Gripe Tea, Organic
Gripe Tea, Organic
For teething, gas, sleeplessness, fussiness, acid reflux, and general discomfort. Can be given through mother's milk.
This gentle formula offers calming comfort for newborns, toddlers and young children. It helps soothe sore gums and builds digestive health to settle colic and wind, and prevent spit-up. Gripe Tea's ingredients are certified organic so you know there are no hidden nasties. Give to baby or via Mum if she is breastfeeding. The flavour is mild and naturally sweet, and well tolerated by sensitive little systems.
Because you make it fresh, there is no reason for preservatives or alcohol.
Settle your baby’s digestive discomfort with Gripe Tea.
Peppermint (Mentha piperita) helps soothe digestive problems including bloating, gas and queasiness.
Catnip has the opposite effect on humans as it does on cats. Don’t worry! It’s very calming and beneficial for pain relief and allowing the child to sleep peacefully. It’s also a wonderful herb for fever support.
Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) is effective for soothing digestive upsets due to its calming and relaxing action. Commonly used for gastric upsets, bloating, and bowel regularity. Chamomile helps to relax muscles and calm nerves. It’s calming and helps the child rest. It is an incredible would healer and helps heal the mouth as the teeth are pushing through.
Lavender is beautiful and brings this tea to life with its bright purple hue. It helps with the feverishness and headaches that can sometimes accompany teething. It also encourages sleep and relaxation, relieves anxiety and reduces pain.
With alkalising properties, Fennel seed (Foeniculum vulgare) helps treat gastric discomfort and colic. It helps relieve excess gas as well as relax the digestive tract. Fennel is especially useful for soothing infant colic.
Dandelion root (Taraxacum officinale) promotes an overall healthy digestive system by supporting healthy liver and gallbladder function. This bitter plant increases digestive juices and helps to break down food
Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) soothes and protects irritated mucous membranes of the digestive tract.
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) is used to calm the stomach. It is a carminative, an agent that helps break up intestinal gas, relieve tension and digestive upsets.
How to Use
Use 1/2 tsp (1g) per cup (150ml) and infuse with boiling water for 5-10 minutes. Once cooled, measure relevant dose and give directly to baby/child. For babies administer via a sterilised dropper.
0-6 months - 5ml, up to 5x daily
6-12 months - 10ml, up to 5x daily
1-4 years - 20-40ml, up to 5x daily
For best results: Give to baby after feed or when experiencing digestive discomfort.
Alternative Directions: If you're breastfeeding, take 1 cup immediately before feed for baby to receive via breast milk.
The prepared tea can be refrigerated (covered) for up to 12 hours. Alternatively, distribute the recommended dose into ice trays and freeze. When needed, pour a little boiling water over the ice cube to melt.
If symptoms persist, see your health professional.