Plen-tea of ben­e­fits

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Body, Mind & Soul -

DO you con­stantly feel slug­gish or fa­tigued? Do you find it par­tic­u­larly hard to re­duce weight or feel bloated after each meal?

If the an­swer is yes, it is time to take bet­ter care of your body and em­bark on a detox and re­ju­ve­na­tion pro­gramme.

Detox teas are one the most nat­u­ral and gen­tle ways to keep the body healthy from the in­side out.

Made from 100% or­ganic green tea and nat­u­ral herbs, it yields many health ben­e­fits.

Here are some of the most com­monly re­ported ben­e­fits of detox teas:

Detox­i­fi­ca­tion

Detox teas work gen­tly in stim­u­lat­ing peri­staltic bowel move­ments and rid the colon of any con­gested waste and toxin.

They help re­lieve con­sti­pa­tion and al­le­vi­ate symp­toms of toxin over­load. Im­prove di­ges­tion

Detox teas also help with di­ges­tion prob­lems such as bloat­ing and in­di­ges­tion by pro­mot­ing the se­cre­tion of di­ges­tive en­zymes when taken after a meal.

Re­duce weight

A healthy di­ges­tive sys­tem leads to re­duced ap­petite and weight loss due to the more ef­fec­tive ab­sorp­tion of nu­tri­ents.

Some in­gre­di­ents com­mon in detox teas have di­uretic prop­er­ties that may help re­duce water re­ten­tion and thus, re­sult in weight loss.

Pro­mote re­lax­ation

Many detox teas re­lease a dis­tinc­tive aroma proven to pro­vide a calm­ing feel. These teas may help you re­lax and get a good night’s sleep when taken be­fore bed.

Strengthen the im­mune sys­tem Most of the detox teas help re­duce the like­li­hood of catch­ing cold or flu by strength­en­ing the im­mune sys­tem.

Some peo­ple may no­tice that they be­come health­ier and less vul­ner­a­ble to in­fec­tions and in­fluenza.

Im­prove skin com­plex­ion

The an­tiox­i­dant prop­erty in detox teas helps pre­vent cell dam­age by free rad­i­cals and thus, pro­mote health­ier cells and bet­ter skin com­plex­ion.

En­joy­ing a cup of detox tea daily is one of the best ways to keep you healthy.

How­ever, proper detox teas should not over-stim­u­late the gas­troin­testi­nal tract or cause any water loss or bowel de­pen­dency prob­lems.

It is best to find one with in­gre­di­ents ap­proved by the Health Min­istry in Malaysia or Singapore.

Some are cer­ti­fied halal by Jakim, with man­u­fac­tur­ing pro­cesses that com­ply with In­ter­na­tional Good Man­u­fac­tur­ing Prac­tices Stan­dards.

Detox teas are usu­ally sold in all lead­ing phar­ma­cies, hy­per­mar­kets and se­lected tra­di­tional med­i­cal halls na­tion­wide and within the re­gion, in­clud­ing Singapore and Brunei.

This ar­ti­cle is brought to you by Her­bal­ceu­ti­cal (M) Sdn Bhd.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 1300 882 993, Mon­day to Fri­day, 9am to 6pm.

Detox teas made from 100% or­ganic green tea and nat­u­ral herbs help keep the body healthy from the in­side out.

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