- 100% natural product
- Wild harvest
- Produced in Russia
- Gluten Free! Caffeine Free!
Willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium) is a plant that is extremely popular in Russia under the name Ivan tea or Koporsky tea. The use of Ivan tea is inextricably linked with the national culture, economy and historical traditions of the Russian people.
An ancient legend says that a man named Ivan once lived. He loved to walk among the flowers in a red shirt. When the locals noticed the red color, flickering among the greenery, they said: Yes, this is Ivan, he is going for tea.
The plant is also known as Fireweed or Rosebay Willowherb.
Willowherb really has extremely useful properties. This is due to the huge amount of nutrients contained in the plant, including: Vitamin C, Carotene, Pectin, Tannins, Alkaloids, Honey, Iron, Manganese and others.
The drink prepared by Ivan tea has the following useful properties:
- stimulates the process of hematopoiesis;
- tones the whole body;
- acts anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, pathogenic and sedative;
- removes toxins from the body;
- improves metabolism.
Ginger is a powerful antioxidant that is commonly used in various types of inflammation, including rheumatoid arthritis. Its roots contain ginger-gels that play an important role in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Ginger is also effective in treating a number of gastrointestinal problems, most notably to prevent nausea and vomiting, including chemotherapy. It also helps to soothe various disorders of the stomach and intestines.
Ginger lowers high blood pressure and raises low blood pressure, so it balances this problem well. The rhizome prevents platelets from sticking together and forming dangerous blood clots, which lead to clogged arteries, heart attacks and thrombophlebitis.
Ginger helps the body recover faster from colds, sore throats and flu. It stimulates the secretion of mucus from the bronchi and clears the airways. In case of flu and colds, inhalations with freshly cooked ginger root are recommended.
Lemongrass can be classified as a delicious spice or useful herb.
Lemongrass calms the nerves and improves brain function, has a beneficial effect on the gastrointestinal tract. Lemongrass is also suitable for fatigue, headaches and lack of concentration. It is an excellent remedy for the first symptoms of flu and colds, and can also reduce muscle and joint pain.
The abundance of useful substances in Willowherb allows for a beneficial effect in:
- Anemia and vitamin deficiency - as an additional source of iron and vitamin C;
- Fatigue, stress and depression - as a sedative;
- For the prevention of cardiovascular diseases - as an anticoagulant;
- Acute respiratory infections, colds and sore throats - as an antiseptic and bactericidal agent.
Willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium), Ginger root (Zingiber officinale), Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus).
Gluten Free! Caffeine Free!
Method of preparation:
Put 1-2 tsp. of the plant in 200-500 ml of hot water. The maximum water temperature should be 70-80 C. For best results, wait 15-20 minutes to get a rich taste and aroma.
It can be consumed hot and cold. Cold can be consumed for up to 2 days when stored at room temperature. When stored in the refrigerator, consume up to 5 days after preparation.
Packing: 100 g