Rasa Blog

2021: A Radically Transparent Rasa Recap
As we head into 2022, we wanted to take time to reflect on our growth, challenges, failures, and all that we accomplished in 2021. One...
Winter Solstice Rituals
The Winter Solstice is the darkest day of the year, which also means the beginning of longer, more light-filled days to come. Whether you celebrate...
The Super Happy Sunshine Lemon Cookie Latte!
Our enlivening Super Happy Sunshine blend supports us in welcoming more light into our life. Make it into this Lemon Cookie latte recipe for an...
Not Tea, By Nature
I’m a tea-person. In tea-language (aka Mandarin), we call this a chajin—that’s how much of a tea person I am. The center room in our...
The Story of Peppermint
Gum, toothpaste, candy canes, herbal teas, mojitos, breath mints, ice cream, chocolate. It is clear that peppermint is a ubiquitous plant we know and love....
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...