Cacao: Getting Your Chocolate Fix the Healthy Way
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Cacao: Getting Your Chocolate Fix the Healthy Way

If you frequently crave chocolate but don’t want all the extra sugar and additives of a chocolate bar, then look no further.  Siesta Botanicals offers organic powdered cacao that you can create into all kinds of healthy and delicious chocolate treats, from hot chocolate to chocolate chia pudding. What is cacao? Cacao beans (Theobroma Cacao)…

Relax Into Summer With These All-Natural Botanicals
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Relax Into Summer With These All-Natural Botanicals

Ahh, those lazy, hazy crazy days of summer are finally here. The perfect time for backyard barbecues and watching vibrant orange sunsets with a relaxing drink in hand. But if you’re looking to trade in your usual light beer for something more herbal, look no further. We offer several alternatives that can help you relax…

What are Adaptogens?
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What are Adaptogens?

What are adaptogens? Adaptogens are a class of herbs that help increase your body’s ability to handle stress and fatigue. The idea behind the name “adaptogen” is that they “adapt” to your body’s individual needs. These important herbs date back to Chinese medicine and Indian Ayurvedic practices. Studies show that adaptogens have neuroprotective, anti-fatigue, antidepressant…

Check Out Our Other Botanicals (Besides Kratom and Kava)
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Check Out Our Other Botanicals (Besides Kratom and Kava)

Siesta Botanicals offers far more than just kratom and kava. From blue lotus to ashwagandha to organic moringa, we offer many high-quality products to help battle stress, invigorate you, and/or give your health a boost. If you haven’t taken a look at our other botanicals yet, here’s a few of them. Organic Moringa: Packed with…

What is Blue Lotus?
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What is Blue Lotus?

What is Blue Lotus? Blue lotus, or Nymphaea caerulea, is a water lily with strong ties to Ancient Egyptian civilization. The plant has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years as a natural aphrodisiac, sleep aid, and anxiety reliever.  The flower is also called blue Egyptian lotus, blue water lily or sacred blue…

What is Ashwagandha?
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What is Ashwagandha?

What is Ashwagandha? Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as Indian ginseng or winter cherry, is an ancient Ayurvedic herb. It belongs to a class of medicinal herbs known as adaptogens and has been used for more than 3,000 years to help reduce stress, improve stamina and increase concentration levels.  In Sanskrit, ashwagandha means “smell of…