The A-Team is an herbal tea blend which contains powerful ingredients which are Antiviral, Antimicrobial, Anti-fungal, Antibacterial, Anti-Inflammatory and also natural Antioxidants.
These classic herbs can serve as a first-line of protection from contagious germs, bacteria and airborne viruses which all threaten your overall health.
Take advantage of the ability to control and protect your family’s health using this herbal blend, specifically selected for each herb’s ability to support the immune system.
Airborne viruses are infectious micro organisms which use the body as a host to replicate. These invaders can be arrested, prevented from multiplying and killed during the incubation phase using these powerful and carefully selected herbs.
Rosemary – Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-Inflammatory; Helps with infectious diseases, especially those involving the throat. Rosemary supports the immune system as it detoxifies the blood and protects the body from invasion by foreign bodies. It also enhances mental clarity and concentration.
Clove – Antimicrobial, Antifungal, Antiviral, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory and Antibacterial. The high amounts of eugenol, kaempferol and rhamnetin in cloves can help the body deal with infections, inflammation and disease-causing bacteria in the body. As an expectorant, cloves can help reduce inflammation and expel mucous. It also helps soothe the throat and minimizes coughing. Cloves contain antioxidants, which help the immune system ward off free radicals and oxidative damage.
Oregano – Oregano has a long history of supporting a healthy immune response and is a natural antioxidant source. Oregano is high in phenols with beneficial antioxidant effects. The two most abundant phenols in it are Thymol and Carvacrol. Carvacrol is found to be effective against bacterial infections and Thymol helps to boost the immune system. Carvacrol and Thymol both have antimicrobial properties. Oregano has many health benefits but is most associated with respiratory and immune system health.
Thyme – Thyme has natural antiviral properties that stimulate the body's defenses against colds, flu, bronchitis and sinusitis.
Cinnamon - Cinnamon has powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties that naturally help your immune system fight off germs and infection.
Elderberry – Elderberry helps to treat colds and flus. They may have antioxidant and antiviral effects.
Echinacea – Echinacea helps to boost the immune system and help it to defend your body against germs. Research shows it increases the number of white blood cells, which fight infection in the body.
Astragalus – Astragalus is a prominent herb in Chinese medicine which contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. In some studies, astragalus root helped with resistance to infection and regulating the body’s immune responses.
Lemon Balm Leaf – Lemon balm has strong antiviral properties, due to its polyphenols. Its antiviral properties make it helpful for recovering from viral infections. This herb can be consumed on a regular basis to strengthen the body’s natural defenses against viruses.
Garlic – Garlic helps to support the immune system by stimulating certain cells and regulating the secretion of cytokine, which help the immune system communicate and function.
Butterfly Pea Flower – This beautiful blue flower helps to support a healthy immune system. It is known to promote vitality and healthy aging.
Lemongrass - A powerful antioxidant; According to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, study results suggest that lemongrass may have some infection-preventing capabilities.
Hibiscus – Hibiscus contains vitamin C, a strong antioxidant which is responsible for keeping the immune system healthy. It is also high in iron, which is a mineral that serves to balance the immune system and helps the body to maintain red blood cells.
Spearmint – Spearmint has potent antibacterial properties which help to fight infections.
Triphala - There is research that suggests Triphala is a good protective agent against radiation and oxidative damage of internal cells and organs.
- Boil water.
- Add 2 teaspoons of loose tea to individual tea bag or tea infuser.
- Place filled tea bag in 6-8 oz mug
- Pour the heated water over the tea and steep for 4 minutes or longer.
- Longer steeping times make stronger tea.
- Add sugar or honey for sweetness, if desired.