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RELAX WITH POPPY

BLEND No.8
Loose leaf herbal tea by medical herbalist Cindy Ledgerwood
A relaxing poppy flower tea with chamomile and fermented blackberry leaves.
5.99 GBP

RELAX WITH POPPY

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RELAX WITH POPPY • regular pack

Loose tea in a resealable pack. Refill your caddy! 30 cups (30g).

Regular Price: £5.99

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BENEFITS OF POPPY tea

Poppy tea has a long tradition as a relaxing, soothing drink to help with anxiety and overthinking. Our Poppy Tea is expertly blended to help you relax and unwind, with added chamomile for calm. Liquorice is sweet and comforting, and also helps with digestion, making this a great after-dinner drink or evening nightcap.

 

Like all poppy teas, it may relax you deeply, and make you calm and mellow. We recommend that you don’t drink and drive, and enjoy instead as a delicious downtime brew.

Our tea blend

Exploring the fields of Romania, I came across a field of red poppies which inspired this unusual blend. Our Poppy tea is made from poppy heads from the ‘Remembrance’ or Common Poppy (Papaver rhoeas), and not the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum). I’ve blended mellow poppy with chamomile for refreshment, and fermented blackberry leaf, which adds a smoky richness. A touch of liquorice for extra body and sweetness gives you a wonderfully grounding, full-flavoured tea.

 

INGREDIENTS

Red poppy petal (40%), chamomile, fermented blackberry leaf, liquorice.

Chamomile

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Camomile or chamomile? Both spellings are correct. For those who speak Latin, it’s Chamaemelum nobile.

Fermented Blackberry Leaf

 

Liquorice

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Herbalists call liquorice an ‘adaptogen’, which means it’s a herb that helps us to physically and mentally adapt and survive in stressful situations.

Red Poppy Petal

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Opium poppies feature on the Royal College of Anaesthetists coat of arms. Poppy seeds can lie dormant in the soil for over 80 years before germinating, which is usually triggered by disturbance of the soil. During the First World War, the battlefields were often churned up into a sea of mud, and left strewn with fallen soldiers. The contrast between this horrendous sight and the following flush of poppies seemed to be ‘healing’ the broken land.



how to brew loose leaf teahow to enjoy our tea

Drink hot. Infuse for 2-5 minutes, then kick off your shoes and relax!

 

Enjoy when you need a little calm. This tea is relaxing, but not soporific. Try our Deep Sleep Tea for night time.

 

Note: This poppy tea is not made from the opium poppy, but the Remembrance Poppy (Common Poppy).

 

 

Looking for calming teas to soothe your nerves?

Poppy is just one of several teas used around the world to help sooth anxiety and nerves. The beautiful Common Poppy (used to celebrate Remembrance) is related to the opium poppy, but has a different class of alkaloids, and is much milder in effect.

 

If you prefer a light, floral flavour, camomile tea is perfect. It can be enjoyed at any time of day, and is mild enough for children to drink.
If you’re looking for a sleep tea instead of simply a relaxing tea, try our Sleep Tea with valerian. Valerian tea dates back centuries as a treatment for insomnia – it’s even mentioned by the ancient Greek Hippocrates, the father of medicine! Nowadays, it’s widely used as a remedy for anxiety and stress.

 

Lemon balm is a member of the mint family, and its aromatic volatile oils are thought to help with anxiety, nerves and restless sleep. As the name suggests, it has a lemony flavour.

 

medical herb Research

Here’s an overview of medical research on the benefits of blackberry.

Reviews

Customer Reviews 25 item(s)

Does what it says
Does what it says.very good
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Review by Dan / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Poppy Dreaming
This makes me have lovely dreams
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Review by Janet K / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Makes me relaxed! It really does!
Makes me relaxed! It really does! Great!
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Review by Robyn / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Helps my anxiety!
Helps my anxiety! Even better than just chamomile.
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Review by Sandy Williams / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Relax with Poppy Tea - Insomnia Relief
helps me!
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Review by Katie Warren / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Recommend!
Recommend! I like the clear skin. Really good quality. You can actually see what the herbs are!
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Review by Kiera Morgan / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Sooo goood!
Sooo goood! I like the clear mind too!
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Review by Heidi / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Interesting and effective
Really unusual ingredients. Love it!
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Review by Becky S / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Nice I recommend
Nice I recommend
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Review by Sarah Abbott / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Impressed!
I drink a lot of tea. And this is def in my top 3 brands!
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Review by M Day / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Really good quality
Unlike any other herbal tea Ive tasted
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Review by G Field / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Really Relaxing!
Surprised really!
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Review by Matt Baker / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
works well
works well
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Review by Mary Hogget / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Really good!
Dont normally lke the faff of loose leaf tea. But this tea makes it worthwhile!
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Review by Michelle / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Poppy!
Like in wizard of Oz! and the same effects!
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Review by Gemma Freud / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Tastes like cardboard
Tastes like cardboard but it works so I keep using it!
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Review by Wendy P / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
My favourite blend ever
Really love this. Does what it says and tastes like nothing else Ive tried. It even tastes soothing. Thank you!
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Review by Roe Gibbson / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Effective. It works
This really works and the sleep tea does!
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Review by Shazia / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Unusual but in a good way!
Definitely soothes me. A little goes a long way!
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Review by Kara B / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Really Relaxing!
Really Relaxing!
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Review by Babs / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Certainly helps!
Certainly helps!
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Review by Wilma R / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Wasnt sure at first - but now! wow
Not tasted anything like it.But its now my go to after work
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Review by Amber / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Tastes funny- but it works!
Tastes funny- but it works!
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Review by Annie P / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Effective
Works well
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Review by Aimee / (Posted on 10/09/2020)
Works!
Works!
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Review by June / (Posted on 10/09/2020)

Drinking our tea is not a substitute for seeing a doctor.

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