This phase is the Springtime energy of the growing moon, linking up to the time just after bleeding in the menstrual cycle.
In creating the tisane blend for this phase, I chose herbs that would be replenishing to the body during the preovulatory phase, nutritive, and reminiscent of that refreshing first deep breath felt in the body as springtime breaks through from the darkness of winter. Nettle, Red Clover and Oatstraw were chosen for their nutrient density and affinity towards womb wellness. Tulsi for her adaptogenic support. Shatavari Root for reawakening sexual, outward, creative energy. Peppermint and Anise Hyssop are the prominent flavor notes, as a reminder of the sweetness for life after the winter-like quiet of the Dark Moon.
The Flower Essence that asked to be connected to the Waxing Moon was Passionflower. Here is what she had to say: