AOTEA tonics are specifically designed to support the immunE and nervous systemS. Our tonics are inspired by traditional maori herbal remedies and NZ’s native flora. The native herbs are sourced sustainably from our land on Aotea, Great Barrier Island. We also use ingredients like Apple Cider Vinegar, Ginger, Turmeric, Ginseng, Ginkgo that are recognised to support these systems. THEY are refreshing, light and super healthy. We hope you enjoy them.
Kumarahou is a small shrub that contains a plant agent called saponin. Saponin activities the elimination channels like the liver gall bladder and kidney and as it is water and oil soluble it helps it remove toxins when passing through these channels. It was used traditionally as an expectorant to clear mucus from the lungs and assist the respiratory system.
In each bottle we include 2 tablespoons of ginger juice, 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, 1 teaspoon of our own honey, turmeric extract, ginger extract and vitamin C, this tonic packed full of healthy ingredients for your classic wellness tonic.
Kawakawa leaves are recognised as anti-inflammatory as well as having an adaptogenic affect on the body. Adaptogens help the body react to stress and help the body return to homeostasis. Kawakawa is used to assist the nervous system. We also include other powerful adaptogenic herbs like ashwaganda, 750mgs of ginseng and ginkgo as well as 300mgs of vitamin d3.
There is research that these constituents can assist the body in generating (or reducing) the right hormones in the body to adapt to acute or general forms of stress. Some research has shown cortisol (stress hormone) to drop 40% after taking dosage of this quantity. Further, it has been shown that these extracts can aid thyroid and adrenal health.
Our antioxidant tonics are light herbal infusions and are a clean and tasty health drink! Each bottle contains ingredients that are recognised for their antioxidant content or skin nourishing qualities. Harakeke seed oil (also known as NZ flax seed oil) has a super high omega 3 content so she’s really good for your skin. And with the addition of about 1 teaspoon of matcha powder and maca powder each, per bottle, as well as a twist of blueberry juice and green tea extract, the antioxidant content is through the roof! She’s super nourishing and rejuvenating and she’s also super delicious!
Our entire range is inspired by NZ’s native flora and also matauranga maori, we hope you enjoy. Kia ora.