~ st. john's wort: anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, astringent, nervine tonic, vulnerary, antiviral both internally and topically, antispasmodic, regenerative, it helps relax muscle spams and it’s a pain killer. It supports the immune system and respiratory systems. It supports our immune systems natural ability to repress viral loads. It supports our bodies ability to cope with mild to moderate pain. It supports our bodies natural liver functions. It supports an upbeat and positive mood. It’s also a women’s ally, and it helps with cramps.
~ oatstraw: antidepressant, mood lifter, antioxidant, antispasmodic, cardiotonic, nervine tonic, nutritional, vulnerary, demulcent & emollient. It’s calming and stress reducing. It is also a nourishing herb, which means is highly nourishing for the body due to its ability to support and bring vigor to ailing body systems by providing high amounts of minerals and vitamins. It also aids the skin and strengthens bones, hair, teeth and nails. Oatstraw facilitates a healthy endocrine system, helping hormonal signals communicate correctly and efficiently. And it stabilizes blood sugar levels by helping your body respond to insulin. Oatstraw is a gentle restorative for all people, men and women, old and young. Women, depleted of resources by pregnancy and extended lactation, can be refilled and re-energized by oatstraw. It balances menstrual cycles and helps with certain menopause issues, such as night sweats.
~ passionflower: hypnotic, analgesic, hypotensive, nervine, anxiolitic, antispasmodic, antidepressant, aphrodisiac, sedative, vasodilator, cardiotonic, bitter, diuretic, nervine, relaxant, anxiolytic, analgesic. Promotes calm and relaxation at any time of day. Helps calm restlessness and general agitation. Mild sedative used to reduce stress, tension and sleeplessness. It has a calming sedative effect to help promote relaxation and sleep.
~ skullcap: sedative, nervous system relaxant & tonic, antispasmodic, anticonvulsant, hypotensive, mild bitter. It relaxes states of nervous tension while at the same time renewing and reviving the central nervous system.
~ lavender: carminative, nervous system relaxant, sedative, antispasmodic, anti-depressant, rubefacient, antiseptic, aromatic, uterine stimulant, emmenagogue, diuretic, hypotensive, anti-rheumatic, analgesic, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, uplifting, nervine. It is an effective herb for headaches, especially when they are related to stress. As a gentle strengthening tonic of the nervous system it may be helpful for nervous debility and exhaustion. It can be used to soothe and promote natural sleep. It promotes a joyful and upbeat mood. It supports our bodies natural immune system functions. It supports our bodies natural ability to cope with mild pain, inflammation, pounding heads, and digestive upset.
~ ashwaganda: Adaptogen, alterative, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitussive, aphrodisiac, anxiolytic, bitter, immunomodulator, thermogenic, sedative, stimulant, reproductive tonic, hypotensive, hypnotic. it has been shown to decrease cortisol levels in persons under chronic stress, restore healthy adrenal function, and normalize the sympathetic nervous system. This sleep inducing herb has a tranquillizing effect that reduces tension and irritability, relieves anxiety and relaxes muscles. Promotes a deep sleep.
~ blue vervain: anti-spasmodic, mild analgesic, nervous system tonic, bitter, emmenagogue, parasympathomimetic. A digestive tonic that increases secretion of saliva, pancreatic enzymes, increased bile secretion and gall bladder contractility, and increased intestinal motility. Verbena is a mild choleretic and hepatic stimulant. It is useful in irritated, depressed states. It will tone and strengthen the whole nervous system while relaxing any tension or stress.
~ tulsi: adaptogen, anti-depressant, anxiolitic, antimicrobial, brain tonic, it helps regulate and balance the nervous system while strengthening nerve tissue.
~ linden: anxiolitic, hypotensive, sedative, diaphoretic, antispasmodic, immunomodulator, anti-inflammatory, mild astringent, expectorant, hypotensive, peripheral vasodilator, anti-coagulant, digestive system tonic, diuretic, emollient, nervine. Linden supports natural immune system functions during times of viral infections. It promotes a calm state during times of emotional unrest & high levels of stress. It supports our bodies during times of inflammation.
~ chamomile:anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, gentle nervine. Provides calming support to nervous system & digestive system. Brings the energy of playful innocence, joy.
Loose herbs come within a biodegradable cellulose bag. Available in two sizes: 1oz./30g. paper bag & 2oz./60g. paper tube.
Suggested use: Add 1tbsp. per cup of hot water. Steep for 5-10 min. & strain. Sip while warm to relax, nourish & restore the nervous system.