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Philippine Fruit Teas

Guyabano

 

 

Guyabano

It is a tea blend of guyabano fruit and leaves. Guyabano fruit gives it the exotic and palate pleasing taste. The leaves are good for gall bladder infection, cough, catarrh and diarrhea. 1

 

Mango

 

Mango

It is a blend of Mango fruit and leaves. Mango fruit contains Vitamins A and C, B-carotene and is a good source of anti-oxidants while the Mango leaves contain anti-bacterial properties. 2

 

Guava

 

 

Guava

It is a blend of Guava fruit and leaves. Guava fruit contains Vitamins A, B2, B6 and C while the Guava leaves contain astringents which aid keeping the gums healthy and aids the symptoms of loose bowels. 3

 

Mangosteen

 

Mangosteen Pericarp Tea

It is a tea blend of Mangosteen Pericarp and Forest Tea leaves. Mangosteen contains Xanthones which are clinically tested to help patients with lung cancer, prostate cancer, stomach cancer, and breast cancer. It also has anti-arthritic, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-allergic properties. Forest tea leaves are good for stomach problems like flatulence and loose bowel movement. 4

  1. MedIndia, Graviola, Natural Cancer Killer (last visited Sept. 9, 2015).
  2. K. A. Shah, M. B. Patel, R. J. Patel, and P. K. Parmar, Mangifera Indica (Mango), NATIONAL CENTER FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY INFORMATION (January-June, 2014),
  3. Organic Facts, Health Benefits of Guava (last visited Sept. 9, 2015).
  4. T. Shan, Q. Ma, K. Guo, J. Liu, W. Li, F. Wang, and E. Wu, Xanthones from Mangosteen Extracts as Natural Chemopreventive Agents: Potential Anticancer Drugs, NATIONAL CENTER FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY INFORMATION (Dec. 15, 2011)