The Chakra Tea blends have been formulated based on Chakra energy research. Each Chakra rules specific areas of the body so the herbs chosen for each blend are meant to nourish those particular body parts. All tea blends are primarily made using herbs grown at Bear Roots Forest, any herbs sourced are organic and sustainable.
Below you will find the list of herbs in each Chakra Tea Blend:
Root: Nettle (Urtica dioica), Elderflower (Sambucus nigra), Peppermint (Mentha piperita), Ginger (Zingiber officinale) & Sage (Salvia officinalis)
The root chakra -the root of your being and establishes the deepest connections with your physical body, your environment and with the Earth. It is your survival center. Your fight and flight response is initiated from this chakra. This is your primal, animal nature.The energy of the root chakra allows us to harness courage, resourcefulness and the will to live during trying times. It connects us with spiritual energies of our ancestors, their challenges and their triumphs.
Sacral: Linden (Tiia cordata), Red Raspberry (Rubus spp.), Calendula (Calendula officinalis), Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis), & Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
The sacral chakra – The gift of this chakra is experiencing our lives through feelings and sensations. The second chakra is the centre of feeling, emotion, pleasure, sensuality, intimacy, and connection. The energy of this chakra allows you to let go, to move, and to feel change and transformation occurring within your body. It allows you to experience this moment as it is, in its own fullness.
Solar Plexus: Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis), Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Peppermint (Mentha piperita), Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis), & Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
The solar plexus chakra – the third chakra is all about the perception of who you are. The gift of this chakra is sensing your personal power, being confident, responsible, and reliable. The third chakra is the center of your self-esteem, your willpower, self-discipline, as well as warmth in your personality. The energy of this chakra allows you to transform inertia into action and movement. It allows you to meet challenges and move forward in your life.
Heart: Oatstraw (Avena sativa), Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), Linden (Tilia cordata), Rose (Rose spp.) & Catnip (Nepeta cataria)
The heart chakra – the wellspring of love, warmth, compassion, and joy is located in the center of the chest at the heart level. It is the center of your deep bonds with other beings, your sense of caring and compassion, your feelings of self-love, altruism, generosity, kindness, and respect.
Throat: Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis), Red Clover (Trifolium pratense), Peppermint (Mentha piperita), Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris), & Sage (Salvia officinale)
The throat chakra – the gift of this chakra is accepting your originality, expressing your authentic voice and speaking your truth. The energy of this chakra allows you to seek knowledge that is true, beyond limitations of time and space, beyond cultural and family conditioning. The main challenge for the fifth chakra is doubt and negative thinking. When you gain and verify your knowledge through meditation and direct experience, then doubt and negativity are removed. The “way of the Throat Chakra” is the way of inspired creativity, seeking and sharing of the truth. It is the way of standing up for what you believe, saying no when you need to, and being open and honest in what you say.
Third Eye: Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris), Hops (Humulus lupulus), Juniper (Juniperus communis), & Lavender (Lavendula officinalis)
The third eye chakra – the gift of this chakra is seeing – both inner and outer worlds. The energy of this chakra allows us to experience clear thought as well as gifts of spiritual contemplation and self reflection. Through the gift of seeing we can internalize the outer world and with symbolic language we can externalize the inner world. The energy of Ajna allows us to access our inner guidance that comes from the depths of our being. It allows us to cut through illusion and to access deeper truths – to see beyond the mind, beyond the words.
Crown: Comfrey (Symphytom officinale), Elderflower (Sambucus nigra), Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis), Lavender (Lavendula officinalis & Sage (Salvia officinalis)
The crown chakra – the gift of this chakra is experiencing unity and the selfless realization that everything is connected at a fundamental level. The energy of this chakra allows us to experience mystical oneness with everyone and everything in nature. There is no intellectual knowing at the level of seventh chakra, but there is serenity, joy, and deep peace about life.
Meditation Blend: Nettle (Urtica dioica), Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum), Calendula (Calendula officinalis), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Lavender (Lavandula officinalis), Oatstraw (Avena sativa) & Sage (Salvia officinalis)
With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many people feel stressed and over-worked. It often feels like there is just not enough time in the day to get everything done. Our stress and tiredness make us unhappy, impatient and frustrated. It can even affect our health. We are often so busy we feel there is no time to stop and meditate! But meditation actually gives you more time by making your mind calmer and more focused. A simple ten or fifteen minute breathing meditation as explained below can help you to overcome your stress and find some inner peace and balance.
Meditation can also help us to understand our own mind. We can learn how to transform our mind from negative to positive, from disturbed to peaceful, from unhappy to happy. Overcoming negative minds and cultivating constructive thoughts is the purpose of the transforming meditations found in the Buddhist tradition. This is a profound spiritual practice you can enjoy throughout the day, not just while seated in meditation.