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Do You Have Trouble Sleeping?

Here’s all you need to know about our bedtime bests – achieve a peaceful sleep naturally

Are you struggling to stay awake during the day? Finding yourself hitting spells of drowsiness and droopiness? What about lack of concentration and effectiveness on the job or at school? Or maybe even headaches, sudden weight gain, depression, and agitation?

If you’re experiencing any of the above, chances are you’re suffering from a lack of sleep. Whether you know it or not, sleep is crucial for optimal health

Approximately 30% of people globally suffer from sleep deficiencies or sleeping disorders, so don’t worry, you’re not alone!

Now we know the conventional methods of a nightcap drink, warm milk and honey, and the devil in disguise – sleeping tablets! But we’re here to give you the three most popular bedtime teas that will help you ditch drowsiness and achieve peaceful sleep – naturally!

B(l)eauty Sleep

Beauty Sleep is a real thing. If you’re not getting enough good quality sleep (7-9 hours), your body will begin to look and feel different.

Here are some of the nasties that happen to our body when we’re sleep deprived:

  • Unexpected fine lines and wrinkles 
  • Dull complexion or uneven skin tone and texture
  • Tired, puffy eyes
  • Dark circles 
  • Unhappy expression (you may not think you look tired, but other people can see it)

If you’re not getting enough shut-eye and you can relate to at least one of those beauty busters, then our B(l)eauty Sleep tea is calling to you!

What does it look like?

 

Our B(l)eauty Sleep tea combines natural flavours and magical colours to create a delicious tea that’s ready to help you achieve a glorious sleep.

What does it taste like?

With a simple honey-like sweetness, our B(l)eauty Sleep tea is accompanied with citrus and licorice notes and finished off with an earthy nutty taste.

What’s in it?

  • Chamomile: the antioxidant apigenin is found in chamomile flowers and is responsible for binding certain receptors in the brain that promote healthy sleep and reduce insomnia
  • Lemon Balm: the lemon balm leaves have been used for centuries in medicines to treat anxiety and insomnia. Lemon balm has also been used traditionally as a natural sedative to help improve sleep
  • Valerian Root: Valerian root is enriched with antioxidants and compounds such as valerenic acid and isovaleric acid. Known as “nature’s Valium”, valerian root has been used for centuries to promote good quality sleep
  • Butterfly Pea Tea: antioxidant dense, butterfly pea tea is known to help calm the body and reduce anxiety and stress, helping improve sleep
  • Rose Petals: for centuries rose petals have been used to enhance feelings of well-being and calmness

Brewing:

  • Serving size: 3-4g (1 teaspoon)
  • Water temperature: 100 degrees Celsius
  • Brewing time: 5-10 minutes

 

Serenity Blend

Good quality sleep is an important factor in achieving optimal health. Think about how you feel after a restless night of tossing, turning, and maybe even counting sheep.

Here are some of the symptoms you may experience if you aren’t getting enough sleep:

  • Memory problems
  • Mood swings and mood changes 
  • Trouble thinking and concentrating
  • Stress, anxiety, depression
  • Weakened immunity

These feelings and symptoms can affect your performance at work or school and may even lead to accidents and embarrassing situations. If you can relate to any of the above symptoms, our Serenity Blend is the perfect match for waking up and sleeping on the right side of the bed!

What does it look like?

Our Serenity Blend is a luscious green blend, combining some of nature’s best botanicals to help you achieve a wonderful night’s sleep and a great day to follow it!

What does it taste like?

Our Serenity Blend has a fantastic flavour combination of sweet and tangy, earthy and nutty, and is finished off with a touch of borage, providing a subtle taste of cucumber.

What’s in it?

  • Chamomile: the antioxidant apigenin is found in chamomile flowers and is responsible for binding certain receptors in the brain that promote healthy sleep and reduce insomnia
  • Borage: the high concentration of gamma-linoleic acid (GLA) found in borage is known to help treat inflammation of many diseases, in turn helping achieve a better sleep 
  • Nettle: nettle has been used traditionally for centuries to induce drowsiness 
  • Passionflower: the compound gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is boosted by passionflower and helps to promote relaxation and better sleep
  • Spearmint: spearmint leaves contain menthol which is said to have a relaxing and sedative effect on the body. Spearmint is also used to help treat anxiety and insomnia

Brewing:

  • Serving size: 3g (1 heaped teaspoon)
  • Water temperature: 90 degrees Celsius
  • Brewing time: 5-10 minutes

Chamomile Flowers

There’s no doubt that people globally, despite their age and gender, can suffer from sleep deficiencies and sleep disorders.

Chamomile flowers have been used to treat restlessness and sleep issues for centuries. If you’re looking for a simple and safer alternative to sleeping pills and draughts – our Chamomile Flowers are perfect for you.

What does it look like?

The dainty and beautiful white and yellow Chamomile flowers are used whole. When brewed, the tea looks like a cup of golden honey.

What does it taste like?

Chamomile has subtle tastes of apple along with a honey-like sweetness. The delicious taste is accompanied by silky, smooth, and floral notes.

What’s in it?

Whole Chamomile flowers 

Brewing:

  • Serving size: 2g (1 teaspoon)
  • Water temperature: 100 degrees Celsius
  • Brewing time: 2-5 minutes

 

Don’t let sleep get you down. Whether you’re having concentration problems or just feeling down in the slumps, our sleeping teas are the natural and delicious solution. We have the very best sleepy time teas that will help you achieve the peaceful and restful sleep you desire. 

A good night’s sleep is just a cup away!

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