THE PERFECT BEDTIME BLEND


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INGREDIENTS

valerian root, honeybush tea, chamomile flowers, spearmint leaves, passion flower inclusion, lemon balm, lavender flowers, dried cherries, and blue cornflowers

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Valerian root is a natural sedative for the nerves and, therefore, helps to alleviate pain, tension, and induce sleep. The smell of Valerian Root is a little funky but this powerful little herb is a big part of the magic of this sleep inducing blend. It is even referred to as "nature's tranquilizer!"

Honeybush Tea reduces inflammation in the body and helps to boost immunity. It is also touted for combating cold symptoms like a cough and sore throat, for boosting the metabolic system, for promoting relaxation, reducing risk of disease, and improving the quality of sleep. 

Chamomile is what most of us think of when we think of a bedtime tea. While it is, of course, amazing for helping you relax and get to sleep it has many other health benefits! Chamomile is a natural remedy for cramping, bloating, gas, and is great for combating a range of digestive issues. It is soothing for nausea, bladder irritation, and can be used topically to remedy burns and soften skin.

Spearmint adds a lot to the flavor of this blend but is also rich in health benefits! It soothes stress, has many antioxidants, and is even said to boost memory. It combats a variety of ailments from an upset stomach, to headache, to a sore throat and can also reduce muscle fatigue. 

Passion Flower improves circulation and is mildly sedative. This flower is soothing for nerves and can combat a variety of nerve related disorders including tension headaches, agitation, nervous coughs, and exhaustion.

Lemon Balm is a natural mood booster and can combat respiratory issues. It is detoxifying for the body and can help fight off viruses and bacteria. It combats digestive disorders and creates a sense of overall wellness and calmness! Lemon Balm is what we like to think of as a cure all!

Lavender is widely known for its calming effects on the mind, but it also has soothing benefits for the body! It is rich in antioxidants, can combat headaches, can help ward off sickness due to its antiseptic and antibacterial properties. 

Dried Cherries add a lovely fruity flavor to this herbaceous blend, but they also bring a list of benefits. Cherries are great for promoting restful sleep, boosting immunity, and are rich in antioxidants!

Blue Cornflowers are soothing for constipation, fever, and provide support for hormonal symptoms related to menstruation and menopause. It is also very calming and can combat anxiety, stress, and depression.

SERVE HOT WITH A SPOONFUL OF MESQUITE HONEY!

The information for this email was extracted from a wonderful little book called 20,000 Secrets of Tea by Victoria Zak. This is a book we frequently use as a reference when we are exploring the various benefits of teas, herbs, and spices in our shop!

 Zak, Victoria. 20,000 Secrets of Tea: the Most Effective Ways to Benefit from Natures Healing Herbs. Bantam, 2000.


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