When you think you can't look at another spreadsheet or read another line of that textbook without going crazy, have a cuppa!
Clear your head, increase your focus and feel energised!
A must-have during a long, stressful day at work or at university and super good for the brain!
What's in it?
Organic Direct-trade Assam Green tea
Hand-rolled, small-scale tea growers from Assam put a great effort into using only organic and traditional methods to make this high-quality tea, naturally low in caffeine.
Chinese medicine uses Gingko as a cardio-tonic, to maintain normal cholesterol level and to improve cerebral functions. As an adaptogen, it helps control the production of stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol. It can also help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines, by dilating the blood vessels and increasing the blood flow in the brain.
Peppermint is a good source of manganese, copper, and vitamin C. Peppermint can soothe an upset stomach and aid in digestion. It is also widely used to treat symptoms of the common cold. It is invigorating, can help get rid of headaches, congestion and so much more!
Gotu Kola has been used by monks and Yogis of the Far East for centuries as a means to enhance their concentration during meditation. In Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medicine it also plays an important role in helping memory loss and fighting ailments of the mind.
Maté is the South American equivalent of Coffee or Tea, however, its consumption is far more ceremonious. Maté trees contain 24 vitamins and minerals, 15 amino acids, abundant antioxidants and naturally occurring caffeine. The dried leaves make an excellent and stimulating drink.
Spearmint contains vitamins, antioxidants, and vital nutrients. It has very similar benefits to peppermint such as improving digestion and circulation, reducing pain, eliminating inflammation and balancing hormones.
Infuse 1 or 2 heaped teaspoons in water heated at 80-90°c, for 5 minutes.
Whole leaves take longer to infuse but it is definitively worth it!
Crush or grind the herbs prior to use.
Make sure that all ingredients are well mixed. Lighter particles and powders tend to sink at the bottom of the packet.
Do not leave herbs to steep in water as this may result in a slightly bitter infusion.
Note from the Alchemist:
We describe and promote our products in good faith. The information provided about the beneficial properties of all of our products is derived from the use and characteristics commonly attributed to them. The benefits of our products may vary from person to person. It is always advisable to seek the opinion of a professional herbalist or your GP.