- Created on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 09:53
Juicey Lucy's Restorative Teas have been a popular addition to our Market Juice Bar, and give you another way to nourish your body from the inside out! Herbs and spices have profound health benefits and make a great addition to your healthy lifestyle.
One of our warm-weather favorites is Red Raspberry and Hibiscus tea. As well as being very high in Vitamin C, both of these ingredients act as natural refrigerants, cooling your body in hot weather or overheated rooms.
Red Raspberry is well known for it's effect on the female reproductive system, alleviating cramps and reducing heavy blood flow. It's helpful during pregnancy to reduce nausea and prevent miscarriage. In new mothers, it can prevent depression and increase breast milk production.
It also has a beneficial effect on the male reproductive system; promoting sperm viability, cleansing the body of excess estrogens, balancing androgens and testosterone, and supporting the adrenal system.
In addition to it's use as a reproductive tonic, Red Raspberry is high in Potassium, Calcium, and Vitamins A, B, C, and E. It is antiseptic, anti-diarrheal, and antimalarial, and can alleviate canker sores, urinary tract complaints, thrush, cold sores, and reduce the symptoms of gum disease.
Hibiscus has been shown to dramatically lower blood pressure and blood cholesterol, and is a powerful amylase inhibitor, which means it reduces the amount of sugar absorbed by the body, making it useful in managing Diabetes. Hibiscus is also an excellent antioxident and may help manage depression and mood swings. It has been shown that the anthocyanins in Hibiscus slow the growth of precancerous cells.
Come enjoy some of this delicious flowery tea at Juice Lucy's Farmer's Market locations!