Maori and early European Settlers in New Zealand made a bush tea from Manuka leaves. Traditionally Maori used Manuka leaves in the form of decoctions for treating kidney, bladder and urinary problems. It was also used for fever, and head colds. The leaves were also crushed or ground for use in poultices for treating skin diseases. The earliest European adventurers used Manuka tea to help prevent scurvy during their stays in New Zealand.
Manuka leaf contains antioxidants, bio-flavenoids and tannic acids all which are consumed from other sources for their health benefits. Research has shown well prepared East Cape Manuka to have antioxidant activity greater then green tea and similar to fresh berry fruit.
Contain vitamins and minerals
Manuka contains many vitamins and minerals including vitamins C, B6 and Niacin (B3) and the minerals Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium.
Offered in two synergistic blends for functionality and to suit different tastes Manuka Antioxidant Tea