Here is a complete list of ingredients that can go into any type of Divers Tea. If you believe that antioxidants help with the recovery from the stresses of diving, then this may be something you’ll want to try.
And of course, be sure to check with your doctor or healthcare practitioner before incorporating any tea or supplement into your healthcare or diving routine.
Nutritional Scientists have found that Red Clover contains the trace mineral Molybdenum, which plays an important role in discharging nitrogen from our bodies. Molybdenum trace accumulations are found in the bones, skin, liver and kidneys. Additionally it is a great anti-mucous herb, and is high in vitamins B1 and other important minerals and vitamins. It traditionally is utilized as a blood purifier, and internal cleanser. It would also make an interesting ingredient for a detox tea (but that’s not our area). Click here for more on the best detox teas. Red clover also contains high amounts of bio-active polyphenols. Antioxidant.*
High in vitamin C, and is soothing to the digestive system, and may aid in fighting colds. may also assist in balancing blood pressure. Hibiscus contains Natural Electrolytes, to aid Hydration. Contains flavinoids, polyphenols, and anthocyanins – Antioxidant.*
Used by natives of the South Pacific for centuries, it supposedly is relaxing, and calms the disposition.*
Gentle and soothing. It may lower blood pressure. Also may ease stress, irritability. It has antiseptic, bactericidal and anti-inflammatory properties. May aid in digestion and promote restful sleep. Chamomile may also be a natural antihistamine and may help ease the symptoms of hay fever and asthma. Antioxidant.*
Cinnamon is antibacterial and may help to regulate blood sugar. It may also be a potent immune system booster and digestive aid. Cinnamon is a stimulant to other herbs and the body, enabling herbal remedies to potentially work faster. Antioxidant.*
May be good for the intestinal system, high in Vitamin C. Adds good flavor. Rose Hips also have electrolytes for hydration. Contains carotenoids and phenolics – Antioxidant.*
Mostly for its pleasant citrus flavor, as well as its antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Orange peel contains natural electrolytes, to potentially aid hydration. Contains Bioflavinoids – Antioxidant.*
Contains Salicylic Acid (the same component that causes Aspirin to work), and therefore may help combat headaches, and may act as an anti-inflammatory. Antioxidant.*
Chicory may help lower pulse rate and potentially reduce cholesterol levels. Antioxidant.*
Soothing for the throat. Antioxidant.*
Used for stress reduction, and as a general relaxant.*
Soothing to the throat and bronchial system, and may support pancreatic health, as well as adding sweetness.*
Be sure to check out our post entitled, “Can Antioxidants in Tea Protect Scuba Divers?” for more information on antioxidants and diving.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.