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BLENDED WITH LEMONGRASS 🍋

Our Favorite Blended Teas With Lemongrass skin healing ∙ antibacterial ∙ digestive support Have you ever tried mixing tea teas together to see how it would taste? It's one of our favorite things to do! Lemongrass is one of our favorite blending teas because it is so versatile and adds a perfect lemony flavor. 🍋 Lemongrass is refreshing, bright and citrusy. Its herbaceous essence inspires feelings of calmness, and it soothes many common ailments. You can see why it is in so many of our blends! 😇 Lemongrass is also a natural purifier and is antibacterial! Check out our favorite blended jars of tea with lemongrass! Drink these in the new year to cleanse your body and start fresh: Peppermint & Lemongrass This refreshing blend is one...

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LEMONGRASS 🌿 🍋

Lemongrass: The Purifying Plant skin healing ∙ antibacterial ∙ digestive support 🌿 🍋 🌿 HERE'S THE TEA: Use of Lemongrass can be traced back to the 17th century in the Philippines - during this time it was shipped to other countries to make perfumes and use in cooking. Lemongrass is a popular ingredient in Asian cooking, adding a bright and refreshing flavor to various dishes, and is commonly consumed as a tea to treat fevers, irregular menstruation, skin irregularities, and stomachaches. Lemongrass is refreshing, bright, and citrusy. Its herbaceous essence inspires feelings of cleanliness and peace. SCIENCE TELLS US Lemongrass is used for antibacterial and anti-fungal issues, as well as to reduce chronic inflammation for conditions such as arthritis and cardiovascular disease. Lemongrass has a cooling...

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🧡 ALL ABOUT GINGER

GINGER: soothes nausea, boosts digestion & promotes metabolism Ginger is popular for its vibrant and spicy flavor, but for thousands of years, all over the world, ginger has been used to treat a variety of ailments.  In China, ginger has been used for both medicine and food dating back all the way to the Confucius time period. Ginger was also one of the first roots traded on the Silk Road, a network of trade routes connecting the East and West. The Silk Road was the bridge of economic, cultural, political, and religious interactions between these regions from the 2nd century BCE to the 18th century. SCIENCE TELLS US: Ginger is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties....

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ALL ABOUT BURDOCK ☺️

BURDOCK ROOT a natural blood purifier & pain reliever HERE'S THE TEA: Burdock grows along the roadsides, sprinkled within fields, and along the edges of the woods. In North America, we often consider the plant a pesky weed, but it actually has many health benefits! Burdock root has been used medicinally since the Middle Ages when practitioners would primarily prescribe it to purify blood, as it helps release toxins from the body.  Fun fact: Did you know burdock was the inspiration behind velcro? After finding the burs of the burdock plant stuck to his pant leg and to his dog's fur, the Swiss engineer, George de Mestral, analyzed the structure of the plant and invented a material with the same...

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ALL ABOUT CACAO ☺️

CACAO SHELLS + a history of chocolate & the health benefits HERE'S THE SCOOP:  The Olmec, one of the earliest civilizations in Latin America, was the first to turn the cacao plant into chocolate. They made a drink with cornmeal, chilies, water, and chocolate during rituals and used it as medicine. Centuries later, the Mayans praised it as the drink of the gods. Cacao shells are full of protein, fiber, minerals, and bioactive compounds. They make up the outer barrier that protects the cacao pod, which is the product used to make chocolate! While cacao shells are not actually chocolate, they do have a bitter/toasted and decadent taste to them much like dark chocolate. HEALING PROPERTIES OF CACAO 🍫 🍫 🍫 Raw cacao...

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