Herb Spotlight: Lemon Balm

I really enjoy Lemon Balm in my tea concoctions but I wasn’t sure what the medicinal benefits were aside from delicious lemon flavor. After doing some research I’ve found that Lemon Balm is actually extremely healing. It has been used for adults and children from anything to relieving a tummy ache to soothing menstrual cramps. …

Herb Spotlight: Kava Kava

I am so sorry it has been so long since an herb spotlight on the blog. I have been very caught up in waking life, so much so that I feel my whimsy slowly seeping out of me. I pray that I will find my light again and rise out of these depths, my mood …

New Moon in Cancer: Lunar Intentions

We made it! Woo, I wasn’t sure I would this time. I hope that your waning moon period was less than treacherous, it is a scary thing as the moon begins to shrink and our power seemingly along with it. It is these moments when we feel ourselves releasing the power of the full moon …

New Moon in Gemini: Lunar Intentions

The New Moon is a time of beginnings. This lunar stage is represented by the maiden, supple and fertile; ready to plant seeds of intention. Setting the intentions allows us to focus during the lunar cycle. When we pay attention to our new moon the full moon becomes a celebration instead of a time of …

What’s In My Cup?

Tea!! Playing with herbs in nightly tea is a wonderful tradition because you can pay attention to your medicinal needs that day. I am having a couple of naggy┬áissues at the moment with my health. I quit smoking cigarettes about 5 weeks ago and my throat has been really suffering, I believe it’s a healing …

Herb Spotlight: Dandelion

I have been studying herbs for awhile now and have finally begun to play around with them in their different forms. Dandelion is extremely interesting to me because as a child I was always drawn to these golden wish bearing flowers sprouting all over the suburbs. I remember being told that they were weeds and …

What’s In My Cup?

Today’s blend is inspired by my boyfriend as I blended it specifically for him. This one embodies earthy flavors and focuses on detoxing and fortifying the immune system. This can be an evening or daytime cup but is low on energy rising herbs. This blend will nourish the liver and help the body to process …