Learn more about herbs and tisanes

The recent Full Moon brought us to the peak of its cycle this month, reflecting the light on your own internal Moon Cycle. Traditionally, the keepers of herbal knowledge have always been women, so it’s natural to think women have probably been taking herbs to relieve...

Have you ever experienced Summertime Sadness? Maybe it's because these next few weeks, summer vacation comes to a screeching halt, or it's the shift in seasonal weather, but in some way or another, we all experience a little sadness here and there in different capacities...

mint is a calming and soothing herb that has been used for thousands of years to aid with upset stomach or indigestion. Mint has a particularly good source of vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin that is critical for eye health and night vision. Mint also...

After every shower or before going to bed, there’s always a ritual with our skin. Next time you’re nurturing your skin, try using your “Skin” tisane and combine it with coconut oil to moisturize, castile soap for a lovely cleanser, or try putting it in a...

With every tisane blend we craft, we always love to brew up a blend of our Creativity tisane to stimulate the functions of our mind and allow for the release of our artistic expression. This herbal blend strengthens the nervous system and removes the overlay of...

Has the end of the week been pushing you and causing you stress? Try a combo blend of our Adapt and Happy tisanes to keep the energy levels strong and the mood uplifted yet still relaxed. We here at Vana Tisanes combine most of our blends with...

Finding your right flavor potency is half the work in making tisanes or any other tea taste their most optimal.  We recommend starting with all of our blends using ½ tbsp for your mug of tea, around 8 oz of water. Then let it steep...

An herb that has been used for 4000 years in India to relieve stress, increase energy levels and improve concentration. A native of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Ashwagandha is a very important herb in ayurveda, a traditional Indian medicine. Traditional uses of ashwagandha among...

With warmer weather coming iced tisanes are the perfect soothing treat while still receiving the benefits of these magical plants. We like to put fresh versions of the same herbs that we use in our blends as a wonderful aroma and flavor enhancer. This is our...

The first legitimized documentation of herbal remedies begins with the Sumerians who lived more than 5,000 years ago and are the earliest known civilization in the historical region of southern Mesopotamia, which is modern-day southern Iraq, and is described as one of the cradles of...