1 oz (28g) of loose dried flower leaves of Egyptian Blue Lotus flowers and Butterfly pea flowers. Place 1 tsp of dried flowers for every 8oz of water. To make a tea, please in a tea ball or boil loose flowers with water and let steep. Once finished, strain flowers and pour remainder into a glass of cup. The Egyptian Blue Lotus flower is a Sacred and highly revered Plant used by the ancient Kemetian (Egyptians). The dried flowers have been traditionally steeped in a tea or wine, or smoked to give a sense of peaceful relaxation.This herb is a nervine and as such, it works upon the nervous system(s)to relax the entire body and release tensions. It is used as a sleep aid, anxiety reliever, skin rejuvenator, and to treat gastrointestinal problems. It also is a powerful antioxidant. Its two main alkaloids are nuciferine and aporphine that activate serotonin and dopamine receptors. It is also a natural aphrodisiac and used for erectile dysfunction. In ancient times, for parties, the kemetians use to put the lotus flowers in wine for 3 days for up to 2 weeks for a very potent infusion used in social gatherings. The medicinal experience of Blue lotus changes from person to person very much like an adaptogen.It gives whatever you require in the moment.Psycho spiritually speaking this herb was used to Deepen the Consciousness, aid in Dream work and establish a higher Connection to the Divine. This flower, if used over time helps to heighten intuition as well as one’s awareness to the present moment. It encourages one to become one with the now. Paired with the Medicinal Chinese Butterfly pea flower, this homemade healing elixir has a beautiful vibrant teal bluish color that changes to a deep violet color with the addition of fresh squeezed lemon juice; that together harmoniously enhances ones own ability to reduce their stress levels, decrease anxiety, increase a sense of calm tranquil well being, and help increase vivid dreaming and dream recall.