For decades, medical researchers and homeopathic practitioners have known that he compounds in Persimmon Leaves help remove excess fat from the body. The Persimmon leaf flavonoids and tannins that are released when the Iaso Tea is "steeped" in hot water also combat hypertension! Persimmon Leaves are also known for aiding digestion and reducing the effects of allergies. Another important "side effect" is that because they have anti-mutagenic properties they are also an anti-carcinogenic.
For over 2000 years, Holy Thistle has been used to improve circulation and detox the organs. Silymarin, the active ingredient in Holy Thistle, is a known antioxidant and is often used as a natural cure for chronic headaches and allergies. Its amazing properties also strengthen the heart. Holy Thistle is one of the powerhouses that make up the perfect blend.
Malva (Chinese Mallow) soothes the membranes of the digestive and respiratory systems. It is a main ingredient in many formulas developed to treat gastroenteritis and irritable bowel syndrome as well as bronchitis and emphysema. The tea does so much more than just help you lose weight…it helps you live a healthier life!
Used by the ancient Greeks to remedy bleeding and bruising, Marsh Mallow is also a mild laxative. The tea uses this immune building herb in its formulation to also provide you with a healthy source of calcium, Vitamin B, iron, sodium, iodine, zinc and pantothenic acid.
As early as the 16th century, Blessed Thistle has been used in traditional medicine as a digestive aid. Today we also know that the properties found in the natural herb improve memory, fight infection, reduce inflammation and help remedy jaundice and other liver disorders.
Papaya is one of my personal favorites. Papaya is just one of the ingredients in the tea that is rich in B vitamins, magnesium, antioxidants, and fiber…but it is the one whose flavor I adore! Papaya contains high levels of papain, a great digestive enzyme. As the saying goes, you are what you eat…and more importantly, what you digest! Papaya promotes cardiovascular health and studies have shown that it provides protection against colon cancer too. There are also studies that show it aids in the prevention of recurrent ear infections.
For centuries, Chinese Medicine has recommended ginger to treat a number of health problems, such as arthritis and gastrointestinal problems. Ginger is also used to ease sore throats, headaches and ulcerative colitis. When infused ithetea it not only promotes health in the body, but it tastes great too!
Chamomile is natural anti-inflammatory and is used to treat a variety of gastrointestinal problems. It's calming, muscle-relaxing and mildly sedating qualities help those who suffer from insomnia. I find I sleep deeper and awaken refreshed when I enjoy a cup of tea before bedtime.
Because of its anti-inflammatory and infection fighting properties, Myrrh is found in mouth washes and sore throat medicines around the world. It has been used for centuries to increase cardio-vascular health and promote cleansing of the blood. Its unique flavor also.