Alfalfa Mint Tea - (Kosher, Gluten-free, Vegan)
The centuries old act of steeping alfalfa to make tea is alive and well to this very day. Seelect Tea’s Alfalfa Mint Tea is perfect for aiding digestion and calming the nerves. Known for its healing properties and a wealth of health benefits, this tea is soothing and comforting to the throat and also to the belly. With its long history of health benefits, Seelect Tea’s Alfalfa Mint Tea is a surefire way to promote health and well-being.
Flavor: Seelect Tea’s Alfalfa Mint Tea is mild and calming to the palette. It has a clean taste with a slightly minty sweetness. Pour one cup of fresh boiling water over tea bag, steep 4-6 minutes. The longer Seelect Tea’s Alfalfa Mint Tea steeps, the stronger the flavor. Lemon or honey may be added.
Tea Type: In addition to Seelect Tea’s Alfalfa Mint Tea’s great taste, some of the benefits cited for daily herbal tea consumption include its value as an antioxidant and energy booster, its immune enhancement properties, its ability to calm the mind and assist in relaxation, as well as its ability to improve circulation.
History & Health: Seelect Tea’s Alfalfa Tea is rich in Vitamins A, C, D and K and also contains potassium, phosphorus, iron, and magnesium. Traditionally known as a folk medicine, alfalfa tea has been consumed for years by many cultures throughout the world. In India, alfalfa tea is believed to relieve water retention and help to treat ulcers and arthritis. Colonial Americans used it to help fight scurvy, arthritis, and urinary problems. In China, alfalfa tea is used to stimulate the appetite and relieve complications with the kidneys.
The name ‘alfalfa’ originally comes from the Arabians, who called it al-fal-fala, which means father of the foods. The Spanish later shortened it to ‘alfalfa.’ Today, Alfalfa is also referred to as Holy-Hay and Lucerne.