Alvita Teas, Valerian Root, Caffeine Free, 24 Tea Bags, 2.37 oz (67 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- Since 1922
For more than 75 years, long before it became fashionable, Alvita was championing the profound health-giving properties of herbal teas. We travel to the far reaches of the globe for the finest herbs, the best growers, the most precious sources.
Small wonder that so many consumers trust the Alvita name. Today, it stands for more than 100 different teas, including classic single herb varieties, and our unique Alvita blends. The package you hold in your hand combines ancient herbal wisdom with modern science, and brings to you all the richness and benefits of herbal teas. This philosophy is the very reason why you will find sensible, English pillow style tea bags that are oxygen bleached, not chlorine treated. And why you won't find any strings, tags or staples.
We thank you for choosing our products, but more importantly, we thank you for the trust you've put in the herbal values that we all share.
Alvita. Natural herb teas that are good for you and the environment.
Used for beneficial properties at the time of Hippocrates in the 4th and 5th centuries B.C., Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is native to England, Europe and the United States. Valerian derives its name from the Latin valere, "to be strong" referring to both the health benefits of the plant as well as its distinct odor. It was also referred to as "All-Heal" during the Middle Ages in Britain. In centuries past, it was taken for its soothing, beneficial effect, used as a condiment during medieval times and as a perfume during the 16th century. Today, Valerian Root is used throughout Europe and the U.S.
The best way to make a good cup of tea is by the infusion method. Place one tea bag in a cup and add no more than 6 oz. of boiling water. Let steep for 3 minutes. Press the bag before removing to enhance the flavor.
Add honey to sweeten.
May cause drowsiness. Do not use when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery. Do not use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers without first consulting a health care professional.
Not for those under the age of 18.
This smells horrible and didn't do anything to make me fall asleep. It is, however, useful for entertainment: let your cats have a few whiffs and watch them roll around. It's much like catnip :)
I mix this with Catnip and it relaxes me at night. The smell is bad, but I don't mind since it helps me fall asleep.
Great sleep aid
Posted by 5609260164154172729 on Jul 01, 2014
I use this tea to help me relax and fall asleep . My local whole foods stopped carrying it and I am so thankful I found iHerb! Shipping was fast and they have the best prices around! I will be ordering from iHerb again that's for certain.
Posted by ling76 on Apr 08, 2013
taste and smells terrible, but helps for sleep
My husband's favorite tea
Posted by Reviewer2430631 on Jun 02, 2011
Smells so bad I almost ban it from my kitchen, but I can't because my husband loves how it helps him have a relaxed, good night's sleep. The price from iHerb is better than any we've found at local health food stores
Posted by Reviewer3309574 on May 02, 2011
will use in a few days but I know this is good