Join the resistance with a first line of DFNS. Embrace this herbal arsenal of turmeric, orange peel, and hibiscus, known for their high content of immunity-supporting Vitamin C and antioxidants. Delicately curated with the seductively fragrant floral notes of cardamom, lavender and rose petals, each cup will leave you feeling refreshed and renitent.
Seductively fragrant, with floral notes and a menthol bite, cardamom is a bush in the ginger family that grows to 10 feet high. Traditional cultures and literature reference cardamom as a digestive aid by promoting and assisting digestion while improving digestive function and providing natural support to the intestine.
Dried orange peel is a by-product of the most commonly grown fruit in the world. Orange peel also contains good amounts of provitamin A, folate, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamin B6, and calcium. Plus, it’s rich in plant compounds called polyphenols, which may help prevent and manage type 2 diabetes, obesity, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Indigenous to Southeastern and Eastern Asia, this perennial member of the Zingiberaceae family has been used for thousands of years as a traditional medicine, coloring agent and spice. Turmeric reduces inflammation, boosts the immune system, and can even help relieve arthritis symptoms! It can also ease heartburn and stomach pain.
Originally from Angola, hibiscus is a tart flower now cultivated throughout tropical and subtropical regions of the world, especially from Sudan, Egypt, Thailand, Mexico and China. Packed with antioxidants, hibiscus has many health benefits and is excellent for the immune system. Hibiscus supports the liver and helps boost the immune system.
There are over 150 species of roses available in almost any imaginable size and color. The best part is that they’re all edible. Like many other edible flowers, roses may offer health benefits. Some research suggests that certain compounds in roses may play a role in reducing anxiety and promoting relaxation.
Cloves are the dried aromatic flower buds from an evergreen tree native to Indonesia from the Myrtaceae family. Because of their warming and digestive supportive properties they have also been used to support a healthy immune and respiratory system.
A fragrant evergreen shrub with beautiful purple flower spikes that bloom every summer. Lavender has sedative, diuretic, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to relieve migraines, anxiety, depression, and insomnia.
The Stevia plant has been used for more than 1,500 years by the Guaraní peoples of South America, who called it “sweet herb.” As an alternative to sucrose, or table sugar, using stevia as a sweetener carries the potential for considerable health benefits. The low calorie count qualifies Stevia to be a healthful alternative for diabetes control and weight loss.