Nettle
St Mary's Thistle
Licorice Root
Lemon Balm

Herbals to soothe all ails

A steamy cup of nature's own to return you to your prime.

A far cry from the days of chugging back endless cups of Grandma’s gumboot variety, today’s cuppas offer all manner of solutions to niggling problems, from detoxifying the liver and banishing insomnia, to boosting the quality and supply of breast milk. So settle in, boil the kettle and prepare a cup that’s infused with one of these life-changing herbal properties.

Nettle
Able to stimulate milk production and increase the nutritious quality of breast milk, nettle is also beneficial after giving birth to reduce inflammation, protect the womb and treat anaemia. Used medicinally since 3 BC, the cleansing herb can also improve detoxification to help prevent urinary tract infections. For a nettle-rich tea, try Artemis Breastfeeding Tea.

St Mary’s Thistle
Such is the potency of this herb’s ability to detoxify, protect and strengthen the liver that no pharmaceutical drug equivalent has been successfully created. Brew it for its daily detox benefits as well as a preventative measure against everything from adrenal disorders to gallstones. For a generous dose of St Mary’s Thistle, try Artemis Liver Detox Tea.

Licorice Root
A powerful digestion aid that serves as an anti-inflammatory to protect and settle the stomach lining, licorice root is also beneficial for respiratory conditions including asthma, colds and coughs. Possessing the ability to soothe and soften the mucous membranes of the throat, lungs, stomach and intestines, the botanical also targets inflamed areas that need immune system support. For a steamy toast to your health, try Storm & India Evening Detox.

Lemon Balm
Widely used to treat stress, restlessness, fatigue and insomnia, the calming, naturally sedating lemon balm is even administered for nervous sleeping disorders. Used as far back as the Middle Ages, a warm tisane of lemon balm can also bring on a sweat that is good for relieving colds and fevers. To snooze with ease, try T2 Sleep Tight.

Bon Vivant


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