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THE HAPPINESS HERB 🌈

🌿 LEMON BALM 🌿 Boosts cognitive function. Reduces anxiety. Eases insomnia. The little herb that hung in the stars. This delicate lemon flavored herb has been used to calm the body and mind dating back to ancient times. Native to the Mediterranean, lemon balm is a lemon scented and flavored herb that belongs to the mint family. The use of lemon balm dates back thousands of years to the times of ancient Romans and Greeks. The relationship between astrology and herbalism was highly regarded in ancient medicine practices. According to a historical botanist and astrologer, lemon balm is ruled by the planet Jupiter, and has an association with the element of water, which impacts emotions. The herb has been referred...

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LEMON MYRTLE 🌿

l∙e∙m∙o∙n  m∙y∙r∙t∙l∙e the queen of the lemon herbs 🌿🍋🌿 Citrus from Down Under: Lemon Myrtle is a rainforest plant grown in the rich subtropical east coast of Australia. For centuries, indigenous people from the subtropics have used rainforest remedies as part of their traditional medicines. Lemon Myrtle has the highest known concentration of citral and calcium in a leaf, contains five times more citral than citrus fruits, and is 50% more pungent than lemongrass! The first thing you notice about Lemon Myrtle is its exquisite citrus aroma, but there is much more to Lemon Myrtle than its fragrance. Lemon Myrtle has some very special health properties: Lemon Myrtle has been found to have anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties, which makes it great...

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SCHISANDRA BERRIES

OBTC Teas Found In: Belizean Sorrel Guayusa & Strawberry Mojito In traditional Chinese medicine, Schisandra is considered beneficial to qi, the life force or energy inherent in all living things. It's thought to have a positive impact on several pathways in the body, including the heart, lungs, and kidneys. Schisandra is used as an "adaptogen" for increasing resistance to disease and stress, increasing energy, and increasing physical performance and endurance.  Schisandra berries provide powerful antioxidant protection, particularly from free radicals and other toxins in the environment that may cause cellular damage. It has been found that Schisandra reduces cortisol levels in the body (the stress hormone) and is effective in controlling changes in serotonin and adrenaline caused by stress. This...

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SAGE

OBTC Teas Found In: Lavender Sage Lemonade At one time, the French produced bountiful crops of sage, which they used as a tea. The Chinese became enamored with French sage tea, trading 4 pounds of Chinese tea for every 1 pound of sage tea. Many people in China used sage to treat colds, joint pain, typhoid fever, and kidney and liver issues.  In 812 A.D., sage was one of the plants deemed so important that CHarlemagne ordered it planted on German Imperial farms, no doubt due to lucrative trade business, as well as for its medicinal properties. In ancient Rome, sage was considered to have substantial healing properties, particularly helpful in the digestion of the fats of the time, and...

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RED RASPBERRY LEAF

OBTC Teas Found In: Leche de Mama & Menopause Known as the "Woman's Herb" Traditionally used to help with pregnancy and labor. Red raspberry leaf has been used as a uterine tonic and general pregnancy tea for at least two centuries. Commonly used during labor to improve the effectiveness of the uterus. Historically uses include prevention of miscarriage, prevention of postdates pregnancy, decrease of comfort in labor, and decrease of morning sickness. Red raspberry leaves contain fraganine, a plant compound that helps tone and tighten muscles in the pelvic area, which may reduce the menstrual cramping caused by the spasms of these muscles. Health Benefits Women's Health Increase blood flow to the uterus AId the uterine muscle fibers in more...

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