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Herbalism & tea resources

Arctium lappa

  • Deep immune tonic

  • Clears skin conditions, including boils, rashes, acne, eczema, psoriasis, herpes

  • Strengthens hair, skin, and nails

  • Lowers stress and anxiety; eases chronic fatigue

  • Helps with focused concentration

  • Supports gut bacteria

  • Helps regulate blood sugar levels

  • Rich in inulin, iron, zinc, protein, B vitamins, magnesium, calcium, vitamin C, E, A, D, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, chlorophyll, trace minerals, and fiber

Trifolium pratense

  • Hormone balancing

  • Heart tonic

  • Skin clearing

  • Supports nerve, bone and joints

  • Lung strengthening

  • Improves lymph circulation

  • Provides the material needed to create serotonin and dopamine

  • Regular use of red clover infusion can help alter how you respond to stress

  • Rich in amino acids, calcium, chromium, magnesium, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, thiamine, vitamin C, vitamin B complex

Herb: Red Clover

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Red clover herb profile highlighting the benefits of red clover. This hormon-balancing herb is also a heart tonic, helps clear the skin, improves lymph circulation and can lower stress.

Herb: Burdock

Burdock herb profile highlighting the benefits of burdock root. This adpotgen is a deep immune tonic that's great for the skin, lowers stress and anxiety, and supports gut bacteria!

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Avena sativa

  • Powerful multi-vitamin plant, deeply nourishing to cells and tissues

  • Rebuilds the nervous system

  • Helps ease anxiety and depression

  • Alters the bodies response to stress and is especially helpful with burnout

  • Eases joint pain, especially in the spine

  • Strengthens bones, hair, teeth and nails

  • Rich in magnesium, iron, calcium, protein, zinc, phosphorous, chromium B vitamins, and Vitamins E, K, A, C

Herb: Oatstraw

Oatstraw herb profile highlighting the benefits of oatstraw. This herb is deeply nourishing, rebuilds the nervouse system, helps with anxiety and depression.

Urtica dioica

  • Adaptogen and deeply nourishing immune tonic

  • Lowers stress and increases energy

  • Natural anti-inflammatory and antihistamine

  • Eases arthritis and joint pain

  • Alleviates chronic headaches

  • Good for the skin; helps relieve eczema and acne.

  • Strengthens hair and nails

  • Helps prevent UTIs and kidney infections

  • Rich in iron, protein, chlorophyll, zinc, potassium, calcium, niacin, riboflavin and Vitamins C, E, A, D, K and B complex

Herb: Stinging Nettle

Stinging nettle herb profile highlighting the benefits of stinging nettle. This adaptogen is a deeply nourishing immune tonic that lowers stress, increases energy, serves as a natural anti-inflammatory and antihistamine.

Withania somnifera

  • Adaptogen and helpful for autoimmune disorders

  • Strengthens the immune system by building white blood cells

  • Eases stress and anxiety

  • Rebuilds energy levels

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Helps with chronic pain, arthritis, and fibromyalgia

  • Eases PMS and balance hormones

  • Increases libido (it’s an aphrodisiac!), sperm count, and sperm health

  • Regulates sleep cycles, helping with insomnia

  • Alleviates coughs

  • Balances neurotransmitters and restores brain function

Herb: Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha herb profile highlighting the benfits of ashwagandha. This adaptogen boosts the immune system, eases stress and anxiety, regulates hormons, regulates sleep cycles and more!

Taraxacum officinale

  • Nourishing, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant

  • Liver, kidney, and digestive tonic

  • Supports gut bacteria

  • Helps clear skin issues like acne, eczema and psoriasis

  • Balances hormones and relieves PMS symptoms

  • Encourages breast milk production

  • Balances blood sugar and lowers cholesterol

  • Rich in inulin, potassium, magnesium, calcium, Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamins A, B complex, C, and D (more vitamins in the leaves, more minerals in the roots)

Herb: Dandelion

Dandelion herb profile highlighting the benefits of dandelion. This nourishing, anti-inflammatory herb supports the gut, is skin clearing and is a great tonic for the digestive system.

Melissa offcinalis

  • Helps with inattention and hyperactivity, making it useful for those with ADHD

  • Calms anxiety and eases depression

  • Powerful ally for hyperthyroid disease and Graves disease

  • Eases stomach cramps and nervous indigestion

  • Anti-viral and a fever reducer, making it good for fighting colds and the flu

  • Helps prevent and relieve herpes breakouts

  • Eases both stress and tension headaches

  • Can help counteract insomnia

  • Improves the ability of acetylcholine, an important neurotransmitter that declines as we age

Herb: Lemon Balm

Lemon balm herb profile highlighting the benefits of lemon balm. This herb helps with anxiety, depression and ADHD. It's helpful for hyperthyroid disease and eases stomach cramps and indigestion. It's also anti-viral.

Ocimum sanctum

  • Delicious adaptogen and deep immune tonic

  • Restorative to the mind and nervous system

  • Improves memory, focus and concentration

  • Calming to stress and anxiety

  • Balances cortisol levels

  • Eases depression and restores energy

  • Strengthens the lungs and opens airways (good for asthma and sinus infections)

Herb: Holy Basil


Schisandra chinensis

  • Adaptogen and tonic for the brain and nervous system

  • Boosts the mood and eases depression

  • Improves concentration, memory and cognitive function

  • Supports respiratory health

  • Balances hormones and stimulates libido

  • Helpful for chronic illness and a rundown immune system

  • Increases energy and reduces fatigue

  • Regulates the stress response

  • Strengthens the cardiovascular system

  • Balances cholesterol and regulates blood sugar

  • Healing to the liver

Herb: Schisandra

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