Science Behind TeaZa

Green Tea Leaf

(Camellia Sinensis)

The many health benefits of green tea leaf have been touted for thousands of years. It is known to protect against carcinogenesis, boost metabolism, increase energy levels and improve mental performance. Green tea consumption is proven to prevent all causes of death, suppress tumors, protect against neurodegeneration, prevent and reverse metabolic syndrome, prevent obesity, prevent cancer, reduce LDL cholesterol levels and more.

Yerba Mate

(Ilex Paraguariensis)

An evergreen that is a member of the Holly family and is grown in the rainforests of South America. It is a natural form of caffeine used to relieve fatigue, improve mood, and to boost metabolism.

Eleuthero Root

(Eleutherococcus Senticosus)

Also known as Siberian ginseng and not to be confused with Panax ginseng – the most common form of ginseng – Eleuthero is indigenous to northeast Asia. It is considered an adaptogen having widespread health benefits. Eleuthero is known to decrease symptoms associated with heart disease, the common cold and arthritis. It is also proven to increase energy, heighten focus and memory, improve the immune system and improve athletic performance.

Rhodiola Root

(Rhodiola Rosea)

An herb used traditionally in European countries as an adaptogen which assists the body in adapting to stresses such as exertion, trauma, sleep deprivation, environmental toxins, infection, or psychological stress. Rhodiola root has been clinically proven to fight fatigue and improve mental function. It is known to increase general wellness, improve sports performance, and enhance sex drive.

Panax Ginseng Root

(Panax Quinquefolius)

A high quality medicinal herb grown in China, Korea, Japan, and Russia, and distinct from American ginseng or Siberian ginseng which have different health benefits. Panax ginseng has been used for more than 2,000 years and is considered to be an adaptogen – having many health benefits. It is known to improve mood, memory, athletic performance and general wellness. It has been used to effectively decrease symptoms associated with many health problems including diabetes, erectile dysfunction, COPD, menopause and the common cold.

Gymnema Leaf Extract

(Gymnema Sylvestre)

An extract from a plant that is native to India and Africa. True to the origin of its Hindi name gurmar – which means “destroyer of sugar” – gymnema has been found to decrease the absorption of sugar from the intestine and facilitate appetite suppression which makes it a perfect supplement to assist with weight loss.

Vitamin B3

(Niacin)

A vitamin that is important for general good health and is best known for its ability to improve cholesterol levels and lower cardiovascular risk.   It is known to help reduce hardening of the arteries and significantly lowers the risk of a second heart attack for those who have had one.

Vitamin B5

(Di-Calcium Pantothenate)

A vitamin that helps with metabolism and promotes healthy skin. It is naturally abundant in plants and animals including meat, vegetables, cereal grains, legumes, eggs, and milk. Pantothenic acid is important for our bodies to properly use carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids and for healthy skin.

Sucralose

A small amount (.10 mg) of zero calorie sweetener.

Vegetable Glycerine

Plant/vegetable based glycerin is used to keep the product moist without added humidity.

Citric Acid

An organic acid that acts as an antioxidant and is found naturally in many fruits, most notably lemons and limes.  Antioxidants protect body cells from damaging effects such as aging, heart disease and cancer.

Caffeine

Approximately 50 mg. of caffeine—naturally derived from coffee beans—which is below the FDA recommended amount Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) and is the equivalent to one cup of medium body coffee.

Ingredients Specific to Flavors

  • Peppermint: Peppermint leaf, Peppermint oil
  • Black Cherry: Water, Natural cherry flavor, Citric acid, Cherry, Habanero pepper
  • Spicy Cinnamon: Cinnamon bark , Cayenne pepper
  • Coffee: Coffee, Cayenne pepper
  • Fire: Natural lemon-lime flavor, Cayenne pepper
  • Cool Mint (caffeine free): Peppermint oil, Peppermint leaf and Relora®–an all-natural dietary supplement to alleviate stress developed from a blend of ingredients used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries containing Magnolia officinalis and Phellodendron amurense.