Rasa Blog

Rasa & Foria: A Spicy Collab for Valentine's Day
Here at Rasa, we’re all about creating adaptogenic botanical blends that support your ability to be your best every day. Every blend offers a bundle...
Customer Spotlight: Maggie Battista
I’ve had a complex relationship with caffeine since childhood. Good coffee was a daily reason to gather in my Honduran-Italian family. When memories are intertwined...
On Gentleness
As I walk through one of the biggest transitions of my life, I’ve been reflecting a lot on gentleness versus harshness…we be so unkind and...
Smol is Beautiful (Reminder: We are also smol!)
Smol is beautiful and we are smol, and this year has been really (really) hard for small businesses, and next year promises to be…even harder....
Smoked Golden Chai Mocktail Recipe
This season, gather your friends and get cozy with a fan favorite “rasape”. We partnered with our new friend @itsdevinjo to concoct this smoky delight that mixes our Golden...
How Adaptogens Work: A Scientific Deep Dive
At Rasa, we are often asked: So how do adaptogens work? The easy answer is that they help us adapt to stress. The harder answer...
Meet Rasa’s Vanilla Farmers
We’re dedicated to giving you the inside look into our sourcing! This spring Lopa and Ben went to India on a sourcing trip, here’s some...
Rasa Original: New & Improved
Since we launched our first blend four years ago, Original Rasa has become beloved by many. Over 1800 reviewers have rated it 4.8/5 stars. Reading...
4 Reasons Why Golden Chai is an Ideal Post-Workout Recovery Drink
We tout Golden Chai as a recovery tonic, but what does that mean? Let’s dive into what makes our recovery tonic, well… a recovery tonic....
Three ways to enjoy Golden Chai
Golden Chai is a fan favorite for a reason—it’s really that delicious. While it’s tasty enough to drink “black” (or should we say golden?), if...
Filling Our Cup: Motherhood with Samantha Eason
We had the pleasure of (virtually) sitting down with writer and entrepreneur Samantha Eason, single mom of Isaac, Maddox, and Rowan. We discussed her experience...
Exploring Motherhood with the Rasa Team
We realize mother’s day is a sensitive and painful time for many for a variety of reasons. Please take care of yourself ❤️ If you’ve...
Filling Our Cup: Spring Renewal with Rachelle Robinett
We had the pleasure of (virtually) sitting down with NYC-based herbalist Rachelle Robinett, founder of Pharmakon Supernatural. We discussed transitioning into spring with herbs and...
Four Ways Rasa Supports Your Digestion
While we talk a lot about Rasa being supportive for improving stress thanks to adaptogens, Rasa is also filled with herbs that support a healthy digestive...
Our Six Favorite Mushrooms Explained
Mushrooms are incredible, and the six mushrooms that comprise our Magnificent Mushroom blend are the most researched and potent in the world. Who are they...
Filling Our Cup: All things fungi with Sophia Roe
We had the pleasure of (virtually) sitting down with chef and advocate Sophia Roe, host of Vice’s Counter Space and fungi enthusiast, for a long...
6 Ways to enjoy Magnificent Mushrooms (including recipes!)
There are endless ways to use Magnificent Mushrooms in baking, cooking, your morning beverage of choice (may we recommend Rasa?), and beyond! Since we don’t...
Mushrooms: let’s get technical!
When it comes to adaptogens and mushrooms, there are lots of terms that get thrown around. Fruiting bodies! Beta-glucans! Extraction! Substrates! It’s a lot to...
Why Mushrooms?
In my first year of herb school, I fell in love with a mushroom named Reishi. Everything I learned about it fascinated me—its storied history...
A Milestone, A Closing Date, and Big News Walk Into A Cafe
We have a few wonderful pieces of news to share about our Crowdfunding campaign on WeFunder. It’s been a minute since we wrote about it...
Calming Creamy Cacao Rose Latte
Herbalist Rachelle Robinett dreamed up this recipe featuring our Calm blend, and we knew we had to share it because who couldn’t use a little...