Rasa Blog

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...
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...
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’›)
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...
What if you actually rested? A Love Letter from Lopa
Modern life isn’t kind to our nervous systems. Every day at 2PM, our team has the option to do a “Rasa moment.” It’s a way for our team to connect to our Truest Selves and each other. I’ve recorded one for you, too, here.
Lopa's Emotional Regulation Exercise & A Note from Team Rasa

Our team is committed to both healthily processing the emotions that keep arising—and then choosing to respond from a place of groundedness and values rather than reactivity. We are supremely imperfect at this and we are doing our best.

Gateway to Gratitude: A Guided Meditation with Lopa

No matter how this year has been for you personally, it might be that gratitude is a little, ahem, further under the surface than usual. This 8 minute mini-meditation is an easy gateway into the love and happiness that are inherent within, no matter your current mood.

Elderberry Bear: Our Autumnal Playlist

Rasa’s Autumnal playlist is Called Elderberry Bear — a nod to the themes of our Elderberry Boost launch, and the way the herb shows up as a magical force in folklore, fairytales, and ancient herbal wisdom.

Monthly Love Letter - October 2020

Through heartbreak and laughter, we just keep going; greeting the sun with each new day. Here’s what’s healing us, making us quake with irreverent laughter, and humbling us as we move forward, step-by-step.

Say what? Elderberry tonic can do *that*?

Our Clinical Herbalist sits down with Lopa to discuss all things Elderberry!
- Elderberry’s amazing properties (hot damn they are impressive!)
- The deal with “fake” elderberry & real elderberry, plus how we source and quality control to deliver high-potency extracts & herbs (we are obsessive!)
- Why we super-duper need adaptogens in 2020

Monthly Love Letter - September 2020

A curated monthly love letter by the Rasa Team featuring ways we're experiencing beauty this month.

Monthly Love Letter - August 2020

A curated monthly love letter by the Rasa Team featuring ways we're experiencing beauty this month.

How to Create Joy Today: 3 Tips for a Happy Life

Little moments of joy are often the first thing to go when we're stressed, anxious, or in a crisis. Yet allowing ourselves a moment of joy creates a respite that makes us more resilient. Here are 3 simple ways to infuse your days with more fun and joy.

Simple Summer Solstice Ritual
In Sanskrit, there is a word for the “place between”: sandhi. Sandhi is acknowledged as sacred, and can even be an access point—to higher consciousness,...
Look at All the Craps We Give! (Sustainable Shipping at Rasa)

Sustainability is an ethos that runs through the very core of our business. We will do these things whether or not we get recognition for it, simply because it is the right thing to do.

How our team is staying happy while homebound

Team Rasa is finding all sorts of ways to keep it together even while we’re apart. Read on for more ideas on how to stay healthy + happy while homebound.

How Lopa Got Her Groove Back
I’ll be the first to admit I was a tad disappointed that I wasn’t immediately transformed into a Flaming Sex Goddess with my first luscious sip of Spicy Rose Cacao. My husband would be the second.
The 5 Components To Spicy Rose’s Secret Sauce
Sex and sensuality are multifaceted, individual, and often unpredictable. This nature of the erotic makes picking the right aphrodisiac herbs difficult at best.
4 Powerful Aphrodisiacs for Better Sex

Adaptogens like ashwagandha—and really anything that reduces stress—often also have results between the sheets. We share four libido boosting adaptogens that work double time as aphrodisiacs to increase circulation, boost stamina and support sex drive.

How To Optimize Your Energy Levels
I’m a morning person. I know, I’m annoying. I’m one of those people who goes to the gym before the sun’s up and generally gets...
Can't Sleep?
Did you roll over hoping the clock said something reasonable and not THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT đź‘€Lie there tossing and turning? Finally reach for...