Climber's High Chai Tea
A super-charged blend of teas, spices and herbs formulated to provide a refreshing daily lift for people with active, high-energy lifestyles. Climber’s High is a high-powered way to increase your intake of beneficial antioxidants such as flavonoids and catechins, as well as a host of healthy vitamins, trace minerals, beneficial phyto-constituents, and caffeine. It was originally conceived to assist people in adjusting to higher altitudes. This spiced yerba mate chai tea is both good for you and a pleasure to drink.
- Yerba Mate Origin: Argentina
- Caffeine: Very High
Yerba Maté is often consumed as a stimulant drink. It helps to eliminate fatigue, stimulating metal and physical activity, and due to its active chemical Xanthine’s effect on the central nervous system, it is used to stimulate mental energy as well.
Tea leaves, especially green and white, are rich in catechin polyphenols.
Drinking pu-erh tea is purported to reduce blood cholesterol. In traditional Chinese medicine, the tea is used to invigorate the spleen.
E. senticosus is an adaptogen that has a wide range of health benefits attributed to its use. Taking the herb is believed to boost the body’s capacity to handle physical stresses ranging from heat exposure to extreme exertion. Supporters of E. senticosus as a medicinal herb also claim that it is immunogenic, anti-inflammatory and chemoprotective. It's also thought to be an aphrodisiac and boost stamina in traditional Chinese medicine.
Ingredients: roasted yerba mate, black tea, green tea, white tea, pu'erh, ginger root, cinnamon, cardamom, licorice root, eleuthero ginseng root, saffron, black pepper, clove, fennel, safflowers, peppermint, tulsi, vanilla flavoring
- Small: approximately .2 ounces/8 grams - makes about 4 cups of hot tea
- Medium: approximately .6 ounces/17 grams - makes about 8 or 9 cups of hot tea
- Large: approximately 1 ounce/27 grams - makes about 12 to 15 cups of hot tea
Vendor: The Tea Spot in Boulder, Colorado