Lady of the Lotus herbal, tonic teas are designed as 'Longevity Teas', for balanced, daily use, for today's health and tomorrow's, too! Here we profile our Root Beer tea, made with the same organic, often fair-traded herbs that go into all of our tea blends.
Root Beer herbal, tonic tea is inspired by old-school, fermented, tonic herbal drinks such as Root Beer, that imparted strength, vigor and immune system strengthening properties to those who imbibed.
This tea blend is particularly nice during fall, winter, spring and transitional/seasonal weather days. It's nourishing, rich and elegant, subtly supporting core vitality, grounding you at the same time. It's a bold blend, yet not over the top in taste or effort.
Enjoy Root Beer Tea for its delicious, full bodied, slightly sweet taste, and use it to support virility, respiratory health, autoimmune strength and healthy joints. Featuring herbs that provide gentle liver cleansing action, digestive harmony, circulatory support, warmth and tonic herb benefits.
Mastering the art of subtlety is a uniquely effective way to approach healing and alchemy. So often are we exposed to 'in your face' marketing, techniques and results, that we have forgotten the fact that 'less can be more'. We love that our teas all hold the qualities of gentleness and balance, yet are surprising in their ability to go straight to the core. The result? Our Root Beer Tea is lovely. It's potent and nourishing. It's not in your face, yet is potent and exacting. Order some here. Or head to the welcome page to explore our full line of botanicals.
Here's an easy, at-home salt or sugar scrub- a fantastic way to enjoy the benefits of a scrub AND your favorite Lady of the Lotus Herbal Body Oil: Combine 1/4 to 1/3 of a cup of sea or epsom salts, or brown sugar, with enough herbal body oil to make a paste. The result is a natural scrub for an at home spa ritual. Massage into body, working in circular motions, focusing on areas that need particular attention, or overall to rejuvenate your skin and stimulate new, healthy skin. (Avoiding eyes and sensitive areas, of course!) Salts contain mineral contents that vary by the type of salt, so research first to find the best match for you.
Raw, coarse brown sugar is an especially nice blend with our Heart's Content oil, bringing the sweetness and delight of Cardamom and Rose deep into your soul and senses. Gentle Detox and Victory Immunity blends are a great match for Epsom or Himalayan salts, gently exfoliating and nourishing the skin and immune system simultaneously.
Substitute any high quality oil, if you don't have any of our exquisite Herbal Rejuvenation Body Oils on hand, and add a few drops of a therapeutically potent essential oil such as Lavender or Rose, as well. Avoid peppermint, clove or citrus oils, as they may cause photo-sensitivity or skin reactions and are not recommended for direct application, in most cases. Once you've found your oil match, we think you'll find that this experience smells delightful, feels cleansing and is a great way to end your day! It's also a nice way to get hands on with nature, feel creative and relax your mind. Self care is self love and beauty expressed. Enjoy yours!
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Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is not healthcare advice. It is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Always consult a qualified healthcare provider to determine the best choice for you.
Longevity Tip: Keeping the lymph system functioning optimally has been linked to keeping the body healthy and preventing ailments from digestion to skin conditions, hormone balance and allergies. Emotions and mental state are also impacted by the sluggishness vs. vitality of the lymph system.
Strategy: Regularly (1-3 times per week) massage three key lymph areas with our Herbal Body Oil, prior to shower. A warm/hot shower after massaging will help the skin to absorb the benefits of the oil and the massage, in turn aiding your lymph system's detox function. 3 areas of focus, for an easy, DIY approach:
1) The sides of the neck, starting from behind the ear, down to the clavicles
2) Inner thigh where it meets the groin
3) Under the armpits and the breast/chest area
Results: Doing this a few times a week, even when you have only a short amount of time to do self-care, promotes detoxification, relieves sluggishness, energizes and assists in balancing the mind, emotions, endocrine system and healthy metabolism.
Work in circular and kneading motions, spending a few minutes or more in each area. We recommend our Herbal Body Oils, as they have been designed specifically to benefit the body in such ways. Sesame oil, the base of these oils, is particularly effective in reaching the deeper tissues of the body, enhanced by the therapeutic potency of a multi-month herbal infusion and expertly blended essential oils. Consider Gentle Detox, Chamomile Calm or Calendula Care for your regular lymph massage. It's a routine you'll come to appreciate as life enhancing and health promoting, with tangible benefits for body, mind, spirit and beauty. And, you'll find this self care time an easy way to relax, knowing you are caring for your health AND beauty, at the same time!
Ps-Many people are familiar with the role of the lymph system in promoting detox. This system is actually a bit more complex, and impacts the healthy functioning of your entire body, including appearance of aging, endocrine function and the immune system's strength, all of which are aided by detoxification as one component. For a quick run down of how the lymph system works, check out: http://www.livescience.com/26983-lymphatic-system.html
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