Detox Tea contains Red Clover, Dandelion, Ginger, Fo-Ti, Schisandra, Burdock, Chinese Licorice, Lysimachia, Japanese Honeysuckle, Loranthus, Siler, Chinese Mint, Chinese Cinnamon, Lophatherum, Tokyo Violet, Pulsatilla, White Mulberry, Isatis, Duckweed, Perilla, and Phellodendron. The following are of note:
Red Clover contains isoflavones and phytoestrogens that make it useful in treating symptoms of menopause. It may also relieve coughs, bronchitis, and the like.
Dandelion Root is rich in vitamins A, B complex, C, and D, as well as iron, potassium, and zinc. Though it has served various medicinal purposes throughout history, today it is used as an appetite stimulant and digestive aid. Dandelion leaves are used as a diuretic.
Ginger Root has been used for ages to soothe the stomach. It may be connected to an increase in metabolism as well, which would account for its presence in multiple dietary supplements.
Fo-Ti is commonly used in traditional medicine to tonify the kidneys, treat weak bones, and protect the skin against ultraviolet damage. The root also contains antioxidants.
Schisandra Fruit is thought to cleanse the lung, nourish the kidney, and promote the production of body fluid.
Burdock, aside from being the inspiration for Velcro, has also been used in traditional herbal medicine as a diuretic.
Chinese Licorice has been used in herbal medicine for stomach ulcers, sore throat, and bronchitis, and it serves a soothing function. Some research has suggested that pregnant women ought to avoid taking it.
Loranthus is an herb that has been used, in Chinese herbal medicine, to promote the inhibition of fatty acid synthase, which may be a method of treating obesity.
Chinese Cinnamon has high antioxidant qualities and the oil may have antimicrobial properties. Traditionally it has been thought to fight the common cold and aid the digestive process, though these claims are not necessarily substantiated.
Tokyo Violet is an herb used to remove toxic heat from the body and blood. It may also reduce swelling. According to one description, Tokyo Violet ought to be used topically. Its presence in a supplement then is somewhat confusing.
White Mulberry is thought to tonify the blood in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It may also be used to promote urination and treat constipation and diabetes.