St. John’s Wort
Sit back, relax and enjoy a flavorful cup of our warming and soothing St. John’s Wort Blues Away tea. We use only the finest St. John’s Wort Leaf and Flower, which have been traditionally used for centuries to help ease common tensions and nervous unrest by helping to settle the emotional imbalances caused by everyday stress. We then add soothing Fennel and lively, aromatic Organic Lavender to help promote a sense of calm. Enjoy a cup of St. John’s Wort Blues Away tea and find harmony within yourself and the world around you.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
To get the most out of every cup, bring water to boiling and steep 5 to 10 minutes. For a stronger tea, use 2 tea bags.
St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a yellow-flowering, perennial herb indigenous to Europe. The common name comes from its traditional flowering and harvesting on St John's Day, (June 24th). In herbal medicine, St. John's Wort is thought to be a mild mood balancer.
Botanically-speaking, fennel seeds are not seeds, but are the fruits of the sweet fennel plant, an herb that has been cultivated for culinary and medicinal use for thousands of years. In India, fennel seeds are routinely chewed after meals to support digestion and to act as an herbal mouth freshener.
Cinnamon Bark comes from a small evergreen tree that is native to Sri Lanka. Cinnamon is a pungent, sweet and hot spice that can warm and invigorates the body and support function of the respiratory and digestive systems. It can also help to promote circulation to the joints and support immune function.
Spearmint Leaf has been used for culinary and medicinal purposes since the time of the ancient Romans. It is mildly soothing and relaxing overall. Ayurveda says that this herb can help to clear the mind and senses. Like all mints, spearmint is a mild diaphoretic that can help support the respiratory system.
Ginger Root, the underground stem, or rhizome, of the plant Zingiber officinale, has been used in many herbal traditions since ancient times. In Ayurveda, ginger is known as the wonder herb, and it's no wonder, since Ayurveda uses ginger for a wide variety of conditions, including supporting digestion. Historically, ginger root was one of the most respected herbs for supporting joint health. Ginger has also been traditionally used to support healthy peripheral circulation, so it can help warm up cold hands and feet, and will also promote sweating when that is needed.
Lavenders belong to the Mint family of plants, which includes many herbs such as sages, thymes, rosemary, savory, oregano, balms and mints. Often referred to as English Lavender Flower, so-called because it formed the basis of England's lavender oil industry in the 18th century, is a beautiful, delightfully fragrant herb. Lavender has been traditionally used to support balanced mood, as well as to help soothe occasional stress and support sleep.
Fenugreek Seed, an ancient herbal medicine, is a legume found in southeastern Europe, northern Africa and western Asia. Fenugreek seeds supply iron, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin C and phosphates. Traditionally, fenugreek has been used for support of the digestive system, and has also been used to soothe the throat and help support breast milk production.
Clove Buds are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the Myrtle family. The English name clove derives from Latin clavus (nail), as the shape of the buds resembles small nails. Clove bud is widely used as a spice in ancient Asian herbal traditions. With a warming quality, clove supports circulation and digestion.
Not only is Black Pepper one of the most widely used culinary spices in the world, it also has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine. A spicy herb that can help support digestion, it also supplies antioxidants, which can help to reduce free radicals. As a diuretic, black pepper can support water balance in the body.
Natural and organic flavors are derived from natural sources such as spices, fruit, herbs, roots, or many other plants or foods, whose significant function in food is flavoring.