Green tea increases metabolism, suppresses appetite and burns body fat. Somatox’s green tea is unique as it is sourced from a tea estate close to the equator, this geographic location has proven to provide the highest number of antioxidants from the tea itself. Our green tea has very high antioxidant properties as well as being an anti-inflammatory and anti-viral agent. Antioxidants fix the damage that can be caused by excess free radicals (they are everywhere – in us, in materials and in the air we breathe!) created during oxidation. As our tea is sourced from such an estate, this means that the tea will naturally help you reduce weight and feel great.
While Vitamins C and E are well-known antioxidants, the levels present in Somatox’s green tea are hundreds of times more powerful than Vitamin C and twenty five times more powerful than Vitamin E when it comes to protecting the immune system. The most powerful of these in green tea are catechins.
We only use the finest quality hand-picked green tea coupled with specially sourced herbs plucked from the best agricultural estates worldwide. Each tea has been created specifically for its purpose by expert blenders to ensure the correct selection and optimum ratio of ingredients for maximum performance. This special infusion of herbs varies depending on the specific tea you purchase.
Below is a comprehensive list and the details of the ingredients we use in our tea. The herbs below are sourced from the best agricultural farms globally and blended together by our team using an intricate and specially created formula that assist with detoxification and weight loss.
Ashwagandha Root An essential element and known as the ginseng of Ayurvedic healing, Ashwagandha is an Indian herb that has been used for centuries to combat many types of ailments. It decreases stress hormones, prevents disease and assists with weight loss. It helps improve physical energy and overall athletic ability. It also helps regulate blood sugar which aids in suppressing sugar cravings and your appetite for over eating! It also contains, anti-ageing and rejuvenating properties.
Cassia Seed This ingredient is great for improving clarirty of vision and it also helps treat common problems associated with the kidney, intestine and liver. It has other properties also like lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol and helps various skin ailments like bites and other parasitic disorders.
Celery Seed Contains a high amount of amino acids, rich in vitamin C, it helps lower cholesterol, prevent cancer, reduce high blood pressure, and improve overall health. It reduces the risk of cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure and those that suffer with high cholesterol. Celery Leaf also contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, E, K, PP which all help strengthen the body and keep you clean and bursting with energy
Chamomile It is commonly known that chamomile is a great soothing and relaxing tea, but it does so much more than that like relieves stress and anxiety, fights the common cold and supports your immune system. It fights insomnia, depression and sleepless nights to give your body a proper rest! So while you are resting and sleeping this is where it starts to go to work by relieving rheumatic problems, alleviate allergies, facilitate bowel movement and speed up healing of skin ulcers, wounds or burns!
Dandelion Leaf Promotes cleansing and detoxifying of the body, it supports your liver and stimulates your bladder to work in a healthy way. It provides vitamins A, B, C and contains anti-oxidants. It’s a natural source of minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, calcium, zinc and iron. It helps fight infections and helps reduce the risk of cancer.
Goji Berry It’s a superfood! Extremely high in vitamin A and a good source of Zeaxanthin which is found in vegetables like Kale, Spinach and Broccoli, in fact it contains more iron than found in Spinach as well as 21 other key trace minerals. It has all 18 amino acids, B1, B2, B6 and vitamin E, it also contains more vitamin C by weight than any other food found on Earth! It helps promote weight loss, improves circulation within the body, boosts the immune system, strengthens muscles, skin and hair. It also protects the liver, improves sexual function and fertility and is known for its anti-ageing properties so you can live as long as Li Quing Yuen who lived to be 252 by consuming Goji berries daily!
Gotu Kola An overlooked ingredient, it shouldn’t be as it has so many great properties such as being a brain tonic, it aids intelligence and memory keeping your brain sharp! It also has great anti-ageing properties helping you keep young and live a longer life. It boosts and fortifies your immune system by keeping it regulated and cleansing it. It’s a great energy boost and reduces the risk of diabetes, Gotu Kola has many healing properties and is also known for reducing varicose veins!
Ginseng Tea The American Acadamy of Family Physicians have stated that Ginseng Tea possesses a number of anti-carcinogenic properties! Cultivated in the east for its rich health benefits, this is due to the naturally occurring chemicals called Ginsenosides. It helps reduce risks of cancer, improves digestion, reduces bloating and boosts the immune system. It also improves signs of asthma, arthritis and sexual problems! With all this in mind it also relaxes and soothes the body.
Lemongrass This great ingredient has many anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, in fact it helps reduce the risk of cancer and diabetes. It has a high iron content, contains folate, potassium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus. Rich in vitamin A and C, and provides vitamin B6, riboflavin and niacin. All these benefits will help lower cholesterol, keep your heart healthy, reduces stress, fight off infections by removing unwanted toxins and detoxifying the body. It also promotes weight loss by helping melting away unwanted fat.
