All About Blue Lotus

Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea) might be the biggest liar on the planet. After all, it’s not actually a Lotus; it’s a lily! If you’ve heard “Egyptian blue lily,” “blue water lily,” or “sacred blue lily” tossed around in conversation, it’s the same thing. The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word […]

The secrets of Kava Kava

Kava

Kava-Kava Kava (Piper methysticum ) is a plant that derives from the western pacific islands and is sold all over the world.  The roots are distributed in various forms such as powder, course root, or extracts/tinctures. The name is from Tongan and Marquesan; other names include ʻawa (Hawaiʻi), ʻava (Samoa), yaqona (Fiji), sakau (Pohnpei), and malok or malogu (parts of Vanuatu) […]