Lemon Grass Ginger And Goji Berry Tea
Something special happens when you mix lemongrass, ginger and goji berry together and steep them in hot water. Lemongrass, a renown anti-fungal, and ginger, a powerful digestive, have the combined effect of creating a tea that is at once calming to the nerves and soothing to the digestive tract. Additionally, lemongrass ginger tea is believed to contribute to the elimination of cancer-causing free radicals, the reduction of blood lipids and can be used as a balm for motion sickness. When goji berry is added to the mix it goes beyond perfection and the combination of the three helps reduce symptoms of numerous health issues faced by ordinary people.
Lemon grass health benefits are mainly to do with cancer-beating qualities but there are other benefits such as alleviating intestinal and digestive problems. lemongrass helps aid the digestive tract, stop nausea, menstrual problems and during times of fever can cool the body’s high temperature. It is also known to reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure levels. The antibacterial properties of lemon grass are a winner for gastro-intestinal problems, and helps soothe the stomach, prevents diarrhea and can ease symptoms of gas. Because of these qualities lemongrass is very popular amongst travelers whose destination is less urban.
Ginger root is used in many traditional medicines and finds its homeland in Asia and India and has been known to provide relief from stomach problems such as flatulence, diarrhea, stomach gas and indigestion. Shogoals and gingerols present in the ginger neutralize the stomach acids, tones the digestive tracts muscle and evoke the secretion of digestive juices. Ginger also helps ease anxiety and stress from difficulties arising from day-to-day activities, by relaxing the mind and reducing blood pressure. Taken hot it can also ease the pain and discomfort of a sore throat and alleviate common cold symptoms. The main focus of ginger is to relax and ease tension in the head.
Goji berry has recently been labeled 'the super food', being used in products such as weight loss produce and for medical needs. In China, Tibet and India Goji berries were used for over 6,000 years and studies now show the positive effects it has such as protecting the liver, helping eyesight, improved sexual function and fertility, strengthening legs, boosting immune function and system, improving circulation, promoting longevity. Goji juice has gained a lot of popularity in recent times as people in the West are waking up to the fantastic benefits offered by this plant. The berries are rich in antioxidants which have been known to prevents eyesight loss in people over the age of 65. Overall the goji berry has become a worldwide phenomenon in recent years and is definitely something everyone must try, sooner rather than later.
When these 3 main components are combined to form a powerful, yet sensual herbal tea, it is a force to be reckoned with. The invigorating and warming organic blend is also a great cleansing tonic.