"In search of the purest form of flavors and health properties, we only choose the highest quality of dried plants from around the world. Giving you the finest cup of herbal tea we can craft." — Vana Tisanes
Founded in a small coastal town of Cambria, CA, Vana Tisanes was started by Mike Coulson and Miho Watanabe. Together they craft the tisanes (aka herbal tea) in small batches, using organic ingredients and always with our consumer's quality of life in mind. Their sole goal is to share with the community the love that they have for the magnificent power of plants.
Moon Cycle / Period Herbal Tea
Traditionally, the keepers of herbal knowledge have always been women, so it’s natural to think women have probably been taking herbs to relieve menstrual disorders since humans first nibbled on leaves. Menstruation discomfort can surface in a number of ways. In fact, PMS is known to include a cluster of about 150 symptoms. The variety of herbs in Moon Cycle help to alleviate and regulate the most common of those symptoms.
We include diuretic herbs to help release fluid retention and a feeling of bloating. Antispasmodics herbs are invaluable for repressing painful menstrual cramps as well dilate blood vessels to relax muscles. Stabilizing herbs are great for regulating the menstruation cycle, by balancing the flow of menstruation and hormone levels. Lastly, the all-important calming herbs for balancing your mood.
1. Boil water to a temperature of 212 F
2. Measure 1/2 to 1 TBSP of herbs per cup of water
3. Put herbs into a tea infusion water bottle, french press, stainless steel infusion ball, or a reusable tea bag
4. Pour hot water over herbs and let them release their oils for 7-10 minutes, depending on your strength preference
5. Pour, drink, and circulate. Herbs may be infused up to 3 times.
Herbs and plants have been used from ancient times to heal. It is safe to use but take caution while over consuming it as they are powerful.
Any type of chronic disease is present, Gallstones, liver disease or obstruction of the bile ducts, Have anemia, Have diabetes, Have fair skin and enjoy exposure to strong sunlight, Have measles, Pregnant, Stomach ulcer or gastritis, Taking MAO inhibitor antidepressants, Taking with birth control pills, estrogen supplements, anti-psychotic drugs and other medications that act on the pituitary gland.
Note* Caution is mentioned for safety reasons. This is definitely safer than eating a bag of highly processed potato chips from the supermarket.
Types of Tisanes:
Black Cohosh Root, Chamomile Flower, Chaste Tree Berries, Cramp Bark, Dandelion Leaf, Dandelion Root, Dong Quai Root, Ginger Root, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf, Raspberry Leaf, St. John's Wort, Valerian Root
Good To Know:
Flavor Profile : Earthy, Grassy, Light, Slightly bitter
Weight: 1 oz (0.06 lb)
Included: One reusable cotton tea bag
How Often: Only once per day during your menstraul cycle
Vana Tisanes is huge on sustainability, first with providing loose tea leaves. Reducing the amount of packaging used.
Labels are printed on 100% recycled paper and the tea pouches are 100% biodegradable and compostable, even the zipper! They use the most environmentally responsible packing and shipping materials — their shipping boxes are made of 100% recycled materials while the protective wrapping is 100% biodegradable and recyclable.
Tea leaves are fully compostable. It can go back to nature as soil and be reused in planting new herbs. Along with reusable cotton tea bags are completely compostable, meaning it does not contain any plastic which is safe for health and the planet.
Made in Cambria, California. They hand blend tisanes in small batches and use organic-only ingredients to reduce the impact on climate.
Vana Tisanes Commitment:
With one foot stepped in tradition and the other outstretched toward a healthier future, they will never stop improving their personal commitment to sustainability.