Tea ceremonies date back thousands of years and are integral to cultures
around the world. In places like China, Japan, India and Tibet, brewing a cup of tea is more than simply something you do each morning to start the day, but
rather a spiritual, ritualized experience. The ingredients in these herbal tea blend are a nod to traditional healing: Rooibos is among a number of medicinal plants commonly used in traditional African medicine, turmeric is called “the golden goddess” and worshipped accordingly for its healing properties in Ayurveda, and the ceremonial use of the kava kava root originated centuries ago in the Pacific islands, where it was consumed to induce a state of relaxation and contentment.
-Red Rooibos: Native to South Africa, this tea variety is rich in age-
fighting, inflammation-reducing antioxidants.
-Lemongrass: Soothes the stomach and eases fluid retention while
providing a hint of natural citrus flavor.
-Rose: Naturally calming, soothing and anti-inflammatory with a delicate
-Catnip: Yes, the same plant that induces a state of bliss in your cat has
soothing benefits for you! Catnip contains nepetalactone, a compound that
calms the nervous system.
-Valerian: Stop tossing and turning—this flowering root revered by Hippocrates may help you fall asleep faster.
-Kava Kava: Like unwinding with a glass of wine without the hangover, this root has been found to reduce anxiety and gently elevate the mood, helping you relax.
-Passionflower: Increases levels of calming GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid) in the brain to encourage relaxation and lower anxiety.
-Peppermint: With its soothing and antispasmodic properties, this refreshing herb settles the stomach and eases bloat for a flatter tummy.
-Meadowsweet: A flowering herb that neutralizes stomach acid to relieve stomach troubles and heartburn.
-Gentian: This bitter herb activates the liver, stimulating the production of gastric juices that aid digestion.
-Turmeric: An ancient root that reduces inflammation and encourages a balanced gut microbiome for healthy digestion.