I refer to this blend as uplifting or sunny, not only from the yellow hue that the herbs give off, but also from its aroma, taste and feelings you get from using it. Not going to lie, it’s a contender for favorite in my book. I’ve also used this one in my liquid vape devices when I’m looking for a quick pick me up.
Read more about each herb in this blend and they’re many benefits below.
General Wellbeing, Sore Throat, Digestive aid, Nausea, Cold, Flu Stomach cramps, Aches and Pain, Headaches, Anti-inflammatory, Calming, Stress, Anxiety, Acne, Eczema, Rosacea, Antihistamine, Periods/Pregnancy/Postpartum, TTC/Fertlity, Sexdrive/Libido, +more.
This isn’t a very commonly used herb, but this flower has many wonderful healing properties. Its a great herb for the Sacral Chakra as it helps with regulating hormones as well as increasing libido and performance. This herb has also been known to increase sperm count and strengthen eggs, it also helps to ease some of the symptoms of menopause.
Damiana’s properties help to calm the nervous system, reduce anxiety and depression helping to boost energy, reduce feelings of exhaustion or fatigue. It can be used to help treat asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory issues. It is also a mild herb which makes it great for treating stomach and digestive issues for any age.
Marjoram is a perennial herb, similar to oregano, and more often used in cooking. They are sometimes used interchangeably but marjoram has a finer texture and a milder flavor profile. The use of marjoram can help to improve your digestion as well as digestive problems like nausea, flatulence, stomach cramps, diarrhea or constipation. This herb can help reduce the pain that often comes with muscle tightness or muscle spasms as well as tension headaches. It contains anti-inflammatory and calming properties which can be felt in both body and mind.
Marjoram is a great herb for women’s issues and hormonal imbalances. This herb is used as a traditional used to restore hormonal balance and regulate the menstrual cycle, provide relief of PMS or menopausal symptoms. Like hibiscus, it’s considered an “emmenagogue“. It’s also been used traditionally by nursing moms to promote breast milk production. Studies have also shown it to help with PCOS and related symptoms.
I love lemongrass, and honestly I believe it is an undervalued, under used herb, which is why I like to use it whenever I can.
Lemongrass helps to maintain healthy cholesterol levels, strengthen immune, and is an effective antiseptic. Lemongrass can help naturally reduce fever, and helps treat stomach and digestive disorders. It is a great herb for the Solar Plexus Chakra, and related body systems.
Additionally Lemongrass has been used to maintain healthy skin. It has the ability to cleanse and detoxify and helps the body to heal from colds and flu. Lemongrass has antibacterial, antiviral and anti fungal properties which can kill or stifle growth of bacteria and fungi. It has antidepressant effects which make it a great, natural and safe option for those suffering from symptoms of depression; it is a great herb for new/postpartum mothers. Its calm and soothing effects make it a great option for treating headaches, and tense muscles by relieving pain, pressure, and tension.
The herb has been hailed since the ancient times for its medicinal properties. Rosemary was traditionally used to help alleviate muscle pain, improve memory, boost immune and circulatory system, and promote hair growth. Rosemary has a range of health benefits, it has Antioxidant and anti inflammatory compounds. It can be used in improving digestion, enhancing memory and concentration, neurological protection, prevent brain aging, and protect against muscular degeneration.
Another common flower herb known for its calming effects, this little flower is a powerhouse. Chamomile can be used as a mild sedative to calm nerves and reduce anxiety by promoting relaxation, which makes it great for helping to get a handle on anxiety and depression. Chamomile possesses antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, and it’s commonly used for hay fever. It has the power to relieve mucus congestion, irritations, swelling and skin conditions that are associated with seasonal allergy symptoms.
Its antispasmodic properties allow it to soothe menstrual cramps and body aches that are commonly associated with PMS, such as headaches and back pain. Chamomile can even help clear up acne that may appear as a result of hormone fluctuations, and thus help to regulate related hormones. Chamomile promotes smooth, healthy skin and relieves irritations because of its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It has been used as a natural remedy for eczema, wounds, ulcers, gout, skin irritations, bruises, burns, canker cores, and even skin conditions like cracked nipples, chicken pox, ear and eye infections, poison ivy, and diaper rash.
One of my favorite go-tos in regards to natural pain relief. Arnica contains a powerful anti-inflammatory, which makes it a great addition to any first-aid related slaves. Arnica is great to use in helping to heal bruises, aches, sprains, and even arthritis flare-ups. It can even be applied to insect bites to reduce irritation and inflammation. Arnica can also be used to relieve areas of stiffness, and joint pain.
Its ability to help reduce pain makes it great for any PMS, Menstrual-related pains and inflammations. Arnica also helps to promote hair growth, adding it to your shampoo or hair products can help reduce hair loss, and promote healthy re-growth.
If pregnant or breastfeeding use arnica with caution.
*My blend contains a small yet effective amount of arnica and is generally safe for a variety of homeopathic usage.