By Misty Gant, Integrative Wellness Coach, Doula, and Herbalist Adviser for
Eliza & Wyld.
With the world on lockdown we are all feeling various levels of stress and tension, we are here to help. Here is a quick preparation you can make at home to aid with focus and relaxation. This ritual has been designed to help you calm your body, relieve stress and tension and provide space for clarity and focus. Use before settling down to do focused work, at bedtime, anytime you need to calm and unwind, or just before a meditation or yoga practice.
Calm + Collect Tea
This tea is perfect for helping you to relax the mind when it is time to do focused work. Perhaps you have a looming deadline or need to answer a long list of emails or are experiencing feelings of being overwhelmed, anxious or stressed. This remedy has been designed to quiet the mind and relax the body to allow the brain to focus and clear.
Rose is very nutritive loaded with Vitamin C, A and E, B-Complex vitamins, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. It helps balance hormones, soothes nervous, angry and sad emotions, and has strong antibacterial and antiseptic properties. Chamomile is known for its calming properties. It also soothes the digestive tract, supports healthy respiratory function. The genus name for chamomile is Matricaria which stems from the Latin word matrix meaning 'womb' hinting at its beneficial effects for women. Finally honey which has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as its soothing sweet taste.
1 tsp organic dried rose petals
2 tsp organic dried chamomile tea or flowers
1/2 dropper Eliza & Wyld Daily CBD+MCT 600mg (10mg dose*)
Place dried herbs in a French press or small tea pot. Fill with 8 ounces of boiling water and let steep for 5 minutes. Add honey and Eliza & Wyld Daily CBD+MCT to the tea cup and fill with the tea infusion. Breathe in the warm floral aroma, relax shoulders, and enjoy.
* you can dose CBD up or down depending on your individual needs.
Relieve Pain or tension
Pair this remedy with restorative application of Eliza & Wyld Stress Less Roller to the temples, forehead, neck and other pulse points (behind knees and ears) and feel the tension reduce. The 250mg of Hemp extract CBD and calming blend of essential oils will activate the cannabinoid receptors in the skin and help to relieve underlying stress, tension and pain. The roller can also be used to target any areas of pain or discomfort across the body (e.g. neck, back and mensural pain), just roll over areas to soothe and relieve.