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chamomile flower  | aka: matricaria recutita
🌿 Known as a “cure all”, it aids in sleep, soothes digestion, and promotes relaxation of the body and mind. From a western medicine perspective, it is an adaptogen, analgesic, antispasmodic, and sedative.
🌿 From a Chinese medicine perspective its actions are to move qi, soothe pain, tonify the liver, strengthen the stomach, clear heat, and calm the shen (mind).
🌿 Known to help ease emotional upset, anxiety, headaches, poor appetite, and cramps. It is also used in formulas to aid in alleviating chills and fever, menstrual cramps, insomnia, and palpitations.

 

lavender flower  | aka: lavendin
🌿 Belongs to the lamiaceae family, and is predominantly grown in the north of Africa and mountains in the Mediterranean.
🌿 The 39 species of lavender have made homes around the world, which is why there are a plethora of names including English lavender and Spanish lavender.

🌿 Commonly used to alleviate symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and headaches. It also aids in calming digestive issues such as vomiting, nausea, gas, and bloat.
 

california poppy  | aka: eschscholzia californica
🌿 The wildflower of the sun, and state flower of california, with a reputation for internal and external uses. A powerful herb for calming the mind, supporting a restful sleep, alleviating aches and pains, headaches, and stomach aches.
🌿 Can be found as a tincture as well to use as a mild sedative and analgesic, but don’t worry, it has no opiate effects like its distant cousin herb, the opium poppy (papaver somniferum). The California poppy contains no opiates and is non-addictive.

passion flower  | aka: passiflora incarnata
🌿 Also called apricot vine, it has been used as a tea for centuries. In addition to its many internal uses, it is used externally for treating hemorrhoids, burns, and swelling.
🌿 Has a reputation for reducing anxiety and tension, balancing sleep issues, and easing menopause symptoms. It is also used to curb withdrawal symptoms from any kind of drug addiction, as well as ease muscle spasms.

lemon balmr  | aka: melissa officinalis
🌿 Also known as bee balm, has a reputation for alleviating restlessness, calming the nerves, rebalancing melancholy, and alleviating anxiety. It is also used in ayurvedic medicine to balance the mood and calm palpitations.
 🌿 In ancient azerbaijani folk medicine they called for a bath in lemon balm to aid in heart health and flourishing skin. From a western perspective, it is known to have antispasmodic, antibacterial, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory effects.

kava  | aka: yangona
🌿 Used by pacific islanders for hundreds of years, the Polynesian word “awa” is the root word of kava, meaning “bitter”, a reference to kava’s taste. From a Chinese medicine perspective, it calms the shen, and nourishes the heart, addressing insomnia, anxiety, and palpitations.
🌿 It calms the nerves and aids in relaxation. It can be highly sedative in high doses creating a numbing effect throughout the body and drowsiness (don’t worry our amounts are small!)
🌿 Also known as piper methysticum, it has also been used by medical professionals to aid in withdrawal from benzodiazepine drugs, topically to treat leprosy to promote the healing of wounds, and as a pain killer..


long (black) pepper fruit  | aka: bi bo/ bi ba
🌿 Belongs to the piperaceae family and is sometimes referred to as bi bo or bi ba in china. One of the first documentations for medical use was in the materia medica of the kaibao era.
🌿 In t.c.m. it warms the middle jiao (mid section of the body) and releases cold stuck in the intestines. It also warms the stomach and promotes the movement of qi, this can all be contributed to its strong dispersing quality.
🌿 The chemical compound piperine, found in black pepper, is a powerful antioxidant that also aids in the absorption of other chemicals and drugs. Curcumin, a strong anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibacterial found in turmeric, is not easily absorbed by the body. Piperine greatly enhances the absorption of curcumin by the body!

 

lemon | aka: nimbuka

🌿 Lemons, packed with vitamins, were an important provision on long voyages back in the day to help prevent scurvy. Some important gems contained in lemons are calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, folate, and vitamin c.

🌿 Not only do lemons have an alkalizing effect on the body once consumed, incorporating vitamin c rich foods with iron rich foods helps to amplify the absorption of iron.
🌿 Also contains antioxidant and antibacterial properties, reduces inflammation, and improves the function of blood vessels.

RESET-ZEN TEA

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  • Catch calm in a cup, kick back and decompress in the still moments with this flower-based brew.

    Supplemental medicinal herb blends. East meets West herbal blends to support the body's natural ability to heal.




All products are made in a small batch to ensure the freshest quality. All ingredients may be organic when available, even if not listed as such on the label.

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If pregnant, nursing, being treated for cancer, or taking medications consult a licensed healthcare practioner before use.

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