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Elevate Your Tea Experience with Our Top 5 Favourite Functional Ingredients

Elevate Your Tea Experience with Our Top 5 Favourite Functional Ingredients

Are you looking to enhance your tea experience beyond just flavor? At tealish, we're passionate about delivering not just delicious teas but also ones infused with powerful functional ingredients that can support your overall well-being. We're excited to share our top 5 favourite functional ingredients that we're seeing popping up everywhere right now! 

What are Functional Ingredients?

Functional ingredients are components added to food or beverages that offer specific health benefits beyond basic nutrition. They are carefully selected for their potential to support bodily functions and promote overall health. These ingredients often have therapeutic properties and have been used for centuries in traditional medicine practices.

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1. Ashwagandha

Benefits: Ashwagandha is an ancient herb known for its adaptogenic properties, meaning it helps the body adapt to stress. It can help reduce stress, anxiety, and fatigue while promoting a sense of calmness and mental clarity. Additionally, ashwagandha supports immune function and may improve sleep quality.

2. Tulsi (Holy Basil)

Benefits: Tulsi, also known as Holy Basil, is revered in Ayurvedic medicine for its numerous health benefits. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which can help protect the body from oxidative stress and inflammation. Tulsi is also known to support respiratory health, aid digestion, and promote relaxation.

3. Chaga

Benefits: Chaga is a type of mushroom that grows on birch trees and is rich in antioxidants, particularly polysaccharides and beta-glucans. It may help boost the immune system, reduce inflammation, and support overall immune health. Chaga is also believed to promote skin health and improve energy levels.

4. Reishi

Benefits: Reishi is another medicinal mushroom with powerful adaptogenic properties. It is known for its ability to support immune function, reduce stress, and promote relaxation. Reishi may also help regulate blood sugar levels, support liver health, and improve sleep quality.

5. Hibiscus

Benefits: Hibiscus is a vibrant flower known for its tart flavor and numerous health benefits. It is rich in antioxidants, particularly flavonoids, which may help lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels, and support heart health. Hibiscus is also believed to have anti-inflammatory properties and may aid in weight management.

The Rise of Functional Beverages

The functional beverage industry is experiencing significant growth as consumers become more health-conscious and seek out products that offer both taste and functionality. Functional teas, in particular, are gaining popularity due to their ability to deliver targeted health benefits in a convenient and enjoyable form.

By incorporating these top 5 functional ingredients into our teas, tealish is at the forefront of this movement, offering you an easy and delicious way to support your health and well-being.

Functional ingredients like Ashwagandha, Tulsi, Chaga, Reishi, Hibiscus and more are revolutionizing the way we think about tea. Not only do they add depth and complexity to the flavour profile, but they also provide a myriad of health benefits that can enhance our overall quality of life. So why settle for ordinary tea when you can elevate your tea experience with functional ingredients?

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