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Respite Tea

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Respite tea is a herbal tea supplier specialising in bitter leaf teas.


Bitter leaf, also known as Vernonia amygdalina, is a medicinal herb that grows in West Africa. It has been used for centuries as a traditional remedy for inflammatory ailments, such as endometriosis, arthritis, diabetes, malaria, and more.

Bitter leaf contains phytochemicals that have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and antiparasitic properties. Bitter leaf can also help regulate blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol levels, boost immunity, detoxify the liver, and promote digestion.

Founded by Ngozi and Kate, Respite Tea has introduced this superherb to the world in the form of teas, which come in five awesome flavours for those whose delicate palate would dislike the bitterness of the brew.


Respite Tea is a available as loose leaf or tea bags.

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