Herbs with Purpose
For centuries the eastern cultures have been smoking tea for the relaxation and calming effects that herbal teas such as lavender, chamomile and peppermint have on the body.
We innovated this ancient method by utilising water vapour to deliver the herbal ingredients.
Research suggests that lavender may be useful for treating anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness. Some studies suggest that consuming lavender as a tea can help digestive issues such as vomiting, nausea, intestinal gas, upset stomach, and abdominal swelling. In addition to helping with digestive problems, lavender is used to help relieve pain from headaches, sprains, toothaches, and sores. It can also be used to prevent hair loss.
- May help with anxiety
- Premenstrual tension
- Increased sleep quality
- Reduced anxiety
- Stress relief
- Pain reduction
- Migraine headache relief
Chamomile contains Chamazulene, an aromatic chemical compound that possesses anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antispasmodic properties. Whether you're overworked or suffering from a cold, steep a hot cup of Chamomile tea, inhale its wonderful floral fragrance and then see your worries disappear as you sip this magical golden brew. The benefits of chamomile tea are in abundance. It is not only soothing and refreshing, but can also be beneficial for you in more than just one way.
- Promotes relaxation and treats insomnia
- Boosts immunity
- Treats cold
- Reduces muscle spasms and period pain
- Soothes stomach ache
- Treats cuts and wounds
- Reduces Stress
Peppermint oil is recommended for its anti-nausea benefits and soothing effects on the gastric lining and colon. It’s also valued for its cooling effects and helps to relieve sore muscles when used topically. In addition to this, peppermint essential oil displays antimicrobial properties, which is why it can be used to fight infections and even freshen your breath.
- relieve muscle and joint pain
- calming effects
- provide sinus care and other respiratory benefits
- provide seasonal allergy relief
- increase energy and improve exercise performance
- alleviate headaches
- improve IBS symptoms
- reduce nausea
- improve colic symptoms
- improve skin health
Modern day herbalists recommend it as a powerful nervine tonic to treat stress, anxiety and to help calm the mind. Some people take passion flower for sleep problems (insomnia), adjustment disorder, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), pain, fibromyalgia, relieving opioid withdrawal symptoms, reducing anxiety and nervousness before surgery, and heart failure.
- helps with anxiety and depression
- anti-oxidant / anti inflammatory
- lowers blood pressures
- helps prevent stress
- prevents muscle spasms
Clinically proven to improve cognitive performance and working memory, Ginseng is an herb that, when combined with the sustained caffeine from green tea, creates a powerful daily energy tonic. Ginseng has been used for generations to help improve physical and mental wellbeing.
- Slow-release of energy: Which means no more mid-afternoon crash! Each serving of +ginseng contains the caffeine equivalent to 1 cup of coffee, but without the quick spike in energy levels. The slow release of caffeine into your system means a longer lasting energy boost.
- Stress relief + relaxation: Ginseng acts as a natural metabolic regulator that helps your body adapt and cope with stress, keeping you grounded during your busy day.
- Heightened concentration: The combination of L-Theanine and caffeine in green tea supports a relaxed state of mind that heightens concentration and cognitive alertness. Basically: +ginseng helps keep you cool, calm, and collected.
- All-natural: ginseng is naturally sweetened and filled with beneficial minerals and vitamins. Healthy on the outside starts with the inside, right?
- Potent Antioxidant That May Reduce Inflammation.
- May Benefit Brain Function.
- Could Improve Erectile Dysfunction.
- May Boost the Immune System.
- May Have Potential Benefits Against Cancer.
- May Fight Tiredness and Increase Energy Levels.
- Could Lower Blood Sugar.
Contains an impressive range of stimulants, such as caffeine, theophylline and theobromine. Guarana also boasts antioxidants, such as tannins, saponins and catechins.
Guarana is commonly touted for its ability to reduce fatigue, boost energy and aid learning and memory. It has also been linked to better heart health, weight loss, pain relief, healthier skin, lower cancer risk and a decreased risk of age-related eye diseases.
- Rich in Antioxidants.
- Can Reduce Fatigue and Improve Focus.
- May Help You Learn Better.
- May Promote Weight Loss.
- May Relieve Chronic Diarrhea and Treat Constipation.
- May Boost Heart Health.
- May Provide Pain Relief.
May Improve Skin Appearance.
Chaste tree berry:
Chaste tree contains iridoids, flavonoids, progestins, and essential oils. This combination may help control menstrual cycles and ease menstrual pain. It may treat some endocrine problems.
Chaste tree has been used to treat menstrual cycle problems and pain, premenstrual syndrome, and menopause. Chaste tree berries may help stimulate progesterone. This is a female hormone that rises 2 weeks before menstruation. It may help normalise estrogen and progesterone.
Chaste tree is claimed to help treat painful breasts (mastodynia). In European herbalism and medicine, vitex extracts are used for uterine fibroid cysts. They help boost breast milk supply in new mothers. The herb has a long history in balancing hormones. It may help lower the sex drive in people who wish to stay chaste.
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a lemon-scented herb that comes from the same family as mint. The herb is native to Europe, North Africa, and West Asia, but it’s grown around the world.
Lemon balm has traditionally been used to improve mood and cognitive function, but the potential benefits don’t stop there.
Lemon balm is said to soothe symptoms of stress, help you to relax, and boost your mood.
A 2004 study found that taking lemon balm eased the negative mood effects of laboratory-induced psychological stress. Participants who took lemon balm self-reported an increased sense of calmness and reduced feelings of alertness.
Lemon balm may also be used to help reduce symptoms of anxiety, such as nervousness and excitability.
Combining lemon balm with valerian may help relieve restlessness and sleep disorders such as insomnia.
Given its potential impact on your digestive system, lemon balm may also help relieve feelings of nausea.
Known as the “Queen of the Flowers”, Rose is perhaps one of the most ancient medicinal plants known to humans, with fossil records showing it is at least 35 million years old! From ancient times until the present day, the humble Rose has been used and recommended for various ailments including; wounds, inflammation, skin health, women's health, stomach complaints, headache, dizziness, grief and heartache, and colds & flu (to name just a few).
- Balances hormones (including amenorrhea)
- Reduces inflammation of the eyes and skin
- Soothes sore throats and coughs
- Promotes restful and peaceful sleep
- Cools the gastrointestinal tract
- Soothes nervous, angry and sad emotions
- May reduce wrinkles and slow down skin aging
- May reduce pain due to its analgesic effects
- Has strong antibacterial and antiseptic properties
- Reduces blood glucose levels
- Has neuro-protective properties
- Has antioxidant activity