Because life can sometimes be hectic and stressful, rest and relaxation are essential to a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Luna Rossa is composed of organic lavender blossoms, rose petals, Tulsi Holy Basil, peppermint leaf and valerian root.
Lavender Blossoms are widely used as an aromatherapy agent to help with things like anxiety and fatigue, to promote calm and relaxation and to improve mood. And in a practical sense, it smells and tastes amazing!
Valerian Root has for centuries been used as a natural sleep aid and for the management of stress and anxiety. Study after study reveals how this ancient herb plays a role in improving sleep in particular. There are myriad resources online for learning more about valerian, including sites like Healthline. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/valerian-root#section3
Peppermint Leaf is another refreshing and tasty sleep-friendly herb sought often for relaxation and stress relief. Other widely reported benefits include using peppermint to freshen breath, aid in digestion, help relieve clogged sinuses and ease tension headaches.
Tulsi Holy Basil is a fundamental part of this blend due to its qualities as an adaptogen – a natural substance that helps your body adapt to stress and promotes mental balance. For many, stress and its affects on the body and brain are inhibitors to a good night’s sleep. https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/basil-benefits
In part, Rose Petals were included for their good looks! However, rose petal tea is often used to help relieve anxiety due to its aromatic qualities. Furthermore, rose petals are a source of anti-oxidants due to the high content of phenolic compounds, in particular free gallic acid. Read more on studies about the antioxidant power of this beautiful floral addition here.
The name Luna Rossa translates from Italian to mean Red Moon. The moon of early summer is referred to as the Strawberry Moon, or in some places, the Red or Rose Moon. It is the time that strawberries are harvested and roses are in bloom. The name Luna Rossa was chosen for its reference to the beautiful color of rose contained in the blend and for the tranquility of the moon in the night sky.
The reusable, recyclable tin contains 2 ounces. Contents will yield approximately 20 eight-ounce servings plus re-steeps!