Sḵwálwen (skwall - win) is an Indigenous business creating small batch botanical skin care products by Styawat, from the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation. Styawat, also known as Leigh Joseph, is a ethnobotanist, researcher and community activist, who aims to contribute to cultural knowledge renewal in connection to Indigenous plant foods and medicines. Honouring traditional Skwxwú7mesh plant knowledge, Sḵwálwen incorporates wild harvested plants and organic, high quality ingredients. Wild plant ingredients are harvested in a sustainable and respectful way and each product has a Squamish name to honour the place where this plant knowledge comes from.
NÉKWENTSUT (neck-went-suit) translates to 'warm oneself' in the Squamish language.
This delicious immunity-boosting tea is made with nettle, mint and rosehip. Nettle reduces inflammation and is an excellent aid to help heal from colds. Rosehips are packed full of vitamin C and antioxidants, and mint offers a soothing quality while helping settle digestion. A wonderful blend for all seasons.
Ingredients: Rosa Acicularis (Wild Rosehip), Urtica Dioica (Wild Nettle) leaves, Mentha Arvensis (Wild Mint) leaves
Instructions: Steep 1 heaping teaspoon in hot water for 10 minutes and enjoy.
170ml / 6oz