Your Winter Guide to Clear, Radiant Skin
Eczema, Psoriasis, Dermatitis. Ugh. Its getting colder out and all sorts of skin conditions and dryness can get worse- maybe you’ve already noticed?
As the weather gets colder and dryer, skin conditions can start to act up. In Chinese Medicine, the Lungs govern the skin. The first place in the body that cold and flu season affects is the Lungs, which open to the nose. As the Lungs become dry, weakened, or irritated, they are less able to keep the skin moist and healthy. As the body releases heat, the skin can become red, itchy, and dry. When we have itchy, red spots on our skin there is some kind of internal heat rising to the surface, as heat does, to allow the skin to expel it
Abbé Tea Company makes some great blends that help cool and calm the skin while helping move heat at the same time. Rooibos is an anti-inflammatory herb that calms anxiety, lifts depression, soothes digestive issues, eases abdominal cramps and stimulates concentration and focus. Rooibos is the base for most of our teas, is incredibly soothing as well as hydrating to help ease the inflamed skin and nourish the internal terrain.
Peppermint is an anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal herb that detoxifies the liver. Chrysanthemum also detoxifies the liver, clears heat and rejuvenates the brain. Green rooibos is an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant that prevents damage from free radicals, slows aging, and reduces cholesterol build-up and blood clots. This combination of peppermint and chrysanthemum in a green rooibos base enables our Detox blend to help rid the body of heat and generate movement that creates a clearing and cooling effect. with a detoxifying blend designed to protect against oxidative stress, reduce inflammation, and flush toxins from the liver.
Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic that eases pain associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other inflammatory diseases.T he anti-inflammatory agents found in the turmeric in our Relieve tea help reduce overall inflammation in the body and clear excess heat. Relieve is a comforting organic herbal tea designed to boost circulation and ease the mind, body, and spirit to soothe pain at all levels.