Using a blend of herbs known to promote healthy sleep, 40 Winks will round out your day and carry you into the sweetest of dreams. We've combined valerian root, which is commonly used as a sleep aid, with the familiar flavors of soothing chamomile, spearmint, and lavender. One cup before bed makes for an ideal way to unwind and lull yourself into a deep slumber.
Be sure to talk with your doctor or healthcare provider before use, especially if you are pregnant or nursing, taking any medication, or if you have a medical condition. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Intended for adult use only.
Please note that the valerian root, the key ingredient which promotes sleep, has a pungent aroma in the dried form.
Herbal Tea | No caffeine | Steep at 212° for 5-10 minutes.
Our teabags contain the same high-quality tea as our loose-tea offerings. Their pyramid shape gives the leaves plenty of room to unfurl and infuse, placing more flavor in each cup. Enjoy the superior flavor of gourmet tea with the convenience of a disposable bag.
15 full leaf pyramids
Ingredients & Lore
blended with valerian root, honeybush tea, chamomile flowers, spearmint leaves, passion flowers, lemon balm, lavender, cherries & blue cornflowers
The sandman is a popular character found in Western mythology who sprinkles sand into the eyes of sleepers to bring them pleasant dreams. He has been featured in anything from children's tales to comics to movies and music, including Neil Gaiman's famous Sandman comic series, the song "Mr. Sandman" by The Chordettes, and the 2012 animated movie Rise of the Guardians. If the idea of a spritely stranger blowing sand in your face doesn't appeal to you though, don't worry, we've got you covered. This 40 Winks tea will help you drift right off to dreamland, no sand required.
Raw Honey for Fruit Tisanes
This locally sourced, exquisite raw honey is a perfect complement to the tart notes of fruit tisanes.
honey for fruit herbals
Know your Inclusions
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Native to Europe and Asia, Valeriana officinalis is a flowering perennial plant. Used for thousands of years, the valerian root contains a dense concentration of active compounds which have been used for their ability to help induce sleep, reduce anxiety and lower blood pressure.
Dating back to ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, chamomile has long been sort after as a remedy for numerous ailments. Most notably, the small daisy-like flower has been used as a mild, relaxing sleep aid. Though it has also been used to treat fevers, colds, stomach discomfort and as an anti-inflammatory.
Closely related to peppermint, Mentha spicata or spearmint is a highly recognized flavor popular in many drinks, candy and toiletries. While it is used to freshen breath, it is believed that the natural antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of the menthol helps to protect your mouth from infection. Spearmint tea is also used to naturally soothe sore throats and tightness in the chest caused by congestion. It is additionally used to ease an upset stomach and is popular in preventing morning sickness and nausea.
Also known as maypop, P. incarnata is thought to help relieve insomnia as well as anxiety by boosting gamma-aminobutyric acid in the brain.
A native plant to parts of Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Lemon Balm or Melissa officinalis, is an herb that has been in regular usage for hundreds of years. In the Middle Ages it was used to soothe tension, dress wounds, toothache relief and morning sickness. While it is still used to aid anxiety, it is now also used for stomach ailments as well as a sleep aid.
The floral herb gets its name from the Latin root "lavare" which literally translates as "to wash". Its use has been dated back to ancient Egypt and is still used today to treat everything from anxiety, insomnia to nausea and headaches.
Part of pillow time teas sampler
Explore a variety of teas with our popular sampler set.
Four teas included are:
40 winks, chamomile, peppermint, rooibos vanilla
pillow time teas
will make 25 cups
Questions and Answers
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Why does it smell so bad? It is not outdated, and tastes fine; but it smells really bad
Asked by Laura Jebeles
on November 11th, 2018
Are there any medicines that you shouldn't take with this tea?
Asked by Aislinn Graves
on August 9th, 2018
Is this safe for children to drink? We have a two year old in our household who has a hard time getting to sleep some nights.
Asked by Aislinn Graves
on October 14th, 2018
What does 'passion flowers inclusion' mean? Actual flowers or flavoring or what?
Asked by Shirley Field
on June 2nd, 2019
Doe this tea re-infuse well or is it one cup and toss?
Asked by Beth Boose
on August 3rd, 2020
Is there a version of this without the Cornflower? I'm really allergic to it, but the rest of this sounds amazing...
Asked by S Boland
on July 28th, 2020
What are the tea bags made of? I'm concerned they are made of plastic.
Asked by Rita Gaunt
on November 8th, 2020
Why is the fruit tisane honey recommended for this instead of the garden herbal honey?
Asked by Rachel Steiner
on November 14th, 2020
What is valerian root, and what category of taste is it, fruity, herby, flowery?