What better way to unwind and kick back with a beverage formulated from a bouquet of six herbs and flowers? Relax has a very unique flavour, layers of flowers finished with tropical mango! The colour of the Relax is mainly due to the presence of brewed pink hibiscus flowers.
Flavour: Tropical Mango
Disclaimer: Our beverages are not provided as an alternative to medicine and are not intended to treat medical conditions. Although the below claims/statements have been selected from peer-reviewed scientific studies, we do not claim any of the health benefits stated by these studies. Our role is to provide you with reliable information and trusting you will make the “Wise” decision. Clarity is one of the pivotal NudeHerbs’ values.
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
Contemporary reports emphasize the sedative, spasmolytic, and antibacterial effects of Melissa officinalis, with indications encompassing nervous disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, and sleep disturbance.
Bartram, T. (2013). Bartram’s encyclopedia of herbal medicine. Hachette UK.
Bisset, N. G., & Wichtl, M. (1994). Herbal drugs. Stuttgart: Medpharm.
In conclusion, the results of the current study suggest that extracts of Melissa officinalis can attenuate the subjective effects of laboratory-induced stress.
Kennedy, D. O., Little, W., & Scholey, A. B. (2004). Attenuation of laboratory-induced stress in humans after acute administration of Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm). Psychosomatic medicine, 66(4), 607-613.
Passionflower (Passiflora incarnate)
Passionflower used extensively for treatment of several diseases like anxiety, insomnia, convulsion, sexual dysfunction, and cough.
Patel, S., Verma, N., & Gauthaman, K. (2009). Passiflora incarnata Linn: A review on morphology, phytochemistry and pharmacological aspects. Pharmacognosy Reviews, 3(5), 186.
The herb is frequently used in herbal sleep formulas as well as in calming formulas for treating anxiety. The German Commission E has approved the use of passionflower for addressing nervous restlessness.
Abascal, K., & Yarnell, E. (2004). Nervine herbs forac treating anxiety. Alternative & Complementary Therapies, 10(6), 309-315.
Marty, A. T. (1999). The Complete German Commission E Monographs. Jama: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 281(19), 1852-1853.
Hops (Humulus lupulus)
The sedative effects of hops have been demonstrated to induce sleep.
Attele, A. S., Xie, J. T., & Yuan, C. S. (2000). Treatment of insomnia: an alternative approach. Alternative Medicine Review, 5(4), 249-259.
The Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) report the traditional use of Humulus lupulus flos for relief of mild symptoms of mental stress and insomnia. The German Commission E and European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy approved hops as a treatment for excitability, mood disturbances (restlessness, anxiety) and sleep disturbances.
Escop, & European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy. (2003). ESCOP Monographs: the scientific foundation for herbal medicinal products. Thieme.
Zanoli, P., & Zavatti, M. (2008). Pharmacognostic and pharmacological profile of Humulus lupulus L. Journal of ethnopharmacology, 116(3), 383-396.
Damiana (Turnera aphrodisiaca)
The leaves and aerial parts of damiana have been traditionally used in Southern and Central American cultures as a treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, and as an aphrodisiac.
Sarris, J., McIntyre, E., & Camfield, D. A. (2013). Plant-based medicines for anxiety disorders, part 1. CNS drugs, 27(3), 207-219.
The leaves of Turnera aphrodisiaca have been used traditionally as a stimulant, aphrodisiac, tonic, diuretic, nerve tonic, and laxative, and in kidney, menstrual, and pregnancy disorders. British Herbal Pharmacopoeia lists specific indications for Damiana as anxiety neurosis associated with impotency.
Mustafa, G., Ansari, S. H., Bhat, Z. A., & Abdulkareim, A. S. (2019). Antianxiety Activities Associated with Herbal Drugs: A Review. In Plant and Human Health, Volume 3 (pp. 87-100). Springer, Cham.
Damiana is used as anti-depressant, urinary antiseptic Anxiety, and depression. It also uses as sexual inadequacies with a strong psychological or emotional element and to establish normal menstruation at puberty.
Dang, R. (2008). Hallucinogens, Narcotics and Common Poisonous Plants.
Holy basil (Ocimum sanctum)
Holy basil is anti-anxiety, antidepressant, and neuroprotective, specifically effective for stagnant depression, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Ernsberger, M. M. (2015). Drug-free alternatives for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Med Aromat Plants. S, 2.
Holy basil helps in relieving the anxiety and agitation associated with depression. It also showed anti- aggression and calming effect.
Singh, N., & Misra, N. (1993). Experimental methods tools for assessment of anti-stress activity in medicinal plants. Journal of Biomedical Research, 12(182), 124-127.
Singh, N., Misra, N., Srivastava, A. K., Dixit, K. S., & Gupta, G. P. (1991). Effect of anti-stress plants on biochemical changes during stress reaction. Indian journal of pharmacology, 23(3), 137.
Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)
Human studies have shown that extracts of hibiscus may lower systolic and diastolic pressure. In one study, hibiscus standardized extract worked as well as captopril (Capoten®), in lowering blood pressure.
Ulbricht, C. (Ed.). (2010). High blood pressure: An integrative approach: A natural standard monograph. Alternative and Complementary Therapies, 16(3), 169-179.
Hibiscus flowers have also been found to contain gossypetin, anthocyanin and glycoside; hibiscin, which contributes to the diuretic and choleric effects, decreasing the viscosity of the blood, reducing blood pressure and stimulating intestinal peristalsis.
Mehta, A. C. (1994). The Pharmaceutical Journal, 25, 84-86.
Hibiscus extract had an antihyperglycaemic effect and consequently may alleviate liver and renal damage associated with streptozotocin-induced diabetes mellitus in rats.
Mandade, R., & Sreenivas, Z. (2011). Anti-Diabetic Effects of Aqueous Ethanolic Extract of Hibiscus rosasinensis L. on Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats and the Possible Morphologic Changes in the Liver and Kidney. International Journal of Pharmacology, 7(3), 363-369.