Vitamins in Tea:
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) – Helps build energy by converting energy from food. Promotes better appetite and digestion. Also needed for growth and reproduction.
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) – Breaks down proteins, fats & carbohydrates to produce energy. Keeps skin, eyes, mouth and hair in good condition. Promotes natural immunity.
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) - Helps maintain healthy brain function. Helps to breakdown and digest proteins. Helps in forming red blood cells.
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) – Heals wounds and mends fractures. Aids the immune system in fighting bacteria, virus’s and infections. An antihistamine helping with stuffy nose & cough. Enhances production of collagen.
Vitamin K (Phytonadione) - Prevents blood clotting and helps build bone metabolism. Helps prevent calcification on tissues. Helps lower inflammation flareups.
Vitamin A (Carotene) – Essential for good eyesight and healthy skin. Helps bone metabolism and the immune functions.
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) - Aids in vital functions like red blood cell formation and energy production. Plays a role in restricting defects during pregnancy. Helps in growth and maintenance of muscle tissue. Also known for treating anxiety & depression.
Minerals in Tea:
Manganese - Vital for growth and the body’s formation of bone, reproduction and carbohydrate metabolism.
Potassium - Essential for nerve function, muscle contraction, and maintaining normal blood pressure.
Zinc - Essential for the development of reproductive organs, helps to heal wounds, aids in taste sensation and and regulates metabolism.
- Fluoride- Protects bone and tooth enamel.