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Steeping Wellness: 6 Immune Boosting Teas

Flu season runs every October to May and the peak flu season occurs from December to February. The American Lung Association reports that between 5% and 20% of the U.S. population contracts the flu annually.*1 One way to reduce the chance of this type of sickness as well as colds without changing your daily routine too much is to drink teas with immune boosting properties!

For example, teas rich in antioxidants play a crucial role in combating free radicals within the body, thereby enhancing regular immune function. We have numerous tea options infused with antioxidant-rich ingredients that can bolster immune support, potentially reducing susceptibility during the cold and flu season.

Embrace a proactive approach to health by incorporating a daily cup (or two!) of tea into your daily routine. Whether consumed as a preventive measure or at the initial signs of symptoms, these herbal tea blends from Steepologie offer a delightful way to fortify your immune system and potentially ward off illness.

Turmeric Ginger

The combination of turmeric and ginger provides powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This one-two punch helps keep sickness at bay while reducing the pain and discomfort from achiness associated with illness. It also has licorice, which is not only a natural sweetener but also has been used as a herbal remedy for thousands of years across the globe. Licorice root contains compounds that are naturally antiviral and antibacterial that can help your immune system fight off illness and infection.
Turmeric
as an anti-inflammatory it reduces arthritis symptoms and helps with IBSboosts immune function with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antibacterial properties and also may help thin the blood, reduce cholesterol, and prevent the narrowing of arteries and may also help reduce leptin, which is a hormone that regulates appetite and fat storage in the body*2
Ginger
helps with nausea caused by pregnancy, chemotherapy, or surgery, may help protect against heart disease and has beneficial effects on weight and blood sugar management as well as help reduce the production of pro-inflammatory markers to relieve pain and inflammation and to help alleviate menstrual cramps*3

Greek Mountain and Sweet Greek Mountain

Used since ancient times and still in Greece today, Greek Mountain Tea tea is consumed most often in the Winter, to combat the common cold and flu. This herbal contains high levels of antioxidants, polyphenols, and essential oils, including flavonoids. Studies have found that thanks to its powerful levels of antioxidants, greek mountain tea is as potent as green tea at promoting the body's antioxidant defenses and preventing oxidative stress.

Greek Mountain
 used for centuries to calm body and mind and as natural sleep support. Contains protective and regenerative phytochemicals that help our skin to recover overnight*4

Adrenal Dream

This herbal contains numerous immune boosting ingredients, namely ashwagandha root that is know for its excellent immune-boosting effects. It has been shown to encourage anti-inflammatory and disease-fighting immune cells that help to ward off illness.

Ashwaganda Root
helps to overcome adrenal fatigue that's the result of stress, fights anxiety and stress, improves mood, boosts immune function while improving concentration and focus*5

Health & Wellness

This tea packs a punch with real cinnamon pieces, fennel and licorice root along with ginger pieces. Also, the added dandelion root can help boost your immune system with its antimicrobial and antiviral properties. Also, several studies have found that dandelion significantly reduces viruses' ability to replicate.

Licorice Root
may help to reduce inflammation, has anti-ulcer activity, reduces symptoms of general gastric and intestinal irritation and may help kill bacteria in the mouth that cause tooth decay*6

Berry Delight

This tasty delight includes antioxidant rich fruits like elderberries, blackberries, raspberries and cherries. Elderberries are packed with antioxidants and vitamins that to help boost your immune system and blackberries also rank highly among fruits for antioxidant strength, particularly due to their high contents of phenolic compounds. Raspberries are high in antioxidants that can protect cells from damage by free radicals, which are unstable atoms that injure your cells as they try to stabilize which slows down the healing process. 

Elderberries
can help treat influenza and cold symptoms, can lower risk of chronic diseases and contain polyphenols which are a type of antioxidant that prevents damage to your cells and may have benefits that lower blood pressure and reduce blood sugar levels*7

*1 Learn About the Flu available HERE
*2 Source Medical News Today
*3 Source Healthline
*4 Source Lipoid Kosmetik
*5 Source Dr. Axe
*6 Source Medical News Today
*7 Source Health

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