YOGI Healthy Fasting (16 Tea Bags) Supports Detoxification while Dieting
Yogi Healthy Fasting tea combines Garcinia Cambogia with Red Clover and a traditionally-used healthy cleansing blend of Burdock and Dandelion Root. Licorice and Fennel combine with warming Cinnamon, making Yogi Healthy Fasting tea a tasty addition to your dieting or fasting program of exercise and a balanced diet.*
To get the most out of every cup, bring water to boiling and steep 5 to 10 minutes. For a stronger tea, use 2 tea bags. Drink up to 10 cups a day.
Garcinia cambogia Fruit
Garcinia cambogia fruit, an exotic fruit from South India that has been traditionally used to help support stamina.
Botanically-speaking, fennel seeds are not seeds, but are the fruits of the sweet fennel plant, an herb that has been cultivated for culinary and medicinal use for thousands of years. In India, fennel seeds are routinely chewed after meals to support digestion and to act as an herbal mouth freshener.
Licorice root is a flavorful, sweet herb that has been used for thousands of years and is still one of the most widely used herbs in all herbal systems. Licorice has been used traditionally to support the skin and the liver. It also is thought by herbalists to help soothe indigestion and the throat.
Cinnamon Bark comes from a small evergreen tree that is native to Sri Lanka. Cinnamon is a pungent, sweet and hot spice that can warm and invigorates the body and support function of the respiratory and digestive systems. It can also help to promote circulation to the joints and support immune function.
Red clover is a member of the Pea family, which includes not only peas, but also beans and peanuts. In herbal medicine, red clover flower is used as a general detoxifying herb. It has a pleasant sweet taste.
Alfalfa Leaf is a very mild, food-like nutritive plant in the pea family, which has been used in traditional herbal medicine for over 1,500 years. It is a natural source of protein, calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D and more.
Hawthorn Berry, sometimes referred to as English Hawthorn Berry, comes from a small, spiny tree that is indigenous to all of Europe and the Mediterranean region. According to Ayurveda, tart/sour tastes help promote digestive function. As such, this sour berry has been traditionally used for hundreds of years to support the digestive system and to promote circulation.
Cardamom is a uniquely flavored culinary herb in the ginger family. But cardamom is more than its delicious flavor. This herb is warming and has been traditionally used to support healthy stomach and digestive function as well as the respiratory system.
Ginger Root, the underground stem, or rhizome, of the plant Zingiber officinale, has been used in many herbal traditions since ancient times. In Ayurveda, Ginger is known as the wonder herb, and it’s no wonder, since Ayurveda employs Ginger for a wide variety of health applications, including digestive support. Historically, Ginger Root was also one of the most respected herbs for supporting joint health. Additionally, Ginger Root has been traditionally used to support healthy peripheral circulation; and can aid in warming up cold hands and feet, and will also promote sweating when needed.
Burdock Root – a member of the daisy family that originated in Eurasia – is now firmly established as a naturalized plant in North America. Herbalists value burdock for helping to detoxify the liver. The root is served as a food in Japan, where it is known as gobo. Resembling a long brown carrot, burdock can be prepared in the same way you might enjoy a carrot, such as fresh juice or in a stir-fry dish.
The root of a plant that many see as a pesky yard weed is a celebrated liver cleanser in the world of herbal medicine. Dandelion root has been traditionally used to support the liver, which in turn can support the skin.
Yellow Dock Root
Yellow dock (Rumex crispus) is leafy-green plant distinguished by its yellow carrot-shaped root. In herbal medicine, it has a long history of use as a detoxifying herb, as well as to support the skin and liver; for those purposes it is often combined with dandelion root. A mild laxative, it contains anthraquinone glycosides, the active ingredients also found in senna leaf. A rich source of iron, yellow dock root has been traditionally used to supply iron to the diet.
Clove Buds are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the Myrtle family. The English name clove derives from Latin clavus (nail), as the shape of the buds resembles small nails. Clove bud is widely used as a spice in ancient Asian herbal traditions. With a warming quality, clove supports circulation and digestion.
Not only is Black Pepper one of the most widely used culinary spices in the world, it also has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine. A spicy herb that can help support digestion, it also supplies antioxidants, which can help to reduce free radicals. As a diuretic, black pepper can support water balance in the body.