Mimosa Leaf Tea
Celebrated in Ayurvedic medicine, this wild-growing plant contains the alkaloids mimosine and turgorin, and is traditionally used to treat diarrhoea and dysentery, relieve symptoms of respiratory problems such as asthma, and to ease fistula, piles and glandular swelling.
Promotes digestion and helps to prevent anaemia. Its complex of essential oils gives it anti-septic properties. The prominent agent in lemongrass is Citral, which gives its citrus aroma, as well as anti-bacterial and anti-fungal effects. Rich in minerals, especially manganese, iron and the electrolyte potassium (good for circulation and the flow of body fluids), as well as phosphorus, zinc, calcium, magnesium, folic acid, vitamins A and C. Can increase concentration and combat fatigue.
It’s also effective at keeping mosquitos away!
Roasted Papaya Leaf Tea
Anti-cancer properties, it can fight and cure Dengue Fever, and also has anti-malarial properties. The leaf of the papaya tree has the strongest concentration of enzymes that fight many kinds of cancers and its vitamins strengthen the body’s immune system, regenerating white blood cells. It’s enzymes also aid digestion and break down proteins, its karpin compounds are anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-bacterial. It helps clear the gut of intestinal parasites. Relieves menstruation pain, clears the skin and helps heal sores. Use as a hair mask to remove dandruff, smoothen and shine.
Mangosteen Peel Tea
The deep purple skin of the ‘Queen of Fruits’ is rich in powerful antioxidants. Xanthone compounds in the separated rind of mangosteen have anti-inflammatory properties, prevent cell damage and degeneration from toxins and artificial pollutants. A boost to the immune system, enhancing the lymphatic system, thyroid function, cellular and nerve health, lower blood sugar levels and stimulate weight loss, healing of wounds, preventing heart disease, aids sleep and aches, skin purifier, ….