Our Digestive Tea will take your taste buds on a journey. The star anise and fennel complement the naturally sweet, yet soothing taste of the liquorice root. Liquorice is sweet because it contains a compound called glycyrrhizin, which is known to be up to 50 times sweeter than sugar.
- Star Anise
- Cardamom Pods
All ingredients used in this blend are 100% certified organic.
Additional information: caffeine free, contains no artificial colours or flavours
Brewing instructions for digestive tea:
- Temperature: 100°C
- Time: absolute minimum 3-5 minutes. The longer it is infused for, the sweeter and more full-bodied the aroma gets. As there is no camellia sinensis in the blend, there is no need to remove the infuser.
- Use 1 heaped teaspoon per 200ml of water.
Health benefits associated with this blend:
This comforting blend of herbs is traditionally used to soothe digestion, reduce bloating, cramping and calm inflammatory digestive conditions.
All of the herbs used are digestive herbs, that work together in synergy. In Eastern medicine ginger, cinnamon and cardamom have warming actions, improving circulation and soothing agitation.
It is calming on the nervous system, due to the chamomile and liquorice, which is also often used as an adrenal restorative.
The star anise and the cinnamonan are good for treating issues in the lower digestive tracts.
Is this blend suitable for children?
Yes, it makes a beautiful calming tummy tea for children. Its sweet taste makes compliance easy. But remember to cool the tea before giving it to small children.
PLEASE NOTE: Herbal infusions are termed food grade therapeutics and are generally safe to consume. However, people suffering from hypertension should avoid excessive consumption of liquorice. Please consult your practioner for further advice. Not intended to diagnose in any way. Store out of direct sunlight below 30°C.