Water Elemental Tea
The element Water is cold and wet, its season is Winter and can be found in the zodiac in Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces. It governs the emotional realm and fluids of the body, especially the lymph. Water lends gentle movement, opening up stuck spaces and bestowing flexibility, understanding and reflection. This tea offers the energetics of Water through herbs flush heat, softens tissues, provides moisture and calms emotions. Think moistening Marshmallow, cooling Honeysuckle with soothing & sweet herbal allies.
Water in balance is intuitive and thoughtful, empaths and healers, soft and flexible but with proper boundaries and self-respect, removing of blockages, rejuvenating, reflecting and in-tune with emotions. Use Water tea to stay balanced.
Water excess looks like retention in the body of fluid and emotions, swelling, bloating, yeasty, sluggish, depressed, oversleeping, indulgent, dependent, addictive, paranoid and overly sensitive, swollen, lazy, overly emotional and introverted, excess mucous, spread thin and muddy. In this scenario use Fire tea.
Water deficient results in poor boundaries, insomnia, restless, dehydrated and dry, constipated, low libido and appetite, poor memory, insensitivity, lacking dreams, inflexible, unable to communicate needs. Use Water tea for balancing.
Approximately 18 servings
Brew 1 heaping spoonful in 8oz water for 10 minutes or more for full benefit
Gotu Kola^ (Centella asiatica,) Passionflower tips & flower^ (Passiflora incarnata,) Honeysuckle buds^( Lonicera japonica,) Pink Lotus flower* (Nelumbo nucifera,) Marshmallow root and leaf^ (Althaea officinalis,) Butterfly Pea flower^ * (Clitoria ternatea,) Hibiscus^* (Hibiscus sabdariffa,) Stevia leaf^ (Stevia rebaudiana.)
*=Organically source ^=Wildcrafted or grown by Ritual Botanica +=sourced sustainably
Hydrosols are versatile and safe medicine. Spray a few spritz on your face and body for toning and refreshing. Try it in your hair or on a pillow. It makes a great spray for your environment, rather it be a workplace or home space. Hydrosols can cleanse and change the energy in the area without the smoke of incense. Many of the products are safe to consume; try spritzing a cup of water or a fun cocktail. Anyway you use them hydrosols will bestow the spirit of the plant into the surroundings, helping you connect with it's essence and energy.
Each bottle comes with suggested use.
The shelf life will be on your bottle - "1-2 years from [date bottled]" the gap in time here is pretty big, but that's because it depends on how it's taken care of.
Care Tips: keep in a cool place, away from direct sunlight. Do not leave in your car or the freezer, however the fridge will greatly increase the shelf life while providing an extra refreshing spray! Avoid opening the cap often to keep oxygen and contaminates out. Keep somewhere you'll remember to use it!
We suggest using the medicine in 6 months-1yr. Why? We don't use chemical preservatives and plant medicine can degrade over time. Skin care should be treated like food, used fresh and whole. So use it up, #treatyoself!
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