Shanti Chai & Co's All Things Tea Blog — Nettle & Rose Blend

Fresh Nettle Tea Recipe

Fresh Nettle Tea Recipe

Nettle leaf is probably my favourite herb (although it is hard to pick… no pun intended!). I have enjoyed this herb throughout my whole life. As a child, my mom was equally if not more excited about nettle season than I am now. We would have nettle soup with what my sister and I called "finger noodles" – those funny long hollow noodles you can stick on your fingers. We would then dip these in to thick green soup that was earthy, creamy, and tasted like… springtime!

"New Momma" Blend DIY Herbal Tea Nettle & Rose Blend Nettle Leaf Recipe Shanti's Picks Tisanes

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Herb Adaptogens: Nature's Incredible Stress Reducers

Herb Adaptogens: Nature's Incredible Stress Reducers

What are Adaptogens? Herbs have been used for thousands of years, and in every culture, to treat humans for ailments of all kinds: physical, mental, emotional and even spiritual. Today we are discussing the category of herbs and plants that target and treat stress and the symptoms of stress in the body – adaptogens or adaptogen herbs. Where Do Adaptogens Come From? Plants, like humans and other animals, are used to dealing with stress in their environment, whether from changes in the weather or drought or pests. In response to environmental and other stressors, plants naturally release hormones which help...

"New Momma" Blend Adaptogen Herbs Candied Ginger Chai Golden Turmeric Chai Health Benefits of Chai Herbal Blend Holy Basil Nettle & Rose Blend Original Chai Blend Shanti's Picks Tulsi

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Teas for Anxiety

Teas for Anxiety

Shanti's Favourite Teas To Help Reduce Anxiety (or better yet, let's call them Best Teas for Ease!) Several years ago, I suffered an extreme bout of prolonged anxiety. Panic attacks, insomnia, night sweats, heart palpitations, feeling faint, ringing ears, even issues with my vision and having a hard time catching my breath. Mind racing, heart racing, thoughts racing. The worst of this era of my life lasted about a year or so, but there were more years building before that where these incredibly uncomfortable symptoms of anxiety crept in to my life. During that time, I tried so many things,...

"Mom's Garden" Blend "New Momma" Blend Chamomile Chamomile Tea Herbal Blend Herbal Tea Holy Basil Lavender Nettle & Rose Blend Peppermint Rose Petals Shanti's Picks Teas for Anxiety Teas for Ease Tulsi

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