Organic Hemp Infusion
Try this combination of ingredients, which makes the infusion even more intense for the well-being of the digestive system and for relaxation. Hemp leaves represent a food that has historically been used as a natural sedative,
The properties of organic hemp leaves combine with those of other herbs or fruits, to give benefits to well-being.
Organic Hemp Infusion: properties and benefits
A cup of warm infusion of hemp leaves can relieve stress and induce sleep.
The benefits of hemp also include a detoxifying and purifying action, which improves gastrointestinal functions.
The benefits of hemp tea affect the digestive system but are also useful as an antispasmodic, to calm menstrual pain. Especially in combination with other ingredients such as those in the organic infusion we offer.
Infused hemp leaves facilitate psycho-physical relaxation, acting as muscle relaxants (to relax the muscles).
They promote rest by acting on the nervous system in a beneficial and light way, through the action of cannabidiol (CBD), a natural non-psychoactive substance, and with the support of other bioactive compounds of the leaves.
The effects of less anxiety can reduce agitation, wheezing and stress fatigue. The infusion is useful for inducing a restful and prolonged sleep.
Hemp also has light natural anti-inflammatory effects, beneficial for soothing muscle and joint pain in those suffering from arthritis. The cannabinoids present in the leaves, which can help in the treatment of chronic pain, swelling and irritation.
The hemp infusion has also been studied for the possible effects on blood pressure, reducing it in favor of less stress on the heart. The positive effects on the cardiovascular system of this plant are given by the vasodilation of the arteries, caused by the relaxation of the tissues.
In addition, the hemp infusion gives vitamins and chlorophyll, as well as elements with an antioxidant action, such as flavonoids and terpenoids. Chlorophyll, responsible for the green pigmentation of hemp, has useful properties as antioxidants against aging.
In addition to the benefits of organic hemp, therefore from organic farming, this infusion contains ingredients useful for the well-being of the digestive system.
We find peppermint, apple, nutrients such as lemongrass, fennel, cocoa peel and nettle leaves. In addition to licorice root, rose hips, calendula, cinnamon bits and mallow flowers.
Origins and History of cultivation & lt
Hemp, the main ingredient, has been cultivated for over 10,000 years. It comes from the Cannabis sativa plant native to Central Asia, used both as a food and for the creation of textile fibers.
It was used in various religious ceremonies, and used for medicinal uses by the Chinese to relieve various muscle and joint pains, as well as for gastrointestinal well-being.
In the archaeological remains in China and in ancient Mesopotamia, evidences of its use have been found, and even in recent times hemp ropes were famous and as a material for rough fabrics.
The parts used for therapeutic purposes were the leaves, flowers and seeds, while today they are also used for various culinary products, for detergents and cosmetics.
The blend of the relaxing infusion, has several natural elements that help the well-being of the nervous system and the digestive system.
Plant and flowers
The components of the herbal tea are many, and the mixture contains leaves and flowers of different origins.
We offer an infusion with hemp leaves, peppermint, pieces of apple, lemongrass, fennel, cocoa peel, licorice root, rosehip, nettle leaves, calendula, pieces cinnamon, mallow flowers.
Hemp comes from the Cannabis sativa plant, defined as industrial hemp. It is a plant of the Cannabaceae family, cultivated for millennia for its fiber and edible seeds. Hemp should not be confused with cannabis plants, which are part of the same family but contain a higher THC content (very low in hemp).
The apple comes from the Malus domestica plant of the Rosaceae family. It is a tree native to Asia, now widespread throughout the planet. The famous fruits are diversified in colors and in the many varieties.
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a plant of the Apiaceae family, which is eaten as a vegetable. All parts are fragrant, and has yellow flowers. It is native to the coasts of the Mediterranean, but is widespread in many parts of the world, especially near the coasts of seas and rivers.
Rosa canina belongs to the Rosaceae family. Both the petals and the fruits of this plant are used. It grows like a shrub with thorny stems, serrated leaves and colorful flowers. The fruit is composed of dried fruits enclosed in a floral cup, with beneficial properties for health.
Mint or Mentha is a perennial plant of the Lamiaceae family. It is very widespread, showing different varieties, up to 24 species and all with similar herbal properties. Many hybrids of mint are renowned, mainly used for food.
Nettle (Urtica dioica) is a perennial plant of the Urticaceae family. Native to Europe, temperate Asia and North Africa, it is now widespread all over the world. The leaves and stems have prickly hairs, while the leaves are used for their properties.
Mallow is a plant of European origin, which we find in all Mediterranean areas. It grows spontaneously up to 1300 m of altitude. Already sacred in antiquity, over time it became an important food in calming and soothing potions - using leaves and flowers.
Peppermint (Mentha × piperita) is a hybrid between Roman mint (Mentha spicata) and aquatic mint (Mentha aquatica). It is part of the Lamiaceae family, it grows in full sun or partial shade, on various types of soils, in fact it is very widespread.
Citronella, also called lemongrass, is a plant belonging to the Poaceae family, to the Cymbopogon genus. It is native to the tropical areas of Asia, considered a grass plant that grows in bushes up to one meter in height.
The cocoa peels derive from the peels of the Theobroma cacao plant native to Central America. The natural place of cocoa cultivation is equatorial, with a hot and very humid climate.
Licorice or Glycyrrhiza glabra is a plant from the Fabaceae family. From its root a sweet and aromatic aroma is extracted, known in confectionery and herbal medicine. It is a perennial plant native to Western Asia, North Africa and Southern Europe.
Calendula officinalis is a plant of the Asteraceae - Compositae family and comes from the Asterales order. It is grown in fairly fertile, well-drained soils and in full sun. It is a perennial plant, whose green leaves are known for their intense aroma; the flowers are yellow-orange and appear all year round.
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum), is an evergreen tree of the Lauraceae family. The spice comes from its dried inner bark. The tree grows well in moist, well-drained soils, reaching around 15 meters in height. There are various species cultivated as a source of cinnamon.
Origin and history of cultivation
This infusion contains several nutrients, being made up of various ingredients. Mainly, hemp leaves make available little fat, carbohydrates, proteins and fibers.
Among the antioxidants there are polyphenols, in addition to omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and digestible globular proteins. The leaves are rich in iron, zinc, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus.
The infusion gives compounds including cannabidiol (CBD), chlorophyll and terpenoids such as myrcene, limonene, pinene ß-caryophyllene, linalool.
How to use hemp and the ingredients in herbal tea
This organic hemp infusion is obtained by putting in a cup (250 ml), approximately 3-5 grams of the mixture of ingredients with water at 100 ° C.
Leave to infuse for 10 to 12 minutes, before drinking the relaxing herbal tea.
Add honey or sugar if desired.
Hemp infusion: side effects and contraindications
Among the calming herbal teas, this combination has no particular side effects, but it is necessary to respect the recommended quantities.
Excessive consumption can cause adverse reactions, and it is also possible to be allergic to the components of the infusion. Therefore, it is recommended to read its composition carefully.
Hemp can induce unwanted effects in high doses such as extreme tiredness, apathy, anxiety.
On the gastrointestinal level it can cause throat irritation, nausea, diarrhea and swelling.
It is recommended to take the infusion in the evening, as it can cause rapid sleepiness.
Also, keep in mind that hemp can have drug interactions with anticoagulant drugs, some diuretics, drugs that act on the nervous system and for heart failure. See your doctor if you have a chronic health condition.
This tea is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women.