Beat the Heat with Bravo Iced Teas

Herbal Teas in the Summer Months

The benefits of drinking herbal teas daily are numerous. Yet, in these summer months, it can be difficult to want to enjoy a hot beverage. Luckily, the benefits of herbal teas are not only present when served hot! Any of our many health-supporting teas are still good for you when served iced.

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Traditional Tips for Wintertime Health

Learn the traditional way to stay balanced and healthy during wintertime.

Winter in TCM

Yin energy is dominant during winter. Yin is represented as the black part of the yin-yang symbol. As you might have guessed, this energy is slower, darker, and colder than the bright yang energy of summer.

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Herb Adulteration

What Does Bravo Tea do to Fight Herb Adulteration?

What is Herb Adulteration

Herb adulteration is when a substance other than what is claimed on the label is present in a product. There are many reasons why herb adulteration can happen, both accidentally and intentionally.

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Schisandra Berry: The New Super-Fruit

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the herb is considered invigorating to Qi (pronounced like chee). Qi is the energy force in the body, and there are different types of it connected to different systems. It’s thought that schisandra berry can support different areas in the body according to TCM. It supports the Lung Qi, can support fluid production in the body, calms the spirit and tonifies the heart. Some applications of the fruit in TCM include treatments for fatigue, cough, breathing troubles, and even impotence issues in men. TCM herbal treatments always combine herbs to create a specific affect, and so in these cases, schisandra is not used on its own.

What is Schisandra Berry?

Have you heard of schisandra berry? If you live in North America, odds are you haven’t. However, schisandra is growing in popularity because of it’s amazing health benefits.

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