Camomile Tea

Camomile tea, tisanes and infusions are known to have antioxidant properties and many experts suggest that it can calm the body, alleviate stomach upsets and soothe sore skin. Many studies suggest that camomile contains antioxidants. Flavonoids and in particular apigenin which is known to bind certain brain receptors that can aid sleep and relaxation.

Widely used in the beauty industry, you can find ointments, lotions and oils infused with camomile readily available. Considered a soothing component, studies suggest that it can soothe and calm irritated skin.

However, you get camomile into your life, it's clear that it's a beneficial herb that is good for you inside and out. As a naturally caffeine-free tea, it can be delightfully calming and highly aromatic, evoking thoughts of warm summer afternoons. And because we love camomile tea, we've compiled a little collection to get you started!




Camomile Blossoms Tea

One of our favourite best sellers, these pure Camomile Blossoms create pleasant and mild herbal tea.

The camomile flowers are carefully processed to ensure less dust to keep their typical tart-flowery character and taste.

The infusion is naturally caffeine-free and is appreciated for its soothing and calming properties.

One of our customers said,

"I have tried many different camomile flower teas, and this one is the best brand by far. My problem has been the other camomile teas have so much 'tea dust' whereas this brand is all flowers. I'm very impressed!"



Teavelope Camomile Tea

Our Teavelope Camomile tea is a relaxing and soothing herbal infusion with an aroma of hay and apple.

Perfect for on the go, each Teavelope contains naturally caffeine-free camomile blossoms to help you melt away stresses and worries.

Each tea bag is individually wrapped in an aroma protection sachet for perfect freshness.

One of our customers said, "Love it. My newest favourite tea!"



Best Balance Tea


A smooth flavoured rooibos blended with honeybush, aniseed, fennel, camomile and honey.

A harmonious infusion of bold yet naturally caffeine-free Rooibos sweetened with honey, spiced with anise and fennel and calmed by the camomile.

The perfect balance to soothe body and soul.

Our customer said, "This one is a current favourite. Very smooth with honey & citrus undertones. Thoroughly recommend."



Stainless Steel Large Tea Egg

Perfect for loose-leaf teas, herbs and blossoms, our stainless-steel tea egg has two halves that lock together with a twist mechanism. There is a hooked chain to hold the tea in suspension in the mug or teapot. The beauty of this tea egg is that you can use it, again and again, creating less waste every time.




Recipe - Camomile-infused Gin Cocktail


•    6 heaped teaspoons of camomile flowers

•    Freshly boiled water (approx. 300ml)

•    6 teaspoons of honey

•    2 measures of your favourite gin

•    Fresh lemon juice to taste



•    Pour freshly boiled water over the dried camomile flowers in a bowl or jug

•    Stir and infuse for 2-3 minutes

•    Stir in the honey and allow to melt into the mixture

•    Allow to cool a little

•    Strain through a fine sieve or muslin cloth, discarding the blossoms

•    Once thoroughly cooled add lemon (1/2 to start with), gin and ice into a jug and stir

•    If the mixture is too sweet, add more lemon juice


(N.B. 1 - Rather than composting or throwing away the left-over camomile blossoms, you could use the mulch on your face as a natural and gentle scrub, or as a soothing eye mask)

(N.B. 2 - As with all herbs, please consume in moderation as some may cause a reaction in a handful of individuals, especially those highly sensitive to pollen)


Posted by cup of tea admin
12th February 2020

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