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Health, Recipes

We’re spilling the CBD tea!

Amma Life CBD tea is a natural, herbal tea that works by steeping the herbs in boiled water to activate the properties of the plant. While there are many ways to take CBD, drinking tea is a relaxing, healthy way to experience CBD and great for beginners. Its immune-supporting compounds mean that this is great way to add cannabinoids into your lifestyle.

glass cup of herbal tea

Okay we’re spilling the tea.

The UK’s official afternoon tea week is from the 8th to the 14th August – meaning it’s the perfect time to gather with friends and family and celebrate the drink that runs through the veins of British culture.

So, how did afternoon tea come about?

A brief history of afternoon tea

It all started back in the 1840s when  Anna Maria Russell, who later became the Duchess of Bedford, came up with the concept as a way to curb the afternoon hunger before dinner. 

During the 19th century, people would often have a small meal at midday, called a luncheon, but the evening meal wasn’t served until 7-9 o’clock, which is where Russell decided to add a small meal into the late afternoon. 

And hey presto, afternoon tea was born! Soon enough Queen Victoria, a friend of Russell’s, got wind of this and it quickly became the custom to invite friends round for savoury sandwiches and sweet cakes.

All these years later, afternoon tea is still going strong – although now it’s enjoyed by people all over the globe. 

Obviously, times have changed since the 19th century, with people putting their own twist on this traditional pastime. Our favourite way to have afternoon tea is with a big hot mug of Amma Life CBD Tea and a few of our delicious chocolate cups.

Our award winning tea is the perfect companion for any time of the day, whether that’s your morning pick me up or your evening wind down.

It’s a delicate blend of only the finest herbs grown by specialist farmers in Europe, all completely pesticide free.

Whilst we love products that improve our wellness, we also care about the wellness of our planet, which is why all our Amma Life tea bags are biodegradable. 

There’s a whole bunch of ways you can take CBD – but what could be more appropriate for this week (and the weather) than a refreshing ice mojito tea recipe using Amma Life mint tea?

Tea ingredients: 

This recipe serves 4, so adjust according to the size of your party!

  • 20 leaves of fresh mint
  • 4 bags of Amma Life Mint CBD Tea
  • 1 litre of boiling water
  • 120ml of fresh lime juice
  • 100g of white or soft brown sugar
  • Lots of ice!
  • Slices of lime to garnish 


The tea recipe: 

  • Brew the tea bags with the boiling water and steep for 5-10 minutes
  • Carefully take the bags out – please don’t burn yourself!
  • Add the sugar and lime juice and let it cool for 30 mins 
  • Now add the ice and the lime garnish 
  • Enjoy!


Don’t forget to tag us on Facebook and Instagram – @ammalifestyle to show us how you’re celebrating Afternoon Tea Week – and your post might get shared on our profiles!