Mullein is known as a mucous membrane tonic. A what? It means it helps to soothe the lining of the lungs. It is BHP specific for bronchitis with a hard cough. Liquorice is anti-inflammatory, an expectorant, and is also soothing for the lining of the lungs. Elecampane helps to lessen the severity of a cough. Hyssop is added to help with congestion, a runny nose, and to help calm the nerves.
Directions: Place one teaspoon in one cup of boiling water. Cover. Infuse for 5-10 minutes. Strain. Enjoy. Sweeten if required. Drink up to 4 cups per day. Halve the amount for children.
Caution with high blood pressure as it contains Liquorice.
Caution with pregnancy as it contains Liquorice.
Caution with hyperkalaemia or cirrhosis of the liver due to Liquorice content.
Ingredients: Organically grown Verbascum thapsus leaf, Glycyrrhiza glabra root, Organically grown Inula helenium root, Organically grown Hyssopus officinalis herb.
Remember, Herb Nerd NZ teas can be used up to three times and still retain their therapeutic value. So yes, after making your cup of tea, save the herbs and re-use two more times. A little goes a long way.
All teas are packaged in econic kraft bags. They are compostable, biodegradable.
Although they look like they are lined with foil, they are not.