Hello witches, and happy March!
When asked by fellow Canadians Vanessa and Amanda of Green Moon Apothecary to work with them on their Ostara box, I was thrilled! They're Torontonians who create Sabbat boxes with wonderful witchy items with a cannabis bend. There've been candles, crystal pipes, soap, just fantastic items that are great for self-care, and upping the magick in cannabis use.
I was super excited to hear from them, yet, not only did they want to include my Ostara tea, but create a brand new Green Moon tea that was inspired by the flavours (terpenes) found in cannabis!
I began with an article they wrote about terpenes in cannabis, then off to other research around the internet, because I just can't stop there! I was left to my own devices, and decided on an Iron Goddess oolong for the base of this tea.
I love Iron Goddess oolong, it's got this lovely flavour that's green/grassy, yet not bitter, and has this lovely, subtle floral and citrus magick happening.
To pair with the citrus especially, I decided to add lemongrass. A little hint of spearmint, and a good helping of mango flavour, and voila! This blend is likely going to be in heavy rotation over the summer (I think it would work well iced with a bit of lemon juice), and when I use cannabis. It's obviously a great way to make sure you don't get too dried out when you consume ;)
I think the tea would pair wonderfully with an Ostara, or spring-themed guided meditation whilst high. There are a plethora of meditations around the internet, and if you don't want to have to do much work, you'll find them on Youtube. It's never a bad idea to create a special meditation that really focuses on some of the things that will be very important to you during the Ostara season.
I hope no matter how you spend Ostara, you enjoy yourself, and hopefully you'll also enjoy some bright sunshine!