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energy tea pouchWe're celebrating the launch of our sleek new pouches this week by giving away packs of tea to the first ten people that tell us why they would like to try one of our functional blends.

For example, do you drink coffee every morning and fancy swapping to an energy tea for a caffeine rush with a difference? Do you find it hard to wind down in the evening, or feel like a health kick after a big night out? Well, these three teas have been developed based on a multitude of scientific research demonstrating the health benefits of the herbs that we’ve utilised - helping you to function at your very best.

So drop us a mail or send a message via our contact page letting us know which blend is for you and we’ll get you some tea in the post :)

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peppermint

 

Despite spring having (allegedly) sprung, it’s still the season of colds and flu.Peppermint contains the essential oil of menthol, which works to reduce inflammation and congestion. When boiled in tea, it has the slightly strange effect of cooling down the inside of the body, whilst heating up the outside. This might sound a bit strange but it’s just a way of helping the body to reduce a fever. Vitamins like calcium and potassium also help the immune system to fight back against nasty colds and flu.

It's not just used to combat viruses though. Peppermint leaf is a brilliant natural digestive aid - it has a settling effect on the stomach, and the antispasmodic properties are relaxing on the gut.These properties also come in very useful if you’ve overdone it a bit the night before, and even just inhaling the scent of peppermint can help reduce that horrible nauseous feeling, which is one of the many reasons why it made it into our Recover blend. 

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Native to a wide range of countries such as Europe, Asia, Africa and North America, nettle leaf (more commonly known as stinging nettle) can be surprisingly painful when it comes into contact with skin. However, nettles are not just troublemakers, they’ve been used for medicinal purposes since the third century and continue to be used for many of the same reasons today.

nettleSo why do we use it in our recover tea?

Firstly, nettle leaf is rich in iron which helps fight fatigue. It also contains several identified compounds that are biologically active, including flavonoids such as quercetin that are antioxidants. A number of studies have also shown that it acts as a blood purifier and as a kidney ‘flushing agent’ - which many herbalists believe can even prevent the formation of kidney stones

So if you’re feeling worn out, pushed it a little too hard the night before or just fancy a boost then put the kettle on and brew up a Recover tea!

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