Russian Ivan-tea & Raspberry

Russian Ivan-tea & Raspberry (Willow-herb with Raspberry)

The raspberry is a delicious berry with a rich and enticing aroma. In Russian folklore, it is traditionally considered a symbol of happiness and bliss, which is why a happy and carefree life can be likened to "raspberry bliss". The raspberry is a polyvitaminic berry, and can be a great help in boosting the immune system and strengthening the body's vitality. Ivan-tea & Raspberry can have a very positive effect on your body by strengthening and, at the same time, relaxing it, helping you deal with stress and anxiety. It is also an age-old remedy for colds. Adding raspberry fruit to willow herb leaves gives the blend a gentle sweetness, and an unforgettable taste and flavour.

Health benefits of raspberries

It is truly incredible, how incredibly useful and highly beneficial this much-loved berry can be!

We all know that there is no better way to cure a cold or a flu, than to drink tea with raspberry jam. But it is not just the fruit that have healing properties. The leaves too can be useful. For instance, raspberry leaves boast higher levels of vitamin C, than the fruit. Raspberries contain salicylic acid, which is a natural sudorific and antipyretic agent. However, unlike most antipyretic pills, raspberry does not have a negative effect on the body. During autumn, winter and spring, raspberry can help replenish the supply of vitamins in the human body because it contains plentiful vitamins including vitamin A (as beta carotene), vitamin E (tocopherol), vitamin C (ascorbic acid), vitamin B1 (thiamine), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), and vitamin PP (niacin), among others. Raspberries are also rich in vitamin K, which belongs to the group of lipophilic (liposoluble) and hydrophobic vitamins, necessary for the secretion of proteins that make blood clotting possible. Vitamin K also has a role to play in the body’s calcium uptake, and ensures the interaction of calcium and vitamin D.

  • Raspberry fruit contain:
  • Macro-elements including potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, and phosphorus;
  • Micro-elements including bromine, iron, cobalt, manganese, copper, molybdenum, fluoride, and zinc.

Raspberries also contain 2 - 3 times more iron than blackcurrants, which highlights the importance of its blood-producing function for the human body.
Raspberries are rich in antioxidants, which help our bodies fight off aging, as well as preserve good health and energy.
Raspberries also contain high levels of copper, which is an active ingredient of the majority of antidepressants. Which is why if you are under a lot of stress, it might be a good time to start eating raspberries by the handful.
Raspberries also contain magnesium, which has a positive effect on the heart.
In case of any gastrointestinal ailment or disorder, raspberry can help stop vomiting and diarrhoea, reduce pain, and improve appetite.
Raspberry is known to help in curing anaemia, leukaemia, diabetes, infertility, and some gynaecological conditions.
Raspberry can also help improve kidney function and decrease bladder swelling in case of renal disease.
Beta sitosterol, also contained in the fruit, prevents the accumulation of cholesterol deposits on blood vessel walls, reducing the risk of atherosclerosis.
It is also worth noting that raspberries are very low in calories. There are only 52 kilocalories per 100 grams of fruit, which is why raspberries are an indispensable part of any diet.
What also makes this fruit so special, is that raspberries retain their medicinal properties even when cooked or otherwise thermally processed.

Useful properties of Ivan-tea & Raspberry

Raspberry boasts a great number of healing properties. So many, in fact, that it would be nearly impossible to list all of them here, and willow herb leaves only multiply those incredible health benefits. Here are just a few of them to give you an example.

  • Strengthening the immune system. It is an effective remedy for cold and flu prevention.
  • Help in curing acute respiratory viral infections. Ivan-tea & Raspberry helps cure viral infections. After all, it is broadly known that the most effective means of fighting any viral infection is to drink as much fluids as possible, especially drinks that are rich in vitamins. What is more, raspberries contain salicylic acid (natural aspirin), which is a recognized medical drug in its own right. It reduces inflammation, acts as a disinfectant, and provides pain relief, as well as a sudorific and antipyretic effect.
  • You can drink Ivan-tea & Raspberry even when you have a fever, especially since both Ivan-tea and raspberry possess an antipyretic effect. However, you should also bear in mind that doctors recommend using traditional remedies instead of antipyretic drugs only if the temperature does not rise higher than 39 C. However, should the fever rise above 39 C, you should call a doctor, rather than try resorting to traditional medicine.
  • Tannic acids contained in willow herb leaves and rasperry fruit mean that they can also be used to improve digestion and stabilize metabolism.
  • Ivan-tea & Raspberry also has a positive effect on the prostate. Willow herb is indeed a well-known preventive remedy used for prostatitis. Raspberry is also sometimes recommended for the same purposes.
  • Ivan-tea & Raspberry helps alleviate stress and is an excellent choice to help you unwind after a long and difficult day at work.
  • Stabilizing blood pressure.
  • Most importantly, Ivan-tea & Raspberry does not contain any caffeine, purine or oxalic acids, which have an adverse effect on metabolism.

And, of course, Ivan-tea & Raspberry is also a simply delicious drink we should all take the time to enjoy.)))

The Vologda Ivan-Tea Company are proud to present their blend of Ivan-tea & Raspberry

    Our experts have created a unique tea blend made up of
  • fermented willow herb leaves (70%),
  • dried raspberry leaves (20%),
  • and sublimated raspberry fruit (10%), which have retained their form and nutrients.

The teas produced by the Vologda Ivan-Tea company are high-quality, ecologically clean, natural, and organic. It is 100% organic with no artificial flavours, colours, or preservatives added. A good cup of this gently flavoured aromatic tea will protect your body from colds and viral infections, and will help you regain your strength.
Raspberry fruit add a gentle sweetness to the flavour, and a definite richness to the colour of your tea, putting you in better spirits and allowing you to focus even more on enjoying the exquisite flavour. High-quality Russian Ivan-tea & Raspberry in beautiful packaging can serve as an excellent present. And one with incredible healing properties too!

Ivan-tea & Raspberry has already proven to be a success with our clients. It has also earned high commendation from various experts, and was awarded several Gold medals for outstanding taste and quality at the largest Russian and international Food & Drink exhibitions, including a Gold medal for quality at the SIAL International Exhibition in Paris.

How to brew Ivan-tea & Raspberry?

  1. Take 8 grams for 1 litre of water (4 grams for 0.5 litres).
  2. Bring water to boil.
  3. Brew in rolling boil water, and leave the tea to infuse for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Pour the tea into cups.
  5. You can leave the tea leaves in the teapot, and reuse them up to 3-4 times.
    And the tea will not lose neither its flavour, nor its enticing aroma, nor its medicinal properties.
  6. Ivan-tea & Raspberry can be served both hot and cold.
  7. Enjoy your tea!

We hope every family gets the chance to enjoy and appreciate our teas.

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