Healtea Anise & Fennel
This variant gives a different and exotic flavor, and is excellent to consume after meal, due to its digestive aid properties. Star anise is the star-shaped fruit of an evergreen plant known scientifically as Illicium verum. According to South Korean researchers the extracts and essential oil of star anise demonstrated antifungal properties. Tests of antimicrobial compounds from star anise found that they were effective against numerous drug resistant bacteria. Star anise also exhibits: - Strong anti-oxidant activity, which can neutralize damaging free radicals in our bodies - Help relieve intestinal problems such as abdominal cramps, bloating, gas, constipation and improves digestion - It has a sedative property as well, which may be helpful for inducing sleep - Fennel seed has a flavor similar to star anise. The health benefits of fennel include: - Strong anti-oxidant properties - Aids in digestion, flatulence (gas), relieves cough and bronchitis. *Important reminder: This is not a medicinal drug and should not be used to treat the symptoms of any disease. Healtea is an excellent healthy alternative to coffee and may be enjoyed both hot and cold (iced tea) any time.