Breathe Easy is a complex and aromatic blend of herbal tastes – spicy-aromatic and cooling, somewhat bitter and astringent, and slightly sweet.
Breathe Easy is a comforting and good tasting herbal tea that temporarily relieves nasal congestion and stuffy nose associated with the common cold, hay fever, sinusitis, and other upper respiratory allergies, restoring freer breathing through the nose. A chorus of pleurisy flowers appears throughout North America in late spring, usually surrounded by a flutter of butterflies. Thus its common name is Butterfly Weed. The plant’s valuable medicinal roots are harvested in the fall. We sense the return to perfect medicine will be found in nature…where it all began…in the simple and wondrous workings of the natural pharmacy of plants. We have combined the precise species of these herbal plants, as well as their correct parts-flower, leaf, stem or root- to make our teas to the most exacting standards of purity, potency and efficacy. There is a vast and growing interest in natural remedies as alternative medicine. Medicinal teas made from herbs with specific properties are among the most popular of these natural alternatives. Traditional Medicinals’ herb teas provide a full range of refreshing, easy solutions to many of life’s discomforts and health needs. They are safe, convenient, easy to take, all natural alternatives that help bring your life closer to nature. We invite you to try them and we wish you good health.
Does Not Contain: Caffeine, Gluten.
Organic licorice root [PhEur] 300 mg, organic eucalyptus leaf [PhEur] 285 mg, organic bitter fennel fruit [PhEur] 255 mg, Bi Yan Pian dry aqueous extract (8:1) 120 mg. Proprietary blend: organic peppermint leaf [PhEur], organic calendula flower [PhEur], pleurisy root [BHP], organic ginger rhizome [PhEur]. Quality standards. Bi Yan Pian is a traditional Chinese herbal formula, extracted in pure water and then dried into granules, made from a mixture of xanthium fruit, magnolia flower bud, siler root, forsythia fruit, wild chrysanthemum flower, schisandra fruit, platycodon root, fragrant angelica root, anemarrhena rhizome, schizonepeta herb, and Chinese licorice root.
For maximum benefit, herbal tea must be properly prepared. Pour 8 oz. freshly boiled water over a tea bag in a cup. Cover cup and steep 10-15 minutes. These steps directly influence the amount of beneficial components that will end up in your teacup! Gently squeeze the tea bag to release any remaining extract. Drink three cups daily. Adding honey may enhance benefits, especially in dry climates.
Cautions: Consult a health care provider before using if you have hypokalemia, or if you are taking any kind of hormonal therapies, diuretics, potassium depleting agents, or MAO inhibitors. In rare cases, excessive consumption of teas that contain eucalyptus leaf can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Contraindications: Do not use if you have inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and biliary ducts, impaired kidney or liver functions, high blood pressure or heart disease. Do not use if you have known allergies to plants of the Asteraceae (daisy) family such as blessed thistle, calendula, chamomile, echinacea, safflower or yarrow. Duration of use: If symptoms last longer than 7 days, seek medical advice. Do not use if pregnant or breast-feeding, unless directed otherwise by your doctor.