Organic Looseleaf & Caffeine~Free Herbal Tea
Got the blues? This bright sunshiny Esoteric herbal infusion is designed to "let the light in" and bring a sense of joy, happiness and to uplift the spirit. Divinely inspired by my travels back home to Pennsylvania, where the beautiful sunny flowers of St. John's Wort surrounded my pathways. I thought to myself how dreary and dark the winter days seemed at times, and how this plant medicine grows so freely, so wild in the places it is needed the most. Due to lack of sun exposure during the cold months, seasonal affective disorder or (SAD) is a reality. I felt guided to make a tissane that emanates the strength and power of the sun, inside your cup and Soul.
This infusion can help bring balance to the Manipura Chakra.
(*For more information on this chakra see our Manipura Roll-On listing)
Lemon balm is a gentle nervine, and well loved ally. Sweet melissa uplifts the Spirit, gently calms the body, soothes anxiety and may help improve our overall mood. Lemon balm contains antiviral properties.
Ginkgo is the oldest surviving species of tree known to exist, botanists refer to it as a "living fossil". This demonstration of resilience, combined with its antiquity, has granted the tree many symbolic meanings throughout the world. It has become a symbol of strength, longevity, endurance, vitality and hope for many. Ginkgo leaf has been widely used in many countries to help aid with mild depression, help ease anxiety, enhance memory and support cognitive functioning.
Calendula, "the bringer of joy," represents thankfulness and gratitude. She brings the hues and the energy of the sun, abundance and balance to the manipura/solar plexus chakra. Her flowers help to improve the spirits of those with feelings of sadness and melancholy.
St. John's Wort helps to "let the light in." When you hold the leaf up into the sunlight, you will notice tiny holes. St. John brings is the bringer of light to many issues of the nervous system and is used to help ease anxiety, tension, s.a.d. and mild depression. There are many traditions and stories of folklore regarding this magical herb. Culpeper (ca.1650) says that Hypericum "is under the celestial sign of Leo, and the dominion of the Sun."
Moringa is an incredibly nutrient dense tree, known in many countries as the "miracle tree." It helps one to stabilize mood and brings balance and harmony to our bodies. In Ayurvedic medicine, it is one of the herbs used for treating mild depression.
Ingredients: Lemon Balm* (Melissa officinalis), Ginkgo* (Ginkgo biloba), Calendula* (Calendula officinalis), St. John’s Wort** (Hypericum perforatum), Sunflower* (Helianthus sp.), Moringa Leaf* (Moringa oleifera)
*organically grown ingredients
Serving: 1 heaping tsp (or 1 TBS for stronger tea) to 8 oz. water
Steep: 3-5 min.