Ginger is a strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. As a result, it allows your body to protect itself from a number of health problems. For example, heart disease, cancer, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s. It is known to help relieve nausea and reduce muscle pain. Ginger is also great for those with IBS or diabetes because it kick starts metabolism and can balance out sugar levels. In addition to reducing cholesterol, ginger lowers the risk of blood clots.
Our organic lemons are a natural antiseptic, so they clear bad bacteria out of the body. They have an alkalizing effect on the body, stimulate the digestive system and purify toxins in the liver. Lemons are also super high in vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant which strengthens the immune system.
Most notably, turmeric is a major source of curcumin. This compound fights off pathogens that can cause disease. As a result, turmeric is a powerful natural medicine. It is loaded with vitamins and minerals. Not only is it an antioxidant, it is hypoglycemic, and has wound-healing and antimicrobial properties. Chinese and Indian systems of healing have used turmeric for a long time. Most commonly, it is used as a powerful anti-inflammatory, but turmeric can be used to treat a wide variety of conditions. Including jaundice, menstrual pain, toothache, bruises, and colic.
The heat you feel when you consume cayenne comes from capsaicin. This compound stimulates the body’s circulation system. Thus renewing the digestive tract and aiding in digestion. Cayenne pepper also reduces cholesterol and is an amazing source of vitamin A.
We source our honey sustainably from Bee Local. Not only is raw honey a delicious natural sweetener, it is also a potent antioxidant. It neutralizes harmful free radicals known to cause cancer. Raw honey helps fight the buildup of “bad” cholesterol. Similarly, it contains small doses of local pollens to boost the body’s natural defense to allergens. Therefore raw honey improves immune health, and aids in digestion.
**NEW** BLACK PEPPER
Not only is black pepper a great source of manganese and vitamin K, it delivers an assortment of health benefits. Black pepper stimulates the flow of stomach acid and increases the availability of nutrients in many foods. It helps you get the most out of what you eat. In the Tantra, black pepper especially helps activate the curcumin in Turmeric. With black pepper, the rate of curcumin absorption increases by a whopping 2000%! Black pepper is also a natural antibacterial, supports skin health, and helps fight respiratory congestion, all while helping maintain proper digestion.