What boosts your Immune system?
During this time it is vital for us to consider our individual and collective health. At Living Tea we prioritize feeding our bodies medicinal herbs, mushrooms and tinctures that support general health and boost our immunity and resilience. Our mission is to guide people towards feeling their best and living a healthy, optimal life.
Mushroom Teas & Herbal Supplements
As long as covid-19 is spreading and active, we recommend one 21-day round of our Jade Windscreen blend every three months. This formula contains strong antiviral herbs, immunostimulants, herbs that dry lung phlegm and strengthen digestive function, and herbs that treat early-stage symptoms like headache, fever and muscle pain.
We also recommend a daily dose of the Living Tea Immunity and Longevity Blend in between rounds of Jade Windscreen. This is our personal baseline preventative practice at Living Tea. You can find more details about these formulas on the Immuni-tea page of the website.
Living Tea Immunity and Longevity Blend 100g
We've combined these four potent herbs to create a wonderful vitality, longevity and immune-boosting blend: Cordyceps Sinensis is one of the ultimate herbs in the world, the "perfect" Jing tonic, proven to increase vitality, alertness, virility, libido and respiratory function. Cordyceps is...read more
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In a recent study done by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, they screened 720 natural compounds for inhibitory activity against viral replication of SARS-CoV. Two compounds in the library were found to be inhibitive: tannic acid and TF2B, both of which belong to a group of natural polyphenols found in tea.
After investigating inhibitory activity of several different types of teas, including green tea, oolong tea, Pu-erh tea and black tea, their results indicated that extracts from Pu-erh and black tea were more potent than those from green or oolong teas in their inhibitory activities against viral replication of SARS-CoV.
That being said, the antioxidants found in green teas help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. In other words, green tea is good for you when the body is under stress. The teas listed below are some that we've handpicked for their immunity boosting properties, but any teas from the Shou, Sheng and Red Tea categories will have inhibitory activity against Corona Virus.
Want to learn more on how to boost your immunity?
Join our Seasonal Tea Club
In our Seasonal Tea Club, we go into great depth on practices, foods, herbs, teas and lifestyle decisions that can significantly boost immunity during this time, as well as sending each member a box of old-growth, curated hand-picked teas plus all the material necessary to maximally enjoy these special leaves every three months. If you do not wish to join the Tea Club, email us and we'll just send you the informational pamphlet. Also, if finances are tight at the moment, please contact us directly and we'll find a way to get you medicine on the cheap.