Discover a sense of elevated contentment with each uplifting cup of ELV8. This flavorful, confectionary blend brings together the divine taste of citrusy, dark chocolate with the astringent flavors of black pepper and the highly-prized Chinese Pu’erh tea to produce a mood-enhancing libation reminiscent of a dark liqueur with complex earthy notes and a sweet lingering finish.
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.
Native to Central America, Cacao was used as a medicinal and religious beverage by the Aztecs and Mayans. Naturally bitter, cacao is rich in antioxidants and a rich source of flavonoids and alkaloids, such as theobromine, which is a natural stimulant.
Pu’erh is a variety of fermented tea traditionally produced in Yunnan Province, China. Pu’erh has been shown to aid in weight loss, stress reduction, cardiovascular health, and lower cholesterol.
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.
Known as the “King of Spices,” the best black pepper is grown in southern India near Cochin. The berries of the perennial black pepper vine are harvested when unripe, then sun-dried until they blacken. Black pepper helps to stimulate hydrochloric acid in the stomach for better digestion. It contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, making it potentially helpful for reducing free-radical damage.