As one of the healthiest beverages around, herbal tea is a fantastic way of ensuring you fill your potential with nature’s goodness. These are great for a balanced diet and an ideal candidate to promote a healthy lifestyle. Aura’s SlimmingT is a 100% natural tea which is formulated to remove toxins from the body with specific Chinese herbs.
Here’s how SlimmingT is formulated for those looking to slim down naturally:
Lotus Leaf (He Ye) (20%)
Dried Lotus Leaf is part of the lotus flower, which is sacred in many Asian countries. However, the leaf is extremely diverse. The leaves are often used in teas by themselves as they have many positives for health and wellbeing.
The benefits of the Lotus Leaf may help those looking to slim down naturally, as the herb may help boost metabolism levels while also lowering cholesterol levels to block the absorption of fats. Lotus Leaf is a great medicinal herb which can also assist with lowering blood sugar levels.
Luffa Cylindrica (Si Gua) (20%)
Luffa grows best in tropical and subtropical climates, thriving in well-drained soils. This medicinal herb contains a variety of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins (high in Vitamin A), nutrients and lipids.
All parts of the Luffa Cylindrica herb possess medicinal properties. Some people use this herb regularly in cooking to treat various health conditions. For those looking to trim up naturally, Luffa Cylindrica may assist to lower blood sugar, help constipation, assist weight loss and enhance the strength of the immune system.
Hawthorn (Shan Zha) (15%)
Dried Hawthorn Berries taste sweet and tart, almost like over-ripe apples or cranberries. The hawthorn tree is from the Rosaceae family and is similar to roses with the fact that it has thorns. This tree grows in temperate regions in Asia, North America and Europe. Hawthorn berries are also known 'Shan Zha'.
These medicinal berries are commonly used in the cold winter months for their heart-warming properties. Hawthorn is ideal to assist with digestive issues, as well as irregular heartbeat and high blood pressure. It is therefore an important component in the SlimmingT formula for assisting weight loss and improving overall health.
Oolong Tea (15%)
Oolong Tea is well known worldwide for its positive effects in promoting weight loss and speeding up metabolism. Containing polyphenols, Oolong Tea helps reduce the overall absorption of fat in the body whilst lowering cholesterol levels.
Due to its alkaline nature, Oolong Tea is ideal for soothing acidic problems in the body. It is also a sought-after beverage due to its energy-boosting properties, helping you burn more calories during the day. Oolong tea is calorie-free and a perfect healthy ingredient in the SlimmingT formula.
Astragalus Root (Huang Qi) (15%)
Dried Astragalus Root (Huang Qi) has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries as a way to help the body fight off stress and disease. The astragalus plant originated from China and is native to the northern provinces of Yunnan and Sichuan. Dried Astragalus Root (Huang Qi) is a plant of the legume family. Dried Astragalus Root is a herb with a long history of use in herbal medicine.
The weight loss benefits of the Astragalus Root may include lowering of blood sugar levels while improving insulin sensitivity. There is evidence that this ingredient can also assist the protection of the cardiovascular system.
Coix Seeds (Job’s Tears / Yi Yi Ren) (10%)
Coix Seeds are one of the most popular food herbs used in China, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Malaysia. They are a type of branched grass with broad leaves. They are shaped like tears and come in purple, white, brown and yellow. Like most grains, Coix Seeds are rich in nutrients and may provide many benefits for natural slimming.
Rich in vitamins, fibre and essential amino acids, Coix Seeds may help alleviate digestion problems, abdominal bleeding, constipation and diarrhoea. These are a perfect therapeutic herbal remedy and a key ingredient in our slimming formula for natural weight loss.
Liquorice Root (Gan Cao) (5%)
Liquorice Root (Gan Cao) is used to enhance the effects of other medicinal herbs. This concept highlights why Liquorice Root is one of the most popular herbs in Chinese medicine. It is found growing in Europe, the Mediterranean and Asia, and it's been used for thousands of years and dozens of purposes.
Liquorice Root may help soothe the stomach, cleanse the respiratory system and assist with heartburn and acid reflux. This medicinal ingredient may also have a positive effect on cramps, both abdominally and muscular, ensuring that the body is kept in great health.
How to Make the Perfect Slimming Brew
Now you’ve got an overview of how the perfect SlimmingT formula is created, here’s how to ensure you kickstart your natural weight loss journey in 4 easy steps:
Take 1 tea bag from the resealable foil bags. It is important to start gently by using 1 teabag per cup of SlimmingT to monitor how your body responds*.
Rinse the tea bag with a little water. Stimulate the herbs together before placing into the cup.
Fill 2/3 of the cup with freshly boiled water, over the tea bag. Keep the teabag in the cup whilst drinking SlimmingT. This is to maximise the benefit from the tea.
Steep for 3-5 minutes then relax! We recommend always best tasting without milk. Enjoy the essence from the herbs!
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