Why is this a good tea for meditation?
This meditative tea tonic invites calm wakefulness as well as clarity to higher consciousness and leads to a union of the heart and mind. It helps battling mental fatigue and reduces anxiety.
Sacred Holy Basil
Sacred Holy Basil, commonly known as Tulsi, is used in India for achieving mental clarity and meditative states. It is a traditional “cure all” to help with fevers, coughs, headaches, and anxiety. The herb’s properties are antiviral, adaptogenic, immune modulating and antibacterial, specifically working with the digestive, respiratory and nervous systems. Tea containing basil is said to additionally promote oral health.
Gotu kola is regarded as one of the most spiritual of all herbs in India and used by yogis to improve meditation. It is said to develop the crown chakra, the energy centre at the top of the head and to balance the right and left hemispheres of the brain. It is regarded as a rejuvenative herb in Ayurveda, a form of traditional Indian medicine.
There are plenty of other health benefits associated with gotu kola:
- Boosts central nervous system
- Combats high blood pressure
- Improves circulatory system
- Repairs skin
- Anti-bacterial properties
- Protects veins and blood vessels
The obvious and immediate benefits of yerba mate are enhanced mental clarity, alertness, focus, and concentration, due to the caffeine it contains. The balanced energy boost can be described as gentle, clean, and calm.
Besides boosting mental functions of all kind, yerba mate is also a nutritional powerhouse loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is traditionally used:
- as a stimulant and immune system booster
- as an overall tonic and digestive aid
- as a general nerve tonic for pain, fatigue, and depression
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