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Guayusa: The Ecuadorian Super Leaf antioxidant rich ∙ boosts energy ∙ promotes metabolism 🌿 🌿 🌿 Guayusa is native to a thin stretch of the upper Amazon that hugs the Andes Mountains in Ecuador. It is a cousin to Yerba Maté, and is harvested from the holly tree. It's a leaf brewed like tea, but it's not actually related to the Camellia sinensis tea plant. Guayusa originated with the Kichwa people of the Ecuadorian Amazon, and has become a sustainable source of income that will bring in $400,000 to more than 3,000 farming families this year. THE KICHWAN ORIGIN STORY OF GUAYUSA In ancient times, people prayed for a plant that would teach them how to dream. A brother and sister canoed down a river on a...

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Coconut Lemonade Slushy 🥥 🍋 sweet coconut ∙ herbs ∙ refreshing citrus This Arnold Palmer inspired tea-cocktail hits the spot on a warm day because there's nothing like that satisfaction when you put sweet and sour together. We like to think of this recipe as an elevated version of a classic Arnold Palmer with a frozen twist. ☀️️ The sweet and smooth flavors of the Coconut Black tea are complimented by slight sour and herbaceous notes of lemon, rose, sage and licorice in the Lavender Sage Lemonade tea. The combination is balanced with our light and citrusy Orange Blossom Honey, all blended in ice. INGREDIENTS (makes 2 servings) 5 Tsp OBTC Coconut Black Tea 6 Tsp OBTC Lavender Sage Lemonade 3 Tbs OBTC Orange Blossom Honey 3 oz light...

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R∙O∙O∙I∙B∙O∙S naturally sweet ∙ vanilla ∙ subtle nuttiness The South African Bush Tea: Rooibos tea (pronounced ROY-BOSS) is only grown in Cederburg, a small mountainous area in the region of the Western Cape Province of South Africa. This sweet, nutty, and caffeine free brew gives you a delicious dose of antioxidants and acts as your body's own natural detoxifier. DID YOU KNOW? Some rooibos is green and some is red!  HERE'S WHY: Green and red rooibos come from the same plant, but the difference is the curing process. Immediately after harvest, green rooibos is lightly steamed to halt oxidation, retaining the green color in the leaves, whereas red rooibos is oxidized. For centuries, South Africans have used this herb for medicinal purposes....

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SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT 🌱 Maggie's Favorites 🌱 This month we are shining the spotlight on Maggie, one of our team members who shares her talents in creative brand building, analytics, and website development. She is also one of the primary team members to successfully develop and ship our tea club subscription box to you every season! Maggie is organized, resilient, and is one of our senior team members, as she is approaching her 5 year mark! Read more on Maggie's favorite teas and honey, as well as her tips and tricks on how to make her perfect cup of tea. ⬇︎⬇︎⬇︎ Maggie's Favorite Tea Maggie's favorite tea is Coconut Creme Pu Erh! She loves the bold pu erh tea flavor that...

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Spring Favorite: Wild Strawberry White Tea Fruit-forward, floral undertones, & naturally sweet. 🍓🍓🍓 Wild Strawberry is on of our favorite springtime blends, as it is elegant, yet playful and sweet! The floral fruit notes blend beautifully with the refreshing and smooth taste of white tea. Wild Strawberry's ingredients not only create a lovely flavor, but are also rich in Vitamin C and folate, which promote healthy skin and immunity. White tea is packed with polyphenols, which have antioxidant benefits. They help reduce chronic inflammation by protecting the body against damage from free radicals. Too much free-radical damage can have harmful effects on the body, as it is linked to aging, chronic inflammation, a weakened immune system and a variety of...

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