Organic Eucalyptus Leaf Tea

Eucalyptus Leaf Tea, crafted from eucalyptus tree leaves, and famous for its ability to help nurse a cold, makes for a soothing cup when you need an extra boost of warming comfort.

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In the Know
We bet you didn’t know that there are more than 700 species of eucalyptus, trees and shrubs, most which are native to Australia. The controversry over the proliferation of the trees is real, but most environmentalists, global development researchers, and horticulturists agree that the positive aspects of these trees outweighs any negative impact that may occur. Though the Eucalyptus tree provides economic value, especially in parts of the world where poverty needs a boost, because the trees are known water guzzlers, there does exist a downside.

What Exactly is Eucalyptus?
Eucalyptus is remarkable for its value in several arenas. Because it grows so rapidly, it’s a sought after source of wood; the oil from Eucalyptus is valued for its natural insecticide qualities, and is often incorporated into cleansers and bug repellents; as an essential oil, it is prized for its antimicrobial qualities. If you are not yet aware, you should know that Eucalyptus is famous for its ability to help when you have a cold, and is incorporated into many health products meant to clear the nasal passages, and sooth bronchial tubes that may be clogged. In a cup of eucalyptus tea, you will find its chief constituent, eucalyptol, the source of its spicy-yet-cooling flavor. It also contains a number of other constituents, including flavonoids, quercetin, and tannins. Many of these elements also act as antioxidants, making eucalyptus tea a natural source of antioxidants.

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