Used as a common remedy at the time of Hippocrates in the 4th and 5th centuries B.C.¸ Valerian (valerian 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 virtues of the plant as well as its distinct odor. It is often used for its soothing¸ relaxing beneficial properties. Peppermint (mentha piperita) is a universally-loved and widely-used flavorings. Peppermint’s value comes from the mint’s volatile oil¸ which contains menthol¸ and is added to many formulas for its therapeutic properties. So highly thought of¸ Peppermint was included in a list of plants being taken to the New World. Together¸ Valerian and Peppermint makes a calming¸ relaxing tea. Since 1922¸ Alvita has been making the finest herb teas money can buy. Pure¸ natural singles and blends that bring you unsurpassed enjoyment¸ healthful benefits and complete satisfaction. No less reassuring is our unwavering commitment to the environment. Today¸ no herb tea company goes as far to protect the Earth and its precious resources--this package and its contents being testimony. There is no plastic shrink wrap on the outside. The box is 100% recycled board that can be recycled again. The finish is water-based. And inside¸ a single¸ reusable wax bag¸ instead of a polybag¸ seals in freshness. Our tea bags are English Pillow Style¸ with no strings¸ tags or staples attached. Even the tea bag paper is recyclable. And all our bags are oxygen bleached¸ not chlorine bleached¸ to safeguard you and our ground water. Degradable. Recyclable. Reusable. The key component of each is the word able . At Alvita¸ we wholeheartedly believe we are all able to play a key role in preserving the wondrous world we live in. For us¸ it starts with offering you the most environmentally safe and responsible herb teas possible.
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