A Dose of PositiviTEA — Herbs RSS


p∙e∙p∙p∙e∙r∙m∙i∙n∙t 🍃 crisp ∙ cool ∙ refreshing 🍃 THE HISTORY: Peppermint has been used in cooking and herbal medicine for thousands of years, and dates back all the way to 1500 BC. In an ancient Egyptian medical text called Ebers Papyrus, mint is listed as calming to stomach pains. Mint was so valued in Egypt that it was also used as a form of currency. 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, bronchitis, sinusitis, and coughs. Peppermint can stimulate memory and improve focus, making it a great study buddy, and it can soothe...

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S ∙ A ∙ F ∙ F ∙ L ∙ O ∙ W ∙ E ∙ R the heart healthy flower ⚘⚘⚘ Safflower is an herbaceous little crop that thrives in hot dry climates, and it is believed to have been domesticated somewhere in the Fertile Crescent, also called the "cradle of civilization," about 4,000 years ago. The Fertile Crescent is found in the Middle East in a region where the soil is rich and the water is abundant. The region's natural riches led to an exchange of culture and ideas and soon enough, Safflower made its way through the world. READ MORE ON THE HEART HEALTHY PROPERTIES OF SAFFLOWER ⬇ ☀️ Safflower, commonly mistaken for saffron, has a rich...

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H ∙ I ∙ B ∙ I ∙ S ∙ C ∙ U ∙ S lowers blood pressure ∙ antioxidant rich ∙ boosts liver health 🌺 🌺 🌺 Hibiscus holds great symbolism across many cultures. It symbolizes powerful femininity, passion, friendship, sincerity, and the delicate nature of life. The flower only blooms a full day before closing, and then eventually falling off the plant. The flowers remind us just how precious life is, and to seize moments and opportunities, as they may not come again.  READ MORE ON THE HEALTH PROPERTIES OF HIBISCUS ⬇ ✨ We love the bright, acidic, and juicy elements of hibiscus - this is why this gorgeously pink flower is found in many of our blends! It's easy to...

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Marigold: The Sun Flower 🌞 skin healing ∙ antioxidant rich ∙ immune boosting 🌞 Marigolds are considered sacred flowers to the Aztec culture, and are often linked to the sun and represent power, strength, and light that live in a person. Aztecs also attributed healing and even magical powers to the plant.It is said that marigold seeds were given to Spanish explorers by the Aztec people, and the explorers brought them back to Spain, where they grew in monastery gardens.  ✨ We love the healing properties and the bright sunny appearance of marigolds so much that they are in many of our tea blends. To identify if a tea blend contains marigold, just look for the bright yellow petals that...

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Menopause Tea citrus ∙ earthy ∙ herbaceous ∙ refreshing AGING IN GRACE Growing older (and wiser) comes with many changes in our lives and bodies. We love, accept, and celebrate all bodies of all ages and types because our bodies tell the stories of our lives. They are the vessels that allow us to experience the life we do, and for that, they deserve all the appreciation and kindness. Aging in grace means we are able to accept, adapt to, and accommodate the changes that come with aging and tea is an excellent resource to assist you in these ways. Read more on our Menopause tea blend ⬇ THE NATURAL HORMONE REGULATOR Maca root, one of the main ingredients in...

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