Exploring the Alchemy of Orange Blossom Moon

Orange Blossom Moon, our subscription offering for the month of September as part of our Blue Moon Beauty Collection is truly something special, because it showcases an array of incredible, sensual and whole-body healing ingredients.  

This delicate, fragrant tea has the most heavenly aroma, as well as mood-boosting, radiance-inducing properties, and an utterly delicious taste. You'll relish tender sips of neroli and jasmine blooms, and the sensual smell of orange blossoms in every cup. It alchemizes Organic Jasmine Silver Needle White Tea, Pineapple, Organic Blueberry, Organic Zante Currant, Organic Jasmine Green Tea, Organic Lemongrass, Butterfly Pea Flower, Cornflower Petals, Natural Orange flavor extract and Natural Blueberry flavor extract. 

Let's explore more of the magic behind its ingredients.

Yin Zhen Silver Needle White Tea  is the rarest and most prized white tea in the world, and is only harvested between April and May - just 3 precious weeks out of the year. This tea is comprised of the youngest part of the emerging tea plant, the bud. the most expensive and precious white tea. Delicately harvested by hand, each tender tea shoot is carefully dried and tastes of honey and spring rain. From the highest peaks of coastline, each young tea bud is covered in silver down, creating an effervescent flavor profile which is ephemeral and transcendent, with every sip. 

White tea supports skin elasticity and helps protect against skin damage and premature aging, enhancing your youthful glow and creating a smooth, even complexion. White tea can also lower overall skin inflammation, as well as support conditions like dandruff and eczema, while combating redness and enhancing collagen production. Drinking white tea can help your body absorb nutrients more efficiently, supporting weight management and giving your metabolism a healthy boost. It encourages healthy hair growth, provides calm alertness and focus, improves oral health, prevents tooth decay, and can even promote a healthy heart and prevent cancer!

Butterfly Pea Flower gives this tea its radiant blue color when steeped, and it has been sipped for centuries as an extraordinary beauty enhancer, nootropic and memory booster. It is collagen-producing for our skin, hair and nails, boosting blood flow to our scalp and strengthening hair follicles. It also reduces the appearance of skin inflammation, wrinkles and soothes our complexion. Butterfly Pea Flower supports brain health and cognitive function, provides increased energy and productivity with a sense of ease and relaxation, supports digestion, weight management and flushes toxins out of the body. Butterfly Pea Flower tonifies and strengthens our sensual energy and purifies our being from within.

Pineapple contains a digestive enzyme called bromelain, which is supportive to our gut health. Gut health is directly correlated to our brain and feelings of joy, so a healthy gut creates a happy mood! Bromelain also helps break down proteins, and can reduce inflammation throughout the body and speed our whole body healing and recovery. It's also rich with Vitamin C which helps produce collagen and protects the vitality of our cells.

Zante Currants are a type of black currant, and contain a wealth of beneficial minerals including zinc, magnesium, iron and potassium. They also boast four times the vitamin C of oranges and two times the antioxidants of blueberries! Vitamin C helps fight free radicals for immune support and healthy skin by slowing down the aging process from oxidative stress. Black currants can also reduce blood pressure to help us stay cool, calm and collected, supporting our inner radiance and a healthy heart. 

Blue Cornflower is cooling, toning, and anti-inflammatory which help soothe sensitive skin as well as bring our physiology back into balance. It has been said that Egyptians adorned the tombs of pharaohs such as Tutenkhamun with wreaths of cornflowers, as they were believed to hold the power to resurrect the dead, and they have also been revered as a symbol of wealth, good fortune, hope, fertility and love. 

We hope you adore this blend as much as we do. For more insight into its flavor profile and health benefits, watch this video where Zhena walks you through its luscious, love-filled qualities.