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LOCAL - Nourish Tea Co 'Relax' 40g.
Calming, soothing and grounding. Breathe in, breathe out, slow down and calm your mind. Relax promotes wellness in body and mind.
40g - 40 serves.
Brew 1 heaped teaspoon / 250ml, 3-5 minutes at 100 degrees.
Peppermint, Spearmint, Lemon Balm, Lemon Verbena & Lemongrass.
Peppermint (Mentha piperata) -Renowned as a digestive aid calming and soothing to the digestive tract, and may also relieve nausea and gas. Its antispasmodic properties help relax muscles and reduce stomaching cramping and spasms. Peppermint may also help fight off infections such as the common cold and influenza due to its antimicrobial properties.
Spearmint (Mentha spicata) - Considered to be the oldest of mints. Has relaxing properties but is also a mild stimulant increasing memory and cognition, it is both calming and energising at the same time. Also used as a mild digestive aid.
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) - With its sweet-scented leaves it is known to calm the nervous and digestive systems, with the additional benefits of enhancing the immune system. Lemon Balm is a member of the mint family, it has also been known to be a featured remedy for anxiety, melancholy, nervousness and a host of viral and bacterial infections.
Lemon Verbena (Aloysia citrodora) - A natural relaxant, calming for the mind and body. May relieve stress, nervousness, stomach ache and period pain. Rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon) - Has a cooling effect and is high in antioxidants and an anti-inflammatory. Used as a natural remedy for hot flashes, bloating and digestive problems by soothing and lessening stomach cramps and spasms.
Herbal teas have been used for thousands of years by pregnant and breastfeeding women for the health benefits they may bring. Surprisingly there is limited research in the effects of these herbs. It is usually okay to drink herbal tea during pregnancy but should be limited to 1-2 cups per day especially in the first trimester. Please consult your healthcare professional before drinking in early pregnancy.