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    Tea Forte - Herbal Retreat Organic Relaxation Tea Naturally Caffeine Free Blueberry Merlot - 15 Tea Bags

    • Code#:111149
    • Manufacturer:Tea Forte
    • Size/Form:15  Tea Bags
    • Packaged Ship Weight:0.35
    • Servings:15
    • Dosage Size:1  Tea Bag(s)
    • Flavor title:Blueberry Merlot

    Tea Forte - Herbal Retreat Organic Relaxation Tea Naturally Caffeine Free Blueberry Merlot - 15 Biodegradable Sachets (1.85 oz / 52.5 g)

    Tea Forte Blueberry Merlot Herbal Retreat Organic Relaxation Tea is naturally caffeine free. The deep taste of succulent summer-sweet blueberries with a subtle wisp of sage to heighten an excellent cup. Corkscrew not required. Retreat to a place where restorative calm and peace are found. A rejuvenating naturally caffeine-free herbal infusion to relax the mind and soothe the spirit.

    Tea Forte introduces Fair Trade-certified, USDA organic, herbal whole leaf relaxation teas for balance and well being in recyclable “EnviroTins.” Offering five new flavors from their Herbal Retreat Collection. Packaged in airtight EnviroTins that protect the teas, each tin contains twenty eco-friendly, biodegradable full-leaf sachets made of GMO-free, corn silk.

    The delicious, naturally caffeine-free steeps offer an escape from the chaotic rhythm of daily life with herbal blends artfully crafted to reduce the negative effects of daily stress while helping soothe both body and mind. Retreat to a place where restorative calm and peace are found.

    Benefits of Tea
    Tea... The Healthiest Beverage on Earth
    People have been exploring tea's health benefits for 5,000 years. Whether we are seeking mental alertness, protection against disease, or renewal of the spirit, we enjoy tea for many reasons. Research on tea and its health effects is underway in academic institutions and medical settings all over the world and many exciting leads have been uncovered. As more studies begin to test findings on human subjects we gain valuable information about how tea can help us in our own lives. None of the following information should be interpreted as or substituted for medical advice. It is simply a presentation of some of the promising findings presented in recent years.

    The Antioxidant Story
    Each day, we may be exposed to harmful influences -- foods high in fat and sugar, chemicals in the environment, cigarette smoke, and more. In response, our bodies produce unstable molecules called oxidants or "free radicals" that can damage healthy cells. The result can be chronic illnesses, immune system damage, organ disease, and other health problems.

    Antioxidants found in foods like fruits, vegetables, and tea, can help to limit the effects of free radicals. The antioxidants combine with free radicals so they can no longer harm other cells. In this way, it is believed that antioxidants may reduce the occurrence and size of some kinds of tumors and inhibit their growth.
     
    You will see many terms associated with antioxidants and tea that might seem confusing at first. They are all closely linked.

    • Antioxidants are molecules that slow or stop oxidants.
    • Polyphenols found in tea have strong antioxidant qualities.
    • Flavonoids are a type of polyphenol found in tea.
    • Catechins are a component of flavonoids. There are four types of catechins in tea. EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) is the one discussed most frequently with regards to tea's health benefits.

    How Tea Helps Our Bodies

    Cardiovascular Health
    Some of the benefits to heart health that have been suggested by early studies include lowering LDL cholesterol1 and improving the ability of blood vessel lining to expand when blood flow increases. Some believe that tea might also help lower blood pressure.

    Immune system
    Antioxidants may help to protect Immune System the L-theanine, an amino acid present in tea, may "prime" the immune system to help it fight infection, bacteria, viruses, and fungi. In addition, tea is rich in vitamins and minerals including B1, B2, B6, C, folic acid, magnesium, potassium, and zinc.

    Cognition
    Tea's amino acids may also help you gain a calmer, but more alert, mental state. The effect can last for 3 - 4 hours.

    Cancer
    Early research suggests that some components of tea might help to reduce cancer risk. This is one of the most active areas of research currently.

    Oral Health
    Tea contains a natural fluoride, encouraging healthy tooth enamel, and the flavonoids in tea may slow the formation of plaque by bacteria in the mouth.

