ZZZZ is our sleepy blend delicately formulated with red rooibos, chamomile, and delicious organic botanicals to help you unwind. Naturally softened with the crisp freshness of lavender, lemon verbena and peppermint leaves, this blissful blend is further balanced by hints of lemony nettle sprinkled with rosemary and soothing valerian root for a restful ‘night-tea-night.’
Rooibos, also known as red bush, is a naturally caffeine-free tea and comes to us from the southwest tip of South Africa. Loaded with antioxidants, rooibos helps to eliminate free radicals from the body. This natural anti-inflammatory contains the flavanoid quercetin, which helps to prevent allergy flare ups. Rooibos also acts as a diuretic and helps the body to excrete toxins.
With a soothing characteristic and a subtle taste and aroma that is apple-like and toasty, chamomile is one of the most popular herbal ingredients on the market. Considered a remedy for all ills by the ancient Egyptians, this golden herb remains a modern favorite to promote calm and relieve anxiety.
With jagged or serrated edges and a terminal flower, there are over 600 varieties of this fresh and cooling herb. Peppermint has been the subject of research for its effects on the gastrointestinal system and its properties in relation to respiratory function. It can also help to relieve headaches, relieve clogged sinuses, and calm the body.
Lemon verbena is a perennial shrub used in traditional medicine in many Latin American countries. In addition to providing anti-inflammatory and expectorant benefits, lemon verbena is great for providing relief from colds, flus, coughs, and sinus infections. It also works well to calm stomach sensitivities and relieves stress.
Nettles are an herbaceous perennial flowering plant, native to Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and North America. Nettle leaf provides excellent support to the endocrine system while also helping to regulate hormones in women. Nettle leaf can increase egg production in women and is very helpful for hormonal imbalances and be used to relieve menstrual pain.
Dried orange peel is a by-product of the most commonly grown fruit in the world. Orange peel also contains good amounts of provitamin A, folate, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamin B6, and calcium. Plus, it’s rich in plant compounds called polyphenols, which may help prevent and manage type 2 diabetes, obesity, and Alzheimer’s disease.
A fragrant evergreen shrub with beautiful purple flower spikes that bloom every summer. Lavender has sedative, diuretic, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to relieve migraines, anxiety, depression, and insomnia.
Rosemary is a popular member of the mint family, native to the Mediterranean regions near modern Greece. Rosemary is a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which are thought to help boost the immune system and improve blood circulation. Also considered a cognitive stimulant and can help improve memory performance and focus.
Valerian is a flowering plant native to Europe and Asia, with its medicinal uses dating back to the Greek and Roman Empires. Valerian root is known for treating a variety of health conditions, including insomnia, anxiety, headaches, digestive problems, menopause symptoms, and post-exercise muscle pain and fatigue.