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Lemongrass 🌿 🍋 🌿 The Purifying Grass. Lemongrass earned the name "fever grass" due to its ability to reduce a fever. It is also used to soothe menstrual pain and reduce inflammation. You'll notice lemongrass in many of our blends because we absolutely love it! It is refreshing, bright, citrusy, and its herbaceous essence inspires feelings of cleanliness and peace. ✌🏼   Here's what researchers say about lemongrass: 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 effect that helps to soothe your stomach and keeps your digestive functions in check. It contains citral, which helps to digest food. Lemongrass is a great source of...

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🌿 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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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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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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