Melbourne Doula

Welcome to 'Melbourne Doula', the place where I share what birth work is teaching is me, and what I am learning from the wonderful families who have invited me to share this most special season of their lives. Here you will find information about me and the doula services I provide, birth stories from remarkable women and their loved ones, as well as all kinds of resources to enrich your own journey of discovery. And welcome also to BLISSFUL HERBS, the home of beautiful herbal teas and bath herbs to support wellness through every season of life.

F**K It All tea ... for when you find yourself in extremis

A special new herbal tea blend, by customer request.

Because sometimes profanity and strong tea is the only way to get through all the sh**. 

Stress-relieving and strength-giving.

 

The F**K It All tea contains:

Borage (Borago officinalis): reduces stress, good for "weak hearts" lifts the spirits and imparts courage. It also boosts milk supply - giving mothers strength and courage for the big job of breastfeeding. Do not take during pregnancy.

Burdock Root (Arctium lappa): liver alterative, rich in minerals, as a tea helps "reduce stress and anger" and is good when "p**sed off", anti-oxidant.

Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) - boosts strength, warming, carminative, gives energy, reduces anxiety and stress, contains pain-relieving eugenol, eases headaches and muscle pain.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) - good for stressed nerves, relaxes spasm and eases pain, healing for female organs, aromatic digestive (so good for sicky tummy from stress)

Oatstraw (Avena sativa) - a nervine tonic, rich in B vitamins for stress and to nourish the nervous system. Good for "nervous exhaustion" and insomnia.

Schisandra berries - Excellent adaptogen and liver tonic.Helps with exhaustion, insomnia, helps focus the mind and gives endurance.

Withania (Ashwaganda) –an adaptogen, increases ability to fight trauma, rejuvenating, strengthening, calming for the nervous system. Relieves fatigue, nervous exhaustion and boosts energy.

Rose – because you need reminding that you are really a delicate petal when you are going through all that sh.... er, a tough time.

Hibiscus rosella - because this tea must be RED! Delicious fruity taste to counteract the bitter 
Burdock and Borage, rich in anti-oxidants and Vitamin C.

This blend is not suitable during pregnancy but is suitable for use during breastfeeding.


Prices:

25g = 5.00 ( I can post this small packet to you for $1.50 postage = $6.50 delivered)
50g = 8.50
60g = 10.00
100g = 16.00
150g = 23.50

Postage is $8.00 up to 500g gross, Australia-wide.

You use about 2-3g of herbs per cup of tea.

To order:

Email blissfulherbs@bigpond.com and include your postal address.

Some cups to go with your tea. Sorry, I don't stock them! But I hope they give you a chuckle :)


And there is even a theme song for when you are in a F**K It All kind of mood:


Seriously though, if are you are going through a horrible time, as we all do occasionally, I hope things get better soon and you have good support around you. Reach out for more if you need it. And may you, in time, become ...

Now while profanity, strong tea, and laughter therapy won't fix everything, here is something else to give you a chuckle and my word can these, er, 'ladeez' handle a little bit of cathartic profanity!


2 comments:

Little Toes Tread Lightly said...

What a relief!
Thank you again.
I love this tea, the scent, the name and the taste .. a lovely selection of herbs with gentle, soothing effect.
Nothing better than smiling sweetly over a cup of F**K It All tea ;)

Rebecca Sutherland said...

This tea is my saviour. It tastes delicious and calms me after a hectic day.
Thank you!