Melbourne Doula

Welcome to 'Melbourne Doula', the place where I share what birth work is teaching is me, and what I am learning from the wonderful families who have invited me to share this most special season of their lives. Here you will find information about me and the doula services I provide, birth stories from remarkable women and their loved ones, as well as all kinds of resources to enrich your own journey of discovery. And welcome also to BLISSFUL HERBS, the home of beautiful herbal teas and bath herbs to support wellness through every season of life.

Colic-ease tea

This delicious herbal tea is a nourishing blend of carminative & spasmolytic herbs for the mother to drink so that the benefits may reach the baby via breastmilk, to help ease wind and colic in breastfed babies.

100g Colic-ease tea
Image by Angela Gallo

Your Colic-ease tea contains:

Caraway – an aromatic herb associated with increase in milk supply, with carminative & spasmolytic properties which reduce wind, intestinal spasm and colic.

Dill – an aromatic digestive with carminative and anti-spasmodic properties to soothe intestinal spasm.

Fennel – a galactogogue which promotes the milk ejection reflex (let down) and provides anti-colic benefits for the baby through the mother’s milk.
Peppermint – a stomachic, carminative and spasmolytic herb with essential oils that reach the baby via breastmilk. Note: the mints may reduce milk supply in susceptible women.

Spearmint – similar properties to its cousin, Peppermint.

Vervain – a calming herb which nourishes the nervous system, enhances milk supply and has spasmolytic properties to soothe colic.


Disclaimer: This information is of a general informational nature and does not constitute medical advice. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any health condition. Any health condition should be referred to your chosen health care practitioner. Check with your health care practitioner before commencing to use any herbal tea, and be aware of any personal and family allergies.

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