Fruity Iced Tea Gift Box
$48.95 / 3 boxes
$48.95 / 3 boxes + engraved teaspoon
This delightful trio contains our award winning LongeviTEA, voted best Australian iced tea for 2017. These three gorgeous teas make delicious iced teas served with fresh fruit for Summer dinner parties and BBQ. These iceds teas also make fabulous healthy cocktail mixers. Refer to our recipe section for some iced tea and cocktail recipes.
LongeviTEA: Made with 100% certified organic hibiscus, rosehip, apple, white tea and goji berries.
SereniTEA: 100% certified organic chamomile, spearmint, lemon verbena, lavender and lemon balm.
ZesTEA: 100% certified organic ginger, lemongrass, lemon peel, turmeric, and lemon myrtle.
This lovely gift box also comes with a Bodhi engraved teaspoon for perfect serving.
Hibiscus Sabdariffa (Roselle) is a rich source of vitamin C, which strengthens immune function and promotes healthy skin. Vitamin C is required for collagen production, which helps reduce the likelihood of wrinkles and premature ageing. Hibiscus is also abundant in protective antioxidant that offer protection from oxidative damage that are associated with chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease. Due to hibiscus’s high antioxidant and vitamin content, it makes a great anti-aging tea.
Rosehips, the fruit of the rose, are also a wonderful source of vitamin C. This important nutrient is an excellent immune booster, potent anti-inflammatory and highly effective antioxidant. Rosehips are jam-packed with powerful antioxidants, that can help offer protection against cancer and cardiovascular disease and helps promote healthier skin and reduced risk of premature ageing.
White teas health benefits are due to its rich polyphenols content, including EGCG – epigallocatechin gallate, which is unique to white and green teas.
White tea undergoes the least amount of processing of all the teas which preserves more of its antioxidant properties. White tea contains around three times the antioxidant polyphenols compared to green, with the least amount of caffeine. White tea has around 15 mg of caffeine per cup, compared to green tea around 20 mg, black tea 45 mg, and brewed coffee with 100-300mg of caffeine per cup. These antioxidants neutralize free radicals in the body that are associated with the development of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. EGCG slows down collagen breakdown and can help regenerate aging surface skin cells and help prevent premature ageing.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is widely-known for its ability to relieve nausea associated with motion and morning sickness, however this impressive spice
posses many healing powers. It can boost immune function, reduce inflammation in the body, and ease digestive complaints such as wind.
Ginger has been shown to lower high cholesterol and triglyceride levels, while raising beneficial HDLs. Ginger has the ability to reduce platelet stickiness,
which helps improve circulation and reduce the risk of heart attacks and thrombotic strokes. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that can help relieve inflammation and pain associated with arthritis.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) contains high levels of the antioxidant curcumin, which offers outstanding anti-inflammatory, anti-cancerous, and anti-aging properties. Curcumin may also help preserve memory and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, can repair and regenerate damaged liver cells, and helps reduce the risk of heart disease. Turmeric’s anti-oxidant effects also helps protect skin cells from oxidative damage and reduces the formation of fine lines and wrinkles.
Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) has been used for centuries for its wonderful calming properties. Chamomile helps ease nervousness and relieve anxiety, along with inducing restful sleep. Chamomile is also beneficial for alleviating morning sickness and nausea, heart burn, wind, and inflammatory conditions.
Lemon verbena (Aloysia citrodora) is another lovely calming herb used by herbalists to treat people with chronic anxiety. It helps relax the mind and body. Traditionally lemon verbena is also used to ease gastrointestinal complaints including indigestion, cramping and bloating. This beneficial herb also contains plenty of protective antioxidants which help reduce the effects of oxidative stress on the body.
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a lemon-scented herb and member of the mint family. It contains volatile (essential) oils citronellal and citral A and B, which are known to have sedative properties. Lemon balm is beneficial for treating insomnia and anxiety related conditions, due to lemon balms calming and sedative effect on the nervous system. Lemon balm is also used for nervous digestive complaints, such as relieving stomach cramps, wind and nausea, due to its muscle relaxing properties.
Lavender (Lavandula officinalis) with its beautiful soothing aroma, has a sedative effect on the body aiding relaxation and helping induce sleep.