Lovely Hibiscus

Not only is hibiscus beautiful but it aids our bodies in so many ways. Hibiscus¬†can be used for treating loss of appetite, colds, heart and nerve diseases, upper respiratory tract pain and swelling (inflammation), fluid retention, stomach irritation, and disorders of circulation; for dissolving phlegm; as a gentle¬†laxative; and as a diuretic to increase urine…

To Let Go.

As I sit and contemplate this Full Moon, on Halloween, I find myself questioning what I need to let go of. Last Full Moon I decided to let go of control, which has been a battle but I am getting better. As I sit and drink my blended black tea I am faced with what…

Nature’s Medicine

Yesterday, my 4 year old had a fever and was feeling awful so I decided to brew up a special blend for the both of us. I still have to look up what different herbs do for our bodies but some I have come to learn by heart. The star of this blend was Hibiscus…

More Than Just the Surface

Yesterday, as I drank my Earl Grey, I was mesmerized by the steam rolling off the surface of the hot liquid my mug was containing. It got me contemplating surfaces and how there is so much more below what we can see. As my mind wandered I was brought to the image of an iceberg….

Coffee or Tea? Coffee or Tea?

As I write this I am thinking about why I am more often than not drawn to coffee over tea. Even though I adore tea and would prefer to drink only tea. I think I have come to a conclusion to my conundrum. As in my previous post earlier I talked about how tea is…

What The Tea!

Drinking tea is a ritual. Whether you are brewing from loose leaf or tea bag. It takes time, patience, and thought. I myself will find myself shying away from having tea because of this some days. But I make the time, even if my mind doesn’t want to slow down. It is a meditative time,…

Why Am I Here?

I adore intuitively mixing my own blends of loose leaf teas. As I currently sit writing this I am enjoying a tea made of rose, lavender, echinacea, orange peel, and black tea. When I hold a hot mug of tea and breathe in the hot aroma it brings my soul peace. It puts me in…