Tea can both energize and calm at the same time. Shaolin Monks are known for their exceptional martial arts skills and remarkable discipline. THNK infuses Sencha green tea, known to be naturally high in antioxidants and mind-focusing L-Theanine, with brain-boosting ginseng root and memory-enhancing ginkgo leaf to deliver a cognitively-forward elixir.
Slender needle-like leaves produce a deeply vegetal taste and aroma, ripe with notes of toasted rice and nori. Thanks to its high levels of EGCG and catechins, a type of antioxidant, Sencha green tea is well known for its potential health benefits including weight loss, improved blood flow and better brain function.
Lemon verbena is a perennial shrub used in traditional medicine in many Latin American countries. In addition to providing anti-inflammatory and expectorant benefits, lemon verbena is great for providing relief from colds, flus, coughs, and sinus infections. It also works well to calm stomach sensitivities and relieves stress.
Ginger is cultivated most prominently in India, China, Indonesia and West Africa. Ginger has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, and other health benefits. As a powerful antispasmodic, it helps calm and relax an upset stomach, alleviate headaches, help relieve anxiety, and is beneficial for gastrointestinal discomforts.
Lemongrass is a tall stalky plant native to SE Asia and a prized culinary ingredient. Beloved for its lemony flavor, lemongrass is also known for its health benefits and has been known to contain inflammation-fighting and anti-anxiety compounds.
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.
ELEUTHERO (SIBERIAN GINSENG):
Also known as Siberian Ginseng, this root is found in North East China, Eastern Russia, Korea and Japan. As an Adaptogen, Eleuthero helps the body adapt to various types of stress. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is used to strengthen the sinews and bones, transform dampness and reduce swelling.
This well-known culinary and traditional herb is native to Europe and Southwest Asia. Spearmint extract has recently been found to improve memory. Also used to alleviate symptoms of nausea, indigestion, gas, headache, toothache, cramps, and sore throat.
Ginkgo is the oldest surviving species of tree originating during the Permian period about 250 million years ago. Ginkgo has been shown to affect recall, recognition memory, reaction time, attention, concentration, mood, and energy levels. It’s the subject of over 400 scientific publications, making it one of the most researched herbal products.