\n2017 was a pretty amazing year. We met so many new faces and had some great conversations when you came in to shop. We put together a little "Year In Review" just for YOU!\nYou looked for natural ways to relieve stress and anxiety\nOverall, your favorite Loose Leaf products are ones that help you relax, de-stress, and promote calm, rest, and sleep.\n \nRelieving inflammation has been important to you \nMany of you have become very proactive about combatting inflammation in 2017, with a combination of herbs, teas, and by making changes to your diet. Your favorite herbs in 2017 are Turmeric, Licorice root, Kava Kava, and Chamomile. Each one of these herbs helps to relieve inflammation; most are relaxing as well.\n \nYou love iced tea!\nWith caffeine, without caffeine, it didn’t matter this year. You wanted teas that taste great cold more than you wanted hot teas. You loved the fresh and fruity flavors most of all in 2017.\n \nIf you preferred hot tea over cold, you gravitated toward classic and traditional flavors\nEnglish Breakfast, Earl Grey, and Chai were your favorites, along with comforting and decadent teas like Coconut Cocoa, Bulletproof Breakfast, and Cherry Bomb.\n \nWhen it comes to caffeine, you prefer Green teas over Black\nMany of you were seeking the health benefits and antioxidants that Green teas offer. Your favorites are Moroccan Rose Mint, followed by Uber-Berry, Strawberry Kiss, and Sencha. These are refreshing and cooling to the body, while being mildly energizing.\n \nYour taste in Black teas run to more luxurious and classic flavors\nYour favorite black teas are Peach Apricot, followed by Blueberry Thrill and Irish Breakfast.\n \nOverall, you preferred herbal and wellness blends above and beyond beverage teas\nYour top 10 favorite teas in 2017 were:\n\nHappy Place\nNitey Nite\nBulletproof Breakfast\nAnxiety Relief\nInflammation Relief\nJoyful Garden\nI Heart Pomegranates\nMoroccan Rose Mint\nSleek \u0026amp; Slender\nUber-Berry\n\n \nYou had some trouble sleeping this year\nYou purchased more Knock Out Drops than any other herbal wellness blend in 2017. We hope you’re getting better sleep, and that you continue to get your beauty rest throughout the New Year.\n \nYou believe in the power of pure essential oils\nYour favorite essential oils are 4 Thieves blend and Lavender oil. You also loved Peppermint and Rose Blend. Based on your preferences, we know that you’re dealing with allergies and sinus issues, as well as keeping stress at bay.\n \nYou love rocks\nYour favorite non-tea item – crystals! You loved them so much we have to go to the gem show and buy more. \n \nYou were looking for connection and empowerment\nYour favorite classes were The Best Hair Of Your Life, followed by DIY Botanical Perfumes. We learned that as much as you love natural beauty products, it’s very important to you to learn to make your own.\n \nYou love chocolate!\nYour favorite blog posts were healthy dessert recipes! Your very favorite was the recipe for Wicked Intense Brownie Cookies! Here it is again, in case you missed it the first time. https:\/\/looseleafteamarket.com\/blogs\/loose-leaf-tea-v\/wicked-intense-brownie-cookies\n \nYou want to keep it simple\nYour favorite tea brewing accessory is Drawstring Paper Tea Filters. This tells us that you value products that are eco-friendly and chemical-free but are simple and easy to use.\nYou also expressed appreciation for the new tea packaging in eco-friendly cardboard canisters which made purchasing loose tea easy and simple.\n \nIt has been a true joy to connect with you all this year. From our long-term customers to new faces just discovering Loose Leaf, the best part of our job is interacting with each one of you.\n \nThank you so much for making 2017 an amazing year! We wouldn’t be here without you!