Women who inspired our herbal teas

Not truly teas, as they have no Camillia Sinensis … these should be called “tisanes”, but that is not how Americans use language around their leafy hot beverages, so we use the term Herbal teas, as this is what folx in the US find most familiar. These beverages have no caffeine.


Marie Curie: Radiance Herbal Blend

The first person to win two Nobel prizes. Marie Curie (1867 - 1934) lost her mother and eldest sister to typhus when she was just 10 years old. Her father was a teacher, and imbued all his children with a love of learning. Marie graduated high school at 15 with...

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Amalia Eriksson: MorMor Peppermint

The old saying goes that necessity is the mother of invention, and often, that necessity is a mother’s need to care for her child.   Biography notes: 📍1824-1923 born in Gränna Sweden.Orphaned at age 10, by a cholera outbreak, Amalia took work as a maid to support...

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Jeanne Baret: Ginger Peach Beret

Not only a glass-ceiling-shattering explorer, but also a groundbreaking botanist. Jeanne Baret sailed around the world as part of the first French circumnavigation of the globe, led by admiral Louis-Antoine de Bougainville from 1766 to 1769. Her journey was not...

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Rebecca Gratz: Rebecca’s Lullaby

With every need she saw, she formed a society to meet it.   Rebecca Gratz could not see the widows and orphans of the Revolutionary war without doing something to ease their suffering -- with every need she saw, she formed a society to meet it. She was a...

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Rose Fortune: Spicy Ginger Rose

Rose Fortune left no words behind - only actions. As a freed slave in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia she started a carting business, hauling luggage and freight with her wheelbarrow. She also offered a wake up service, and was soon the self appointed law of the wharf...

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Artemisia Gentileschi: Go For Baroque

Artemisia Gentileschi is the most renowned female painter of the baroque era, and only female follower of Caravaggio’s dramatic realism.   Still, Artemisia’s earliest paintings were all sold bearing her father’s signature. In spite of her successful career,...

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