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Product Description - Yogi Tea Ginger Organic Tea 16 Tea Bags
For millennia, herbalists throughout the world have known of the rejuvenating, soothing and invigorating qualities of Ginger. Naturally warming, Ginger supports healthy digestion. Ayurvedic practitioners have used Ginger as a way of activating the body's internal energy to help regain balance and harmony. In our organic Ginger tea, we build on this therapeutic tradition by adding a unique blend of herbs and spices to complement Ginger's piquant flavor. Yogi's Ginger tea offers a delicious and intriguing blend enjoyable any time of day.
Ginger Root, the underground stem, or rhizome, of the plantZingiber officinale, has been used in many herbal traditions since ancient times. In Ayurveda, ginger is known as the wonder herb, and it's no wonder, since Ayurveda uses ginger for a wide variety of conditions, including supporting digestion. Historically, ginger root was one of the most respected herbs for supporting joint health. Ginger has also been traditionally used to support healthy peripheral circulation, so it can help warm up cold hands and feet, and will also promote sweating when that is needed.
Lemongrass is a tropical herb that is popular in Thai cooking. Traditionally, is has been used to support normal respiratory function. Lemongrass tastes great and is a warming herb that can support digestion.
Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is a flavorful, sweet herb that has been used for thousands of years and is still one of the most widely used herbs in all herbal systems. Licorice has been used traditionally to support the skin and the liver. It also is thought by herbalists to help soothe indigestion and the throat.
Peppermint is a perennial plant that produces light purple flowers and green leaves with serrated edges. Commonly used as a flavoring in products such as candy, chewing gum, toothpaste, and ice cream, peppermint also has been used traditionally to cool the body by promoting sweating, which can help support the respiratory system. Peppermint has also been widely used to support digestion and to soothe an occasional minor upset stomach.
Not only is Black Pepper one of the most widely used culinary spices in the world, it also has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine. A spicy herb that can help support digestion, it also supplies antioxidants, which can help to reduce free radicals. As a diuretic, black pepper can support water balance in the body.
Bring water to boiling and steep 5 to 10 minutes. For a stronger tea, use 2 tea bags. To support digestion, drink a cup with your meal, and repeat 15 to 20 minutes afterward.
|Product Count||16 Tea Bags|
|Herb Extract Base||Alcohol-Free|
Our story begins in 1969 when Yogi Bhajan, an inspired and inspiring teacher of holistic living, started teaching yoga in America. He shared the wisdom and knowledge of Ayurveda and healthy living that he had mastered in India with his students while serving a specially spiced tea, which they affectionately named "Yogi Tea." The recipe contained five traditional Ayurvedic spices: cardamom seed, cinnamon bark, clove bud, ginger root and black pepper. When blended and brewed, these delicious spices leave you feeling vibrant and alive, while boosting overall well-being. Intrigued by the complex flavor and inherent health benefits of this unique combination of spices, it wasn't long before several of the yogi's students were inspired to brew their own "Yogi Tea."
In 1984 this grassroots endeavor blossomed into the Yogi Tea Company. Packages of the rough, dried spices began to appear in natural foods stores throughout Southern California. As demand increased, the spices were more finely ground, packaged and sealed into individual tea bags. By 1986, Yogi Tea was distributed nationwide in three flavors.
Yogi has continued to expand and evolve our tea offerings to address specific health needs by creating specialized herbal formulas, blended for both flavor and purpose. Today, Yogi has over 60 tea blends, many of which are created using the five original Yogi spices. Yogi teas are available in natural, grocery and mass market stores in the US and Canada.
The Yogi Philosophy
At Yogi we believe the purpose of business is to serve. Yogi was founded on that belief and still uses the idea of business serving as its guiding principle: "Feel Good, Be Good, Do Good." At Yogi we are committed to providing healthy, natural teas that are accessible to as many people as possible. With more than 40 years of experience, we strive to support the health and well-being of our consumers by incorporating the highest-quality natural and organic ingredients in our teas.
The holistic teachings of Ayurveda and healthy living are the inspiration behind Yogi. These teachings continue to inform how we develop our products, and we honor and reflect them through the Yogi Principles.
Yogi has been creating all-natural and organic teas for more than 30 years. Our philosophy is simple: we believe wholesome, unprocessed foods are the best way to enjoy essential health benefits complimented by intriguing, delightful flavors - qualities that make all of our products uniquely Yogi.
To ensure consistency and quality, Yogi ingredients are meticulously reviewed and tested for insecticides, pesticides and heavy metals. Our ingredients are handled carefully, from the time they're harvested, through the manufacturing process in our organically certified facility. We strictly adhere to the prohibition of GMO ingredients as required by the National Organic Program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and by Quality Assurance International (QAI), our third party organic certifier.
This process ensures Yogi teas are made to our own scrutinizing standards and ultimately deliver unsurpassed quality to you, our customer.
Packaging and Shipping
Our teas are packaged and shipped responsibly. Herbs are carefully placed into 100% oxygen bleached paper bags, sewn with pure cotton strings and stapled with inert metal. Every Yogi tea bag is then individually packed in heat-sealed envelopes to preserve the intrinsic health benefits of our herbs, natural antioxidants and maintain freshness and flavor.
At Yogi, we are truly committed to sustainability, doing our part to protect our forests, and reducing landfill burden. We package all of our Yogi teas in 100% recycled paperboard and ship the product in cases of 100% recycled cardboard. Our tea packaging has a 55% post-consumer waste content. We print all of our packaging with environmentally-friendly, vegetable-based inks. Our commitment ensures the highest quality products for you, while respecting our planet. It is our hope that this goodness shines through in every Yogi product.
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