Reduce Stress 4-Week Herbal Journey
Have you heard that we're living in times of unprecedented stress? While there are certainly stresses in the world that seem overwhelming -- global politics, health scares, job security, broken relationships -- the truth is that we're living during times when many resources exist to help us manage stress. Throughout millennia, people have soothed their souls with the simple ritual of sipping tea and doing simple relaxation techniques. Relief is on the way with this month's selection of herbal teas and complimentary meditation techniques.
Consider keeping an Herbal Journal throughout this month long journey as you become familiar with herbs that may become partners in your Reduce Stress Plan. Take note of how you feel after you sip your new friends as you do the relaxation techniques on the MediTEAtion Cards you'll find in your teabox. Remember, each teaspoon of your high quality herbs can be brewed for 2-3 steepings, providing you with a weeklong emersion with each herb. Happy sipping!
MEET YOUR STRESS RELIEF HERBS!
WEEK 1: MEET MORINGA
With the nickname, the tree of life, moringa hails from northern India. For thousands of years, mornga has been sipped as a tea and added to enhance the nutritional value of foods. Almost all parts of the tree is used as ingredients in traditional herbal medicines.
WEEK 2: MEET GUAYUSA
This herb is from a species of holly plant that resides deep in the Amazon rainforest. A natural stimulant that provides a boost of energy without the jitters or crash associated with coffee. Best sipped as an invigorating start to your morning or a vibrant afternoon pick-me-up.
WEEK 3: MEET BLUE VERVAIN
Abundant throughout Canada and the U.S., blue vervain was used extensively by the native American Indians for food and medicine. This herb is rivaled as a relaxing and uplifting plant to enhance mood and wellbeing.
WEEK 4: MEET UVA URSI
Renew yourself with this perennial evergreen popular among bears who eat its berries. The name "uva" means "bear" in Latin. Common in Europe and North American, uva ursi is considered to support inner renewal by flushing out impurities.
You'll find soothing meditation techniques that compliment the special qualities of each herb on the Confidence Calendar and MediTEAtion cards.
Just like herbs, meditation techniques have been used for thousands of years to holistically calm the body and mind. Within your tea box, you receive four collectible mediTEAtion cards. Each card reveals customized relaxation techniques you can do in 5 minutes or less that are specifically designed to complement the benefits of each of the herbs. You’ll never sip tea the same way again once you experience a mediTEAtion. It’s like sipping calm right from your teacup.
- repeat an affirmation
- hold your hand in a mudra
- focus on a chakra
- move gently into a yoga posture
- practice a breathing technique
- attune to the wisdom of the herbs
Open your tea box to discover four new, special herbs with four customized mediTEAtion cards. Enter into a state of pure peace by following a set of herb inspired relaxation techniques on herb-inspired mediTEAtion cards to help you completely relax and unwind.
4-WEEK CLARITY CALENDARS
Your 4-week Clarity Calendar gently guides you though your monthlong journey with your unique set of herbs. While you sip your daily cup of tea, keep track of each day's simple, soothing relaxation technique. Always know the day's technique. Each technique is designed to give you more peace, energy and clarity.
** Calendar and MeditTEAtion cards are coated to be durable despite any tea spills and for use again and again.
** Each herb will provide a full cup of tea every day for one week and may be sipped both hot or cold!