Heart Tonic Blend available in a glass jar and medium and large bag.
80g Heart Tonic Glass Jar $16
50g Small Bag $8
100g Large Bag $16
Heart Tonic is Organic Green Tea, Hawthorn Berries, Hibiscus, Rosehip & Red Rose Petals.
Green Tea is full of polyphenols and high in antioxidants, helps brain function and along with Rosehip help anti-aging, the cardiovascular system and diabetes. Rosehip is a high source of Vitamin C and reduces symptoms of the knee and hip osteoarthritis and a remedy that helps rheumatoid arthritis.
Green tea is full of polyphenols a powerful antioxidant and beneficial to the body to reduce free radicals as free radicals cause cell damage..
Green tea has caffeine in and replacing your coffee with Green tea is healthier and helps you heal your gut.
Starting the morning with Green Tea can promote HCL your hydrochloric acid production before eating so you can digest your food. You should optimally wait at least 30mins before eating as liquid will dilute the stomach acid.
I prefer breaking the fast…breakfast with only herbal, green & white teas. Spending at least 2hrs drinking tea to activate rest & digest. Depending on how I feel I don’t ingest food till 11am – 12pm to heal and repair my internal system. Tweaking your diet can help bring beneficial changes to your internal flora your microbiome system and gut/brain health. If you are a diabetic don’t do this as you need to regulate your blood sugar levels.
Hawthorn Berries can help reduce fluid build-up and improve symptoms of cognitive heart failure and help the kidneys by acting as a diuretic. It has a blood thinning effect so stop taking if having any surgery or check with your doctor first if you are on blood thinning medication.
he berries are tart and cleanse the palette. The white colour on the berries is normal as the natural sugar crystallises.
Organic Hawthorn Berries is one of the oldest known medicinal plants a cooling astringent, diuretic, antispasmodic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory and strengthens your heart, both physically and emotionally.
Health benefits helps with calming down anxiety and sedative for those with sleep issues. Reduces high blood pressure and decreases blood sugar levels but increases insulin. If you are insulin resistance avoid.
Berries contain flavonoids which are rich in Vitamin C and Beta-carotene, B vitamins, Pectin, Organic acids and Minerals.
Helps control high blood pressure and high cholesterol and good for boils and skin sores and has antibacterial properties.
Hawthorn Berries and Hibiscus also strengthen the immune system with the anti-inflammatory properties.
The berries were used by the Chinese and called Hawthorn Fruit and the Native American Indians as a heart tonic and for gastrointestinal complaints. Health benefits will lower blood pressure slowly over 3-6 weeks but generally takes 8-12 weeks with hypertension, will help with angina sufferers and heart palpitations. Drink in moderation as large quantities could cause more harm and after 12 weeks take a break for a week or two.
Organic Hibiscus is ruby red in colour and a tart sour taste and is rich in vitamin C, minerals and antioxidants.
Health benefits: Anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, antidepressant properties, anti-inflammatory, aids digestion, lowers blood pressure, decreases body temperature, improves heart health, lowers blood fat levels so helps with weight loss and good for the liver.
Anti-bacterial and may help fight infections from the lungs to the urinary tract.
Organic Rosehip Shells Rich in anti-oxidants it has been found to contain high levels of carotenoids, polyphenols and vitamins C and E.
Rosehips have huge medicinal value including: anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, antiviral, antiseptic, antispasmodic and antibacterial. They’re also astringent, antioxidant, and a blood, kidney, urinary tract, and recovery tonic. Health benefits are: fight free radicals, strengthen immunity, relieve pain, lower blood pressure, aid digestion, to treat urinary and kidney disorders.
Vitamin C plays many essential roles in your immune system;
- enhancing the function of lymphocytes
- stimulating the production of white blood cells called lymphocytes, which protect your body against infection
- helping maintain your skin’s protective barrier against outside pathogens
It has been shown to reduce blood pressure in people with elevated levels and improve blood flow to the heart. A 6-week study in 31 adults with obesity found that those who consumed a drink containing 40 grams of rosehip powder per day had significantly improved blood pressure and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels, compared with the control group.
In a review of three studies, supplementing with rosehip significantly reduced joint pain in people with osteoarthritis. Furthermore, those receiving rosehip were twice as likely to report improved pain levels, compared with the placebo group.
Another 4-month study in 100 people with osteoarthritis found that those who supplemented with 5 grams of rosehip extract daily experienced significantly less pain and increased hip joint mobility, compared with the control group.
An 8-week study in 34 people showed that those who consumed 3 grams of rosehip powder per day experienced fewer crow’s feet wrinkles, as well as improved skin moisture and elasticity..
Rose hips from the Rosa canina plant are high in an antioxidant called tiliroside, may have fat burning properties.
Organic Red Rose Petals Rose petals contain polyphenols, antioxidants that work to protect your body from cell damage. The polyphenols have been shown to reduce the risk of cognitive diseases, diabetes, heart disease and obesity.
It can raise your alertness and energy levels, but also your blood pressure and is naturally caffeine free.
Rose tea is primarily made up of water, and is a way to hydrate and avoid dehydration which leads to fatigue, headaches, low blood pressure, muscle cramps, rapid heart rate and skin problems. It detoxifies the body and improves the liver function and is a natural diuretic.
Rose petals protect your body system and soothes anxiety and reduces stress and inflammation.
Roses are one of the top ten most edible flowers, and contain vitamin A, C, Calcium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium and Iron.
Decreases blood sugar levels but increases insulin. If you are insulin resistance avoid or check with your doctor.
If you have low blood pressure be mindful this can drop your blood pressure even more, be careful and check with your doctor and avoid or use once here and there as a tea but do not take as a tonic or tincture.
Hawthorn might slow blood clotting and increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using hawthorn at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Hawthorn may increase the effect of certain drugs. Affect the heart-muscle contraction, like Digoxin. Hawthorn acts like a beta-blocker from old studies, it may increase the Rx drugs interaction please avoid if you are taking: Beta blockers – Atenolol (Tenormin), Nadolol (Corgard), Propranolol (Inderal, Innopran, Hemangeol). Calcium channel blockers – Diltiazem, Nifedipine (Procardia) and Verapamil (Calan SR, Verelan).
Check with your doctor, as some herbal teas have the potential to interact with Rx medications.
According to other sources, hibiscus consumption is not safe for people who take chloroquine, a medication for Malaria as it may decrease how well the medicine works in the body.
Those with diabetes or on high blood pressure Rx medications should monitor their blood sugar and blood pressure levels when consuming hibiscus. This is because it may decrease blood sugar or change affect your blood pressure levels.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should not drink hibiscus tea.
Additionally, due to its high levels of vitamin C, rosehip tea may increase the risk of kidney stones in some individuals.
Red Rose Petals;
May increase your blood pressure.