RIO AMAZON Tayuya Teabags is a woody vine found throughout the Amazon rainforest in South America. Tayuya is known by several botanical names, but all of these names refer to the same plant, a member of the gourd family.
Rainforest people have been using Tayuya since prehistoric times, and Tayuya tea is still popular in Brazil today. Traditionally, the long tuberous roots are used to make an infusion that is usually combined with a bit of honey to tone down the strong, bitter taste.
This Amazon plant contains actives called cucurbitacins and glucosides, and other plant antioxidants have been isolated in the root.
Rio Amazon teas are made from high quality botanicals in unbleached teabags. Contains antioxidants.
RIO AMAZON is inspired by the wonderful herbs which grow in abundance all over the Amazon rainforest. These herbs have evolved unique chemical compounds and have traditionally been used by the people who live in the region, who believe they offer a variety of health benefits.
All RIO AMAZON products are certified Organic by the Soil Association, and their teabags are unbleached and completely plastic-free. Their selection of high-quality botanical extracts and superfoods is free from unnecessary additives and fillers.