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peppermint crisp ∙ cool ∙ refreshing Diving into Greek Mythology According to the ancient Greeks, Hades, the god of the underworld, fell in love with a water nymph by the name of Menthe, who lived in one of the five rivers of the underworld. When Persephone, Hades' wife, discovered this she transformed Menthe into a plant for people to trample on. Hades wanted Menthe to be remembered, and in his sorrow and grief he gave Menthe the distinctive fragrance that we now associate with peppermint. HEALING PROPERTIES OF PEPPERMINT Peppermint is known for its primary active ingredient, menthol, which provides a cooling sensation and is an expectorant and decongestant. It is used to help treat many respiratory ailments including asthma,...

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Crisp Apple Pu Erh crisp apple ∙ earthy ∙ citrus undertones 🍏 🌿 🍏 🌿 🍏 Formerly known as "Irish Apple Pu Erh," this blend is a fan favorite! It is light and refreshing, with crisp apple notes and earthy undertones. The ingredients in the blend support digestion, metabolism, muscle recovery, and overall wellness. We like to think of this blend as a gym companion, but it is also a great daily drinker! SCIENCE TELLS US Eating apples is linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, potentially due to their polyphenol content. The type of fiber found in apples improves your gut-friendly bacteria, which may be why the fruit is thought to help protect against chronic diseases. Quercetin...

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Lemongrass: antibacterial & digestive support 🌿 🍋 🌿 The Purifying Plant Historically, lemongrass was often used for its oils. During the 17th century, it was distilled and shipped around the world as part of the perfume industry. Lemongrass has been a traditional healing herb in its native regions for a long time. It is so helpful in reducing fevers that it has earned the name “fever grass” in some cultures. Lemongrass is refreshing, bright, and citrusy. Its herbaceous essence inspires feelings of cleanliness and peace! SCIENCE TELLS US Lemongrass is used for treating bacterial and fungal issues, as well as to reduce chronic inflammation for conditions such as arthritis and cardiovascular disease. Lemongrass has a cooling energy that helps to soothe your stomach...

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 🧡 orange peel  🧡 Improves Oral Health & Boosts Digestive System A sailor's BFF. Oranges symbolize good luck, joy, and creativity, but more famously, oranges were used to prevent scurvy. Sailors were initially skeptical that the solution could be so simple, but of course, they didn't realize that scurvy was caused from a lack of vitamin C. Read more on the health benefits of orange peel + check out our orange teas. ⬇ SCIENCE TELLS US Orange peel whitens teeth and reduces sensitivity. The citrus also acts as a natural breath freshener. The high concentration of Vitamin C and Vitamin A in orange peel will strengthen your immune system and keep a cold, cough, and flu far far away! Orange peels contain...

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✨ MANGO ✨ promotes digestion & supports heart health Mangos originated in India over 4,000 years ago and are considered a sacred fruit. They spread gradually throughout Asia and then to the rest of the world, but because of the mango's large center seed, the fruit relied on humans to transport them! Mangos are known as the king of fruits and in many cultures, they are also known as the fruit of gods. They symbolize happiness, love, wealth, and versatility. SCIENCE TELLS US: Mango is low in calories yet high in nutrients — particularly vitamin C, which aids immunity, iron absorption, and cell growth and repair. Mango has over a dozen different types of polyphenols, including mangiferin, which is especially powerful....

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