- Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
- Steeping Temp: 100°C
- Steeping Time: 5 mins.
- Certification: Organic
- Origin: Serbia and Montenegro
- Caffeine: Caffeine Free
Nettle Tea is made from the leaves and roots of the stinging nettle plant. It contains vitamins, minerals, amino acids and polyphenals. The golden liquor is rich, earthy and herbaceous with notes of spinach. Honey or lemon can be added. This nutritive herb has been used widely used as a tonic to nourish the body with its high content of various vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Its rich iron content makes it helpful for anemia and any conditions resulting in blood loss. It has anti-inflammatory properties, making it an effective remedy for treating the symptoms of allergies, hay fever and eczema, as well as many other skin conditions. It is said to have immune boosting properties and has been traditionally used a kidney tonic and blood cleanser.
Tasting NotesCertification: Organic
Grade or Quality: Leaf
Infusion Aroma: Mildly herbaceous
Infusion Color: Golden
Base flavor: Earthy
Infusion Strength: Mild
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From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog
Health: 8 causes of fatigue and solutions! - by Safiya Motala
We want to know why we lack energy and how to fix it! At Shanti Tea, we believe in looking at the whole picture. Not just how to solve problems, but find out why they happen and how to fix them.
Why?Fatigue is often associated with our (bad) habits. Here are 8 frequent factors to fatigue. 1. Lack of sleep This one is pretty obvious! You need to make sure your body is getting enough sleep. The number of hours needed varies from person-to-person. Lack of sleep causes a lot more than just issues with energy! Read our solutions below for tips to get more sleep and to improve the quality of sleep. 2. Poor eating habits Nutrition is a huge contributing factor to your level of energy. Your diet has an impact on your sleep quality, hormones, weight loss/gain, and much more.
- Diets high in carbohydrates and/or sugars are known to have a strong impact on energy levels, caused by the sharp spikes and drops in blood sugar level.
- Deficiencies in iron and protein also lead to a lack of energy.