The candida tea recipe below is a great natural home remedy to safely cleanse and detox candida yeast from your body. The recipe uses natural antifungal foods and herbs for candida you can easily find at your local store.
In addition to its antifungal properties, the tea may also give you jittery free energy to support your daily activities.
Use the candida tea to:
- Enhance the results of your the candida cleanse.
- On its own to promote healthy candida yeast balance.
The Antifungal Herbs & Foods In The Candida Tea
Evidence Based Recipe, Jump to the recipe.
Every ingredient in the candida tea recipe has a long history of safe traditional use that is also supported by modern science. In this post we included a summary of the evidence and links to the published studies.
Candida Tea Recipe : Natural Antifungal Energy
This candida tea recipe has been one of our most popular recipes drinks for the candida diet cleanse. Its main functions:
Antifungal: The tea uses known antifungal ingredients that have a long history of traditional use and published studies on their effectiveness against candida. (See the evidence section below).
Energy: The green tea and coconut oil combination can also provide jittery free energy. Not as potent as coffee, still a great alternative that is completely candida friendly.
Reviews: Many of our members like to drink the candida tea several times during the day, even after they are done with the cleanse. We also share the top comments and suggestions from our members below the recipe.
Candida Tea Recipe
Candida Cleanse Antifungal Energy Tea
- 1 cup spring water
- 1 bag organic green tea or black tea
- 1 inch ginger root
- ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tbsp coconut oil raw, extra virgin, 15 ml
- ½ lemon
- pure stevia or monkfruit to taste
- Peel the ginger root and cut to thin slices.
- Boil the ginger in water for 5 minutes together with the cinnamon.
- Reduce the heat, cover and allow the to simmer for additional 5-10 minutes.
- Strain the tea into your tea cup.
- Add the green or black tea bag for 2-5 minutes.
- Remove the tea bag. Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon, add into the tea.
- Just before drinking:
Add 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) of coconut oil. If you have never tried coconut oil before, start with 1 teaspoon first.
- Add a few drops of stevia or pure monkfruit to taste.
Top Tip From Our Members
- Cold vs. Hot:
The candida tea also tastes great when it is cold, which makes it a great fit for the summer. For best results, if you plan to drink it cold, most of our members prefer it without the cinnamon. You can make more servings of the tea in advance without the coconut oil, and store the tea in the refrigerator for a few days. Add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil just before you drink the tea.
- Like Vanilla?
You may want to add a few drops of alcohol free vanilla extract, as it seems to really improve the flavor. Some stevia brands combine natural vanilla extract with the stevia drops.
- More Energy:
Need more energy but still want to avoid coffee? Many of our members like to add 1 dropper of Dr. Group’s Ginseng Fuzion just before they drink the tea, which includes adaptogenic herbs such as ashwagandha and ginseng. Besides its ability to naturally improve energy , Ginseng has demonstrated antifungal activity against Candida albicans in a few studies [2, 3] and is also well known for its ability to naturally boost the immune system .
What’s In My Candida Tea : Summary Of Evidence
As we mentioned, every ingredient in this recipe has a long history of traditional use and is also supported by science.
Below you will find a summary of the evidence and links to the published studies. While there are many additional benefits of course, we focused on the benefits for the candida cleanse.
EGCG, the most abundant catechin in green tea demonstrated antifungal activity against candida albicans in multiple studies [5, 6].
Another known health benefit of green tea, which it is important to mention. Many human studies also suggest that green tea catechins may help to reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, such as obesity, type II diabetes, and cardiovascular risk factors .
What about black tea for candida?
We do prefer to use green tea for candida, as it has more evidence and research data on its antifungal properties. If you prefer black tea, however, it may still provide benefits for the candida cleanse as well. According to research, black tea polyphenols also have antifungal properties that can be effective against different candida species .
Coconut oil is well known for its antimicrobial and antifungal properties, and demonstrated significant antifungal activity against Candida albicans and other pathogens .
According to the evidence, capric and lauric acids, two of the medium chain fatty acids in coconut oil, are the ones mainly responsible for its ability to kill candida .
There’s another reason coconut oil makes such a great fit for the candida diet. Coconut oil makes an effective alternative energy source to carbs.
This helps with one of the biggest challenges with the candida diet. You have to reduce your carbs as they tend to feed candida. As a result, many people don’t have the energy they used to have.
This is where coconut oil can significantly help, as the body can quickly digest and use it to produce energy. Much easier than other fats. This is a well known use of coconut oil you can see in many low carbs dietary protocols such as keto diet, as well as in pre workout recipes.
The research data was able to validate this use as well. According to the evidence, the Medium-chain triglycerides in coconut oil (MCT oil), can increase exercise performance .
Cinnamon has a long traditional history of use as food (spice) and medicine. According to research data, Cinnamon demonstrated potent antifungal activity against different species of candida [12, 13].
Additional studies also suggest that cinnamon intake is associated with a statistically significant decrease in fasting glucose levels . This indirectly may benefit the candida diet as well, especially if you have a history of high blood sugar.
Ginger is a well known home remedy for candida and other pathogens. According to research data, ginger demonstrated significant antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal activity against Candida albicans, Candida Krusei yeast as well as other types of human pathogens [15, 16, 17].
There’s another reason we recommend to have ginger in the candida tea recipe. According to one study, green tea, cinnamon and ginger may work together in synergy to lower blood sugar levels after a meal. When the researchers combined all the three together they noticed the best results, better than when they tested each herb by itself .
Drinking warm water with lemon juice in the morning is an ancient Ayurvedic practice to stimulate digestion and detox the body. According to research, lemon juice may also support the liver  and kidneys .
Flavor wise, lemon juice complements the green tea and ginger taste. Interestingly, is also blends very well with the cinnamon and coconut flavor.