Boost your immune system with Restora-tea, a loose-leaf herbal blend crafted with Elderberries, Ginger, and Siberian ginseng. Our brand was named Loose-leaf Tea Producer of the Year in 2023 in Northern England, reflecting our commitment to high-quality, nourishing herbal teas.



Introducing Restora-Tea – Immune Boosting Herbal Tea!

Restora-Tea is a carefully crafted loose-leaf herbal tea blend, meticulously designed to enhance the immune system. Created by a professional medical herbalist, this unique tea is a harmonious blend of natural ingredients known for their health-boosting properties. Siberian ginseng, elderberries, and ginger root are central to its formulation, each contributing distinct benefits that support overall well-being.

The creation of Restora-Tea is grounded in both traditional and contemporary herbal medicine. Siberian ginseng, renowned for its adaptogenic qualities, helps the body resist stress and enhances overall vitality. Elderberries, rich in antioxidants and vitamins, are known to bolster the immune system and reduce the duration of cold and flu symptoms. Ginger root, celebrated for its anti-inflammatory and digestive benefits, adds a warming, soothing quality to the blend.

The Role of Siberian Ginseng in Immune Support

Siberian ginseng, also known as Eleutherococcus senticosus, has a long history in traditional Chinese medicine, dating back over 2,000 years. Renowned for its adaptogenic properties, Siberian ginseng is celebrated for its ability to bolster the immune system and enhance overall health. As an adaptogen, this herb helps the body resist stressors, whether, physical, chemical, or biological.

One of the primary ways Siberian ginseng supports the immune system is by modulating the body’s stress response. Chronic stress weakens the immune system, making the body more susceptible to infections. Siberian ginseng works by balancing the production of stress hormones like cortisol, which reduces stress and its negative impact on immunity. This balancing act ultimately helps to improve energy levels and resilience against illness.

Scientific research supports the immune-boosting properties of Siberian ginseng. A study published in the “Journal of Ethnopharmacology” found that Eleutherococcus senticosus extract significantly enhanced the activity of natural killer cells, which play a crucial role in the body’s defence against viruses and cancer cells. Additionally, another study in the “Phytotherapy Research” journal indicated that Siberian ginseng could positively influence the production of cytokines, the proteins that regulate immune responses.

Beyond its immune-enhancing capabilities, Siberian ginseng offers a variety of other health benefits. It has been shown to improve mental clarity and focus, increase physical stamina, and support cardiovascular health. Its anti-inflammatory properties also contribute to overall well-being, making it a versatile addition to any health regimen.

Elderberries: A Potent Immune Booster

Elderberries have long been celebrated for their significant immune-boosting properties, making them a key component in Restora-Tea. These small, dark berries are packed with antioxidants, particularly vitamins A and C, essential for maintaining a robust immune system. Vitamin A plays a crucial role in maintaining the integrity of skin and mucous membranes, our first line of defence against pathogens. Meanwhile, vitamin C is well-known for its ability to enhance the production of white blood cells, which are vital for fighting infections.

In addition to their high antioxidant content, elderberries possess potent antiviral properties. Studies have shown that elderberry extracts can inhibit the replication of viruses and reduce the duration and severity of cold and flu symptoms. This makes elderberries a preventative measure and a natural remedy to attenuate the impact of viral infections. A study published in the Journal of International Medical Research found that elderberry extract reduced the duration of influenza symptoms by an average of four days.

Traditional uses of elderberries date back centuries, with records of their use in various cultures for treating colds, flu, and other ailments. Modern scientific research continues to validate these traditional applications, confirming elderberries as an effective natural remedy. By incorporating elderberries into Restora-Tea, we harness their full potential, providing a natural and effective way to bolster the immune system.

Ginger Root: Nature’s Anti-Inflammatory

Ginger root, a staple in traditional medicine, is renowned for its potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This remarkable herb supports the immune system, by mitigating inflammation and combating harmful pathogens. The bioactive compounds in ginger, such as gingerol, shogaol, and paradol, are pivotal in these health-boosting effects.

