An all-natural blend designed to soothe the mind and relax the body. The perfect blend for those who want the benefits of natural herbs to help sleep, but don't like the taste of the traditional sleepy tea blends such as Lavender and Chamomile. This blend is free from any flavourings, so if you are looking for a natural brew packed with a myriad of benefits, this ones is for you! Hand blended in small batches in Lancashire, England.
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- 40g and 14g ( a weeks worth of tea, one cup a day) loose leaf tea in stand up resealable pouch.
- Pack of 12 tea bags made from natural wood pulp filter paper, unbleached and non toxic. Fully biodegradable.
Catnip / Lemon Verbena / Mullein / Rooibos
Catnip is well known for its gentle and calming properties. It has been employed in traditional western folk practices for centuries as a calming agent for body and mind. Catnip is one of the best cooling and relaxing herbs. It's very effective for anxiety or nervousness and is known to be both a nervine and sedative. It can help sooth over-excitement and works great as a sleeping sedative. Catnip was part of American folk medicine and Native American healing systems and employed as a gentle tea for children in cases of occasional upset stomach or sleeplessness.
Lemon verbena tea is effective in reducing nervous tension, stress and anxiety, meaning that a cup before bedtime could be a good way to banish any sleep-depriving negative thoughts. Lemon verbena has been used as a medicinal plant for centuries as a sedative. Lemon Verbena contains hastatosides and verbenalin - volatile oils known as "monoterpenoids". They can aid insomnia by activating the GABA system. GABA is a brain chemical that switches off the transmission of nerve signals, helping to calm the mind and nervous system in readiness for sleep.
Mullein has sedative effects in its roots, leaves, and flowers, which can help with sleep problems. Experts believe that this tea contains a chemical that serves as a natural sedative and aids in sleep induction. When taken before going to bed, it relaxes your nerves and nervous system mind enough to make you fall asleep.
Rooibos also has gently relaxing and soothing properties which make it the perfect tea for sleep. Plus, it is high in antioxidants and can help with digestion, often a contributor to sleeplessness. Rooibos is totally free of any stimulants, therefore rooibos tea health benefits include calming, soothing and relaxing effects on our nervous system. In particular, drinking this herbal tea is ideal for those who suffer from depression, nervousness, restlessness, Insomnia, headaches, irritability and all possible symptoms of stresses. It was discovered that the natural health benefits of rooibos teaflavonoids which can be found in rooibos tea are up to 20-50 times more potent than the ones in green tea, providing us with very strong anti-aging and cardiovascular benefits. Along with antioxidants and ployphenols, rooibos tea contains great amounts of minerals like zinc, magnesium, potassium, manganese and calcium. It is known first of all for its anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties which can be used to treat and prevent various inflammations and other health conditions.