Cistus incanus makes an excellent antimicrobial herbal tea. It has anti-fungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antispasmodic properties.
Did you know that you can support your immune health and help fight bacterial infections by drinking Cistus incanus herbal tea? Beyond its great taste and flavor, Cistus incanus herbal tea has gained global popularity as all-natural support for a wide range of health issues, in part due to its antimicrobial properties.
Cistus incanus Antimicrobial Tea
Cistus incanus is an herb also known as the Rock Rose plant. Cistus incanus often grows in Mediterranean areas such as Greece, Italy, and Turkey. Linden Botanicals’ Cistus incanus comes from Crete in Greece, which is the ancestral home of Cistus incanus. A tea can be made from the herb’s dried leaves, stems, and flowers.
The phytochemical composition of this antimicrobial tea is really quite remarkable. The herb contains a broad range of bioactive compounds such as phenolic acids, tannins, bioflavonoids, gallic acids, and catechins that contribute to its antimicrobial properties. A study published in PLOS One, a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal, notes that Cistus incanus could serve as alternative natural antibacterial and anti-biofilm components against oral infections.
Cistus incanus tea has a broad antimicrobial spectrum, being both anti-fungal and antibacterial. It also has antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory agents. In particular, Cistus incanus has a high content and diverse profile of polyphenolic substances with strong antioxidant activity. Polyphenols may act as antioxidants through suppression of reactive oxygen species formation. Reactive oxygen species are involved in pathogenesis of diverse human diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases.
Health Benefits of Cistus incanus Tea
Tick and Mosquito Repellant: For some time now, people around the world have been using synthetic repellents such as N, N-Diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET). However, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has expressed serious concerns about the safety of DEET.
Beyond being an antimicrobial herbal tea, Cistus incanus also makes an excellent all-natural mosquito and tick repellent. Its bioactive components release a natural fragrance that deters insects, mosquitoes, and ticks. Unlike synthetic repellents, the tea has been proven safe for human consumption and effective against those unwanted little guests.
Immune System Support: Cistus incanus offers significant and scientifically proven immune support and scientifically proven relief of cold and flu symptoms.
All-Natural Antioxidant: Cistus incanus antimicrobial tea also serves as a natural antioxidant that scavenges free radicals in the body, preventing damage that would otherwise result from oxidation. This helps to minimize the risk of suffering cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne, and Maskne Support: Many people use our all-natural Mediterranean Cistus incanus tea externally to address issues with eczema, psoriasis, acne, and maskne and to cleanse and support the healing of their skin. Simply brew the tea, let the tea cool, and then apply it to your skin.
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It can be hard to identify a reputable, reliable source for Cistus incanus herbal tea and extract. Our comprehensive Cistus incanus FAQ provides lots of information on its health benefits and therapeutic uses, including its use as an antimicrobial tea. The FAQ also covers its use as a mosquito and tick repellant, immune support properties, and skin health support benefits, as well as information on sourcing, terroir, and brewing techniques.
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