Breathe Easy� combines eucalyptus, fennel and licorice; herbs that have been found to have beneficial effects on upper respiratory tract health. Their effects are complemented by the addition of Bi Yan Pian, a traditional formula for the sinuses, widely recommended by practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine.*
How does it taste? It's a complex blend of herbal tastes - spicy, aromatic and cooling, somewhat bitter and astringent, and slightly sweet.
Licorice root 300 mg, eucalyptus leaf 285 mg, bitter fennel fruit 255 mg, Bi Yan Pian dry aqueous extract (8:1)** 120 mg. Proprietary blend: organic peppermint leaf, organic calendula flower, pleurisy root, organic ginger rhizome.
**Bi Yan Pian is a traditional Chinese herbal formula, extracted in pure water and then dried into granules, made from a mixture of xanthium fruit, magnolia flower bud, siler root, forsythia fruit, wild chrysanthemum flower, schisandra fruit, platycodon root, fragrant angelica root, anemarrhena rhizome, schizonepeta herb, and Chinese licorice root.
For maximum benefit, medicinal tea must be properly prepared. Pour 8 oz. freshly boiled water over a tea bag in a cup. Cover cup and steep 10-15 minutes. These steps directly influence the amount of beneficial components that will end up in your teacup! Gently squeeze the tea bag to release any remaining extract.
Drink 3 cups daily or as needed. Adding honey may enhance benefits, especially in dry climates.