dandelion, linden and licorice, to aid digestion, and help calm the nervous system.
Tea Preparation: Pour 95 °C over 1tsps of TEA per cup. For a light flavour, add 1tsp of tea and for a bolder flavour, add 2tsps.
Enjoy hot or cold.
My tip: Infuse for 3 minutes. Digest can also be enjoyed cold, after leaving brew to cool.
Organic loose leaf tea 60g
Made from natural ingredients, without the use of herbicides, pesticides or chemical fertilisers.
Vegan, No artificial preservatives, non-GMO, no gluten, colourants, stabilisers or food acids added. FODMAP friendly.
Made in Australia from imported and local ingredients.
Bilberries - Rich in many other nutrients and beneficial compounds including Vitamin C, another powerful antioxidant. They scavenge damaging particles in the body known as free radicals, helping prevent or reverse damage to cells.Bilberries are linked to reduced inflammation and blood sugar levels, as well as may improve brain function, fight off bacteria, and improve digestion.
Hibiscus - There are numerous health benefits associated with hibiscus believed to be due to compounds called anthocyanins with their antioxidant effects.
Dandelion - Loaded with antioxidants betacarotene and polyphenols.Dandelion root has been used historically to soothe minor digestive ailments and improve appetite.
Linden - Parts of the linden tree, particularly the leaves, flowers, wood, and bark are used fresh or dried for medicinal purposes, including as an anxiolytic or calming agent, and also to soothe the digestive. Linden may also be used to assist sleep.
Licorice - It has also been used in traditional Chinese, Middle Eastern, and Greek medicines to soothe an upset stomach, reduce inflammation, and treat upper respiratory problems. Licorice may assist with mood swings, anxiety, stress, digestive issues and a variety of skin conditions.
Licorice root has been shown to interact with several medications, including
- blood pressure medications
- blood thinners
- cholesterol lowering medications, including statins
- oestrogen-based contraceptives
- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Individuals with high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, kidney disease, or low potassium levels are encouraged to avoid glycyrrhizin-containing licorice products altogether.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women, and those with kidney disease, heart disease, or high blood pressure should avoid licorice products.
People with any of these concerns or taking any of these medications should avoid licorice root products unless their healthcare provider instructs otherwise.