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Strawberry Chamomile Oxymel | Sensual Joy + Bliss

Ms. Tea

Strawberry Chamomile Oxymel | Sensual Joy + Bliss

$20.00

A true delight, this alcohol-free oxymel features a foundation of raw apple cider vinegar, raw honey from local beekeepers, and a tiny splash of balsamic vinaigrette to create a blend that is delicious and uplifting. With strawberries and chamomile blooms from local farmer friends, this incredible blend is a sweet and juicy heart tonic that's loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants, and grounds us when we're feeling frazzled. Harmonizing with strawberries and chamomile are rose and tulsi to open the energetic heart, hold our hands through grief, support healthy boundaries, and calm the nervous system. 

1fl oz

All organic California-grown: strawberries (fragaria spp.), chamomile (matricaria recutita), rose petals (rosa spp.), holy basil (ocimum sanctum), raw organic apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, local raw honey

Take 1-2 droppers up to 3x/day to delight your energetic heart, ease tension in the belly, indulge the senses, and give frazzled nerves a boost.

Founded by Levi Leigh Barringer (they/them), a bioregional herbalist, medicine maker, and visual creative residing in Petaluma, California, Ms. Tea is an apothecary of handcrafted and ethically sourced herbs from local farms and herb growers, as well as Levi’s own medicinal herb garden. Levi listens and tends to plants to foster regenerative and reciprocal relationships with the deep magic of human and more-than-human worlds…and Levi has supported people from all walks of life seeking to build relationships with plants and work with herbs in various ways.

Levi’s plant path started with their first teacher: the land. What began in childhood as climbing trees in the Wabash River watershed in southern Indiana later became a deeply felt sense of place when they first experienced the Sonoran Desert bloom in 2012. Over time, Levi has committed to nurturing relationships with lands, waters, their protectors…and weaving those teachings into their medicine and work. Ms. Tea started as a play on words: a slippery pun, an ode to our primordial origins in water. The ancestral memory held in streams, rivers, ocean.

In 2016, Levi began shifting their herbal practice towards mutual aid and organizing by sending herbs to water protectors at Standing Rock. Collective care is a cornerstone of Levi’s practice, not as an act of generosity, but as a way to cultivate more resilient communities. They currently work with other local herbalists as part of Bay Area Herbal Response Team to help further their mission to connect low income folks and communities impacted by systemic injustice with herbal consults and education.

Levi’s craft is informed by their roots as a rural queer and navigating historical trauma and grief through their own somatic work. Herbalism came to Levi through land connection, field botany, and backcountry camping along desert washes, alpine ranges, and riparian waterways. They left their full-time design job in 2017 to pursue herbalism and find ways to deepen their creative practice.

Levi studied as a vitalist herbal practitioner with course work in Astro herbalism with the School of Evolutionary Herbalism, and expanded their practitioner skills with Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine. Levi studied holistic protocols, advanced formulation, herbal safety, and ethics with Wild Current Herbalism, with whom they are currently taking on a rigorous clinical mentorship.

The Intention

A true delight, this alcohol-free oxymel features a foundation of raw apple cider vinegar, raw honey from local beekeepers, and a tiny splash of balsamic vinaigrette to create a blend that is delicious and uplifting. With strawberries and chamomile blooms from local farmer friends, this incredible blend is a sweet and juicy heart tonic that's loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants, and grounds us when we're feeling frazzled. Harmonizing with strawberries and chamomile are rose and tulsi to open the energetic heart, hold our hands through grief, support healthy boundaries, and calm the nervous system. 

1fl oz

The Ingredients

All organic California-grown: strawberries (fragaria spp.), chamomile (matricaria recutita), rose petals (rosa spp.), holy basil (ocimum sanctum), raw organic apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, local raw honey

The Ritual

Take 1-2 droppers up to 3x/day to delight your energetic heart, ease tension in the belly, indulge the senses, and give frazzled nerves a boost.

The Ms. Tea Story

Founded by Levi Leigh Barringer (they/them), a bioregional herbalist, medicine maker, and visual creative residing in Petaluma, California, Ms. Tea is an apothecary of handcrafted and ethically sourced herbs from local farms and herb growers, as well as Levi’s own medicinal herb garden. Levi listens and tends to plants to foster regenerative and reciprocal relationships with the deep magic of human and more-than-human worlds…and Levi has supported people from all walks of life seeking to build relationships with plants and work with herbs in various ways.

Levi’s plant path started with their first teacher: the land. What began in childhood as climbing trees in the Wabash River watershed in southern Indiana later became a deeply felt sense of place when they first experienced the Sonoran Desert bloom in 2012. Over time, Levi has committed to nurturing relationships with lands, waters, their protectors…and weaving those teachings into their medicine and work. Ms. Tea started as a play on words: a slippery pun, an ode to our primordial origins in water. The ancestral memory held in streams, rivers, ocean.

In 2016, Levi began shifting their herbal practice towards mutual aid and organizing by sending herbs to water protectors at Standing Rock. Collective care is a cornerstone of Levi’s practice, not as an act of generosity, but as a way to cultivate more resilient communities. They currently work with other local herbalists as part of Bay Area Herbal Response Team to help further their mission to connect low income folks and communities impacted by systemic injustice with herbal consults and education.

Levi’s craft is informed by their roots as a rural queer and navigating historical trauma and grief through their own somatic work. Herbalism came to Levi through land connection, field botany, and backcountry camping along desert washes, alpine ranges, and riparian waterways. They left their full-time design job in 2017 to pursue herbalism and find ways to deepen their creative practice.

Levi studied as a vitalist herbal practitioner with course work in Astro herbalism with the School of Evolutionary Herbalism, and expanded their practitioner skills with Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine. Levi studied holistic protocols, advanced formulation, herbal safety, and ethics with Wild Current Herbalism, with whom they are currently taking on a rigorous clinical mentorship.

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