Ever notice how insomnia kicks in, not prior to a day when you don’t really need to be at peak performance, but immediately preceding a day that will be physically and/or mentally exhausting on general principles.

Yeah, well, after losing a wrestling match with the blankets last night and early morning, I gave up at 3:57 a.m. and realized my heart was going like I had been engaged in a WWF grudge match. So this was my morning tea instead of something caffeinated. It didn’t do a thing for mental clarity, but it did ratchet down the boogity-boogity adrenaline and palpitations.

If you have nothing else in your medicine cabinet this winter, get some of this and some peppermint and you’ll be well armed against 90% of what ails ya.

Spencer

Well-chosen! Pity about the insomnia, though.

gmathis

I think this one is like chamomile…there are a zillion different bagged varieties and tulsi blends, but for economy and effectiveness, you just can’t beat the straight-up stuff bought in bulk.

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Spencer

Well-chosen! Pity about the insomnia, though.

gmathis

I think this one is like chamomile…there are a zillion different bagged varieties and tulsi blends, but for economy and effectiveness, you just can’t beat the straight-up stuff bought in bulk.

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