One of the primary benefits of ginger is its ability to reduce inflammation. Chronic inflammation is a common underlying factor in many diseases, including cardiovascular conditions and certain cancers. Ginger’s anti-inflammatory properties are attributed to its ability to inhibit the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines, which are molecules that signal the immune system to initiate an inflammatory response. Curbing these signals with ginger helps control and reduce inflammation, supporting overall immune function.

In addition to its anti-inflammatory prowess, ginger is a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants are crucial in neutralising free radicals, and unstable molecules that can cause cellular damage and contribute to ageing and disease. By scavenging these free radicals, ginger helps protect the body at a cellular level, enhancing immune defence mechanisms and promoting overall health.

Scientific studies have provided substantial evidence supporting ginger’s health benefits. For instance, research published in the “Journal of Medicinal Food” highlighted ginger’s effectiveness in reducing inflammation and oxidative stress, two key factors that compromise immune function. Another study, in “Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine” demonstrated ginger’s ability to bolster immune responses and increase resilience against diseases and infections.

The Expertise of a Medical Herbalist

Restora-Tea is the brainchild of our highly skilled and experienced medical herbalist, Sabrina Francis who has dedicated her career to studying and practicing herbal medicine. With advanced qualifications in botanical sciences and years of professional practice, Sabrina combines traditional knowledge with modern research to create effective and safe herbal blends. Her approach is deeply rooted in the principles of holistic health, which emphasises the interconnectedness of body, mind, and spirit.

The creation of Restora-Tea is a meticulous process, beginning with carefully selecting high-quality, organic ingredients. Sabrina ensures that each herb used in the blend is sourced from reputable suppliers who adhere to stringent organic farming practices. This commitment to quality guarantees that the herbs are free from pesticides, synthetic fertilisers, and other harmful chemicals, thereby preserving their natural potency and therapeutic properties.

In crafting Restora-Tea, Sabrina employs a comprehensive understanding of herbal pharmacology. She considers the synergistic effects of combining various herbs, ensuring that each ingredient complements the others to enhance the overall efficacy of the blend. Her expertise in herbal formulations ensures that Restora-Tea is balanced, providing maximum health benefits while minimising the risk of adverse effects.

Sabrina is committed to patient safety and well-being, adhering to rigorous standards of quality control and product testing, and ensuring that Restora-Tea meets the highest standards of efficacy and safety. Her extensive background in herbal medicine, coupled with a passion for promoting natural health, underscores the reliability and effectiveness of Restora-Tea as a valuable addition to any wellness regimen.

How to Brew and Enjoy Restora-Tea

Properly brewing Restora-Tea is essential to unlocking its full range of health benefits. Start by adding, one to two teaspoons per cup of herbs to a saucepan. Cover the herbs with fresh boiling water, cover the pan and simmer on a low heat.

Simmer the tea for five to ten minutes. This simmering period is crucial because it allows the beneficial compounds, such as antioxidants and essential oils, to infuse into the water fully. While simmering, cover your saucepan with a lid to prevent essential oils from evaporating. After the simmering time has elapsed, strain and pour the tea into your cup. For a stronger tea simmer for fifteen to thirty minutes

To enhance the flavour and health benefits of Restora-Tea, consider adding natural ingredients. A teaspoon of honey can provide a soothing sweetness or a slice of lemon can add a refreshing citrus note and additional vitamin C. Restora-tea can also be left to cool and refrigerated for a refreshing iced tea or frozen to make healthy ice lollies.

For optimal health benefits, it is recommended to consume Restora-Tea daily. A regular intake of one to two cups per day can help maintain your immune system and promote general well-being. Listen to your body and adjust the quantity based on your feelings and specific health needs.

Enjoying Restora-Tea is not just about the physical act of drinking it, but also about creating a moment of relaxation and mindfulness. Take the time to savour each sip, allowing the warmth and flavours to invigorate your senses and contribute to your overall health.

Net weight 80g
Gross weight 168g


Additional information

Weight175 g
Dimensions10 × 8 × 8 cm


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