Liquorice Root We are all familiar with liquorice being in beverages and food (sweets) but it has a remarkable list of uses and is often overlooked of all available natural treatments. To name a few of its benefits these include it’s usefulness for several conditions including asthma, athlete’s foot, baldness, body odor, bursitis, canker sores, chronic exhaustion, melancholy, influenza, coughs, dandruff, emphysema, gout, heartburn, HIV, viral infections, fungal infections, ulcers, liver troubles, Lyme disease, menopause, psoriasis, shingles, sore throat, tendinitis, arthritis, tuberculosis, ulcers, and yeast infections. Phewwwww!
Long Jing Green Tea Otherwise known as Dragon Well tea! An effective but also a respected leaf of the Green tea family. It has all the usual benefits of Green tea not only being high in vitamin C, but also in Amino Acids and also contains Catechins therefore having a high content of that amazing caffine and calorie-burning ingredient. Lets not forget that this leaf also has great anti-ageing properties and assists in the removal of toxins within the body, it’s also a natural remedy for coughs and colds as well as protecting against some of the common cancers faced in the modern world.
Lotus Leaf Leafs taken from the sacred lotus have been used in Chinese medicine for centuries to treat various illnesses. It’s benefits are it increases blood flow and lowers blood pressure basically it’s good for the heart. More importantly it helps aid natural weight loss by increasing your metabolism and can also help treat various weight problems. Lotus leaves are especially good with preventing people from gaining weight as well and absorbing your bodies carbohydrates and fats and turns them into energy.
Oolong The Tea Association of the United States that this ingredient falls in between both Green and Black Teas and is recognised as one of the most beneficial leafs in the tea family. Whilst having a caffeine content it is relaxing to drink especially with its fragrant and fruity aromas. The health benefits include reducing chronic health conditions such as heart disease, inflammatory disorders and high cholesterol levels. It provides a high level of antioxidants, promotes healthy and dense bone structure, it is also very good for promoting healthy skin and gums!
Peppermint Leaf Whilst being antioxidant rich it also helps prevent disease and has great health promoting properties. It’s rich in essential oils, vitamins and dietry fibre which all assist in controlling blood pressure and cholesterol. It helps with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and other colic disorders within the body. The best part it also stimulates energy and keeps your breath smelling fresh!
Pu'reh Leaf Pu’erh tea helps improve your mental alertness, keeping that brain ticking and active and helping you remember some of those forgetful things. Basically it helps stimulate the central nervous system, heart and muscles, keeping your body working in a healthy way. This in turns helps you keep young so it is said to have good anti-ageing properties as well. It has also been said that it can help reduce the risk of diabetes. Other traditional benefits are removal of unwanted toxins, curing dysentery, improving eyesight and aiding weight loss!
Red Dates Considered a superfood and regarded by the Chinese as ‘the king of nuts’ for their super nutritional values. They have 70-80 times higher levels of Vitamin C content than apples or grapes, they also contain loads of Vitamin A, B1, B2, protein, calcium, phosphorous, iron and magnesium. They stimulate the production of white blood cells within the body, which assists in improving immunity and protecting the liver. They have cancer and cholesterol reducing qualities and red dates also help strengthen the spleen and stomach Qi (energy).
Rose Flower Not only does this ingredient have its natural beautifying properties by its great anti-ageing properties and natural moisturizing content, but it also helps with toning and complexion of the skin by tightening pores and restoring suppleness. It has high amounts of vitamin C and therefore fights of infections and boosts your immune system. It helps promote weight loss by its great cleansing properties by removing unwanted toxins from the body.
Roselle More commonly known as Hibiscus, known for its unique health benefits since ancient times to have both high metabolic-regulating and liver-protecting potential. It reduces obesity, abdominal fat and fatty liver to support a healthy balanced weight. Roselle’s properties also support stabilisation of the heart in assisting with blood pressure and respiratory health.
Sencha Green Tea Originating from Japan our Sencha Green tea is packed full of powerful, naturally occurring antioxidants, including vitamins such as vitamin C and peculiarly-named but very, very good for you polyphenols like epigallocatechin gallate (don’t worry if you can’t pronounce it – all you need to know is that it prevents disease and fatigue). And with caffeine and calorie-burning catechins in the mix, this amazing ingredient helps stimulate the metabolism and helps burn body fat.
Senna Leaf The Senna Leaf helps promote healthy movement within the bowels, it basically helps keep things flowing in the gastroental tract and encourages regular bowel movement. It has high anti-inflammatory properties and because of this it removes heat from your colon, helping get rid of waste from old food that has built up there over time. It truly is a great cleansing herbal leaf for the body!