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10 Soothing Lavender Teas For Natural Stress Relief

Lavender tea: flavor highlights

A lavender tea makes for a sophisticated, delicate, and soothing brew. From all-herbal mixes of fragrant lavender blossoms, spices, orange peel, and other citrus ingredients, to rich black teas rendered aromatic with lavender essential oils, to delicate green teas and oolongs featuring lavender accents, there are endless ways to sample some lavender laced goodness. The very scent of lavender has a calming effect on the senses. Its innate relaxing properties make it an effective (and delicious) natural remedy for headaches, nerves, and sleeplessness.


A little history

The unmistakable fragrance of lavender, together with its natural ability to soothe the senses, was recognized very early in history. The ancient Egyptians used it in embalming agents and perfumes. Greco-Roman history also records the use of lavender blossoms for their antiseptic, stress-relieving, and sleep-inducing properties. Aromatic teas featuring lavender, peppermint, and jasmine have been used all over the world to relieve congested sinuses, headaches, insomnia, and even infections.

Does lavender tea make you sleepy?

The reason why lavender makes such a popular stress relief tea can be traced to its aroma. Ancient Greeks and Romans were known to take lavender baths just to treat themselves to the calming fragrance of lavender. Drinking lavender tea is a great way to add a similar lavender inhalation to your daily routine. Regular consumption of lavender tea has been associated with reduced fatigue and improved sleep quality. Lavender oil has also been found to help with anxiety and stress-related disorders. Though we’ll need more evidence to support these findings, one thing’s for certain – the relaxing aroma of lavender is more than enough to help you unwind and put the day’s stresses to rest!

Tasting notes and reviews Lavender tea pinterest design

Loose-leaf lavender herbal teas are “light and delicate,” with a “wondrous aroma,” “smooth and gentle taste,” and “lingering mouthfeel.” The flavor tends to “get stronger with every steep.” The aroma of lavender is evident even when a certain herbal tea features multiple floral and citrus ingredients. Lavender flavored black teas, and Earl Greys tend to be “full-bodied and sweet” and “incredibly refreshing,” capturing the feel of “walking through a garden in the sunshine.” Lavender flavored green teas and oolongs have “clean, fresh, and floral” flavors that are “significant but not strong.”

Tea tips

Try a cup of honey lavender herbal tea before bed to get rid of some of the day’s stress and enjoy a good night’s sleep. Many other additives such as orange peel, bergamot, and rose work well with lavender. Lavender flavored Earl Grey teas are popular for the same reason. Lavender tea tends to create a stronger, sweeter flavor with every steep. If yours has a green tea base, the brew can get a little bitter. Added honey generally overrides this effect.

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Lavender Tea
Lavender Tea

A calming floral infusion of lavender. Lavender is one of the world's most beloved plants, and our Lavender Tea's subtle, calming essence brings delight and benefits that can help support a healthy body and mind.

Lavender Earl Grey Tea
Lavender Earl Grey Tea

So full of fragrances, and with lavender that comes with its characteristic relaxing overtones. Blended with two of our favorite ingredients, bergamot and lavender, this version of the classic Earl Grey tea is hard to resist. The scents that rise from the cup transport you to an English garden in full bloom.

London Tea
London Tea

Malty, sweet, woodsy. A unique twist on a traditional favorite. Our London tea blend elicits sweet, fragrant floral notes followed by a rich citrusy finish. This organic lavender earl grey tea is a morning or afternoon delight.

6:00 PM Tea
6:00 PM Tea

Fruity, sweet, tart. Immerse yourself into a cup of this inviting loose leaf chamomile infused blend. 6:00 pm steeps a floral cup with a thin liquor and a sweet and spicy character. The perfect answer to your evening tea needs. This product contains the following allergenic ingredient(s: tree nuts (cashews

Tuscany Tea
Tuscany Tea

Calming, round, sweet. Tuscany is a delightful minty and delicate floral tea blend. Perfect as an after-meal pick-me-up or as a late-night elixir to refresh your mind and enhance your mood.

Sleepy Temple
Sleepy Temple

A unique and flavorful blend of floral herbs. When you are looking to unwind at the end of the day, few things sound better than a warm, calming cup of tea. Sleepy Temple is crafted to help you ease out of daily stress and into blissful relaxation.

Lavender
Lavender

Super grade lavender has a citrus-like taste, hints of sweetness and rosemary, and a stronger floral flavor. It is brighter and subtly peppery when raw. The color is rich and vibrant and contains the least amount of stems and leaves. With the abundance of flowers and buds, Super grade lavender is perfect for loose teas (especially if you intend to make a tea with only lavender, not as a blend) and in any application that calls for open or clear containers, such as potpourri, where the colors are sure to be prominent

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