When eating a larger-than-usual meal or a particularly rich one, finish your dining experience with a warm cup of After Dinner Tea. The herbs in it combine to improve circulation to the digestive system, stimulate digestion, aid in the breakdown of fats and oils, relieve gas build up and spasms in the intestines, and to reduce drowsiness and headache that can result from being too full.\nDILL SEED - helps break up gas.\nFENNEL SEED - stimulates the appetite and digestion, settles the stomach reducing the likelihood of nausea, vomiting, and indigestion, and relieves hiccups, gas, and bloating.\nBASIL LEAF (SWEET) - also stimulates the appetite and digestion and settles the stomach. Additionally, it helps remove "stagnant food" and aids the body in removing toxins stored in the fat.\nPEPPERMINT LEAF - is an herb with several benefits to offer the digestive system. It stimulates digestion and helps reduce the possibility of food fermenting in the stomach. It helps relieve nausea and prevent heartburn, belching, hiccups, gas, and bloating. Overall, Peppermint leaf, by supporting digestion, may help prevent the headache and drowsiness that can occur when sluggish digestion meets a large meal.\nSAFFLOWER FLOWER - has a very supportive effect on sluggish liver. Safflower flower also improves blood flow to the digestive system, thus aiding in stimulating appetite and digestion. It helps relieve gas, bloating, and heartburn.\nCHAMOMILE FLOWER - helps ease digestive upset caused by stress.\nSAGE LEAF - Easing conditions of gas, bloating, and indigestion, and assisting in the digestion of fats and oils, Sage leaf also helps encourage a weak appetite.\nSOURCES: Matthew Woods' The Earthwise Herbal, A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants, Peter Holmes' The Energetics of Western Herbs\nBOTANICAL SAFETY INFORMATION\nDill Seed, Anethum graveolens, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy. Avoid if allergic to members of the Apiaceae family (carrot family). May lower blood sugar. Use with caution if diabetic and monitor blood sugar levels. May lower thyroid hormone levels. Avoid with hypothyroidism. Possible interaction with lithium.\nFennel Seed, Foeniculum vulgare, organic\nAvoid use of Fennel seed alcohol liquid extracts and Fennel seed essential oil during pregnancy or lactation. Avoid if allergic to members of the Apiaceae family (carrot family). Fennel seed might increase the risk of bleeding or bruising. Avoid with bleeding disorders. Avoid with Cipro. Avoid with birth control pills. Avoid with hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids. Avoid with Tamoxifen. Not for long-term use.\nBasil Leaf (Sweet), Ocimum basilicum, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy. Use with caution if diabetic and monitor blood sugar levels. \nPeppermint Leaf, Mentha piperita, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy. Avoid with gastroesophageal reflux or with a hiatal hernia. Avoid with significant gastrointestinal inflammation or gastrointestinal ulcers. Co-administration of iron-fortified bread and Peppermint leaf tea reduced absorption of the iron by 84%.\nSafflower Flower, Carthamus tinctorius, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy. Not for use with bleeding disorders, hemorrhagic diseases, or peptic ulcers. Not for use with anticoagulant medication.\nChamomile Flower (German), Matricaria recutita (M. chamomilla), organic\nAvoid if allergic to members of the Asteraceae family (composites). Avoid with blood thinning medication. Co-administration of iron-fortified bread and Chamomile flower tea reduced absorption of the iron by 47%. Use of Chamomile flower as a highly-concentrated hot tea is noted as emetic. One authority advises against daily use.\nSage Leaf, Salvia officinalis, organic\nAvoid during pregnancy or lactation. Not for long term use; do not exceed recommended dose. Standard dose: 3.0 to 12.0 grams of dried leaf as a tea.\n \nThis product is certified organic.