Herbal Teas for Fall

The crisp fall air sends tea lovers in search of their next warm, soothing mug. . Lakewinds carries a variety of fair trade and organic teas, both packaged and in the bulk section.

We’ve highlighted some of our favorites, including pairing tips for blending your own teas. Plus we’ve included interesting information about the health benefits these teas have.

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Nettle is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, making it an excellent choice for allergies year-round. May relieve itchy, watery eyes, sneezing and runny nose due to allergies or colds.

Suggested use: One cup with a spoonful of local honey to soothe allergy symptoms. Add rosehips for Vitamin C or licorice to soothe an irritated throat.



Chamomile is an herb that has been used for centuries as a stomach soother and mild sedative. The same properties apply to chamomile tea. One of our favorite teas to relax with!

Suggested use: One cup before bed to promote a good night’s sleep. Consider blending with lavender for deeper relaxation.

Try our favorite, Evening in Missoula, which contains an aromatic blend of chamomile, rosehips and other nurturing herbs.



Peppermint is known for its digestive soothing properties and is a go-to for our team during this season of holiday overeating.

Suggested use: One cup after meals to soothe an upset stomach. Blends well universally.


Raspberry Leaf

Raspberry leaf teas taste similar to black teas (without the caffeine) and is particularly beneficial to women at all stages of life. It contains high levels of magnesium, potassium, iron and b-vitamins that soothe nausea, cramps, and even promote sleep during pregnancy.

Suggested use: One cup blended with ginger (to warm and soothe) or hibiscus (to add a slight floral flavor) at the onset of symptoms.