The fibers and potassium in the tea facilitate bowel movements, preventing common digestive conditions such as constipation, gastritis, colitis, and stomach ulcers as well as eliminating the toxic wastes from the body, thereby promoting the function of the kidneys and liver.
Its antioxidant effects coming from the presence of zinc, ascorbic acid, and vitamin C might be useful in promoting healing of wounds as well as fortifying the immune system by fighting against infections, and thus helping in managing pneumonia, common cold, diarrhea, and malaria.
Besides antioxidants, including chlorogenic acid, it contains vitamin A that plays a role in reducing the risk of oral and lung cancer.
In addition to having lutein and lycopene, its potassium content aid in metabolizing carbohydrates as well as stabilizing the electrolyte levels that helps in curbing the risk of serious heart disorders.
Good for eyes
Its beta-carotene being a precursor of vitamin A is believed to promote good vision by protecting the retina, along with lutein and zeaxanthin, preventing age-related vision loss and night blindness.
For bones and teeth
A good source of calcium, phosphorus and fluoride, the herbal tea might be beneficial for strengthening the bones and teeth, minimizing the risk of osteoporosis and preventing dental cavities.
It magnesium content helps in calming the nerves providing relief from stress and anxiety as well as managing the symptoms of depression.
For weight management
Apart from being low in calories and fats and having phenolic compounds, its natural sugars neither affects the blood sugar levels nor accumulates as fats in the body, reducing the risk of obesity.