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The very mention of vitamin C brings to mind images of oranges and other fruits. Some foods high in vitamin C include papaya, guava, green peppers and kale. While vitamin C is commonly found in fruits and vegetables, there are some organic herbal teas that can help you meet your daily fix of this powerful vitamin!
While herbal teas should not be used as a complete substitute for a fresh diet of fruits and vegetables, here are some recommendations for teas higher in vitamin C. Organic herbal teas are fun and easy to boost your vitamin C intake.
Vitamin C is important to repair and regenerate skin tissue, keeping your skin looking supple and youthful. This vitamin also helps guard against heart disease and prevents cancer by combating free radicals. Your body also needs vitamin C to absorb iron. With all these benefits, it’s important you consume enough vitamin c everyday as it is neither produced nor stored by the body.
The fruit of the rose plant, rose hips are high in antioxidants and contain a high amount of vitamin A and C. The high concentration of vitamin C will help strengthen your immune system and keep colds or flus at bay. If you’re down with a cold or flu, rose hip acts as a natural remedy to clear your respiratory tract and nose congestion, making it more comfortable for you to breathe.
Drinking rose hip tea daily is a great way to improve your vitality. The antioxidants have anti-inflammatory properties, flushing out toxins, healing tissues and regenerating cells, thus preventing premature aging.
This potent ingredient is found in our rose paradise tea, paired with hibiscus for flavour ,and our orange chamomile tea. Pop a tea bag in a cup of hot water to brew and indulge, knowing you’re giving your body a healthy drink!
The high content of vitamin C found in hibiscus tea makes this organic herbal tea a great immune system booster. Hibiscus tea can help prevent you from falling sick with a cold or flu. If you’re running a fever, drinking this tea can help as hibiscus tea has the ability to lower body temperature.
Hibiscus tea contains anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidant properties that can help effectively treat acne, scars, sunburns and eczema.
Hibiscus is paired with rose in our rose paradise tea. This floral tea has a decadent scent that is sure to please your palette.
This organic herbal tea is packed with vitamin A and C, which are essential nutrients for lush hair and clear skin. By improving blood circulation, lemongrass tea can help clear skin, treat oily skin and combat acne.
The high vitamin C content also means your immune system is getting a boost, which keeps you from falling sick in the first place. Lemongrass has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties too, which helps treat cold, cough and flu. This organic herbal tea is sure to improve your health and increase your vitality.
While some turn to vitamin C supplements to get their daily fix, food in its natural state is the best source to get your daily intake of vitamins or nutrients. Natural food like fresh fruits and vegetables will provide your body with the most abundant source of nutrition. Organic herbal tea can help you reach your daily intake of vitamin C while providing other great benefits as well!