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NEED A BOOST? ⚡

🌿 Yerba Maté 🌿 The health drink of the summer. Need an energy boost? Yerba Maté is a shrub from South America and is stimulating for the body and mind. It provides nutrients to the brain and contains pantothenic acid, which stimulates metabolism and helps the body convert food into energy. Pantothenic acid also regulates hormone production and stimulates the adrenal system! Yerba Maté tastes earthy, grassy and bright. Because of its delicate nature, Yerba Maté can't be steeped in boiling water because it can actually burn the leaves which results in a bitter or ashy taste. READ MORE ON HOW TO BREW YERBA MATÉ THIS SUMMER ⬇︎ Add 1-2 teaspoons of tea in 8 oz of hot water for 3-5 minutes....

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FIND YOUR ZEN. 🧘🏽‍♀️

H E R B S 🌿 To calm & soothe. 🌿 This month we are focusing on nourishing our mental health with positive lifestyle habits! Incorporating calming herbs into your daily routines is a great way to find your inner peace and balance. Check out these herbal lavender and chamomile teas to drink when you feel like you need a break, or before bed to unwind and calm the mind. ⬇ LAVENDER TEA: Drink to reduce anxiety and stress. Lavenderose Chamomint Lavender Crème Brûlée Lavender Sage Lemonade Why does lavender make you feel calm? Lavender has been shown to affect the parasympathetic nervous system which controls bodily processes associated with anxiety, such as heart rate, breathing rhythm, and hormone secretion. Lavender can...

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ALL THINGS LAVENDER 💜

L A V E N D E R 🌿 calming & soothing 🌿 Lavender originates in the Mediterranean and after its discovery, it spread to many cultures and countries. It was highly regarded for its distinct aroma and its natural healing properties. The Romans used lavender to scent their baths and hair, while Egyptians used it for embalming. Ancient Romans recognized lavender for its healing and antiseptic qualities, and the French used it as a protection against infection in the 16th century. Lavender oil was even used to dress war wounds during the World War I when medical antiseptics were in short supply! In modern times, we celebrate and use lavender for its instant calming and soothing properties to help promote...

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ALL ABOUT LEMON MYRTLE 🍃

LEMON MYRTLE antioxidant rich, immune boosting, & anti-inflammatory 🍋 Queen of The Lemon Herbs 🍋 Lemon myrtle is an intricately beautiful and aromatic evergreen shrub native to subtropical rainforests of central and southeastern Queensland, Australia. Lemon myrtle is used for many health related reasons such as indigestion, bloating, and even oral health related issues! The lemon scented leaves are brimming with oil, which contains the strongest and purest citral content of any known plant. SCIENCE TELLS US: Due to its relaxing properties, lemon myrtle has been found to help in cases of stress and poor sleep. A cup of lemon myrtle tea before bed can help relax the body and mind and improve sleep quality. Lemon myrtle is useful for helping...

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ROSE HIPS 🌹

🌹 rose hips 🌹 promotes skin health & alleviates inflammation HERE'S THE TEA: Rose hips are the fruit of the rose and are symbols of beauty and health. They contain a variety of antioxidants and are loaded with vitamins A and C. Traditional folklore tells us that rosehips and petals were placed in a handkerchief and tied in a bundle with a red ribbon to invite romance and love into one's life.  Rose hips also have a delicious tangy hibiscus taste and when used in tea. They add the perfect amount of citrus flavor and sweetness. ⬇︎⬇︎⬇︎ THE HEALTH BENEFITS: 1. Studies show that regular consumption of rose hips is associated with a reduction in arthritic pain, stiffness, and inflammation. More rose hips...

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