Featuring freshly harvested Australian-grown lavender and valerian root.
For best results, enjoy in the evening for at least two weeks.
Lavender, lemongrass, jasmine flowers, licorice root, valerian root.
The lavender featured in this blend is grown in Nathalia, Victoria, Australia.
Fairtrade certified and sourced from Fairtrade producers.
Total: 35%. FLO ID 23557 www.fairtradeanz.org
Australian Certified Organic. ACO Cert. No. 13123
3 minutes at 100°C (212°F)
"Stinky boots!", I exclaim, offering the open bag of valerian root to our newest, bright young team member. "It helps you sleep!"
"It doesn't smell so bad", he states after a brief whiff. I'm disappointed. I usually get a more satisfying reaction than that.
"Hold a tick, you didn't get a good smell. Try this", I hope the bag a little wider and offer again. Poor Jonah enthusiastically puts his whole face in the bag and before I can warn him otherwise, he reels backwards.
"Augggh!!!", he cries.
Oops. Too far.
"There we go!", I exclaim, nervously. "What is it?", he asks, horrified.
"Valerian root!" The best and worst thing that ever happened to lovers of sleep.
Natural sedative. Divine sleep. Yes, please!
And, well, it smells a little like... you guessed it...
And then God created lavender and lovers of sleep breathed a sigh of relief.
I know I certainly did.
At the beginning of 2020, I tasked myself with creating a sleep tea. With some extensive research, I realised pretty quickly that valerian root had to be a key ingredient.
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