100% grown on KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand. Organic and delicious.
Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora): Skullcap is a premier nervine. It has a wonderful way of calming and centering the nervous system. Skullcap acts as a mild yet effective sedative and helps relieve nervous tension and anxiety. Skullcap can be taken over long periods of time to strengthen and reinvigorate the nervous system, making it more resilient and strong. It also can be taken in acute situations of extreme stress, such as panic attacks and trauma. In these situations skullcap works quickly to bring the nervous system back to a place of homeostasis and calm. It is a versatile herb that is safe to use with children.
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis): Lemon balm is highly aromatic with a pleasant lemony taste. It has nervine properties that can reduce nervous tension, relieve agitation and help the body relax. It is also uplifting and soothing to the spirit.
Catnip (Nepeta cataria): Catnip is a wonderful nervine that is safe to use with children. It has a calming, sedative effect and can help ease fussiness in children; it also promotes sleep.
Chamomile (Matricaria recutita): Chamomile is a tasty nervine that has a calming effect on both the nervous and digestive system. While safe enough for children, chamomile is still highly effective at treating an array of health issues. It has mild sedative properties and when used as a tea it brings a sense of well-being. Chamomile tea is delicious, lightens the spirit and restores peace.
Lemon Verbena (Aloysia citrodora): Research has connected lemon verbena with lowered oxidative stress levels and better overall health of the body, evidence by a decisive increase in white blood cells, the first line of defense for our immune system. Lemon Verbena reduces inflammation, boosts the immune system, calms the stomach, reduces fevers and clear up congestion. A powerful herb and super tasty to drink.
Use 1-2 tsp. (1g) for a cup of tea (250ml), steep for 5 minutes and strain. Do not let it infuse for longer than 5 minutes as the tea may taste bitter because of the chamomile.
Children may drink as much tea as they enjoy throughout the day and before taking exams.
Store below 20 °C out of direct light in a dark and dry cupboard to retain freshness.
30g loose herbal tea. Makes about 30 cups.