65: Summer Series of Self Care – Healing Adaptogenic Teas


by Dr. Isaac Jones & Erica Jones, MHS

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If you’re interested in adaptogens and their natural healing power, we have a treat for you in this episode. We’re talking about four of the best adaptogens to promote ultimate health and wellness. You’ll learn how to use these superfoods to make healing teas. 

Adaptogens List

Turmeric 

Anti-inflammatory 

  • Main chemical compound curcumin is a potent anti-inflammatory agent 
  • Can help with adrenal fatigue 
  • Anti-cancer 
  • Supports detox pathways and antioxidants 
  • Helps to promote a healthy nervous system 
  • Healthy immune response 
  • Supports healthy glucose and fat metabolism 
  • Can uplift mood when inhaled 

To Use: grate whole spice and steep in hot water. Add 1-2 drops of turmeric essential oil to ½ teaspoon of raw honey and mix in hot water. Immunity Greens Supplement. 

Ginger 

Digestive support 

  • Anti-inflammatory 
  • Promotes healthy gut 
  • Aids in digestion, relieves discomfort from gas, bloating, constipation, acid reflux 
  • Supports hormones 
  • Supports healthy blood sugar levels 
  • Improve brain function in people dealing with brain fog and taxed adrenals 

To Use: grate whole herb into hot water and steep. Add 1-2 drops of ginger essential oil to ½ teaspoon of raw honey and mix in hot water. Immunity Greens Supplement.

Schisandra Berry 

Beauty and Skin Support 

  • Supports body capacity to sustain stress 
  • Supports liver function 
  • High antioxidant level 
  • Healthy liver support 
  • Anti-inflammatory 
  • Anti-viral 
  • Reduces signs of aging, stress, and inflammation of skin 
  • Protect against damaging sun exposure, dermatitis, and environmental stressors 

To Use: Our Beauty Collagen Complex Vanilla Honey Powder 

Holy Basil/Tulsi 

Stress Support 

  • Lowers blood pressure 
  • Reduces stress 
  • Regulate cortisol levels 
  • Helps with adrenal fatigue 
  • Cancer fighting 
  • Immune boosting properties
  • Balances blood pressure and lipid levels 
  • Positive effects on memory and cognitive function
  • Anxiolytic and antidepressant properties 

To Use: tincture, tea 

Featured in this episode…

Elevays Superfood Supplement Collection

Immunity Greens Supplement

Beauty Collagen Complex

Sources 

https://the.republicoftea.com/tea-culture/what-are-adaptogens/ 

https://draxe.com/nutrition/adaptogenic-herbs-adaptogens/


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Hi there! I'm Erica Jones, MHS.
I'm a mom to 4 amazing little kids, wife to an incredibly talented doctor and I’ve been doing this “healthy lifestyle” thing for over a decade. I’m super passionate about essential oils, health, wellness and making natural living easy. I’m so grateful to be living my BEST life and I'm here to help YOU live yours.

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