    Weight Loss
    Tea has no calories and helps to hydrate the body. Substituting unsweetened tea for sugary drinks like soda can be a useful tool in maintaining a healthy weight. It is also thought that tea can help to boost metabolism. One should not, however, believe claims that "Wulong" tea is "weight-loss tea." "Wulong" is simply another word for "oolong" and it has not shown any more, or less, impact on weight loss.

    Bone Health
    A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that older women who were tea drinkers had higher bone mineral density (BMD) than non-tea drinkers.

    Organic Ingredients
    All of Tea Forté's artisan crafted teas and infusions integrate only the highest grade, leaves, healthful herbs, fruits and flowers offering a symphony of botanical benefits, that deliver a diverse cup full of flavor and character. They source only teas that are 100% natural and do not contain petrochemicals, dyes, artificial fragrances or preservatives. Tea Forté is uncompromising in these principles and procure the finest, exceptional organically-grown ingredients that meet their standards when available.

    Fair Trade Teas
    The Fair Trade Certified Label guarantees consumers that strict economic, social and environmental criteria were met in the production and trade of an agricultural product. Fair Trade farmer groups receive a minimum price covering the cost of sustainable production and a premium to invest in social and economic development projects. Tea Forté is proud to offer teas and MINTEAS that support Fair Trade movement dedicated to building equitable and sustainable trading partnerships that create opportunities to alleviate poverty. The company stands in solidarity with the tea workers and empowers them by paying a pro-active premium which provides and supports fair wages and added benefits such as better housing, healthcare, education and a sustainable environment. In order to provide these benefits, Tea Forté's premium is up to ten times more than conventional prices paid by many tea companies. Your purchase helps protect fragile ecosystems.

    Recyclable Packaging
    Supporting the preservation and improvement of the environment Tea Forté's boxes are made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper and printed with soy ink. Their MINTEAS and HERBAL RETREAT EnviroTins are made from steel, the most recyclable packaging material in the world. Steel is among the highest sustainable form of packaging as it is a completely and endlessly recyclable loop of steel to steel, with no loss of its original properties regardless of how many times it is recycled. The Environmental Protection Agency's reports that steel cans have the highest recycle rate of any materials, more than two-and-a-half times higher than that of most other packaging options followed by paper, paperboard, and then aluminum cans. Steel ranks as today’s most desirable, convenient, and environmentally friendly package.

    Minimizing Tea Forté's Impact
    Conscious of their ecological impact Tea Forté has chosen to hold ourselves responsible making every effort to minimize their supply chain and offset their carbon footprint, whenever possible, knowing that the preservation and improvement of the environment is a reflection of good corporate citizenship.

    Tea Forté’s web presence is part of the a 100% Carbon Neutral Web Hosting Community, whose servers' electricity impacts on the environment are offset by Wind Power — reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions every day.

    Suggested Use

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    Preparation
    For best flavor, bring fresh cold filtered water to a boil. Steep sachet for five minutes. Sip. Relax. Rediscover yourself.


    Organic Rose Hips, Fair Trade Certified Organic Hibiscus, Organic Blueberries, Organic Sage, Natural Blueberry Flavor and Organic Cornflower Petals.

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    By Deborah (Frederick , MD )

    good flavor

    I RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT!
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    Manufacturer Info

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    23 Bradford Street
    Concord, MA,
    Phone: 1-800-721-1149 Visit website

    About Tea Forte

    Founded in 2003, Tea Forté aims to capture the "Art of Tea". We’ve consulted with chefs and restaurateurs in culinary havens worldwide to create the most innovative and delicious blends of tea with whole leaf teas, rough-cut herbs and flowers. Our pyramid infusers crowned with our signature leaf, combined with our custom-designed accessories, elevates a cup of tea into an extraordinary experience for all of your senses.

    Tea Forté unique products are available at fine retailers, restaurants, hotels and spas worldwide, as well as here on our website. So settle in with a cup of tea and explore our online store. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or comments.

    *The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by LuckyVitamin.com or the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a health care professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.

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