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Day & Night tea gift set Perfect gift this beautiful jute bag filled with our Morning time and Night time herbal tea to give an all day support.
We’ve taken the finest natural ingredients to produce this naturally caffeine free, organic Night-time tea designed to help soothe after a stressful day and aid peaceful, healthy sleep so you awake refreshed and ready to go in the morning.
We have created peace of mind and well-being in a mug!
All our herbal teas are made with passion, using the finest natural ingredients with no artificial flavourings, colourings, or preservatives, and come in aroma-sealing packaging that keeps the tea fresh for months.
We firmly believe that by drinking this caffeine free and ethically produced tea blend you can help yourself to overcome the stresses of a hard, tense day and ease yourself into a good night’s sleep. And the magic ingredients? Hawthorn, hop, chamomile and lavender.
Hawthorn berries are tiny fruits that grow on trees and shrubs belonging to the Crataegus genus.
Their berries are packed with nutrition and have a tart, tangy taste, and mild sweetness, ranging in colour from yellow to deep red to black.
For centuries, hawthorn berry has been used as an herbal remedy for digestive problems, heart failure, and high blood pressure. In fact, it’s a key part of traditional Chinese medicine.
Hawthorn berry is a rich source of polyphenols, which are powerful antioxidant compounds found in plants. Antioxidants help neutralize unstable molecules called free radicals that can harm your body when they are present at high levels. These molecules can come from poor diet, as well as environmental toxins like air pollution and cigarette smoke.
Due to their antioxidant activity, polyphenols have been associated with numerous health benefits, including a lower risk of cancer, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Hawthorn berry may also have anti-inflammatory properties that could improve health as chronic inflammation has been linked to these same diseases.
In traditional Chinese medicine, hawthorn berry is one of the most commonly recommended foods to help treat high blood pressure. Some modern studies have suggested that hawthorn can act as a vasodilator, meaning it can relax constricted blood vessels, ultimately lowering blood pressure.
Other studies have indicated that hawthorn extract may improve blood fat levels. Why is this important? Cholesterol and triglycerides are two types of fats always present in your blood. At normal levels, they’re perfectly healthy and play very important roles in hormone production and nutrient transport throughout the body. However, imbalanced blood fat levels, particularly high triglycerides and low HDL (good) cholesterol, play a role in atherosclerosis, or plaque build-up in the blood vessels. If plaque continues to accumulate, it could completely block a blood vessel, leading to a heart attack or stroke.
Hawthorn berries and hawthorn extract have been used for centuries to treat digestive issues, particularly indigestion and stomach pain. It is thought this is because the berries contain fibre, which has been proven to aid digestion by reducing constipation and acting as a prebiotic which feeds the healthy gut bacteria, vital to maintaining healthy digestion.
Finally, key for our tea, Hawthorn it thought to have a very mild sedative effect, which may help decrease anxiety symptoms.
Hops are the female flowers from the hop plant, Humulus lupulus. They’re most commonly used in brewing, but hops have a long history in herbal medicine, dating back to at least the 9th century in Europe where they were traditionally used to treat a variety of ailments, ranging from indigestion to leprosy.
However, long ago, anecdotal evidence began to emerge that suggested hops have the potential to promote sleep too. In Europe, people began to notice that field workers who cultivated hop plants tended to fall asleep on the job more than usual. Their work was no more physically demanding than any other fieldwork, so people began to wonder if hops had sedative properties.
Early scientific studies found no solid evidence to support claims of hops’ sleep-inducing potential, however, more recent research has taken a closer look at hops and their effect on anxiety and sleep disorders and results do now suggest that hops definitely have sedative effects.
On top of their sedative properties, hops also have oestrogen-like characteristics. Like soy and flaxseed, they contain phytoestrogens. These plant-derived substances share many of the properties of oestrogen. As such, scientists are also exploring the potential use of hops to treat menopausal symptoms.
This herb comes from the daisy-like flowers of the Asteraceae plant family and has been consumed for centuries as a natural remedy for several health conditions.
Importantly for our tea, chamomile has some unique properties that may benefit the quality of sleep thanks to an antioxidant it contains, apigenin. This binds to certain receptors in the brain that may promote sleepiness.
The antioxidants found in chamomile tea have also been linked with a lower incidence of certain types of cancer. Apigenin has again been shown to fight cancer cells, especially those of the breast, digestive tract, skin, prostate, and uterus.
Another class of antioxidant abundant in chamomile tea is flavones. These have been studied for their potential to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, which are important indicators of heart disease risk.
Drinking chamomile tea may aid in lowering blood sugar levels. Its anti-inflammatory properties may prevent damage to the cells of the pancreas, which occurs when blood sugar levels are chronically elevated. A healthy pancreas is important as it produces insulin, the hormone responsible for removing sugar from your blood.
Finally, limited evidence suggests chamomile may also be effective for promoting better digestion by reducing the risk of certain gastrointestinal conditions. A few studies have found that chamomile extract has the potential to protect against diarrhoea which has been attributed to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Lavender is widely used as an aromatherapy agent and supplement to help with anxiety, depression, and fatigue.
