Mum's Tum Tea

$8.50 each

This gentle herbal blend helps to soothe the sensitive digestive tract during pregnancy.

Enjoy this delicious tea, hot, warm or on ice, and sip through the day, to help settle nausea & vomiting and relieve heartburn in pregnancy.

The Mum's Tum Tea contains:

Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)- a carminative herbs with anti-spasm actions, useful to treat digestive upsets including nausea and flatulence. Also helpful for insomnia and anxiety. Has anti-inflammatory properties and is used to encourage digestion and boost the immune system.

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) - another carminative and spasmolytic herb; counters flatulence, balances stomach acid and relieves stomach cramps & spasms. It also improves appetite and digestion.

Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale) - a sweet, pungent and aromatic herb, with carminative and anti-emetic actions, that improves digestion and liver function, controls nausea & vomiting. It stimulates circulation, relaxes spasms and relieves pain. Ginger is used internally for motion sickness, nausea, morning sickness, indigestion & colic. It is a "warming" herb with some immune stimulant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Limeblossom (Tilia spp) - with sedative and spasmolytic actions, this herb soothes the intestinal tract, and eases indigestion and diarrhoea. 

Marshmallow Leaf (Althaea officinalis) - a demulcent herb which soothes irritation of the mucous lining of the gastro-intestinal tract. It contains poly-saccharides which form a protective film over inflamed and irritated mucosal tissue.

Spearmint (Menta spicata) - tastes great and calms the stomach. It is an aromatic herb that improves digestion and relieves spasms. It is helpful for soothing indigestion, flatulence and colic.

How to use the tea:

Place 1 teaspoon (5g approximately) of herbs, per cup of tea you'd like to make, into a tea pot (an old jam jar works perfectly).

Pour on approximately 150 ml hot water, just off the boil, per cup of tea.

Cover and steep for 10 minutes.

Pour through a strainer into your chosen drinking receptacle.

Add a twist of lemon or lime, or a dab of natural sweetener like honey or agauave, if you like.

Enjoy your tea hot, warm or over ice.

Drink 3-4 cups daily.

Disclaimer: This information is based on empirical and traditional herbal medicine. It is of a general informational nature and does not constitute medical advice. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any health condition. Any health condition should be referred to your chosen health care practitioner. Check with your health care practitioner before commencing to use any herbal product, and be aware of any personal and family allergies.

For information about the safety of herbs in pregnancy, read this: Herbs in Pregnancy by Aviva Romm


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