February shimmers with whispers of romance, but love’s essence transcends time. This season, let’s explore its multifaceted tapestry, embracing both self-care and cherished connections, with a delightful sprinkle of herbal lore and our unique herbal creations!
Self Love Rituals
In Greek mythology, Aphrodite, the goddess of love, emerged from the seafoam alongside a rose. This connection makes rose a timeless symbol of self-love and beauty. Imagine the gentle caress of rose petals nourishing your inner beauty. We grow damask roses which are prized for their beauty and delicious smell.
Accordingly, rose is the ultimate in self-care. Indulge in a luxurious self-care routine with our Rose Hydrosol. Mist your face and body, inhaling the delicate aroma as you whisper affirmations of self-worth.
In addition, unwind with a soothing cup of our Hibiscus Rose Simple Syrup in either sparkling water, spirits, or make as hot tea by simply adding a tablespoon to hot water.
Our Simple Syrup has multiple layers. First, you take the strong floral of our damask rose, followed by the tartness of hibiscus, often called the Florida cranberry. The two flavors dance in your mouth to create a refreshing yet complex taste.
In folklore, Egyptian traditions associated hibiscus with love and new beginnings further enhancing the self-love ritual. The vibrant hibiscus meets the calming rose, creating a sweet symphony to pamper your taste buds and soothe your soul. As you sip, envision love blossoming within.
SPREADING the JOY and Love
Herbs through the centuries were used to bring people together. Romans used lavender in baths and rituals to promote peace and harmony between lovers. So, let the calming aroma infuse your shared spaces with the essence of relaxation and connection with Lavender.
Alternatively, sip a steaming cup of our Kick Back & Chill Herbal Tea with someone special or yourself. The tea contains lavender’s calming notes intermingle with other soothing herbs, creating a delightful infusion for unwinding and connecting. For an extra touch of sweetness, add a little of our farm bees’ honey.
As you share the warmth, let love flow freely. In Europe, carrying lavender was believed to attract suitors, adding a touch of romantic charm to this herbal tea blend.
Lastly, rub some cocoa butter infused Pounding Head and Tension Salve infused with lavender and other healing herbs to melt away your tension to give you the restful night sleep you need.
Fresh Brews for Love’s Journey
Although rosemary is known for its beautiful yet strong smell, it has been used in ancient times to symbolize love. In ancient Greece, rosemary was burned at weddings to symbolize eternal love.
We infuse rosemary into our Clarity Tincture, which keeps you focused and present. Gift this unique creation to someone embarking on a new adventure, or enjoy it yourself as a reminder of your unwavering focus and enduring love.
Additionally, In some cultures, mint is linked with love and fidelity making it a refreshing choice to celebrate fresh starts and infuse your gatherings with love’s vibrant energy. Let the invigorating aroma of our Best Damn Mint Herbal Tea fill the air. Folklore associates mint with new beginnings and positive energy.
Love on The Spice Route
Basil is prized as a culinary herb, but there is more to basil in ancient times than flavoring food. Folklore whispers of basil’s power to attract love. Romans used basil in love spells and potions, believing it stimulated passion and increased fertility. Sprinkle our Unforgettable Italian Spice Blend onto culinary creations for your special someone or just for you, letting the aroma and flavor speak volumes. Savior a delicious meal infused with the magic of love and the vibrant spirit of Italy.
Or Start your day with a cup of our Morning Mojo Herbal Tea. Basil’s invigorating presence blends with other herbs for a stimulating yet calming start. Celtic folklore links basil with courage and strength, desirable qualities for yourself. As you enjoy this morning ritual alone or with a loved one, set the intention for a day filled with love, connection, and purpose.
Love is a Journey
Remember, love is a journey, not a destination. By incorporating our herbal creations and their rich historical associations, you’re weaving a unique tapestry of love and care for yourself and those around you. This February, embrace the blooming season of love in all its forms, with a touch of herbal magic and your own personal flair!