Aniseed has been famous for its beneficial properties since ancient times. Today it is well known because it is used in traditional Greek drinks such as Ouzo and Tsipouro. It also gives a special flavor to a uniquely scented black tea. It contains black tea, fennel and aniseed.
Black Tea gets its name from the black color of its leaves when they are wet. It boosts our immune system, protecting us from common illnesses such as the flu. It reduces stress, since one of its properties is reducing the cortisol levels of our body. It helps with digestion, due to its high tannin content. It also helps with our dental health since the polyphenols which can be found in black tea kill harmful bacteria. It increases our energy since it boosts blood flow and the moderate amount of caffeine it contains causes vigilance, increases our metabolism and optimizes brain function. It neutralizes free roots thanks to the antioxidants it contains. It contributes to better heart health by reducing cholesterol and triglycerides.