This caffeine free tea contains a rich blend of herbs and spices boosts your energy and gives you that natural “get-up-and-go” effect. Ideal for when you want to feel wide eyed and bushy tailed without the looming caffeine crash.
Need to focus? This herbal tea is for you, the added ginkgo improves the flow of blood to your brain, it is even used by some as a medication to treat dementia and memory loss.
Feeling low? Switch out your morning coffee for a herbal tea, the ginseng in Alert is a natural mood enhancer. It works by normalising the stress hormone cortisol and supporting the adrenal glands (the glands responsible for hormone production).
Ingredients: lemon balm, ginkgo, ginseng, peppermint, rosemary, vervain.
Lemon balm has a reputed effect on vigour, longevity and brain health. It calms the mind and, also sharpens memory.
Ginkgo increases concentration, naturals softens symptoms of anxiety and depression and reduces risk of Dementia and Alzheimer's.
Ginseng boosts the immune system, improves concentration and learning and regulates serotonin levels, naturally alleviating the symptoms of depression. It can help to regulate the hormonal changes the body sees when it is under stress.
Peppermint is cooling & energising. It has been known to enhance memory, relieve stress and increase alertness. Peppermint is also a proven appetite suppressant, making it easier to stick to your healthy eating goals.
Rosemary was one of the earliest documented herbs used to improve memory and help to increase focus. The aroma alone of rosemary has been linked to improving mood and relieving stress. Rosemary includes rosmarinic acid, caffeic acid, betulic acid, and carnosol, which are all documented as being effective in reducing inflammation and boosting the immune system. An added effect of betulic acid and carnosol is that they have been effectively used to treat cancer cells.
Vervain improved mood and reduces anxiety. It also helps towards easing digestive disorders, helping to maintain gut health.
How to use your Alert Tea
Step 1: Use one teabag per cup.
Step 2: Use freshly drawn boiled water. All herbal infusions can take full heat!
Step 3: Infuse for 3-4 mins.
Step 4: Recycle the teabag. All We Are Tea tea bags are pyramid shape, made out of Soilon (a bi-product of corn starch) and are 100% biodegradable, taking approx 3-6 months to degrade fully.
About We Are Tea & the Super Tea Range
They're an independent, whole-leaf, ethical & tasty tea company (60 Great Taste Awards don't lie) and make premium quality Loose Leaf Tea, Whole Leaf Teabags, Tea Infusers & more.
We Are Tea has partnered with Amanda Hamilton to create a range of health and wellbeing teas, which use natural ingredients to do good AND taste great. The functional tea range takes a refreshingly no-nonsense, need-state-led approach to health and wellbeing. Staying clear of food fads and diets, the philosophy behind the Super Teas is that small, everyday changes can make a real, long-lasting difference. This could be taking the stairs instead of the escalator, walking instead of driving or switching out your morning cup of strong coffee for a delicious mug of Sleep, Soothe, Cleanse, Protect or Alert. Each herbal tea has a combination of carefully selected ingredients to help give your body and immune system that extra boost. Staying healthy has never been easier or tasted so good!
Guilt free sipping
We’re a nation of tea monsters consuming over 165 million cuppas every year and growing. To keep up with the worlds growing love affair with tea in a socially just and environmentally sustainably way, the Ethical Tea Partnership was formed. Working with individual tea estates, We Are Tea help producers & smallholder farmers raise their performance against international social & environmental standards to produce ethical tea, as well as address key issues holding back tea sustainability in the global tea producing regions through training and support.
We Are Tea are committed to helping the environment by removing pesky plastic from their packaging completely by the end of this year, along with having 100% biodegradable and compostable teabags and takeaway cups in all their stores.
Keep away from moisture (until it lands in your cup!) We recommend you store your tea in an opaque, airtight container. It might look pretty in glass, but the light damages the tea leaves and subsequent taste. Nooo!
Please store away from direct sunlight, in a cool, dry place.