Shanae

Shanae is an herbalist and the founder of Ivy's Tea Co.

6 Herbs for Your Nervous System Health

6 Herbs for Your Nervous System Health

Shanae October 17th, 2021 2 minute read Herbalism

Plant medicine is so useful - and especially useful for nervous system health. Many plants have medicinal values that can help us get through our days. Be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin any herbal regimen. Some herbs can contraindicate with ... more »

Information You Can Trust

Information You Can Trust

Shanae July 28th, 2021 1 minute read Announcements

All too often misinformation spreads like wildfire, especially on the internet.  And, unfortunately, the community that we serve the most is at the highest risk of being receptive to this information and hurt by this misinformation.  Many of ... more »

How to: Use A Tea Infuser for the Best Cup of Loose Leaf Tea

How to: Use A Tea Infuser for the Best Cup of Loose Leaf Tea

Shanae May 7th, 2021 2 minute read Tips

Your very first time as a tea drinker might be kinda rough.  It's like, "Wait...there are no bags? How much tea should I use? Wait...wait...I need a what do ya call it? Infuser? Which one sh How the heck do I use this thing?" Then when you've ... more »

Herb of the Month: Mullein, Best Cough Remedy

Herb of the Month: Mullein, Best Cough Remedy

Shanae September 19th, 2021 2 minute read Herbalism

On our Instagram page we've been sharing the medicinal benefits of Mullein, a beautiful plant with furry green leaves and a center stalk that blooms bright yellow flowers. It's like nature's torch.  The plant is so sturdy, herbalists have ... more »

Herb of the Month: Moringa + We're Releasing A New Moringa Tea

Herb of the Month: Moringa + We're Releasing A New Moringa Tea

Shanae August 2nd, 2021 4 minute read Herbalism

Later this month we're releasing Mo C.R.E.A.M., our new moringa mint tea. The exact release date is August 20 - mark your calendar! A few of our most dedicated customers have asked us to make a moringa tea, so I filed it away in the back of my mind and ... more »

Herb of the Month: Chicory Root

Herb of the Month: Chicory Root

Shanae July 11th, 2021 2 minute read Herbalism

Chicory root is probably best known for its properties as a coffee substitute.  Yeah, that's right.  Most people make their own coffee substitutes using the root of the beautiful blue flower, Chicory. When roasted, chicory root takes an acidic ... more »

Recipe: Shmoney Old Fashioned with Orange Honey and Tea

Recipe: Shmoney Old Fashioned with Orange Honey and Tea

Shanae July 2nd, 2021 0 minute read Recipes

Recipe: Grinding All My Life featuring Lemon Ginger Tea and Aquafaba

Recipe: Grinding All My Life featuring Lemon Ginger Tea and Aquafaba

Shanae June 30th, 2021 0 minute read Recipes

Recipe: "Go Home Mojito" with Chamomile Tea and Peppermint Honey

Recipe: "Go Home Mojito" with Chamomile Tea and Peppermint Honey

Shanae June 27th, 2021 0 minute read Recipes

How to Brew: C.R.E.A.M., Peppermint Tea

How to Brew: C.R.E.A.M., Peppermint Tea

Shanae June 16th, 2021 2 minute read Tutorials

My main reason for creating our peppermint tea, C.R.E.A.M., when we launched because I wanted a quality crisp and refreshing tea. The mint teas that I used to drink were from some plantation (no thank you) or they just tasted more like mint flavor than ... more »