Happy Heart Hibiscus loose leaf herbal tea blend is especially delicious on ice, making it the perfect addition to a hot summer day. This blend as formulated with your heart and cardiovascular system in mind. Small batch, mixed by hand. 100% organic. Caffeine free.
INGREDIENTS: Hibiscus, Hawthorn Leaves, Flowers & Berries, Holy Basil, Linden, Motherwort
DIRECTIONS: 1-2 teaspoons per 6-8 oz of hot water. Steep at least 5 minutes, covered, and strain. Add honey or lemon juice if desired and enjoy!
PACKAGING: Contains 8 oz by volume, choice of packaging includes: 1) frosted glass jar with a black plastic lid or 2) round black metal tin (both options are awesome for reusing!!) The metal tin option will provide a bit of a discount and since it weighs less, it may allow for lower shipping cost.
More Information on the Ingredients Used:
HIBISCUS // Hibiscus sabdariffa // balances hormones, anti-catarrhal, antioxidant, diuretic, cardiotonic, hepatic, hypocholesterolemic, immune stimulant, reproductive tonic // high in vitamin C. contains anti-inflammatory polyphenols, flavonoids, and minerals such as iron, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, aluminum, magnesium, sodium, and potassium. on an energetic level, it is a sensual/pleasure plant, helps one open to intimate connection
HAWTHORN // Crataegus spp. // anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cardiotonic, hypolipidemic, hypotensive, cardiac trophorestorative, nervine, vasodilator, astringent // believed to increase the strength of heart muscle contractions, as well as helping to modestly reduce serum cholesterol levels and plaque deposits in the arteries. appears to improve the mechanics of the heart and its metabolic processes, dilate coronary arteries, and inhibit enzymes that cause vasoconstriction. calming nervine and is used much like rose, and often with rose, to heal, open, and protect the energetic heart
MOTHERWORT // Leonurus cardiaca // antispasmodic, emmenagogue, nervine, cardiotonic, circulatory Stimulant // “lion-hearted”, increases circulation by dilating blood vessels, increasing oxygen in the blood, diabetic effect helps reduce blood pressure, antispasmodic and nerving actions help to relax the cardiovascular muscles, easing tension
LINDEN // Tilia spp. // anodyne, anti-fungal, antinociceptive, antispasmodic, antitussive, astringent, demulcent, diaphoretic, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, hepatoprotective, hypotensive // often used for anxiety and nervous tension, it has a traditional reputation for prevention of cardiovascular and circulatory disorders, often combined with hawthorn
HOLY BASIL, KRISHNA // Ocimum tenuiflorum // adaptogen, antibacterial, alterative, anti-fungal,antioxidant, antispasmodic, antidepressant, emmenagogue, expectorant, galactogogue, immunomodulant, nervine, radioprotective, tonic, stimulant, anxiolyticas // a nervine, it is initially stimulating, but then brings a calm and reassuring sense of solidity and groundedness that helps quiet the mind, collect distracted thoughts into focus, and give one a sense of resilience for the long haul. moves blocked energy to dispel sluggishness as well as move and direct restless energy to ease hyperactivity and inability to concentrate. by moving stuck energy in the energetic nervous system, holy basil ‘lifts’ the depression, uplifting the heart and allowing it to open to feel emotion and connection with others.