Frequently Asked Questions

Diverticulitis is a condition marked by the inflammation of pouches formed in the colon. These inflammations often bring severe abdominal pain and may spread to other areas of the colon.  The Calming Blends tea contains ingredients which may help relieve the symptoms or prevent inflammation from occurring*. Many people suffering from Diverticulitis have made this tea part of their daily regimen, others drink the tea when they start having symptoms.

The soothing qualities of the Calming Blends tea may also help those who are suffering from Diverticulosis*.

The Diverticulitis Tea contains no gluten.

The Diverticulitis Tea is caffeine free.  Our newest blend, the “Morning Comfort Tea” does contain caffeine.

Kept in its resealable pouch, the tea will remain fresh for at least two years from your date of purchase. Even after two years, dried tea leaves do not spoil, but they may lose some flavor and aroma.

The Diverticulitis Tea comes in loose tea form and it all boils down to freshness, quality, and flavor. Tea bags are often filled with remnants and powder. Our loose-leaf tea contains the finest ingredients with no fillers.

Brewing tea in its loose-leaf form allows the hot water to infuse every inch of the tea, producing the freshest, fullest flavor possible.

Also did you know that the vast majority of brands on the shelves have mesh tea bags that are composed of 20-30% plastic?  According to studies, a single standard tea bag releases 11.6 billion microplastics and 3.1 billion nanoplastics into every cup of tea. This is one more reason that Calming Blends teas as in loose leaf form.

Depending on the severity of your symptoms, you may have this tea up to two or three times per day.  Many of our customers drink this tea to relax and wind down, especially before bedtime.

First start with cold water. If your tap water does not taste good, use filtered or bottled water.

Place approximately 2 teaspoons of tea per every 6-8 ounces (1 cup) of water into a teapot or cup. Add hot water and let steep for 5-7 minutes. If you prefer your tea less strong, add more water after the brewing period.  Drink up to three times a day, or as needed.

How to brew the perfect cup of herbal tea for Diverticulitis

Note: After you brew the tea, it is best to remove the herbs/flowers with a fine strainer or use a tea ball. An alternative option is to use a cup with a tea infuser and remove the infuser containing the herbs and flowers after the tea has steeped.

You may also prefer to watch our brewing guide video:

We ship your order within 24 hours from the time it was ordered. Shipment is via United States Post Office and in most cases, you can expect to receive your tea in 2-3 business days after we ship it.  Our tea is also available on Amazon, so Prime members can oftentimes receive it the next day.

You can sign up for recurring deliveries of your tea, saving you the time and effort of logging on to place each order individually. Your tea will be delivered to your door each month. You can manage your subscriptions online.

All teas are shipped in aroma-tight sealed 2-oz portions in our Calming Blends bags. The bags are re-sealable.

From time to time we may offer special discounts or promotions through unique promo codes. If you have a promo code, simply enter it in the Promo Code box during checkout. The promotional discount will be applied to your purchase.

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