Mint is antimicrobial, antifungal, antibacterial and used as an antiseptic. If used topically mint can help relax tight muscles and improve circulation. If ingested it can fight off viral and bacterial infections and soothe a sore throat.
This herb has traditionally been used for respiratory infections with a lot of mucus. More recently, studies demonstrated its effectiveness as an antiviral, antibacterial, and antiinflammatory herb.
Honeysuckle is excellent at lowering fever and reducing inflammation throughout the body. It also has direct antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal effects allowing it to fight off the common cold or flu.
Solomon’s Seal has been used as a nourishing, immune boosting herb for centuries. It can not only give your immune system a push in the right direction but it will also help prevent getting sick in the first place.
Mulberry leaf is antibacterial and antifungal which allow it to directly fight off your cold or flu, while its antioxidant properties help your immune system prevent any other inflammation and infection from taking hold.
Licorice has effects on the adrenal glands and can have beneficial actions when someone is stressed out and exhausted. It's considered a balancing herb that harmonizes the actions of many other herbs.
More than just tasting good, Immune Boost is designed with powerful herbs to help support your immune system before, during and after a cold or flu hits. According to Nicholas Wismann, the professional herbalist and licensed acupuncturist who helped us develop our herbal tea line, "The more bitter the medicine, the stronger it is. That is especially true when it comes to anti-bacterial, antiviral and immune boosting herbs. To make a formula that's effective for the immune system, and actually taste good, is difficult to do." And, we've done just that!
Functional teas contain herbs and medicinal plants that help protect and heal the body from different aliments. Each ailment, from poor digestion to increased stress, requires a different functional tea formula. When we set out to create our new line of caffeine-free, herbal teas we teamed up with local professional herbalist and licensed acupuncturist, Nicholas Wismann, who studied Chinese Medicine at Bastyr University, to develop a line of five functional teas: Everyday Wellness, Slim Savvy, Immune Boost, Deep Doze and Mellow Movement.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.