Shanae

Shanae is an herbalist and the founder of Ivy's Tea Co.

New Sustainable Packaging

New Sustainable Packaging

Shanae May 15th, 2022 2 minute read Features

Over the past 2 years, we've taken many steps to implement more sustainable packaging options in our shipments.  Recently we announced that we'd be using a sustainable bubble wrap alternative in our packaging.  The new sustainable bubble wrap... more »

Herb of the Month: Hibiscus

Herb of the Month: Hibiscus

Shanae May 1st, 2022 1 minute read Herbalism

One of the world's most well-known herbs is Hibiscus. The vibrant red/pink flower is a popular flower with many medicinal properties. Hibiscus, a sour and cooling herb, is particularly high in Vitamin C. It's one of the the things that make the flower a... more »

How to: Make Iced Tea with Loose Leaf Tea

How to: Make Iced Tea with Loose Leaf Tea

Shanae May 1st, 2022 2 minute read Tutorials

One of the most common questions we get is, "Which of your teas can we make cold brew?" While cold brew, or iced tea, is just basically loose leaf tea, the process really isn't much different from making hot tea. Thank God for that, right? Anyway, the... more »

Recipe: Iced Golden Milk with Yella™, turmeric ginger tea

Recipe: Iced Golden Milk with Yella™, turmeric ginger tea

Shanae March 6th, 2022 1 minute read Recipes

Our turmeric-ginger herbal tea, Yella™, is a caffeine-free chai [tea] option that gives you the warming and savory spices, like cinnamon, fennel seeds, and cardamom that chai tea lovers enjoy.  But there's more than one way to enjoy... more »

Behind the Blend: Not Coffee™, with Dandelion, Chicory Roots

Behind the Blend: Not Coffee™, with Dandelion, Chicory Roots

Shanae February 6th, 2022 3 minute read Features | Herbalism

At Flyest, we make two chicory root herbal tea substitutes for coffee called Not Coffee™ that come in three variants to help you make the switch from coffee to tea.  Flyest is a Hip-Hop inspired tea company with hand blended herbal teas made... more »

Can't Sleep? There's An Herb for That!

Can't Sleep? There's An Herb for That!

Shanae February 3rd, 2022 3 minute read Announcements | Herbalism

There are many reasons why you might have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or even sleeping for more than just a few hours at a time. Before you can be certain that you're an insomniac, you should talk to your doctor/trusted health professional. And... more »

The Alkaline Diet: What is it? Does it work?

The Alkaline Diet: What is it? Does it work?

Shanae February 1st, 2022 3 minute read Announcements | Herbalism

There are a bunch of different diets out there…keto, paleo, and more. The Alkaline Diet is just like the rest. It, too, promises to make you healthiest and skinniest. That seems to be everyone’s goal. All of these diets claim to be... more »

8 Herbs for Boosting Libido - Maca, Damiana, And More

8 Herbs for Boosting Libido - Maca, Damiana, And More

Shanae January 27th, 2022 5 minute read Announcements | Features | Herbalism

Here at Flyest, I am the founder and herbalist in charge. I see herbs as an expression of love from God. Totally sentimental…I know but it’s true. I believe they’re here for each of us and we're here for them in some ways. But I say... more »

Behind the Blend: Yella™, Turmeric-Ginger Tea

Behind the Blend: Yella™, Turmeric-Ginger Tea

Shanae January 10th, 2022 2 minute read Features | Herbalism

Yella™ is a turmeric-ginger herbal chai tea made by the herbalist in charge at Ivy's Tea Co.  Ivy's Tea Co. is a Hip-Hop inspired herbal tea company with hand blended herbal teas made in small batches to ensure optimal flavor, potency of the herbs,... more »

Behind the Blend: Elderberry-Ginger Herbal Tea, What the Flu?™

Behind the Blend: Elderberry-Ginger Herbal Tea, What the Flu?™

Shanae January 10th, 2022 2 minute read Features | Herbalism

What the Flu?™ is an immune supporting elderberry-ginger herbal tea made by the herbalist in charge at Ivy's Tea Co.  Ivy's Tea Co. is a Hip-Hop inspired herbal tea company with hand blended herbal teas made in small batches to ensure optimal... more »