Studies suggest that compounds in lavender may stimulate activity in certain areas of the brain and influence the transmission of impulses between brain cells in ways that boost mood and produce a calming effect, which is also thought to boost sleep. It is widely believed that enjoying a cup of lavender tea to unwind before bed could help you have better sleep. Research suggests that the calming fragrance of lavender extract may also promote better sleep.
Cramping in the lower abdomen before or during a menstrual period is a common issue among women. Lavender may help with feelings of discomfort; it is believed drinking lavender tea and appreciating its scent may help.
Pour 250 ml of hot water over 1-2 teaspoon of our Organic Night-time tea. Leave to brew for 10 minutes, strain and your tea is ready. Flavour to your liking and enjoy.
One jar contains 40-45 cups of tea.
We recommend drinking one cup during the day and one in the evening before going to bed (do not drink more than three cups a day).
Use for a maximum of three months, then take a break of 2-3 weeks to ensure continued efficacy.
Not to be drunk by children under 14 years of age, or pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Drivers and workers handling machinery should not consume this tea before or during working hours.
If you are on any medication, talk to you doctor before taking our Night-time tea.
Give yourself the best start to your day with our Morning Time Tea. This zesty, zingy wake-up call is a delicious blend of rosehip, hibiscus and calendula.
The combined effect of all three herbal wonders is a vitamin C and antioxidant hit that helps support the immune system and tastes great.
The three key ingredients each come with their own recommendation, supported by hundreds of years of use in traditional medicine, but together make an unbeatable combination.
Rose hips are the round, seed-filled bulbs found underneath rose petals. Unlike rose blossoms, which bloom in the spring and summer months, rose hips generally grow after the petals have bloomed and started falling off, which is usually in early to mid-Autumn. In fact, they’re considered sweeter when picked after the first frost of the season.
Rose hips get their red-orange colour from carotenoid pigments known as lycopene and beta carotene. These pigments are thought to promote skin and eye health.
They’re also rich in disease-fighting antioxidants, such as vitamin C, catechins, quercetin, and ellagic acid. A diet rich in these compounds can help lower inflammation and oxidative stress in your body.
Furthermore, vitamin C plays a key role in collagen synthesis and supporting the immune system.
Hibiscus flowers come in many colours. They can be red, yellow, white, or peach-coloured, and can be as big as 6 inches wide.
Hibiscus tea is made from a mixture of dried hibiscus flowers, leaves, and dark red calyces (the cup-shaped centres of the flowers). After the flower finishes blooming, the petals fall off and the calyces turn into pods. These hold the plant’s seeds. Calyces are often the main ingredients in herbal drinks containing hibiscus.
Hibiscus has been used by different cultures as a remedy for several conditions. Egyptians used hibiscus tea to lower body temperature, treat heart and nerve diseases, and as a diuretic to increase urine production.
In Africa, tea was used to treat constipation, cancer, liver disease, and cold symptoms. Pulp made from the leaves was applied to the skin to heal wounds.
Today we know Hibiscus tea is rich in powerful antioxidants and may therefore help prevent harm and disease caused by the build-up of free radicals which cause damage to your cells and can lead to serious illness such as cancers, so perhaps our ancestors were right.
It is commonly thought that hibiscus tea can also help lower blood pressure; several studies have found that hibiscus tea may lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure, potentially lowering the risk of heart disease.
In addition, there is some evidence that hibiscus tea might be able to support a healthy liver function, helping it to work effectively and also promote weight loss, while Hibiscus is high in polyphenols, which are compounds that have been shown to possess powerful anti-cancer properties.
Calendula, a flowering plant also known as pot marigold, can be served as a tea, or used as an ingredient in various herbal formulations.
While the tea is made by steeping the flowers in boiling water, the extract is derived from both the flowers and the leaves. Despite its slightly bitter taste, calendula tea is a traditional remedy used in folk medicine because of its ascribed therapeutic properties.
Taken internally as a tea or tincture, calendula is thought to aid and treat digestive issues, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), as an adjunct therapy for peptic ulcers, to stimulate the lymphatic system, and to assist with a smooth menstrual flow.
The herb’s antifungal and antimicrobial properties help prevent infection and heal injuries to body tissues. Calendula is also known to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant components and is full of carotenoids and flavonoids all of which might help to fight cancer, protect against heart disease and other diseases, while also easing muscle fatigue.
If you simply can’t wait, it’s fine to add boiling water to the tea for instant consumption, however, to get the best out of our Morning Time Tea, you need to ensure all the vitamin C and other fruit acids have been completely dissolved. Therefore, we recommend soaking the tea in cold water for at least 12 hours and then reheat it to drink.
Use 1-2 teaspoons of tea mixture for one cup of tea.
Keep in the aroma sealing box in a dry, clean place at a temperature not exceeding 25 C.