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3 Ways to Set Intentions for 2021

3 Ways to Set Intentions for 2021

With the pandemic still in full swing, many of us are still doing much of our work remotely, making it difficult to create a work-life balance. Setting intentions to get things done without letting work bleed too heavily into your personal life can be a challenge. Below we've listed 3 different ways you can use products from our farm to set a routine in 2021.

1. Smudging - if you don't know what smudging is all about, here is an explanation from a previous blog. Basically, lighting these sage smudge sticks purifies the air and helps keep your workspace calm but efficient.

2. Chamomile/mint tea - The chamomile is calming, while the mint helps keep you alert and energized, two very important parts of a productive-yet-calm work day!

3. Aromatherapy - nothing sets the tone for day like the perfect scent. Try any of our soy candles for a nice pick-me-up, but we like the combo offered in our rosemary/mint/lavender candle for when you want to get things done while still staying zenned out.

Lovely Lavender

Lovely Lavender

Lavender has to be one of the most touted herbal remedies for stress. It's soothing aroma and healing properties make it a valuable addition to your natural remedy routine. At Fangboner Farms, we've added lavender to many of our products, including our lemon balm/mint/lavender tea blend and, one of our more recent additions, our butterfly pea flower/lemongrass/lavender blend

Along with its stress reducing qualities, lavender is also anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal. It's even a deterrent for hair loss, a source of Vitamins A, C, and K, plus calcium and iron. 

"With all the current issues surrounding us today - from the pandemic and social issues to politics and personal relationships - lavender tea is a great way to relieve anxiety, depression, stress, and other mood disorders," says Dr. Kristal. "It can also improve sleep, menstrual cramps, and your immune system."

 

Reasons to Choose Raspberry

Reasons to Choose Raspberry

One of our very favorite fruits to add to our tea blends is the small-but-mighty raspberry, and we use their leaves to add any extra healthy punch. Dr. Kristal says that raspberry leaves are a wonderful choice to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and what better way to enjoy it than with a cup of herbal tea?

"Raspberry leaves are perfect for all things concerning women," she adds. "It tones and strengthens the uterus while tightening the pelvic wall. Research supports the use of raspberry tea to support PMS symptoms and decrease the nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy."

As always, if you are pregnant, consult your practitioner about the use of herbal supplements and teas. 

You'll find raspberry in two of our tea blends: raspberry/spearmint/strawberry and raspberry/lemongrass/chamomile/lime.  Order yours today or stop by our General Store for a sample! Health benefits aside, you might also indulge in a slice of Grandma's Lemon Loaf with one of these teas. It's a wonderful pairing, especially if you are trying to treat your family to something special during the holidays.