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Ingredients

Valerian Root

Valerian Root

Valerian Root

Valerian was always a must-have for Nightcap. The heavyweight champion of indulgent plant remedies. Very relaxing, Valerian is used in many traditional stress relievers and sleep aids.

Latin name: Valeriana officinalis

Function: Relaxes and de-stresses

Flavour: Pungent, fresh and caramel

Actives: Valerenic acid, iridoids
Valerian Root
Melon Hüll Hops

Melon Hüll Hops

Melon Hüll Hops

A modern variant of a calming plant used for thousands of years

Latin name: Humulus lupulus

Why we love it: Melon Hüll hops were bred just a decade ago in Germany. Part of the cannabis family, the hops have a great, resinous bitter flavour that gives beer its fruity flavours and moreish quality.

Function: Promoting calm and relaxation and anxiety reduction

Flavour: Bright, bittersweet

Actives: Multiple terpenes
Melon Hüll Hops
Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm

Chilled-out, aromatic herb

Why we love it?: Used in perfumes and calming remedies, the fragrance soothes and the oils provide several compounds known to aid relaxation.

Function: Reduces anxiety and provides calm

Flavour: Gentle, warming citrus aroma

Actives: Rosemarinic acid, caffeic acids, chlorogenic acid, metrilic acid, flavonoids
Lemon Balm
Turmeric

Turmeric

Turmeric

Brightly coloured super-root

Latin name: Curcuma Longa

Why we love it: Turmeric is an unmistakable aromatic that provides relief for the body. We added to Nightcap for its soothing qualities.

Function: Revitalises, fights pain and counteracts imbalance.

Flavour: Fragrant, zesty and rich.

Actives: Curcumin

Turmeric
Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha

Ashwaganda

Powerful Ayurvedic adaptogen

Latin Name: Withania somnifera

Why we love it: A magical adaptogenic panacea, ashwaganda is revered in Ayurveda and makes its way into Nightcap for its powerful function!

Function: Soothes frazzled minds and relieves stress

Flavour: Subtle, bitter and nutty

Actives: Multiple alkaloids, saponins and lactones

Ashwagandha
Black Pepper

Black Pepper

Black Pepper

Piper Nigrum

This bright spice is loved by chefs the world over. It works synergistically with other ingredients in Nightcap to increase potency, and adds a brilliant mouthfeel.

Function: Increases the bioavailability of other beneficial compounds in our formula.

Flavour: Piquant, spicy and hot

Actives: Piperine

Black Pepper
Sichuan Pepper

Sichuan Pepper

Sichuan Pepper

Sensational spice famous in Sichuan cooking

Latin name: Zanthoxylum piperitum

Why we love it: This brilliant spice famous in Sichuan cooking gives punchy flavour and sensation to Nightcap. Two fun facts… it gives a gentle electric buzz and it’s part of the citrus family rather than pepper. Now you know!

Function: Stimulates circulation and mood-boosting hormones.

Flavour: Tingly, cooling and numbing citrus.

Actives: Sanshool.

Sichuan Pepper
Liquorice Root

Liquorice Root

Liquorice Root

Latin name: Glycyrrhiza glabra

Sweet and soothing root

Function: Soothes the stomach and reduces stress

Why we love it: A great digestion aid for after-dinner slow sipping. Worth noting this tastes nothing like liquorice sweets which are flavoured with other spices.

Function: Soothes gastrointestinal problems and reduces stress.

Flavour: Sweet, woody and complex.

Actives: Glycyrrhizic acid.

Liquorice Root
Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup

Lush and indulgent, bringing robust body to Nightcap

Latin name: Acer Saccharum

Why we love it: We use the late season sap for its robust flavour. Rich in minerals and natural sugars, it brings pure indulgence to Nightcap.

Function: Provides antioxidants and nutrients that protect the body from free radicals

Flavour: Sweet, woody and spicy

Actives: Sucrose

Maple Syrup
White Willow

White Willow

White Willow

 

White willow is a medicinal hero widely used in herbal remedies to soothe the body and mind. Willow was the original source of the salicin used to make aspirin. With a creamy, smooth flavour, it was natural choice for Nightcap.

Function: Reduces aches and pains.

Flavour: Creamy, rich and smooth.

Actives: Salicin

White Willow