Even Dreams Must Sleep (Organic Herbal Tea for Sleep)

A few weeks back I was settling for my standard attempt at sleep. We’d done most of our nightly rituals, and I was in a pretty standard state for me – fairly solid bodily exhaustion, with brain whirring on about everything from plans for apocalypse options to tea flavours to Continue Reading →

Sanctuary (Organic Lemon Balm, Barley, Hawthorn Berry Tisane)

One of the things that Mister Tea and I have decided to attempt to do is make it so that any flavour set we create that is caffeinated will have a companion tea that is either herbal or actually made with decaffeinated tea. Amusingly, this was actually a decision my Continue Reading →

Licorice Throat Soother (Organic Herbal Tea for Sore Throats)

Licorice Throat Soother was blended because a friend saw our Cinnamon Throat Soother and reacted with dismay that it lacked licorice. Due to some complications regarding licorice’s interactions with diabetes, as well as some of the other common first world chronic health issues, I’d mostly avoided using it. Strengthening that Continue Reading →

Lovely Day (Organic Lemon Balm and Lavender Tea)

‘Lovely Day’ was inspired by a conversation with one of our ‘Tea of the Month Club’ members.  When we come close to the last month of tea, I always offer them the option of choosing their final tea. In this particular case, that offer turned into a conversation regarding the Continue Reading →

Cratakardia (Organic Lemon Raspberry Herbal Tea)

‘Cratakardia’ came out of the fact that there’s been quite a bit of stress in our lives of late.  Some of it is direct and personal, and some of it falls into the “due to existential dread” category. The exact reasons why aren’t germane to the creation of this tea, Continue Reading →

SkeleTea (Organic Herbal Tea for Bone Health)

A theme that runs through our tea posts, as well as being a strong one in my life these days is: We get tea ideas from a long list of places. Some do not have anything, initially, to do with tea. (There are a couple ideas in the file that Continue Reading →

No Sleep ’til ‘Burque! (Organic Raspberry Lavender Herbal Tea)

The internet can be a truly wonderful place. One of the things I am fairly regularly grateful for is the people that it has enabled me to meet. Some truly brilliant friendships have been born there. Our first giveaway introduced me to a number of wonderful people.  Amusingly enough, it Continue Reading →

Mama Girl’s Memory (Organic Jasmine Elderberry Rose Herbal Tea)

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series ChariTeas

These days I respond to a lot of things by creating tea. It is a constructive creative outlet, and being able to bring something beautiful into the world helps with a wide range of situations and emotions. Grief is a particularly potent fuel for my creativity, and always has been. Continue Reading →

Love, Brew Love (Organic Cinnamon Orange Rosehip Lemongrass Herbal Tea)

This tea is another first for us. Mister Tea made the first test batch.  This is his first tasty tea creation. I’d had a truly terrible day.  The sort of day that is made of so much pain and angst and misery that there’s not enough processing left for anything Continue Reading →

Baby & Me: Milk Aplenty (Organic Herbal Lactation Aid)

Many many moons ago, in the vicinity of when we began the whole adventure that is Desert Sage Natural – a friend wanted to use one of our standard teas – but was hoping for a pregnancy. The tea in question had a warning regarding pregnancy. So she asked if Continue Reading →