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What's Good? Chamomile + Peppermint

One of our simplest and most refreshing blends, Let It Go Tea, made of chamomile and peppermint has some great health benefits. Chamomile Chamomile, originating from Egypt, has been long recognized for alleviating fever as well as it's calming abilities during stressful times. It's laxative properties that can help alleviate blocks of debris in the intestines.  It's antioxidants can help with colds all year long. Peppermint Peppermint, indigenous to Europe and the Middle East (now cultivated in many parts of the world), has been shown to relieve bloating, calm stomach muscles and help ease inflammation. Peppermint is beneficial to asthma, inhibits fungal growth as well as protects against cancer cell formation in the colon, skin and lungs.

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Calendula: The Golden Ticket

Calendula, a.k.a marigold, is the golden ticket of healing benefits. Immunity Boost: The bright-orange color is due to beta-carotene, which is also found in carrots. Being high in Vitamin A helps to boost the immune system, making it ideal to drink during cold/flu seasons. Great-Looking Skin: Calendula has been known to increase production of collagen, leading to a youthful and glowing appearance. It also helps to decrease inflammation and puffiness in the skin. Aunt Flo Relief: It can help alleviate the pain and discomfort of menstrual cramps as well as help regulate the menstrual cycle. The flavanoids in calendula aid in reducing inflammation, nausea and headaches. Still teas that include calendula: Aunt Flo Tea Get Well Sooner Tea Rumble-Free Tea

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Why Drink The Stuff?

Because it's good for you. How many times have you heard that answer? I bet too many to count. Well, we're here to give you some great reasons why tea and herbs are good for you. Herbal teas, also known as tisanes, are caffeine-free and drug-free and can provide relief from cramps to headaches to sleepless nights.  Not only are herbal teas great for drinking, but they also provide aromatherapeutic healing with herbs like lavender, chamomile and peppermint. Herbal teas can taste great by themselves or you can spruce them up by adding lemon, honey, sugar, milk and more.  They're a heck of a lot better than the over-the-counter processed remedies sold in droves.  Bonus: If you're drinking herbal teas, you're...

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