Rasa Blog

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...
Proud to Reveal Our Truest Selves
This month, we wanted to take a beat and introduce you to Rasa's LGBTQIA+ prismatic fantastic fam, as we dive deep into pride, love, and our fave...
Mother's Day Love Letter
We know Mother’s Day can be hard for some of you…We want you to know that we love you and we see you.💛 For those who’ve...
"Sh*t is no joke" Rasa Moms on Motherhood
We asked some of our team about the journey from “holy crap, I’m pregnant” to life as a grandmum. Motherhood can be complex, joyful, difficult, and...
Not Your Mama's Baby Booklist: Lopa's Top Recco's for Parenting
Hey beautiful parent or caretaker of children, it's Lopa...and this is not your Mama's Baby Booklist. Before I begin, I just want to say: I'm honestly...
Earth Day 2021, a letter from our Chief Herbalist
"Can love exist in business?" This question, spoken by a Rasa team member, sparked a beautiful conversation at Rasa about what is and is not...
Ancient Grain Pancakes with Spiced Apple Compote
This recipe is super simple, uses minimal ingredients (I call these  pantry staples), is vegan, refined-sugar-free and is just so perfectly stogy, aka comforting! It ...
Spring Boost: Staying Strong with Elderberry
As the snow melts and the world yawns and blinks its eyes, you may be wondering— should I put my Elderberry Boost away until next...
Incr-edible Rasa-misu 🍰
It's time for some Rasa Tiramisu ya'll!    Our love for the Rasa Fam is on a new level right now. We wanted to showcase...
Shark Week at Rasa: How We're Celebrating International Women's Day
In celebration of this day of all things women, I wanted to share a Rasa policy we recently rolled out to the bleeders on our team (side note: we lovingly acknowledge that not all who bleed are women, and not all women bleed. đź’›)
Random Acts of Kindness
There was this kid who sat behind me in math class who was SO ANNOYING—his name was Pat. He happened to look uncannily like Napoleon...
Got Libido? A Valentine's Message (with Experiments to Try!) from Lopa
(It’s that time of year that I talk about my sex life, lol...I share in hopes that even one iota of this will be of...