Beat the bloat and other digestive upsets with this calming and soothing tea expertly formulated by Medical Herbalist Nikki Hill. Ideal for anyone suffering irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Peppermint is a carminative herb which means it helps to expel gas in the intestines and reduce bloating. Peppermint is also antispasmodic making it great for intestinal spasms, cramping, or abdominal pain. Irritable bowels tend to respond well to peppermint.
Just like peppermint, fennel is a carminative which makes it particularly great for bloating. In fact, fennel is one of the #1 herbs I recommend for bloating!
Contains a high level of mucilage, a gelatinous substance that can soothe and reduce inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract and helps repair your gut lining by forming a protective layer. This works wonders for those who have leaky gut syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis, and Crohn’s. It also helps relieve heartburn, constipation, diarrhoea, stomach ulcers, and acid indigestion.
Ginger is incredible for digestion. It has many functions and is pretty much anti-everything: it’s anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, and it’s anti-emetic which means it helps to prevent nausea and vomiting. It contains active constituents that help stop food from coming up, and it also helps to regulate gastrointestinal motility and rhythmic contractions. It's also warming which can help digestion of food.
Chamomile has anti-inflammatory properties which help relieve muscle spasms associated with intestinal disorders and relax the stomach muscles. Chamomile also helps to soothe the stomach, eliminate gas, and relieve intestinal irritation.
Lemon balm is an aromatic and carminative herb and helps to relieve stagnant digestion and ease abdominal cramping. It is also calming to the nervous system so helps digestive issues worsened by stress.