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Golden, sweet and delicious, all our honey is sourced locally from small family run apiaries within 100 miles of the brewery. Always raw, unfiltered, and organic, honey is also a powerful antioxidant that can boost immunity and help lower blood pressure.


With a bold red color and tart finish, Tart cherry juice is not only good for post workout recovery and sleep but a 2012 study showed that drinking cherry juice twice a day for 21 days reduced the pain felt by people with Osteoarthritis.


Naturally grown in Maine, Atlantic Canada and Quebec, wild blueberries are harvested between July and early September. These berries are “wild” because they are naturally occurring stands and are a mixture of many plant varieties that differ in size, color and complex flavors. Wild Blueberries are rich in flavonoids and phenolic compounds which account for it’s high levels of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.


Organic Meyer lemons go into several of our brews and we utilize both peel and juice for the best flavor. A 2016 laboratory study showed that a citrus-based drink helped prevent the development of wrinkles in hairless mice. According to the United States Department of AgricultureTrusted Source, the juice of one lemon provides about 18.6 milligrams of vitamin C, a primary antioxidant that helps protect cells from damaging free radicals.


Pineapple juice contains a variety of vitamins, minerals, and beneficial plant compounds that may protect you from disease. Pineapple juice may help reduce inflammation, which is believed to be the root cause of many chronic diseases. This may largely be due to its bromelain content. Some research suggests that this compound may be as effective as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) — but with fewer side effects.


Turmeric, and its active ingredient, curcumin, may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high-quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain (4Trusted Source5Trusted Source6Trusted Source). It’s a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis.


Ginger is a flowering plant that originates from Southeast Asia. It’s among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet. Ginger is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain. We cold press our organic ginger add right before we serve for the most invigorating flavor experience!


Elderberry is one of the most commonly used medicinal plants in the world. Traditionally, Native Americans used it to treat infections, while the ancient Egyptians used it to improve their complexions and heal burns. It’s still gathered and used in folk medicine across many parts of Europe. Elderberry is rich in vitamin c, phenolic acids, flavanols and like cherry juice, anthocyanins which give the fruit its characteristic dark black-purple color and are a strong antioxidant with anti-inflammatory effects (46Trusted Source).


Holy basil is prized for its healing properties. It is originally from India and is used in Ayurvedic medicine as an “adaptogen” to counter life’s stresses. It is considered a sacred plant by the Hindus and is often planted around Hindu shrines. The Hindu name for holy basil, Tulsi, means “the incomparable one.” Medicine is made from the leaves, stems, and seeds.


The reishi mushroom, also known as Ganoderma lucidum and lingzhi, is a fungus that grows in various hot and humid locations in Asia (1Trusted Source). For many years, this fungus has been a staple in Eastern medicine (1Trusted Source2Trusted Source). Within the mushroom, there are several molecules, including triterpenoids, polysaccharides and peptidoglycans, that may be responsible for its health effects (3Trusted Source). While the mushrooms themselves can be eaten fresh, it is also common to use powdered forms of the mushroom or extracts that contain these specific molecules.


Lemongrass is a tropical plant native to Southeast Asia, now grown in Africa, Australia, and North and South America, lemongrass is widely used as a natural remedy for digestive issues, neurological problems, and high blood pressure.


Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a lemon-scented herb that comes from the same family as mint. Lemon balm has traditionally been used to improve mood and cognitive function, but the potential benefits don’t stop there. Lemon balm may also help lower stress and anxiety!


Research has found that lion’s mane may protect against dementia, reduce mild symptoms of anxiety and depression and help repair nerve damage. (5Trusted Source6Trusted Source7Trusted Source8Trusted Source). It also has strong anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immune-boosting abilities and been shown to lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, ulcers and diabetes in animals.


Loaded with vitamin c, vitamin a, and antioxidants, orange blossoms are the fragrant for bearers of the orange. Pack with essential oils we cold steep our delicate flowers to preserve all their potent healing power.


Chamomile tea is a popular beverage that also offers a variety of health benefits. Chamomile is an herb that comes from the daisy-like flowers of the Asteraceae plant family. It has been consumed for centuries as a natural remedy for several health conditions.


Cordyceps is a genus of parasitic fungi that grows on the larvae of insects in the wild. Supplements and products containing Cordyceps extract have become increasingly popular due to their many purported health benefits. Cordyceps are thought to increase the body’s production of the molecule adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which is essential for delivering energy to the muscles. This may improve the way your body uses oxygen, especially during exercise (1Trusted Source2).


Strawberries are bright red, juicy, and sweet. They’re an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese and also contain decent amounts of folate (vitamin B9) and potassium. Strawberries are very rich in antioxidants and plant compounds, which may have benefits for heart health and blood sugar control (1Trusted Source2Trusted Source).


Hibiscus tea is an herbal tea that’s made by steeping parts of the hibiscus plant in boiling water. Research has uncovered a range of health benefits linked to drinking hibiscus tea, showing that it may lower blood pressure, fight bacteria and even aid weight loss.


Vanilla is not just a ‘feel good’ scent.  Its incredible capacity to expedite healing, improve acne and promote hair growth means that it is a great multi-tasking tool to have in your natural health Armory. Research has shown that vanilla can reduce cholesterol levels, can strengthen the hair and induce blood flow to the scalp promoting hair growth.


Chaga mushrooms have been used for centuries in Siberia and other parts of Asia as a medicine to boost immunity and improve overall health (1). By promoting the formation of beneficial cytokines — specialized proteins that regulate the immune system — chaga stimulates white blood cells, which are essential for fighting off harmful bacteria or viruses (5Trusted Source6Trusted Source).