Rasa Blog

Giving Tuesday
This Giving Tuesday, we wanted to share with you three organizations that are near and dear to us here at Rasa—both aligned with our love...
We're still small! And yet so mighty, & so grateful
“Start a business,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. (No one ever actually said this, but it sure does kind of seem that way...
A Small Gift of Gratitude from Us to You
While we’re not super into the whole “celebrating the violent colonization of America with turkeys and cranberries” thing... we do have a penchant for feasts, and...
Why Daily Rituals Matter: The Cumulative Effect of Adaptogens
We’re often asked, why is cumulative use important with Rasa? And, how often do I need to drink Rasa to get max benefit? These common...
The Dark Secret of Crowdfunding
When we first started exploring crowdfunding as a mission-aligned way to raise capital at the beginning of this year, we spoke to many people who...
Why’d We Choose the Crowd?
When we started Rasa back in 2015, we couldn’t imagine it would be the business it has become today. Lopa founded it out of her...
A Healthcare Worker’s Journey: Seeking Presence in the Midst of Chaos
We were so honored when a customer and member of our community reached out to share her story as a nurse and her experience with...
Let’s chat Wellderberry!
As we ease our way into November and the holiday season, you may be wondering what the deal is with our newly re-launch Well Well...
Why'd We Reduce the Price of Our Sampler Packs?
As we have grown as a business, we have been buying herbs in larger and larger quantities. For example, we bought our first **shipping container-load**...
On foundational health, exercise, & Golden Chai
After 30+ years of being active, I recently came to the realization that I've been approaching exercise the wrong way. I specialized before truly building...
Golden Chai: Behind the R&D Bench with Ben LeVine
I'm often asked, how do we come up with new Rasa blends? What's the process? How do you decide what herbs to use? In celebration...
Fall Equinox Founder Reflections
Part One: 2016 I realized I haven’t ever shared the story behind why I started Rasa here! So, why *did* I start Rasa? Necessity was...
Rasa Becomes A Public Benefit Corporation
Drumroll please...We’re now a Public Benefit Corporation!  We’re so excited to put this legal stake in the ground, further substantiating our commitment to being a...
A Labor Day Love Letter from Lopa
Happy Labor Day, all! I'm going to get real-real here with you, because transparency is energy currency and being real is [really] what life is...
Crème de la Creamer: Focus & Flow
Welcome to Your Flow State of Mind (You remarkable sparkle of human consciousness, you.) We formulated the perfect complement to your morning brew. Because modern...
Crème de la Creamer: A Gush of Beauty in Your Cup
Superfunctional & Adaptogenic  You’ve heard it before; outer beauty is inner beauty. Meaning, much of what makes us radiate on the outside is dependent on...
RASA PRESENTS: CREME DE LA CREAMER
Hey Day-Dreamers. You feel that?  The thick clouds are parting. The milky way is winking.Rivers of joie de vivre are pouring into your cup…Oh yes,...
The Inspiration Behind Crème de la Creamer: Lopa's Notes on Vitality, Community, and Deep Love
I’ve just returned from a four day solo retreat, immersed in nature. This time away with myself, with hours a day to meditate and follow...
Rasa & Global Care, Healing and Appreciation
If herbs are the medicines of both landscapes and cultures, a cup of Rasa is truly a global experience. The 50 botanicals we source for...
Rasa 2021: Coffee Alternative Packed With Energy & Goodness
Sarah Kirton of Delivery Rank chatted with Lopa van der Mersch, founder and CEO of Rasa, to discuss the benefits of substituting your daily coffee with a clinical-herbalist formulated,...
Father's Day Love Letter
A little over a year ago I joined the Rasa team. And, that very same week, my father passed from “complications due to Covid-19”. I’m...