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Herb of the Month: Astragalus

Herb of the Month: Astragalus

The star of our newest wellness tea, Purp, is Astragalus Root. Astragalus has many purposes, but the root is primarily used for medicine. It has been used mostly for the common cold, flu, and to regulate the immune system. 
Brew #37 - Guest Playlist from Bryan Patterson, Jr.

Brew #37 - Guest Playlist from Bryan Patterson, Jr.

A new month. A new playlist. Curated by Bryan Patterson, Jr., this month's playlist is a mash up of Hip-Hop and Jazz records inspired by our blend,...
Managing Negative Emotions with Nature

Managing Negative Emotions with Nature

Confession time: I have a bad temper. Like a really, really bad temper. It is one of the things I wish I could change about myself. I have trouble ...
Brew #36 - Get Yo Money Mix

Brew #36 - Get Yo Money Mix

From ODB to Fabolous to JAY-Z, if the song is about money, it probably made it into this playlist. Catch our last Hip-Hop playlist of the year.
Brew #35 - Self-Care in Hip-Hop

Brew #35 - Self-Care in Hip-Hop

Sometimes, some really crazy ish happens in Hip-Hop. Sometimes, Hip-Hop comes through with some of the most thought provoking songs. Here's a playlist of some of our favorite songs that encourage self reflection and self affirmation. 
Goodbye Summer: 7 Teas for the Fall Season

Goodbye Summer: 7 Teas for the Fall Season

It's the first day of Fall and for many of us, it's our time to shine. We're over the hot stickiness of the summer and we're ready for pumpkin and ...
Brew #34 - The 914 Edition

Brew #34 - The 914 Edition

On September 14, two legends were born: Nas and Amy Winehouse. Today, we celebrate them both. 
Immune Boosting Herbs & Foods

Immune Boosting Herbs & Foods

Going to your pharmacy and buying over-the-counter medicine hurts. You have to drive, buy something that's sugary and all it really does is make yo...
Tutorial: Natural Herb Air Fresheners

Tutorial: Natural Herb Air Fresheners

Let's get creative. Don't throw out those lemon peels this summer. We can make air fresheners with our citrus peels and herbs. It's the summer and ...
How To: Heal Bug Bites & Stings Holistically

How To: Heal Bug Bites & Stings Holistically

We're in our last days of summer (thank God! It has been miserable in the DMV). It's also that time of year when I get lots of bug bites. This year, I'm not dealing with that. This Chamomile Tea Poultice helps me manage the itching, discomfort, and swelling.
Brew #33 - Drake Edition

Brew #33 - Drake Edition

You blem? No worries, bruv. Here's our Drake playlist - it's got hits from Canadian Drake, UGK Drake, Jamaican Drake and British Drake. Come on thi...
Insomniacs Unite: Herbal Remedies to Combat Insomnia

Insomniacs Unite: Herbal Remedies to Combat Insomnia

Lots of people are chugging ZzzQuil and poppin other pills tryna get to sleep at night. I don't even know why. Let's talk about herbal remedies to ...