“Mysterious” Tea Improves Your Heart?
I’m a coffee man, myself.
I drink it because I like it. And it also happens to come with some impressive health benefits as well.
But if coffee just isn’t your “cup of tea,” don’t worry.
There’s a super healthy tea that can help combat everything from blood sugar problems… to high blood pressure… to joint pain (and that’s just the beginning).
Read on for 5 impressive health benefits of this little-known mysterious, exotic tea.
It’s an herbal tea called rosehip tea, and it’s made from rose hips – those small round “pseudo-fruits” located just below a rose petal.
Rosehips are extremely high in antioxidants (which help reduce cell damage), they have high levels of polyphenols, and they’re a great source of vitamin A, E, and C.
In fact, these tiny flowers have been found to have the highest concentration of vitamin C of all fruits and vegetables.
These nutrients (plus a whole lot of others) are responsible for the long list of health benefits associated with the flower.
Here are 5 of the best.
#1 Protects your heart.
One study shows that consuming a drink containing 40 grams of rosehip powder every day for six weeks improved blood pressure and LDL cholesterol levels. Other studies have shown the benefits of vitamin C for improving numerous risk factors for heart disease, which is especially noteworthy considering rosehip’s impressive vitamin C content.
#2 Helps with weight loss.
Believe it or not, rosehips can even help with weight loss. In one study, 32 overweight adults who took 100 mg of rosehip extract every day for 12 weeks experienced a significant decrease in body weight and stomach fat. Decreasing tummy fat is important because it’s highly inflammatory and plays a major role in the development of metabolic syndrome.
#3 Prevents type 2 diabetes.
Studies show that supplementing with a rosehip powder can help decrease blood sugar levels, fasting insulin levels, and fat cell growth in the liver (preventing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) – all major risk factors for type 2 diabetes.
#4 Reduces pain.
Rosehip seems especially effective in alleviating osteoarthritis pain. Supplementing with 5 grams of rosehip extract has been shown to significantly reduce pain and increase hip mobility in people with osteoarthritis. One study even showed that it reduced pain in 65% of people using it.
#5 Fights aging skin.
Yes, this exotic pseudo-flower can even help you look younger. People who took 3 grams of rosehip extract for eight weeks saw a reduction in crow’s feet and an improvement in skin moisture and elasticity. This isn’t surprising since vitamin C promotes the production of collagen and protects your skin cells from damage – two keys to youthful skin.
Rosehip tea is a bit tart, so you might want to add a natural sweetener like honey or agave. Of if you prefer coffee (like I do), you can still obtain its benefits from an herbal extract.
P.S. Generally speaking, tea is known to provide many health benefits. And the same hold true for this ancient tea which can DESTROY deadly bacteria. Go here for the https://naturalhealthresponse.com/ancient-tea-destroys-deadly-bacteria/full details.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
For years he’s been the trusted doctor for celebrities, world-class athletes, and countless seniors looking to reclaim their health.
And now…for the first time ever… he’s making his medical breakthroughs available to readers all across America.
Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D. is one of the most pioneering and innovative minds in medicine today – and he delivers cutting-edge cures each month through his Natural Health Response newsletter.
Natural Health Response readers get full access to Dr. Gerhauser’s protocols for chronic pain… heart disease… diabetes… Alzheimer’s… and even cancer. These are the very same treatments Dr. Gerhauser recommends to his own patients at his practice in Tucson, Arizona.
In addition to being a board-certified medical doctor, Dr. Gerhauser has earned two master’s degrees and has served as a clinical professor at the University of Arizona.
And as a physician at the world-famous Canyon Ranch, Dr. Gerhauser treated celebrities from around the world who paid dearly for the type of next-generation health information he provides Natural Health Response readers each month.
View More Free Articles
Ten million people are diagnosed with dementia every year. You don’t have to be one of them. Every day, researchers are uncovering new ways to reduce your risk of this dreaded disease. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition adds another big risk factor to the list. This is one you...
Gum disease is bad news. This infection of your gums can lead to bone destruction and tooth loss. But a future with dentures is the least of your concerns. Studies have connected gum disease to Alzheimer’s, cancer, respiratory disease, heart disease, and more. And now a recent study has added another hidden, but major danger...
A lot of people turn their noses up at the idea of eating a healthy, whole food diet. I love green food – but you don’t have to chow down on lettuce or drink spinach drinks to get the health benefits of eating a clean diet. In fact, some of the sweetest, tastiest natural foods deliver...
“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” “All washed up.” “Over the hill.” I’m tired of society programming you to think that you should start expecting less out of life once you reach a certain age. Last I checked, chronological age is NOT a marker of vitality—physically OR mentally. Truth is, it’s never too...
When your vision takes a nosedive, so does your quality of life. The bad news is that the older you get, the higher your chances are of developing a serious eye problem (like cataracts or age-related macular degeneration). In fact, the leading cause of blindness—age-related macular degeneration—is expected to triple over the next 30 years....
When it comes to heart disease, there are certain key factors that increase your risk for it… Things like age and gender, or having type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. But if you fall in any of these categories, a recent study found that heart disease isn’t the only thing you have to worry...
Spring is here. Finally! We’ve already seen some 80-degree days here in Arizona, and I’m loving it. I also love to breathe in the smell of fresh-cut grass and see the vibrant colors in trees like the crepe myrtle and magnolia. But if you have seasonal allergies, all you see is pollen. And instead of...
Breast cancer doesn’t have to be a death sentence. In fact, there are MILLIONS of breast cancer survivors in the US alone. But there are certain factors that can increase your chances of a long life… or increase your risk of a short one. And researchers just identified one popular drink that can send your...
I took an oath when I became a physician to do no harm. And I take that oath seriously. I wish I could say the same for all my colleagues. A recent study discovered that doctors are drugging their Alzheimer’s patients—and as you can imagine, it’s having some disastrous health consequences. Doctors these days hand...
If you have type 2 diabetes, you also have a smorgasbord of complications that come with it. Heart and blood vessel disease… nerve damage… kidney damage… hearing impairment… sleep apnea… skin conditions… the list goes on. Diabetic retinopathy—the vision loss caused by damage to the eye’s blood vessels—impacts nearly half of all type 2 diabetics. There’s no cure for it, and mainstream...