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What Is Moon Milk?

What is Moon Milk?

Moon Milk is a soothing beverage derived from Ayurvedic traditions. Ayurveda is an ancient holistic health science that places emphasis on the mind-body connection. In Ayurveda, a warm milk mixture called “Moon Milk” is consumed before bed to remedy sleeplessness, anxiety and insomnia. Moon milk can range from a simple mix of milk and honey to more complex spices, fruit, adaptogens and herbs.

At Moon Cycle, we put our own spin on things and designed the perfect Moon Milk for women using herbs and adaptogens to target common female imbalances like hormone imbalances, stress, and sleep issues.
Adaptogens are supplements that are derived from plants and are dense in nutrients. They can help destress, lower blood sugar, boost the immune system, improve sleep, and provide many other benefits. 
Each of our 3 Moon Milks contain different adaptogens with a different focus. They can be used to support different times of your cycle, or can be used at any time based on the flavor you love. Moon Milks can also be used for perimenopause and post menopause! Check out our blog on menopause here.
🌙 Golden Turmeric – 
Focus: Enliven the body and mind. 
When To Use: During your period for cramping.
This blend is loaded with delicious spices and adaptogenic herbs to deal with stress and inflammation in the body that can be disruptive to your hormone cycles. Turmeric is key anti-inflammatory adaptogen to incorporate into a healthy lifestyle.
Ingredients: Golden Turmeric, Ashwagandha Root, Maca Root, Reishi Mushroom, Cacao, Cinnamon, Ginger Root, Black Pepper, Pink Himalayan Sea Salt.
🌙 Cherry Beetroot – 
Focus: Supports sleep cycles and detoxification in the body. 
When To Use: After your period until a week before for liver support and restful sleep.
This divine pink Moon Milk is not only beautiful to look at, it also has a wonderful tart and earthy taste.
Ingredients: Beetroot, Tart Cherry, Ashwagandha Root, Maca Root, Reishi Mushroom, Cacao, Vanilla Extract.
🌙 Lavender Cardamom – 
Focus: You can feel a sense of ease and relaxation to help with stress in the body and mind. 
A calming and cooling blend packed with adaptogenic herbs.
When To Use: A week before your period to help with PMS.
Ingredients: Lavender Flowers, Butterfly Pea Flower, Blue Spirulina, Ashwagandha Root, Maca Root, Reishi Mushroom, Cardamom, Vanilla Extract.
We love to mix these powders with warm milk to create a relaxing and nourishing drink. However, if you are feeling adventurous, you can also add the powders to smoothies, lemonade, soups, and baked goods. 
Check out 3 Yummy Ways to use our Mook Milks here!