Chamomile has been considered a universal remedy by the ancient Egyptians is used today to battle various illnesses. It is especially effective in promoting a calm affect on the body and it relieves anxiety at bedtime. As a tisane (herbal tea), it is naturally caffeine-free. The finest varieties of Chamomile comes from Egypt. Our chamomile is from Egypt and you will be particularly satisfied by its taste and aroma.
During Roman times, flowers were sold for 100 denarii per pound, which was about the same as a month's wages for a farm labourer, or fifty haircuts from the local barber. Lavender has been use against stomach aches, colds and sore throats. Its is used as a calming herb to help in promoting sleep and reduce stress as it relaxes the nervous system. This lavender is a very high quality blue in color from France know to have some the best lavender.
This mildly sweet flower from the lime tree has been used in traditional folk medicine to help with colds, cough, fever, infections, inflammation, high blood pressure, headache (particularly migraine), as a diuretic (increases urine production), antispasmodic (reduces smooth muscle spasm along the digestive tract), and sedative. A wonderful afternoon or evening herbal tea as it relaxes the body of a stressful day. An essential herbal tea for everyday use as it contains no caffeine.
The name "Valerian" came from the Latin word valere meaning "health or power" and refers to the therapeutic use of this plant. It is argued that it may refer to the possible aroma of the plant which is not particularly pleasant. Nonetheless, Valerian is used as a sedative, hypnotic, anxiolytic and for calming nerves as a result of the essential oils that are contained within. If you want a restful night of sleep Valerian will definitely help.