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ENERGIZE BODY & MIND Peppermint & Guayusa TASTING NOTES: earthy ∙ minty ∙ grassy DRINK TO: boost energy stimulate mental alertness and mood stimulate digestion and metabolism soothe headaches get antioxidants WORK OUT / WORK BUDDY This tea is refreshing and energizing for the body and mind! Guayusa is the slightly more caffeinated relative of Yerba Mate. We love Guayusa because of its bold earthiness and how forgiving it is of high steep temperatures (Matés can become astringent and ashy when steeped in water that is too hot, whereas Guayusa is a little more resilient). The combination of Guayusa and Peppermint promotes physical and mental energy, as well as healthy digestion and metabolism!

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BACK TO SCHOOL? GET A BRAIN BOOST Our essential oil combination of the month is the dream team for gearing up for back to school! Recent research is showing that Peppermint can give you a mental boost, while Lemongrass promotes relaxation. READ MORE ⬇︎ Peppermint Essential Oil Studies are showing that Peppermint Essential Oil can help improve memory, reasoning, concept formation, attention span, and problem solving. How? There is a correlation between peppermint and LTP, the mechanism that strengthens and prolongs the duration of signals between neurons in the hippocampus. Researchers are now looking at uses for Peppermint Essential Oil for the treatment of Alzheimer's after observing that inhaling Peppermint Essential Oil can help alleviate some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's...

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BETTER SLEEP ➜ BETTER YOU Get Those Zzzzz's WIND DOWN EARLY Start winding down a few hours before you actually plan to fall asleep and, if you can, avoid screens! Some of our favorite wind down activities include gentle stretching, chatting over tea with our partners, or reading a book.   If you are going to spend time on a screen remember that the content you absorb before going to bed will likely impact your dreams - be gentle on your mind and choose positive content! COOL DOWN Water is a naturally soothing to us - take a shower, take a bath, soak your feet, or even just wipe your face and body down with a hot rag! Water will...

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Feel fresh, energized, & happy with: AUGUST'S  TEA OF THE MONTH INGREDIENTS White Peach white tea, peach pieces, marigold flowers, and natural flavors Ginger Orchard Medley oolong tea, chamomile, apples, peaches, lemon myrtle, ginger and natural flavors TASTING NOTES ginger ale ∙ floral undertones ∙ peach ∙ crisp apple ∙ subtle citrus BENEFITS: WATCH THE BREAK DOWN ⬇ White tea & Oolong tea The caffeine in Oolong and White Tea is countered by the relaxation inducing amino acid, L-theanine. Caffeine and L-theanine work together to simultaneously stimulate mental alertness while mellowing the body and mind. The resulting feeling is great for yoga and meditation, creative work tasks, or in depth study sessions!  These teas are PACKED with antioxidants and promote healthy...

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UP YOUR NIGHTTIME ROUTINE ➜ HAVE A HAPPY TOMORROW IT STARTS WITH HYDRATION... While a glass of wine or a boujee cocktail in the evening is a worthy indulgence, going to bed well-hydrated is a crucial part of elevating your wellness! A pot of hot Peppermint and Lemongrass tea has been one of our favorite ways to hydrate before bed since we opened OBTC over 5 years ago! it is the type of herbal blend that is so fresh and simple you just don't get sick of it! This blend inspired our essential oil combination of the month: Peppermint and Lemongrass Essential Oil Check out this DIY essential oil mouthwash recipe and get ready to feel so fresh before bed! ⬇︎ DIY MOUTHWASH...

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