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Wild Mountain Tea & Ginger

Wild Mountain Tea & Ginger

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This tea grows way up in the mountains of Taiwan, it has to endure large temperature and humidity changes. This causes a stress response in the plant which in turn creates an amazing plant full of antioxidants. There has recently been tests carried out in regards to this see below :

Wild Mountain Tea, Taiwan Native Mountain Tea is the only indigenous tea tree in Taiwan. And it is 100% fermented. Formosan Farm's Native Mountain Tea was recorded as an important "medicine" to support Japanese Emperor during in the early farm family.

Caution: Be sure to refrigerate for at least 2 hours before opening. When opening, open slowly as it is naturally carbonated!!!

Now, the most updated medical research shows that the "theaflavin" extracted from locally grown Taiwanese tea may be an inhibitor for the coronavirus. Fermented tea contains even more theaflavin.

 A chemical compound prevalent in tea might be able to inhibit the proliferation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the human body, according to the latest findings of a Taiwanese hospital.

Ginger is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Under 2  grams of ginger can help prevent various types of nausea. This applies to sea sickness, chemotherapy-related nausea, nausea after surgery and morning sickness. Ginger has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and improve various heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes. Ginger occurs to speed up emptying of the stomach, which can be beneficial for people with indigestion and related stomach discomfort, it appears to be very effective against menstrual pain when taken at the beginning of the menstrual period, it contains a substance called 6-gingerol, which may have protective effects against cancer­­­.