Episode 38: Golden Flourish - Rachael

Episode 38: Golden Flourish - Rachael- BLK+GRN

 Following her postgraduate self-care journey, Rachel realized that drinking tea is a great way to stay healthy and increase her quality of life. After working in an herbalism apprenticeship, Rachel founded Golden Flourish to share what she learned about self-care through tea drinking while empowering the lives of future generations on their self-care journey.

Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world next to water and can be found in almost 80% of all U.S. households. Whether it’s used to disconnect from daily routines or boost your immune system, Rachel aspires to utilize her background in herbalism to encourage inner and outer wellbeing through tea consumption.

Quote from interviewee for call-out box:

“A lot of herbs have had different we call it “actions,” but different ways that it can support you in your self-care or in your health that have been passed down from generation to generation to generation.”

Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:

  • Ginger tea contains antioxidants that can help strengthen your immunity, digestive system and help with nausea.
  • Tea is a great alternative for coffee.
  • You can get into the habit of staying present by lending all your senses to not only preparing your tea but to enjoying every part of the process.

Check Out These Highlights:

  • Rachel shares how she creates and combines different herbs to benefit her customers (4:45)
  • Healthy alternatives for sugar in your tea (7:36)
  • Rachel describes how to be intentional in what you consume and understand the messages your food sends you (17:59)

Quotes:

  • “There [are] so many herbs, so many ways that it can benefit our bodies. And, yeah, that's what I want people to reconnect to.”
  • “Each blend that I create at Golden Flourish, I think about something that can support me and those around me or others that want to drink tea and self-care.”
  • “I feel like that's like the important teacher is our body. If we really listen to it or tune into what we’re feeling, we'll know what we can do to feel better and understand the journey that we're on.”